AND THEN THERE WERE TWO: DETROIT 1935-’6 AND BOSTON 2018-’19…NOT.

As of this moment, the city of Detroit remains the only one in America to win three major sports championships in a single sporting year.

In 1936 Michigan Governor Frank Fitzgerald designated April 18 as “Champions Day” in Detroit to celebrate a fantastic run of success during which the Tigers won the 1935 World Series; the Lions were the 1935 NFL champs; and the Red Wings won the 1936 Stanley Cup.

All three titles were the teams’ first, prompting the Windsor Daily Star to describe it with acuity and conciseness as “the most amazing…