Demolition of the legendary ballpark at Michigan and Trumbull wrapped up Sunday.
Tiger Stadium was the home of the Tigers between 1912 and 1999; it opened the same day as Fenway Park, and it was replaced by Comerica Park. A group of preservationists, led by former Tigers broadcaster Ernie Harwell, sought to preserve the original Briggs Stadium grandstand, but their efforts fell short and the city decided to move forward with demolition earlier this summer.
Cleanup at the site is ongoing, but Sunday's demolition marks the removal of the last piece of Tiger Stadium standing.
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