A special day at the ballpark

Mary Johnson shares her 104th birthday

Originally Published: June 15, 2011
By Dana Wakiji

DETROIT -- It's always special when a Tigers fan gets to celebrate a birthday at the ballpark and meet one of her favorite players.

But Mary Johnson's birthday celebration called for something extra special. After all, Johnson was celebrating her 104th birthday. There to add the icing to her cake was none other than Tigers legend and Hall of Famer Al Kaline, who greeted one of his longest-living fans.

Johnson's birthday was May 10, and she was slated to celebrate at Comerica ...

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