On April 20, 1912 — In Detroit, the Tigers play their first game in Navin Field, later to known as Tiger Stadium, defeating Cleveland, 6-5. The ballpark at the corner of Trumbull and Michigan, which will serve as the team’s home for the next 87 years, replaces Bennett Park, which was located on the same site since 1896.

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