Today in Michigan History Bonus

December 22, 1998

Comerica Bank spent $66,000,000 to have its name on the new home of the Detroit Tigers.

Thank you Michigan Start Pages for this glimpse into our past.  See more here.

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Today in Michigan History

December 18, 1920

Ty Cobb took over as manager of the Detroit Tigers.

On his thirty-fourth birthday, Ty Cobb replaced longtime manager Hughie Jennings as manager of the Detroit Tigers. Cobb, who had to be talked into taking the job, took it partly because it was rumored that Clarence Rowland, the former White Sox manager whom Cobb did not feel was qualified, would be selected to lead the Tigers.

Thank you Michigan Start Pages for this glimpse into our past.  See more here.

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Go Green!

Congrats to the Michigan State University Men’s Basketball program.   It has been named the best basketball program of the decade by Sports Illustrated, edging out other powerhouse teams like North Carolina and Florida.

To read the whole Sports Illustrated article, click here.  Or visit greenandwhite.com to read their article.

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Top Ten Tuesday – Favorite Places to Ski/Snowboard in Michigan

Based on the input from our readers, here are the Top Ten Favorite Places to Ski/Snowboard on Michigan:

10. Pine Knob

9. Boyne Mountain

8. Crystal Mountain

7. Walloon Hills

6. Nubs Nob

5. Blackjack

4. Marquette Mountain

3. Indianhead Mountain

2. Big Powderhorn

1. Mount Bohemia

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Time To Hit The Slopes!

The Top Ten List is back after a few weeks off (too much turkey on Thanksgiving)!!

Here at Michigan is Amazing we are looking for your input on our next Top Ten List.

This week we want you to tell us where’s your favorite place in Michigan to ski or snowboard?  Leave a comment or send us an email (michiganisamazing@michaelflora.com).

The list will be up next Tuesday!