Joe Kennedy -   Photographs

 
 
 
 
Many of the photographs on this page have been sent by wire and published nationwide and around the world.  When I started as a freelance photographer in the late 70's, I soon felt privileged to be among the few to have access to technology that could accomplish that feat within a few minutes.  Recent technology enables millions to do the same in seconds, and much of what is viewed on mass media today likely originated on a common smartphone.

Note:  File sizes have been reduced and watermarks have been added for web use.
 
                                                                                                                     
Dan Petry, Dave Rozema, Aurelio Lopez and pitching staff celebrate in the Detroit Tiger's locker room.
Dan Petry, Dave Rozema, Aurelio Lopez and pitching staff celebrate in the Detroit Tiger's locker room.
'84 World Series win
Detroit Tigers manager Sparky Anderson and GM Jim Campbell chat with President Reagan by phone as Chet Lemon pours. Jack Morris and Kirk Gibson look on with glee.
Detroit Tigers manager Sparky Anderson and GM Jim Campbell chat with President Reagan by phone as Chet Lemon pours. Jack Morris and Kirk Gibson look on with glee.
World Series win 1984--USA TODAY
Detroit Tigers '84 World Series post-game fan celebration along Michigan Avenue in Detroit's old Corktown.
Detroit Tigers '84 World Series post-game fan celebration along Michigan Avenue in Detroit's old Corktown.
My photo of an unfortunate World Series post game celebration gone wrong.  RIP "Bubba" Helms.
My photo of an unfortunate World Series post game celebration gone wrong. RIP "Bubba" Helms.
Mark Fidrych
Mark Fidrych
Associated Press
Al Kaline
Al Kaline
My friend Ernie Harwell
My friend Ernie Harwell
Sparky Anderson
Sparky Anderson
George Kell & Al Kaline
George Kell & Al Kaline
at Tiger Stadium, Detroit--For Detroit Tigers
Roberto Duran vs. Laing
Roberto Duran vs. Laing
in Detroit, but not a KO--Associated Press
Thomas Hearns
Thomas Hearns
at the Kronk Gym, Detroit--Wide World Photos
Thomas Hearns
Thomas Hearns
Associated Press
Bruce Curry tries to cover vs. Thomas Hearns
Bruce Curry tries to cover vs. Thomas Hearns
Associated Press
Hilmer Kenty closes in.
Hilmer Kenty closes in.
AP
Mickey Goodwin KO
Mickey Goodwin KO
AP
Mickey Goodwin
Mickey Goodwin
RIP my friend--Associated Press
Wayne Gretzky gets goal and 200th pt. for a single season in Detroit.
Wayne Gretzky gets goal and 200th pt. for a single season in Detroit.
Gretzky 200th pt.at Joe Louis Arena, Detroit--AP
Stick save on Gretzky "The Great One"
Stick save on Gretzky "The Great One"
AP
Steve Yzerman and Bob Probert charge
Steve Yzerman and Bob Probert charge
Joe Louis Arena, Detroit
Masters of Hockey at Joe Louis Arena
Masters of Hockey at Joe Louis Arena
Esposito and Bergman entertain the fans after the whistle--AP
MVP David Thompson slams over Dr. J
MVP David Thompson slams over Dr. J
1979 All-Star game at the Silverdome--AP
Isiah Thomas
Isiah Thomas
Bill Laimbeer
Bill Laimbeer
AP
Adrian Dantley vs. Boston defense
Adrian Dantley vs. Boston defense
Detroit's home grown Terry Tyler
Detroit's home grown Terry Tyler
AP
Terry Tyler
Terry Tyler
Bo
Bo
USA TODAY
Bo Schembechler
Bo Schembechler
upset with officials 9/23/1982 vs. UCLA--AP
Michigan's Anthony Carter TD, cop approves.
Michigan's Anthony Carter TD, cop approves.
U of M Jim Harbaugh TD
U of M Jim Harbaugh TD
Anthony Carter vs. Indiana
Anthony Carter vs. Indiana
Time expired TD in 1979--AP
'Meeechigan' radio announcer Bob Ufer in the U of M stadium press box.
'Meeechigan' radio announcer Bob Ufer in the U of M stadium press box.
Preparing for an Ohio State game
Detroit Lion's Billy Sims run at the Pontiac  Silverdome behind a Dexter Bussey block.
Detroit Lion's Billy Sims run at the Pontiac Silverdome behind a Dexter Bussey block.
AP
Chip Hanauer in Miss Atlas Van Lines
Chip Hanauer in Miss Atlas Van Lines
on the Detroit River--AP
Bill Muncey in Miss Atlas Van Lines
Bill Muncey in Miss Atlas Van Lines
on the Detroit River
Jimmy "The Greek" and Jimmy B.
Jimmy "The Greek" and Jimmy B.
at the Lindell AC, Detroit
Paul Newman
Paul Newman
Detroit Grand Prix, Detroit
Pass for the win on Larned St.
Pass for the win on Larned St.
Detroit Grand Prix--AP
Formula One in Detroit, #11 John Player car
Formula One in Detroit, #11 John Player car
'80's Detroit Grand Prix
Nelson Piquet
Nelson Piquet
Detroit Grand Prix
Detroit Grand Prix
Detroit Grand Prix
Shirley Muldowney
Shirley Muldowney
Top Fuel dragster champ--USA TODAY
Chris Evert
Chris Evert
in Detroit--AP
Fuzzy Zoeller
Fuzzy Zoeller
at Oakland Hills CC--AP
'85 U.S. Open at Oakland Hills CC
'85 U.S. Open at Oakland Hills CC
T.C.Chen watches winner Andy North at the tee in the final round.
T. C. Chen during double eagle round
T. C. Chen during double eagle round
'85 U.S. Open at Oakland Hills CC--AP
Ch. 7 reporter John Gross happily sprayed by Dave Rozema
Ch. 7 reporter John Gross happily sprayed by Dave Rozema
'84 World Series win