John Thiede, Author at Through The Fence Baseball

John Thiede

John does a radio and cable sports show in Michigan and is In his fourth year covering Detroit teams. He is also a graduate of The Second City-Theater in Detroit and performs improv and stand up comedy. He is also an actor. Check out his work at www.imdb.com; just type in "John Thiede" to view resume. In his spare time, he enjoys family, poker with the boys and sports. He spends every waking minute watching you, sooooooooooo don't turn around.

By John Thiede On Thursday, November 1st, 2012
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Covering the Detroit Tigers in 2012 was filled with perks

On-field access to a World Series game? Priceless. The 2012 World Series has come to an end. If you would have asked me if the Detroit Tigers would lose four straight, I would of smiled, laughed and simply said More...

By John Thiede On Thursday, March 8th, 2012

Detroit Tigers spring training, here we come!

Prince Fielder is the big story in Lakeland, Fla., for the Detroit Tigers. (Julio Cortez/AP) As I sit packed and ready to leave for Lakeland, Florida, to cover the Tigers for five days, I keep double-checking that More...

By John Thiede On Thursday, January 12th, 2012

Looking back: A chat with Dave Bergman

Former Detroit first baseman Dave Bergman still participates in Tigers fantasy camps. (Tom Hagerty/LakelandLocal.com) When you think about the Detroit Tigers’ magical 1984 season, only one thing comes to mind: More...

By John Thiede On Tuesday, November 15th, 2011

And the Cy Young winner belongs to Detroit

Hats off to Justin Verlander for unanimously winning the AL Cy Young. (Gregory Shamus/Getty Images) It’s been 27 years since a Detroit Tiger won the Cy Young award. Since the inception of the award, only two More...

By John Thiede On Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011

GM Dombrowski shares insight into Tigers offseason plans

Magglio Ordonez's days with the Detroit Tigers are winding down. (Chris Trotman/Getty Images) Detroit Tiger General Manager Dave Dombrowski held a near-hour-long session Tuesday with local media talking on the More...

By John Thiede On Friday, October 28th, 2011

World Series game six was head-spinning bliss

The weather forecast was dead on last night. (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images) Tonight is game seven, and I will not be so bold as to make a prediction on the winner. Instead, let’s just talk baseball. After this More...

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