Detroit Tigers fan Jim Nelle, 55, of Winterset Iowa and originally from Farmington Hills is known to fans as “Tiger Man” because of his Tiger striped suit.
It’s not exactly his first time at the rodeo, but does longtime Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland have any longstanding pre-game rituals?
Dirks fielded questions on Tigers home Opening Day Friday about all the big names and the contributions expected from them this season.
“I enjoy every game anyways, but there’s something different and special about it about it here in the city of Motown,” Coke said.
It’s Opening Day and the Tigers get the gift of a team that’s more lost at sea than they are.
The moment Tigers fans have been waiting for all winter long has finally arrived: Opening Day in Detroit.
An Opening Day tradition in Detroit is expected to be silenced this year due to cuts as part of the automatic reduction in the federal budget.
“That’s never happened this close to Opening Day,” Nabozney said.
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and the Detroit Tigers will make health, fitness and the fight against childhood obesity the focus of a special Kids Opening Day at Comerica Park on Sunday, April 7.
“This is our St. Patrick’s Day, we’ll be jam packed until 2 a.m.,” said manager Jim Lamb of baseball fan favorite Harry’s Detroit.