Area fans of the Detroit Tigers gathered at the home of Lakewood resident Greg Peterson on Monday afternoon to ask questions of Jamestown native Dan Lunetta, Detroit's director of minor league operations. The ''State of the Tigers'' lunch has become an annual event and is usually held in July when Lunetta returns home for a family vacation. From the left are Russ Ecklund, Doug Neckers, Boyd Matteson, Denny Lundberg, Doug Benson, Peterson, Bob Olson, Lunetta, Sammy Lunetta (Dan's son), Ken Martin, Gordy Black, Phil Brunskill, Don Weaver, Wally Huckno and Al Short. Each of them are holding a framed image of a tiger that Olson had cross-stitched himself and presented to the men at the conclusion of the lunch.
P-J photo by Scott Kindberg