Comerica Park primarily serves as the home for the Detroit Tigers, who moved to the new venue in 2000. Comerica is the third home for the Tigers since becoming a charter member of the American League in 1901. The team previously played in Tiger Stadium (1912-1999) and Bennett Park (1901-1911). The club was founded in 1894 as part of the Western League.
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Ballpark: A - Great views of field and downtown Detroit from any seat. No tours available for visitors while team is in town.
Fans & Atmosphere: B - Sat with fans over two games that were not the most knowledgeable baseball fans, felt embarrassed for them. A few Detroit residents only root for the Red Wings.
Food: B - Food choices include traditional ballpark fare as well as several restaurants that include Little Caesars, Big Cat Court, the Brushfire Grill and the Labatt Blue Light Grill.
Mascot: B - Paws, he's cute but not that exciting. He could of been having an off-day.
Staff: A Friendly staff, several members came over and asked if I was visiting from out of town.
Team Tradition: A - Beautiful monuments and names and numbers of former stars fill outfield. No Hall of Fame but a great walk of fame displaying teams history adding a touch of Detroit industry.
Location: A - Downtown Detroit. It's safe walking with a group at night, but don't go past the expressway a block away.
Photos taken June 28-29, 2011 using a Canon EOS-1D Mark IV Digital SLR with a EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM Standard Zoom Lens, EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM Telephoto Zoom Lens.