Detroit City Of Champions – Episode 7: Stick a feather in your hat for the Tigers! Tiger fans in 1934-35

It has often been said that the 1934-35 Tigers were a “distraction” for Detroiters in the Great Depression. However, that description, while true, does not go far enough in explaining just how important these teams were to the fans. The Tigers were not simply a distraction – they were an obsession.

In today’s episode Jamie and Charles will explore the Tiger mania which not only gripped Detroit but spread throughout the entire state by the rapid evolution of radio broadcasts.