7/20/1929 - 2/10/2017
Remembering the life, death and legacy of entrepreneur Mike Ilitch
Mike Ilitch, an entrepreneur who founded Little Caesars Pizza and owned the Detroit Tigers and Detroit Red Wings, died Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, in Detroit, according to multiple news sources. He was 87.
Ilitch was a Detroit-area icon, rising from humble beginnings to become one of the most admired owners in sports. He also played a significant role in efforts to revitalize downtown Detroit.
Born July 20, 1929, in Detroit, Ilitch was the son of Macedonian immigrants. After returning from...