First football game at Navin Field, later known as Tiger Stadium
October 9, 2021 @ 12:00 am
The first professional football game was held at Navin Field, later to be known as Tiger Stadium, on this day in 1921. Like the baseball team, Detroit was then known as the Tigers, and they defeated the Dayton Tirangles 10-7. A jazz orchestra was also on hand to add ambience.