Lakeland Dispatches to the Cold North

On their way into Marchant Stadium on March 3 to watch the Tigers take on the Tampa Bay Rays, Gunnell popped the question to Cowhy.

“I asked Erin to marry me in the parking lot,” said Gunnell, who grew up in Fargo and graduated in 2000 from Grosse Pointe North High School. “She was so surprised. We have been dating for six years, and she probably thought I wasn’t going to ask her for another six years.” — Tigers fans catch faves in Florida — Port Huron, MI

Saturday, we drove over to Lakeland, Florida, winter home of the Detroit Tigers, to watch The Yankees vs. The Tigers at Joker Marchant Stadium. The weather was perfect. The seats were amazing. The game was close. Just what the doctor ordered to dispel the last of Old Man Winter. We went over to Florida Southern College after the game, where we walked around the Child of Sun, a rather odd name given to one of the largest collection of Frank Lloyd Wright buildings — Mouse Journal — Parts Unknown