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Detroit is one heck of a sports town. We have long traditions (did you know the Detroit Tigers as a club are older than the New York Yankees?) and loyal fans who stick with our teams through thick and thin, making for fun experiences you’re going to want to be a part of when you visit.

Whether it’s the Tigers, Lions, Wings or Pistons you're cheering on, there’s some must-have sports gear, “battle gear,” if you will, that Detroiters should collect or adorn themselves with. Here are our 10 collector's item suggestions:

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From golf magazine rankings to People’s Choice Awards, Michigan is consistently named among the best places in the country to play golf. Here are a few metro Detroit courses that prove it.

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USA Volleyball

USA Volleyball is coming to Detroit. More than 5,000 athletes and coaches will descend upon the city May 18-27 for the organization’s annual meeting, the NORCEACA Men’s Champions Cup and the USA Volleyball Open National Championship.

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OpeningDay Steven Kovich 

Opening Day for the Detroit Tigers is basically a holiday in The D. I’ve been to four home openers at Comerica Park, and there’s no better way I can think of to kick off the unofficial start of summer.

Even on the years when it’s been a little cold or rainy, there’s something about hearing the crack of the bat echo through the city for the first time each spring that makes winter seem like a vague memory.

As the Tigers gear up for yet another run at the World Series, here’s a look some insider tips for celebrating Opening Day in The D:

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OpeningDayinTheDContest BillBowen

We’re all ready for spring for many reasons, but one of the main ones is Opening Day in The D! It’s always a party when the Detroit Tigers take the plate at Comerica Park, but this event on Monday, April 6 spans across Grand Circus Park into downtown and beyond.

To add to the festivities we’re bringing back the #OpeningDayinTheD photo contest.

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