The new owner of the Detroit Tigers is now Chris Ilitch.
After enjoying the Mike Ilitch version of the Tigers since 1992, fans have some worries about the reigns passing to the son. The unknown is always worrisome.
But, Rob Manfred, the MLB Commissioner, feels that the Tigers will be cared for by Chris Ilitch. At Media Day in Lakeland, Manfred addressed the worries that the fans are feeling.
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He began by sharing how fortunate Detroit was to have the elder Ilitch as an owner. Evan Woodbury at MLive recorded Manfred’s words: “Mr.