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Tiger Stadium: What Makes a Ballpark

Kevin Walsh | Posted 06.21.2015 | Detroit
Kevin Walsh

For 10 years, there were some ancient ruins a few miles down the road from Comerica Park, an escape from the modern facility for families with restaurants, amusement park rides, museum kiosks, piped in radio broadcasts in the bathroom and flat-screens over the concession stands.

Great American College Football Stadiums | Posted 10.26.2014 | Travel

Whether due to history, size, atmosphere, or all of the above, these hallowed grounds of college football have become destinations in their own right.

Why Celebrate Babe Ruth's Birthday in Detroit? Why Not?

Ethan Casey | Posted 03.30.2014 | Detroit
Ethan Casey

More than two decades ago, in the early 1990s, the task at hand for some of us in Detroit was still to try to save Tiger Stadium. It's a long story, but in a city with a Third World-level infant mortality rate and many other severe problems, there was a lot more at stake than baseball or nostalgia.

Is This A Good Idea For Tiger Stadium Field?

Detroit Free Press | Posted 07.26.2012 | Detroit

Almost 13 years after the Detroit Tigers played their last game at their historic playing field at Michigan and Trumbull, a new concept has emerged fo...

Why Fenway Park's 100th Birthday Leaves Me Cold

Ethan Casey | Posted 06.01.2012 | Sports
Ethan Casey

Twenty years ago in Detroit, I told fellow Tiger Stadium Fan Club member Tom Derry that I felt sad that I had never seen a game at Comiskey Park, longtime home of the Chicago White Sox, before they tore it down.

Chevrolet To Fix Up Local Youth Baseball Field After Striking Out At Tiger Stadium

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 11.21.2011 | Detroit

Chevrolet plans to spruce up a group of youth baseball fields near the border of Detroit and Hamtramck. The Detroit Economic Growth Corporation (DEGC)...

Saving a Real Field of Dreams

Toby Barlow | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Toby Barlow

Instead of turning into another parking lot or an abandoned patch of dirt and grass, a group in Detroit is working to help the old Tiger Staidum remain a great baseball field for years to come.