WCSX City of the Week

Congratulations to Detroit,

You’re the WCSX City of the Week from April 2nd to April 9th!

Below are some important facts about Detroit that you can use to pass our Detroit Opening Day City of the Week Quiz!

Detroit Factoids:

  • Comerica Park Capacity

    Comerica Park has a capacity of 41,255, and no seat with an obstructed view.

  • Comerica Park Statues

    The park includes seven full-sized statues, including Tigers greats Al Kaline, Ty Cobb, Charlie Gehringer, Hal Newhouser, Willie Horton, Hank Greenburg,  and legendary Tiger’s radio broadcaster Ernie Harwell.

  • Tiger Statues

    There are a total of nine, 15 foot high tiger statues in and around Comerica Park, including other statues throughout the park and the two on top of the scoreboard.  This may have been done in reference to the amount of players on a field at one time, which is nine.

  • Comerica Park's First Game

    The first game played at Comerica Park  was April 11, 2000 vs. the Seattle Mariners. Tigers won, 5-2.

  • Home Plate Time Capsule

    Buried beneath the dirt at home plate lies a time capsule of a baseball that was signed by the entire Detroit Tigers team during the 1999 season.

  • The Elwood Bar

    Popular Tiger’s Pre and Post Game hangout The Elwood Bar was built in 1936 at 2100 Woodward Avenue (on the corner of Woodward and Elizabeth) in Detroit, Michigan and is now located at 300 East Adams Street. The name comes from a combination of the cross streets: (El)izabeth and (Wood)ward.[2] The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.

  • Detroit Opening Day City Of The Week QUIZ!

    Now it’s time to test your knowledge… take the Detroit Opening Day City of the Week quiz HERE!