Opening Day

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Seen in Detroit: April 6-10

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CBS 62–04/10/2015

DETROIT, MI - APRIL 6:  Comerica Park during the National Anthem prior to the start of the Opening Day game between the Minnesota Twins and the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park on April 6, 2015 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Tigers’ Fans Brawl At Opening Day [VIDEO]

Perhaps, as my mother used to tell me: “This is why we can’t have nice things.”

97.1 The Ticket–04/07/2015

HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 22: Actor J.K. Simmons (R), winner of Best Actor in a Supporting Role for 'Whiplash', attends the 87th Annual Academy Awards Governors Ball at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 22, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

J.K. Simmons Was More Nervous To Throw Out 1st Pitch Than Accept Oscar [VIDEO]

“Yeah, Country Joe (West) said it was a strike but I’m not sure he’s the most reliable judge” Simmons said. “I think I caught the inside corner!”

97.1 The Ticket–04/06/2015

BALTIMORE, MD - OCTOBER 03: Manager Brad Ausmus #7 of the Detroit Tigers looks on against the Baltimore Orioles during Game Two of the American League Division Series at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on October 3, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Ausmus On Opening Day: ‘The Energy … For Me It’s Akin To The Super Bowl’

In the grand scheme of a season, Opening Day is only one of 162 games, but for baseball lovers, the first game holds a unique appeal.

CBS Detroit–04/06/2015

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 05:  Victor Martinez #41 is congratulated by Bryan Holaday #50 of the Detroit Tigers after he scored on an RBI double by J.D. Martinez #28 in the ninth inning during Game Three of the American League Division Series at Comerica Park on October 5, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Martinez Reflects On Return From Injury, Excited To Be Back For Opening Day

When designated hitter Victor Martinez tore the medial meniscus in his left knee in February, he knew he might have to miss Opening Day

CBS Detroit–04/06/2015

Actor J.K. Simmons arrives for the Oscars Nominees' Luncheon hosted by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, February 2, 2015 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. The 87th Oscars will take place in Hollywood, California February 22, 2015. AFP PHOTO / ROBYN BECK (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

“I’ll Confess To Being Somewhat Intimidated,” Says Actor J.K. Simmons

A Detroit native making it big in Hollywood came back home to play a big part in Opening Day.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/06/2015

Actor J.K. Simmons attends the 87th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 22, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Opening Day In Detroit To Feature Actor Simmons, Four Tops

Academy Award-winning actor and Detroit native J.K. Simmons will throw out the ceremonial first pitch at Comerica Park as the Tigers open their 2015 Major League Baseball season.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/06/2015

Crews at Comerica Park are hard at work preparing the stadium for playoff games this weekend. (By Edward Cardenas) File Photo

Full List Of Items You Can And Cannot Bring To Comerica Park This Season

If you’re planning on heading down to Comerica Park for Opening Day on Monday, make sure you know what you can and cannot bring inside the ballpark.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/05/2015

Opening Day 2015 - Music Guide

Opening Day Rocks! Downtown Detroit’s Live Music Guide

Strike out getting tickets to Opening Day? Here’s a guide to downtown venues where you can catch the game (and enjoy some great local live music!!) while you celebrate the start of the 2015 baseball season!


97.1 The Ticket's 2014 Opening Day Block Party on Monday, April 31st 2014  (Photo by Steve Wiseman / CBS Detroit)

Guide To Tigers Opening Day: Traffic, Parking & Street Closures

Tigers Opening Day is finally here! If you’ve never been downtown Detroit on this day before, get ready for a celebration!