Tagged: deaths

Mel Farr

Former Lions RB Mel Farr dies at age 70

Former Lions running back Mel Farr has died. He was 70 years old. Farr stayed involved with the Lions alumni programs as recently as last season. He was the seventh overall pick in the 1967...

Dave Bergman

Former Tiger Dave Bergman dies of cancer at 61

Since a diagnosis of bile duct cancer in May 2012, former Detroit Tigers first baseman Dave Bergman — a key member of the 1984 World Series championship team — has spent the better part...

Jake Thompson

The Daily Vibe – June 6, 2012

Tigers Select Jake Thompson with 91st pick in MLB draft (Bless You Boys) Tigers Select Austin Schotts with 121st pick in MLB draft (Bless You Boys) Former Red Wings draft pick Bryan Rufenach dies...

Orlando Woolridge

The Daily Vibe – June 2, 2012

Former Piston Orlando Woolridge dies at 52 from chronic heart condition (WXYZ) Report: Triple-A Toledo’s Matt Young removed from game; on verge of being called up? (MLive) Bill Ford, on Lions’ off-field problems: ‘There...