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To pay homage to the prominent legacy of African Americans in the game of baseball and to the rich history of the Negro Leagues, the Tigers host an annual Negro Leagues Weekend celebration. This celebratory weekend consists of long-standing traditions to honor former Negro Leagues players, past and current African American Tigers players, and youth baseball players.

The Detroit Tigers are committed to celebrating the legacy of players along with continuing to educate Tigers fans about the history and impact of the Negro Leagues to the game of baseball.