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Tigers honor Chris Cornell with clever media notes

106.7 KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas 2015 - Day 2

LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 13: Musician Chris Cornell performs onstage during 106.7 KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas 2015 at The Forum on December 13, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for CBS Radio)

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News of musician Chris Cornell’s death sent shockwaves through the U.S. on Thursday. Cornell, the legendary frontman of Soundgarden, Temple of the Dog, and Audioslave, reportedly committed suicide in his hotel room in Detroit.

The Tigers honored Cornell by using song titles from his career in their media notes. The Detroit Free Press posted a picture:

The Mariners also honored Cornell with a pregame moment of silence on Thursday. Cornell was born and raised in Seattle and Soundgarden was part of the burgeoning grunge scene that started in Seattle.

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