Air View of Briggs Stadium and Skyline

Air View of Briggs Stadium and Skyline Detroit Michigan

Stock #: 333459
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Detroit
State: Michigan (MI)
County: Wayne
Publisher: United News Co
Postmark: 1954 Mar-29
PM City: Tawas City
PM State: MI
Stamp: 2c
Philatelic Notes: Centennial Cancel
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Home of the Detroit Tigers during the baseball season and the Detroit Lions during the professional football season, is one of the largest sporting plants in the United States. It has a seating capacity of nearly 60,000 for baseball and football and 85,000 for boxing. It is the second largest ballpark in the Big Leagues. This picture was taken by the Detroit News from its airplane. The airview in itself is unusual because it shows the tall buildings of Detroit in the background, with the Detroit River and a part of Windsor, Ont., Canada in the upper part of the picture