Tom Monaghan

  • The picture shows Tom Monaghan in the 1960s demonstrating his pizza throwing skills.

  • Tom and his brother Jim bounced around from foster home to orphanage throughout most of their childhood.

  • In 1983 Monaghan bought the Detroit Tigers baseball franchise. The next year they were World Series champions.

  • Tom Monahan is the founder of Ave Maria University and the Florida town of Ave Maria.

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