Detroit Tigers by the Numbers: Ron LeFlore

Posted: 21st October 2009 by John Parent in MLB
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Since the 1931 season, the Detroit Tigers uniforms have featured numbers assigned to each player.á Our ôBy The Numbersö series takes a look at the best, or sometimes just the most interesting, player to wear each number.á We have reached number 8 in our series, if you would like to catch up on the first seven, click here to find the earlier installments. As always, when I begin one of these profiles, I go back through the years using Baseball-Almanac and find the players to consider.á Off the top of my head, I usually have a good idea about who I will choose, but when it came to no. 8 I had no clue.á Upon scouring the names, I narrowed the list to a few; Ray Boone (3B, 1953-58) was a two time all-star in Detroit and was the first of three generations of Boones to play in the big leag ...

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