Al Kaline’s First Opening Day Was Cold

Al Kaline played his entire career with the Detroit Tigers. He is now a special assistant to General Manager Al Avila. Kirk Gibson was a fan favorite when he played for the team in the 1980s. WDET’s Pat Batcheller interviewed both Tiger legends at Comerica Park before Opening Day 2016 (Gibson will throw out the ceremonial first pitch). Click on the audio player to hear the conversations.

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Pat Batcheller

Senior News Editor & WDET Host, Morning Edition

Hi, I’m Pat Batcheller, your host for WDET’s Morning Edition. I bring you the news, weather, traffic, and information to help you start your weekday.   Follow @patbwdet

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