A Detroit Tigers History Story For “Bark In The Park” Day

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In January 1914, the Detroit Tigers signed a 24-year-old left-handed pitcher named Tillar H. Cavet, whose nickname was “Pug.” E.A. Batchelor of the Detroit Free Press sent readers to their dictionaries when he explained that Cavet earned the moniker because of “the shape of his nose, which is decidedly retroussé.”

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