In 1935 nearly every major championship was won by Detroit. A total of 33 titles, victories, pennants, and trophies were brought home to the city. This was the first NFL Championship for the Lions, the first World Series win for the Detroit Tigers, and the first Stanley Cup for the Red Wings. Joe Louis was on his way to world domination and Gar Wood was supreme in motorboat racing world. In 1935 Detroit became the City of Champions and it changed the landscape of sports and how people enjoyed them. Author Charles C. Avison has worked over 7 years to chronicle this amazing year. Jamie Flanagan joins him to hear all about it. We will dive deep into the stories of the people, players, coaches, and teams that made this happen. Join us in Detroit: City of Champions.
Charles C. Avison – Author