Baseball - Detroit Tigers opening day 1929 at Navin Field
Detroit Michigan USA Date:1929, April 24 Duration:3 min 13 sec Sound:NO SOUND
The opening day of the 1929 baseball season in Detroit, Michigan. View of the large crowd in the stands at Navin Field. Ford Model A car parked by the stands inside the stadium. Detroit Tigers part-owner Walter Briggs talks to Tigers manager Bucky Harris on radio station WWJ. Henry Ford shakes hands with Harris and speaks into the microphone. Briggs and a Detroit player beside the Ford. A band, Tiger players, and the opposing Cleveland Indians march around the stadium. Ford and Briggs talking in the stands. Fords holds baseball, throws it out to unseen player on the field. The men talk and smile. Harris outside the dugout. Two other players sit inside the dugout. Several Detroit players stand just outside the dugout.
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