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Plan to Save Tiger Stadium Field Moves Forward

Detroit Tigers LogoThe Detroit Economic Development Corporation approved a plan on Monday that would preserve the baseball field at the former Tiger Stadium site in Corktown while turning a large piece of the property over to Detroit PAL, a youth sports organization formerly known as the Police Athletic League.  Read more here.

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Saving Old Tiger Stadium Field Close at Hand

Detroit Tigers LogoThe first steps toward city approval for plans to preserve the former baseball diamond at the old Tiger Stadium while building development along Michigan and Trumbull could begin next week.  Read more and view photo hereRead more and view site use map here.

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Ballpark Quirks: Comerica Park’s Centerfield Fountain

Sports IllustratedDetroit Tigers LogoIn a series called “Ballpark Quirks,” Sports Illustrated takes a look at the distinctive features and oddities that make up each of MLB’s 30 parks. Up now: Comerica Park’s centerfield fountain.  Read more and view photos here.

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Vintage Baseball at Old Tiger Stadium Site

Tiger Stadium Logo 1912 to 1999It was vintage jerseys, no gloves and no spitting Sunday as “gentlemen” took the field at the corner of Michigan and Trumbull in Detroit (MI), as the Rochester Grangers and Kent Base Ball Club faced each other in an 1860s-style baseball game as part of the Corktown Historical Society‘s annual home and garden tour.  Read more and view photo here.

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Connecticut Tigers Unveil ‘Re-Imagined’ Mascot Logos

Connecticut Tigers LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Connecticut Tigers, Class-A affiliate of the Detroit Tigers, proudly unveil new alternate marks for the upcoming 2014 season. The logos depict mascot C.T. the Tiger and pay homage to the proud affiliation to the Detroit Tigers, the City of Norwich, as well as the State of Connecticut. Continue reading

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Detroit Releases Plan for Youth Baseball Field, Mixed-Use Development for Former Tiger Stadium Site

Detroit Tigers LogoBaseball could return to the site of former Tiger Stadium in a plan released Tuesday by Detroit’s economic development agency.  Under the site development plan, land would be set aside for a youth baseball field that would cover the same footprint where the Detroit Tigers played.  Read more here and hereView RFP here.

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Slight Hope for Preserving Tiger Stadium Field

Detroit Tigers LogoA new request for proposals will reportedly be issued soon that will call for development of the former site of Tiger Stadium at Michigan and Trumbull.  The RFP will seek private developers to build mixed-use housing and commercial space at the historic site but keep a baseball field with smaller dimensions than the original playing field.  Read more here and here.

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