Tom (L) and Gail Wise pose with Gail's Skylight Blue 1964 1/2 Ford Mustang convertible outside their garage where it sat for 27 years before its restoration, in Park Ridge, Illinois November 26, 2013. Gail Wise, then using her maiden name of Gail Brown, made the first known retail purchase of a Mustang on April 15, 1964, two days before the model went on sale. Ford will unveil its next-generation 2015 Mustang on December 5, 2013 for the model's 50th anniversary with simultaneous events in Michigan, Shanghai, Sydney, Barcelona, New York and Los Angeles.

Santa baby, a 64 convertible too, powder blue

Last week, I had the honor of meeting the first Ford Mustang owner ever and riding in the small 1964 1/2 convertible.

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CHICAGO, IL - June 14: Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers throws to the Chicago Cubs during the second inning of their MLB game at Wrigley field on June 14, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by John Gress/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Justin Verlander

Tigers Verlander scores first win in a month

Justin Verlander got his first win in a month in a 5-3 victory, pitching eight solid innings and helping himself with a pair of sacrifices as Detroit capped an encouraging 4-2 interleague road trip through Cincinnati and Chicago.

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