DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 12: Former Detroit Tigers pitcher Jack Morris #47 speaks during the ceremony for the retirement of his number prior to the start of the game against the Minnesota Twins at Comerica Park on August 12, 2018 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)
DETROIT (WXYZ) -- The Detroit Tigers honored newly-inducted Hall of Fame pitcher Jack Morris on Sunday, retiring his number 47 in a pre-game ceremony at Comerica Park.
"The great, loyal sports fans that are in this town — it's something truly special for all of us athletes that play here in Detroit."#47Forever pic.twitter.com/34y3NdewFL— Detroit Tigers (@tigers) August 12, 2018
"The great, loyal sports fans that are in this town — it's something truly special for all of us athletes that play here in Detroit."#47Forever pic.twitter.com/34y3NdewFL
In addition to his name and number going up on the wall at Comerica Park, Morris received a framed jersey, a number 47 seat from old Tiger Stadium, and a "47" statue made of crystal.
Alan Trammell, who was inducted with Morris into the Baseball Hall of Fame last month, is scheduled to be honored with his own number-retirement ceremony August 26.