The Wayne County Commission today approved an $850,000 grant proposal from Executive Warren C. Evans to fund the renovation of Historic Hamtramck Stadium, once the home of the Negro National League’s Detroit Stars.
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SABR Detroit is proud to co-sponsor the Detroit Negro Leagues Centennial Symposium on Thursday, September 24! The event will include a panel presentation via Zoom followed by a self-driving tour of historic Negro League sites in Detroit.
On Tuesday the city of Hamtramck adopted a resolution naming the field at Hamtramck Stadium for Turkey Stearnes. Deadspin recently posted a story by Joseph Heller about the history and renovation of the stadium,
SABR Detroit’s Gary Gillette has been instrumental in the restoration of Hamtramck Stadium. This is a great day for this stadium and for baseball history!…