Harwell backs plan to save part of Tiger Stadium

Updated: August 22, 2007, 1:39 PM ET
Associated Press

DETROIT -- Retired Detroit Tigers broadcaster Ernie Harwell says the long-vacant Tiger Stadium should be revived as a venue for boxing, amateur football and amateur baseball with 10,000 to 14,000 seats.

"In America, we have a tendency to knock down anything that's over 30 years old and make a parking lot out of it," the 89-year-old Hall of Fame member said Tuesday. "Whereas in Europe, they preserve all these beautiful buildings and structures that have a history. I sort of like the ...

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