Detroit Tigers unveil 'Motor City' City Connect uniforms

Posted at 10:24 AM, May 06, 2024
and last updated 2024-05-06 13:41:57-04

(WXYZ) — The Detroit Tigers unveiled their City Connect uniforms in partnership with Nike on Monday. They are dark blue with "Motor City" across the front.

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The team put out details about the jerseys that show different sleeve tape, a 313 patch, tiger eyes, tire tracks and more.

One of the details of the jersey is the VIN Tag, similar to a car. It reads "DET190135456884" honoring the city, the 1901 date for the American League becoming the Major League, and the World Series titles of 1935, 1945, 1968 and 1984.

The blue hat also has "Detroit" written on the front and the VIN tag on the side "DET190135456884."

The team will celebrate the jerseys with a New Era 59Fifty x City Connect Launch Event from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at The D Shop at Comerica Park on May 9, and they will debut the jerseys on May 10.

Other games where they will wear the jersey include:

  • May 10
  • May 11
  • May 24
  • June 7
  • June 21
  • July 12
  • July 26
  • August 2
  • August 16
  • August 30
  • September 13
  • September 27
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