Comerica Park, home of the Detroit Tigers

Tigers Game, July 21, 2012, photo by memories_by_mike It may come as a surprise to regular readers that despite all the posts about the Detroit Tigers here and at Absolute Michigan, I’ve never been to Comerica Park. Today I not only get to go – I get to sit on the 3rd base line (2nd row!!)as the … Continue reading Comerica Park, home of the Detroit Tigers

Comerica Park, Home of the Detroit Tigers

Extra! Extra!, photo by RLHyde. The page on Comerica Park at ballparksofbaseball.com says that in the mid 90s: …Tigers President John McHale said that Tiger Stadium had 10,000 of the best seats in baseball, but was supported by 40,000 of the worst. It was clear that Tiger Stadium lacked many of the amenities of newer … Continue reading Comerica Park, Home of the Detroit Tigers

Opening Day at Comerica Park for the Detroit Tigers

Comerica Park, photo by Dave Hogg. In honor of the Detroit Tigers 2008 home opener, here’s a photo from Opening Day 2005 at Comerica Park. On that day the Tigers pounded the Kansas City Royals 11-2. Here’s hoping for repeat and a 2008 season that ends happily with some shiny new rings in October. Play … Continue reading Opening Day at Comerica Park for the Detroit Tigers

Blue Reflections: Comerica Tower loses Comerica

Blue reflections, photo by eYe_image. Crain’s Detroit reports that Comerica Inc. will move its remaining Detroit employees out of Comerica Tower at 500 Woodward and renovate a building it owns on Lafayette Avenue. The move follows Comerica’s moving of its HQ to Dallas and will leave the building 70% vacant. It does allow some enterprising … Continue reading Blue Reflections: Comerica Tower loses Comerica

It’s baseball, even if the Tigers are struggling

Cubs at Detroit Tigers by Dan Gaken Dan went to Comerica Park this weekend to see the Tigers face the Cubs. The Tigers lost, but as John commented,  “It’s baseball even if the Tigers are struggling.” Indeed! See more awesome shots from Comerica & elsewhere in Dan’s America’s Baseball Stadiums gallery on Flickr.

Happy Birthday, Tiger Stadium

Tiger Stadium Deconstruction by Paul Hitz Tiger Stadium at the corner of Michigan & Trumbull in Detroit opened 109 years ago on April 20, 1912. As good of a field as Comerica Park is (and it’s pretty darned good), I’m never not going to miss Tiger Stadium. If you’d like to read a wonderful account … Continue reading Happy Birthday, Tiger Stadium

Opening Day 2021!

5 Days by Kevin Povenz The Detroit Tigers open the 2021 season at Comerica Park today at 1:10 PM. MLB shares: Cleveland heads into the season looking to lean on its stars to keep its window of contention open for another run at the postseason. The Tigers return to Motown with a new manager looking … Continue reading Opening Day 2021!

Play Ball! Detroit Tigers start the season today

Comerica Park, Detroit by Kevin Povenz The Detroit Tigers open the season against the Cincinnati Reds TONIGHT at 6:10 PM at Great American Ballpark. The home opener (at an empty Comerica Park) is Monday night. It will definitely be a strange season (with a 16 team playoff), but I for one welcome a slice of … Continue reading Play Ball! Detroit Tigers start the season today