Final Cooperstown photo. My most significant purchase: Tigers work gloves.
The Hall of Fame has an exhibit titled Today’s Game which features a locker containing recent artifacts for each of the 30 major league teams and a display with items from the most recent baseball season. Here’s the Tigers’ locker.
Even Octavio Dotel is represented in the Hall of Fame.
The base upon which Armando Galarraga’s foot arrived too late to secure a perfect game on June 2, 2010.
Brian Moehler’s hat from the inaugural game at Comerica Park in 2000.
An invitation to attend the opening of Navin Field on April 18, 1912. Tigers vs. Cleveland.
And you wanted to forget the Luis Pujols era. Well, the Hall of Fame won’t let you. This hat was worn by Pujols when he managed against the Royals’ Tony Pena in June 2002. It was the first time managers from the Dominican Republic faced each other.
Next to the hat is the bat used by Placido Polanco in the 2006 ALCS.
What do you know? Jack Morris is in the Hall of Fame.
Miguel Cabrera celebrates his 2003 World Series championship.
Mickey Cochrane’s catcher’s mitt.
Early catchers gear for base ball.
Tough to read, but here’s the lineup card for the #Tigers inaugural game at Comerica Park, April 11, 2000.Luis Polonia leading off!
Here’s the glove Denny McLain wore on Sept. 14, 1968, when he beat the A’s 5-4 for his 30th win.
Here’s the 440 sign from the centerfield wall at Tiger Stadium.