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Tigers vs Indians – TIGERS HONOR TORII HUNTER

June 10 @ 1:10 pm - 4:10 pm EDT

Tigers vs Indians - TIGERS HONOR TORII HUNTER

Tigers vs Indians – TIGERS HONOR TORII HUNTER

TIGERS HONOR TORII HUNTER DURING 16TH ANNUAL NEGRO LEAGUES WEEKEND, PRESENTED BY COMERICA BANK, JUNE 8 – 10

The Detroit Tigers will honor former Tigers outfielder Torii Hunter, with the 2018 Detroit Tigers Willie Horton African American Legacy Award, on June 10 as a part of the club’s Negro Leagues Weekend Celebration June 8-10. The Detroit Tigers Willie Horton African American Legacy Award was first presented in 2009, and honors African Americans who have strengthened the legacy of baseball in the African American community and contributed to the rich history of the Detroit Tigers.

“I am proud the organization is honoring Torii with the Willie Horton African American Legacy award. Torii has always acknowledged that he stands on the shoulders of great African American ball players and he is gracefully passing the torch to a younger generation, said Tigers great Willie Horton. Torii is an inspiring role model and great ambassador for the game.”

 Previous recipients include:

2017 – Gary Sheffield

2016 – Chet Lemon

2015 – Lou Whitaker

2014 – Billy Bruton*

2013 – Larry Herndon

2012 – Earl Wilson *

2010 – Jake Wood

2009 – Gates Brown

*Award presented posthumously

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Date:
June 10
Time:
1:10 pm - 4:10 pm
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Venue

Comerica Park – Home of the Detroit Tigers
2100 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48201-3470
Phone:
(313) 962-4000
Website:
http://detroit.tigers.mlb.com/det/ballpark/information/index.jsp

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