MLB Stadiums
By @ispykenny
Detroit Tigers logo

Comerica Park

Detroit Tigers

DETROIT, MI – JULY 04:  A general wide-angle view of Comerica Park with a large American Flag displayed as military planes flyover during the National Anthem prior to the Fourth of July game against the San Francisco Giants at Comerica Park on July 4, 2017 in Detroit, Michigan. The Tigers defeated the Giants 5-3.  (Photo by Mark Cunningham/MLB Photos via Getty Images)

History of Comerica Park

Comerica Park, located in Detroit, Michigan, is a modern baseball stadium that is the home of the Detroit Tigers Major League Baseball team. The stadium, which opened in 2000, has a seating capacity of over 41,000 and is known for its modern design and fan-friendly amenities.

Comerica Park was built to replace the Tigers’ former home, Tiger Stadium, and was constructed at a cost of $300 million. The stadium’s design was influenced by the trend of modernist ballparks that emerged in the 1990s, with a multi-tiered seating bowl and expansive concourse areas.

The Detroit Tigers have a successful history at Comerica Park, including several postseason appearances and a World Series appearance in 2006. The team’s dynamic roster and exciting brand of baseball make Comerica Park a popular destination for fans.

The first game played at Comerica Park was on April 11, 2000, when the Tigers faced off against the Seattle Mariners. The Tigers lost the game 5-2, but the stadium was packed with over 39,000 fans who were excited to see their new home team play.

In addition to baseball games, Comerica Park has also hosted a variety of other events over the years, including concerts and high school football games. The stadium’s versatile design and state-of-the-art features make it a popular venue for a variety of events.

Comerica Park is known for its unique features, including the iconic Ferris wheel located beyond the center field fence, which offers fans a unique way to experience the game. The stadium also features a variety of dining options, including local Detroit cuisine like Coney dogs and Vernors ginger ale.

In conclusion, Comerica Park is a modern and dynamic baseball stadium that offers fans a unique and memorable experience. With its versatile design, state-of-the-art features, and iconic Ferris wheel, it’s no wonder that it’s a must-visit destination for sports fans and tourists alike. The team’s successful history, including a World Series appearance in 2006, and exciting brand of baseball make Comerica Park a popular destination for fans.

Stadium Information

  • Location: 2100 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48201
  • Year built: 2000
  • Attendance size: 41,574
  • Division: AL Central