Statement on the passing of Dave Bergman

DETROIT -- The following statement is attributable to the Detroit Tigers organization.

"It is with heavy hearts we extend our condolences to the family of Dave Bergman. Dave was as spirited a person as he was a player. He will forever hold a special place in Tigers history for the versatile roles he played, and his significant contributions as a member of the 1984 World Champion Tigers. We will miss seeing "Bergie" at the ballpark and in the community."