Lee to Moderate Negro League Weekend’s Panel Discussion on 7/22

The Detroit Tigers will be holding its annual Negro Leagues Weekend (NWL), presented by Comerica Bank, 7/21-7/23, at Comerica Park.  Mark S. Lee will be moderating and emceeing a panel discussion with past players, Saturday, 7/22, 4:45 to 5:15 p.m., in the Big Cat Court (near the Team Store).   This year’s game will feature the Tigers against the San Diego Padres at 6:10 p.m. with the first 15,000 fans receiving a Negro Leagues Replica Jersey.

Those expected to attend and/or will be recognized are:

  • Johnny Walker
  • Minnie Forbes
  • Enrique Maroto
  • Pedro Sierra
  • Sam Allen
  • Charles Willis
  • Bill Hill
  • Ron Teasley
  • Foster Graham
  • Willie Horton
  • Jake Wood

If you plan on attending the game, please stop by to listen to this important discussion on how NWL had its impact on Major League Baseball.

Hope to see you there!