Two Chevy Models Top Comerica Park to Commemorate Baseball's Return
The 2019 baseball season kicked off with two notable Chevrolet vehicles sitting atop the centerfield fountain at Detroit's Comerica Park. This is the 10th season that Chevy vehicles have been there to showcase the automaker's longtime relationship with both the sport and the city of Detroit.
The two Chevy models to earn this installation were a silver 2019 Silverado 1500 LT Trail Boss and a red 2019 Chevrolet Blazer LS. Totaling more than 8,400 pounds of engineering brilliance, the two vehicles were installed by crane to their positions on the "Chevy Fountain" in Comerica Park's centerfield. Game attendees, along with TV viewers, will recognizing that these models boast the qualities that are needed to make it through a long season, delivering the reliability, excellence, and dependability that today's car buyers want.
Chevrolet's long-established partnership with baseball as resulted in such initiatives as Chevy Youth Baseball, which has helped over eight million children participate in free baseball clinics conducted by players and coaches. To date, Chevrolet dealers have donated nearly 163,000 jerseys and equipment to kids to help encourage the next generation of baseball players to remain active, learn good teamwork, and improve their self-esteem.
Paul Edwards, U.S. Vice President, Chevrolet Marketing, was quoted in a Chevrolet press release as saying, "This decade-old tradition allows us to celebrate Chevy's connection to baseball in our hometown, and it's a telltale sign that Opening Day is almost here. The all-new Blazer and Silverado represent innovation, endurance, and personality - much like our great city of Detroit."