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Tiger Stadium

Tiger Stadium (formerly known as Navin Field and Briggs Stadium) was located in the Corktown neighborhood of Detroit, Michigan. It hosted the Detroit Tigers from 1912 to 1999, as well as the National Football League's Detroit Lions from 1938 to 1974. It was declared a State of Michigan Historic Site in 1975 and has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places since 1989. The stadium was nicknamed "The Corner" for its location on Michigan Avenue and Trumbull Avenue. In the decade after the Tigers baseball team vacated the stadium, several rejected redevelopment and preservation efforts finally gave way to demolition. The stadium's demolition was completed on September 21, 2009.

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Tiger Stadium

Tiger Stadium

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1934 World Series, 1935 World Series, 1940 World Series, 1945 World Series, 1968 World Series, 1984 World Series, Ball Parks of Yesterday, Baseball History, Detroit Tigers, Frank Navin, Mike Ilitch, Tiger Stadium, Walter Briggs

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