Couch: 16 of MLB’s All-Stars once played in Lansing

Baseball royalty has rolled through Lansing over the last two decades.

We just didn’t know it when it happened.

Albert Pujols, Miguel Cabrera, Mike Trout — giants of the game who cut their teeth on Thirsty Thursdays and Kids Eat Free days and wacky promotional nights throughout the minor leagues. Lansing included.

Sixteen of this year’s Major League All-Stars once took the field in downtown Lansing — Pujols, Cabrera and Trout among them.

It makes you want to buy a season ticket. – Read more at

%d bloggers like this: