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Tiger Stadium, Michigan (Images of Baseball Series)

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Michigan and Trumbull was the address for professional baseball in Detroit for 104 seasons. From 1896 when Bennett Park opened, until the last game at Tiger Stadium in 1999, Michigan and Trumbull was the most famous street corner in Michigan. This book takes you on a visual tour of baseball in the Motor City from the beginning of the Tigers franchise to the historic final game played at Tiger Stadium. Here you will find Tiger legends Cobb, Gehringer, Greenberg, Kaline, Lolich, Trammell, and others, many captured...
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Overview


Michigan and Trumbull was the address for professional baseball in Detroit for 104 seasons. From 1896 when Bennett Park opened, until the last game at Tiger Stadium in 1999, Michigan and Trumbull was the most famous street corner in Michigan. This book takes you on a visual tour of baseball in the Motor City from the beginning of the Tigers franchise to the historic final game played at Tiger Stadium. Here you will find Tiger legends Cobb, Gehringer, Greenberg, Kaline, Lolich, Trammell, and others, many captured in never before published photographs.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780738523132
  • Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
  • Publication date: 3/15/2003
  • Series: Images of Baseball Series
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 291,244
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author


Irwin J. Cohen worked in Tiger Stadium as a writer and photographer and was employed in the front office when the team won the World Series in 1984. He viewed the historic ballpark from every seat as well as from many vantage points not accessible to the public. Mr. Cohen is a member of the Society for American Baseball Research and has written several other books, including Arcadia's Jewish Detroit.
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 6
Introduction 7
1. Bennett Park: 1896-1911 9
2. Navin Field: 1912-1937 21
3. Briggs Stadium: 1938-1960 39
4. Tiger Stadium: 1961-1999 65
5. Last Day: September 27, 1999 121
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