July 14, 2008

Thames recaps his week in Michigan

Louisville (Miss.) four-star athlete Dennis Thames has just returned from spending a week in the Great Lakes State of Michigan. The 5-11,175-pound prospect was around two of sports' more storied franchises during his trip and talked about the week's experience.

While Thames is a very talented athlete in his own right, he is not yet the most recognizable sports figure in his family. That distinction goes to Thames uncle who is Detroit Tigers outfield Marcus Thames. The younger Thames flew into Detroit last Monday night to spend a week with his uncle while the Tigers enjoyed a six-game home stand heading into the All-Star Break, attending games and also making a recruiting visit to the University of Michigan.

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