VIDEO: The Final Game at Tiger Stadium in Detroit

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On September 27, 1999, the Detroit Tigers played their final game at Tiger Stadium. Located on the historic corner of Michigan and Trumbull, the park opened in 1912. At the time of the final game, Tiger Stadium was the oldest ballpark in the major leagues (having opened the same day as Fenway Park in Boston).

After they blasted the visiting Royals in the game, the Tigers celebrated Tiger Stadium with a nearly one-hour post-game ceremony. Here it is:

What are your memories of Tiger Stadium? Share them in the comments below.

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Dan Holmes

Dan Holmes

Dan Holmes is the author of three books about baseball, including Ty Cobb: A Biography. He previously worked for the National Baseball Hall of Fame, and Major League Baseball Advanced Media. He lives in Michigan where he writes, runs, and enjoys a good orange soda now and again.
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