August 21, 2014
DETROIT (AP) - The Tigers are making sure General Motors Corp. has a presence at Comerica Park despite the automaker's decision to stop sponsoring the team.
Detroit-based GM's name in past seasons adorned a fountain behind center field, and some of its vehicles were on display.
This season, fans will see the General Motors name on the fountain along with logos for Ford Motor Co. and Chrysler LLC. Underneath GM's name, a sign reads: "The Detroit Tigers support our automakers."
GM and Chrysler are trying to rebound with billions in government aid, and GM says in a statement it discontinued sponsorship this season of the Tigers and other major league teams.
Detroit's home opener is Friday against Texas.
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