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Comerica Park Ballpark Blueprint Poster
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Comerica Park Infield Dirt Panoramic Photo Mint

Detroit - First Night Game at Comerica Park Fine Art Print
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Comerica Park City Print
Comerica Park Detroit Tigers 3D Ballpark Replica
Comerica Park Detroit Tigers 3D Ballpark Replica
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Detroit Tigers Ballpark Map Framed Collage w/Game Used Dirt
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Comerica Park Ticket Frame
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Comerica Park Minimalist Print
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View from behind homeplate at Comerica Park - Picture: Mark Whitt

DETROIT, MI

In Spring of 2000 it was hard for many fans to picture the Detroit Tigers playing anywhere else other than Tiger Stadium, a ballpark where they had played at since 1912. With the years passing, Comerica Park has become a great home for the Tigers as they have won two American League Championships and have hosted an All-Star Game here. The concept of a new stadium for the Tigers began in the 1980s. Fans saw no need to replace Tiger Stadium as it was a great place to watch a ballgame and was a historical ballpark full of charm and character. Ownership wanted a new stadium with more modern amenities that include luxury suites and club seats.

In 1988 several sites were identified as possible locations for a ballpark including west of Fox Theater, the northeast edge of downtown Detroit and north of Tiger Stadium in the Briggs community. The Tigers initially favored the site north of Tiger Stadium until the revitalization of Detroit's theater district began. In 1987, the Tiger Stadium Fan Club was formed to support renovating the stadium and developed plans to renovate Tiger Stadium. The Tigers were leery of this plan because they would have to acquire 10 of land and also close the stadium for two years. In 1992 Detroit entrepreneur Mike Illitch purchased the Tigers and was committed to building a new stadium for the team in order to spur redevelopment in downtown Detroit. However, an ordinance was passed by voters banning public financing on any new stadiums. The Tigers were not detoured from building a new ballpark in downtown Detroit. In 1995 the city agreed to help fund a new downtown stadium and in March 1996 voters approved a plan for construction. Following other ballparks that were built during the past decade, the Tigers new ballpark was built mainly of steel and concrete, with a brick exterior. Constructed in downtown Detroit, construction began October 29, 1997. 

View from down the first base line at Comerica Park - Picture: Mark WhittFor the first time in over 100 years, opening day baseball was played at a location other than at the corner of Michigan and Trumbull. Nearly 40,120 fans filled Comerica Park on opening day, April 11, 2000. Located in downtown Detroit, Comerica Park is among several other prominent buildings including Ford Field, home of the Detroit Lions and the Fox Theater. As one approaches the ballpark, fans see the brick exterior, massive light towers and defiantly cannot miss the enormous tiger sculptures at many of the entrances. Once inside the ballpark, fans are on the main concourse as the field is 25 feet below street level.

Consisting of three levels, no seat at Comer
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Big Cat Court
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Ferris Wheel
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Tigers Team Store
ica Park is obstructed. Nearly every seat in the main grandstand has an excellent view of downtown Detroit. It extends from behind homeplate to the left and right field foul poles and the upper deck is split along the first base side.

Fans can walk along the main concourse of the ballpark without ever losing sight of the playing field. Beyond the left field wall are the bullpens for both teams. In straight away dead centerfield are several fountains that produce liquid fireworks when a homerun is hit. Located along the left-centerfield wall are five statues of Tiger Hall of Famer's, including Ty Cobb. The main 6,000 square foot HD video/scoreboard sits behind one level of seats in left field. Other than watching the Tigers game, there are many amenities at Comerica Park. They include a ferris wheel, a merry-go-round or just taking some time to stroll around the ballpark to check out the different view from various sections. Few changes have occurred at Comerica Park since it opened. After the 2004 season, the bullpens that were once located in right field were moved behind the left field fence and in there place 950 seats were added. The HD video/scoreboard was added prior to the 2012 season. Although the Tigers were a dismal team during their first several seasons at Comerica Park, today, they are one of the most dominant teams in baseball with stars such as Justin Verlander and Miguel Cabrera.

FACTS & FIGURES

-Tenant: Detroit Tigers
-Capacity:
40,120
-Surface:
Grass
-Cost:
$300 Million
-Opened:
April 11, 2000
-Dimensions:
345-L, 382-LC, 420-C, 365-RC, 330-R
-Architect:
Populus
-Owner:
Detroit/Wayne County Stadium Authority
-Former Name(s):
None
-Naming Rights:
Comerica Bank, $2.2 million/year through 2030
-Public Financing: 63%: 2% car rental tax, 1% hotel tax
-Private Financing:
37%: $145 million from the Tigers
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COMERICA PARK PICTURES

Construction of Comerica Park View of the outfield at Comerica Park Third base grandstand at Comerica Park Fountains at Comerica Park Detroit skyline beyond right field View towards left field at Comerica Park Scoreboard at Comerica Park
Click to enlarge pictures - Courtesy Mark Whitt & Trevor E. Mayo

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"Home Run Delivery" Detroit Tigers 13.5" x 39" Panoramic Poster
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MEMORABLE MOMENTS
AT COMERICA PARK

World Series: 2006, 2012

All Star Game: 2005

42 saves in 46 save situations by closer Todd Jones in 2000.

Dmitri Young hits three homeruns on Opening Day, April 4, 2005.

Justin Verlander throws a no hitter on June 12, 2007.

Twins' Jim Thome belts his 600th career homerun on August 15, 2011.

American League Triple Crown Winner Miguel Cabrera in 2012.

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