Anderson wanted a better relationship with the Tigers. He was bitter over how his tenure in Cincinnati ended. But he became very discouraged toward the end of his managerial career, the team was going in a bad direction. And, once he did retire, they did not exactly make him feel welcome. Which is why he embraced his Reds tenure by the time he was elected to the HOF. It is Detroit's loss how that turned out.
Originally Posted by riverfrontier
He was so active around the Detroit area the last few years, it was really good to see. He was almost like Bob Feller in terms of autograph appearances.
Morris definiitely takes a backseat on the need to be recognized list to Whitaker and Trammell and probably local product Kirk Gibson. And Bill Freehan.
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