1992 : Mike Ilitch Buys The Detroit Tigers

August 26, 2022 all-day

On August 26, 1992, Tom Monaghan sold the Detroit Tigers to fellow pizza magnate Mike Ilitch for $85 million. Under Ilitch’s ownership, the team moved to its new home, Comerica Park, in 2000, hosted the Major League Baseball All Star Game in 2005 and played in the World Series in 2006.

Source : Detroit Historical Society Facebook Page

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