The story of Lou D'Annunzio and how a scout shaped Detroit Tigers' history

Jul 24, 2014 1102

**This is the first in a three-part series on how professional scouting has changed over the years, and how it has stayed the same. Check back tomorrow for part two of the series**

It was Game 5 of the 1968 World Series. The Detroit Tigers trailed the St. Louis Cardinals, 3-2, in the fifth inning. Future Hall of Famer Lou Brock, who had been destroying the Tigers with his extraordinary speed, was on second base.

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