David Brown

Yogi Berra and Al Kaline share a 'senior' moment, talk golf

David Brown
Big League Stew

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Sure, they're both Hall of Famers and well into their golden years, but that doesn't stop Yankees legend Yogi Berra and Tigers legend Al Kaline from helping out their respective clubs as coaches during spring training.

Here, Yogi and Thomas Magnum's favorite Tiger talk golf (but stop long enough to wonder "What's with the guy and the camera?") down the right-field line at Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland, Fla., winter home of the Tigers forever (actually 73 years). Kaline wants to know if Berra has played the course at the Old Memorial Golf Club in Tampa.

These guys and their golf. Maybe someday ...

Marchant Stadium is probably the nicest spring park I've seen so far. Not just because it has parking spots reserved for Kaline and Willie Horton. It's recently been refurbished and puts fans right on top of the action. A-Rod, were he present, could hear whatever a fan wanted him to hear. In case you were wondering, Joker Marchant was a Lakeland original who was instrumental in keeping the Tigers affiliated with the town through the years.

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