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Steve Kemp, the last Detroit Tigers No. 1 pick, wishes he was never traded away

On the 20-year anniversary of Tiger Stadium's final game, we reflect on our favorite Detroit Tigers memories from The Corner. Detroit Free Press

Free Press special writer Bill Dow continues his "where are they now" series about former Detroit Tigers players.

Today's profile is on Steve Kemp:

How we remember him

Widely known as a hard-nosed, hustling player, the left-handed-slugging left fielder batted .284 with 89 homers and 422 RBIs in his five seasons in Detroit from 1977–1981. He was selected to the American League All-Star team in 1979, the best season of his 11-year major league career when he batted .