- Address: 2100 Woodward Avenue, Detroit
- Country: United States
- Capacity: 41,000
- Opened: 11 April 2000
- Main use: Baseball
- Tenants: Detroit Tigers (baseball)
Extra stadium info – Comerica Park
The construction of the Major League Baseball stadium, which opened with a capacity of 40,000, started in 1997. Its construction costs were $300 million. The Comerica Park opened as one of the largest sports venues by capacity in Michigan. It is named after a financial services company headquartered in Texas. The stadium hosted various ice hockey games.
Football at the Comerica Park
In 2017, the venue hosted its first-ever football match. It was a game between the French side Paris Saint-Germain and the Italian side AS Roma. PSG won the game, which attracted a crowd of 36,000, after penalties. AS Roma played their first-ever final of the European championship for football clubs in 1984. They were defeated by the English side Liverpool FC in that final. PSG, one of the first sports clubs with 10 million followers on its main social media page, played their first-ever UEFA Champions League final in 2020. They lost the final against the English side Manchester City.
The Detroit Tigers
The Comerica Park opened with a baseball game between the Detroit Tigers and the Seattle Mariners. 39,000 spectators attended the match. The stadium’s record attendance was broken in 2008, when 45,000 people showed up for a match between the Detroit Tigers and the Chicago White Sox. The Tigers are Major League Baseball members. The baseball club was founded in 1894. The Detroit Tigers baseball club became one of the most popular baseball clubs in the world.
The World Series
The Detroit Tigers won several World Series championships. In 1935, they won their first-ever World Series championship after defeating the Chicago Cubs. In 1945, the Tigers defeated the Cubs again in the World Series. The Chicago Cubs won their first-ever World Series championship in 1907. They won the title after beating the Detroit Tigers. One year later, the Cubs won their second World Series championship after defeating the Tigers again.