Organizers will re-create the most famous, storied defensive play in Tigers history.
Past preservation attempts have been thwarted by city officials, who have insisted – wrongly, so far – that the site can garner tens of millions of dollars from a major developer.
Despite city efforts to keep people off the field, persistent fans have revived the ballpark. Now families visit the park; people bring their dogs; and other come to play baseball.
While the Tiger Stadium site sits empty in Corktown, high-end lofts in Indianapolis are being built around a minor league ballpark.