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TV Alert: George Kell Tribute on FSD Tonight

As a tribute to George Kell, FOX Sports Detroit will rerun its 2005 special, "FSN Basement: All-Star Edition," which featured interviews with Kell and his long-time broadcast partner, Al Kaline.

The special will be shown tonight at 7:30 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. EST, and run again Sunday at 12:30 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. Set your DVRs accordingly.

Here are some more details from the Tigers' official MLBlog.

Other tributes to Kell:

DesigNate Robertson has an impressive anecdote from Kell's career.

Tom Gage remembers some of Kell's signature phrases, as does his Detroit News colleague, Bob Wojnowski.

(I always loved the way he pronounced Robin Yount's name as "yaunt.")

Newsday's Ken Davidoff remembers how much Kell meant to him when he was a student at the University of Michigan.

● As Kell played for the Red Sox at one point, the Boston Globe remembers him.

● Even Drew Sharp had something nice to say, which shows just how beloved a figure Kell was in Detroit sports.