Detroit Tigers to honor '68 team as part of 2013 special events lineup

Individual Tigers game tickets on sale March 2

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DETROIT - The Detroit Tigers announced their 2013 lineup of special events that will include a tribute to the 1968 World Championship team on Saturday, May 25.  

Members of the '68 World Series-winning team will be honored in a pregame on-field ceremony. The first 10,000 fans in attendance will receive a commemorative '68 team coin, a keepsake to remember the team's tremendous accomplishments.

Returning fan favorites include: the 19th Annual Negro Leagues Tribute Game (April 27); 43rd Annual Polish-American Night (May 24); 3rd Annual Classic Car Show (June 8); Christmas in July (July 31); 8th Annual Fiesta Tigres (August 3); and the ever-popular Stars Wars Night (September 14). Visit for the complete 2013 home schedule, special events and promotional lineup.
Individual game tickets for the 2013 Detroit Tigers season go on sale Saturday, March 2 beginning at 10:00 a.m. Fans will have the opportunity to purchase single game tickets at the Comerica Park Box Office on Witherell Street, online at, by calling 866-66-TIGER (84437) and at Hockeytown Authentics in Troy.

Date                                                Special Event                                        
Friday, April 5                                         Opening Day                                        
Sunday, April 7                                 Kids Opening Day                                
Fri - Sun, April 26 - 28                             Negro Leagues Weekend                        
Saturday, April 27                                 Negro Leagues Tribute Game                
Saturday, May 11                                 Pre-Game Clinic                                
Friday, May 24                                 43rd Annual Polish-American Night
Saturday, May 25                                 1968 45th Anniversary Celebration
Saturday, June 8                                 3rd Annual Classic Car Show                
Sunday, June 9                                 On-Field Photo Day                                
Saturday, June 22                                 Country Night
Wednesday, July 31                                Christmas in July                                
Saturday, August 3                                 8th Annual ¡Fiesta Tigres!                        
Saturday, August 31                                Motown Night
Saturday, September 14                         Star Wars Night        
Wednesday, September 18                       "Pink Out the Park"
Fri-Sun, September 20 - 22                       Fan Appreciation Weekend                        
Sunday, September 22                         Shirt Off Our Back Giveaway                        

Recurring Special Events
Friday Night Fireworks                         Ten (10) Fireworks Shows: May 24 – September 20                
Saturday Night Fireworks                       Eight (8) Fireworks Shows: June 22 – September 21(No 5/25, 6/8)        
Sunday Kids Day                                Free Rides on the Carousel & Ferris Wheel                        
                                                Kids Run the Bases                                                


Season ticket packages start as low as $258 and are available in 81-game, 41-game, 28-Friday Game, 28-Saturday Game and 27-Sunday game plans and 15-game plans.  Opening Day tickets are only included in the 81, 41, 28 & 27-game packages. Group tickets are available as Comerica Park will feature two new picnic areas. Visit or call 313-471-BALL (2255).


(as of February 28, 2013)

Date                                Promotional Giveaway Item                                Quantity
Friday, April 5                        Miguel Cabrera 2013 Magnet Schedule                10,000 fans
Saturday, April 6                2012 American League Championship Banner        10,000 fans        
Sunday, April 7                Miguel Cabrera MVP Mini-Bat                         ALL KIDS
Wednesday, April 10                "April in the D" M. Cabrera Mini-Bobble              10,000 fans
Wednesday, April 24                "April in the D" J. Verlander Mini-Bobble             10,000 fans
Saturday, April 27                Prince Fielder Detroit Stars Fathead                        10,000 fans
Sunday, April 28                Miguel Cabrera Triple Crown Knit Hat                 ALL KIDS
Saturday, May 11                Wall Calendar                                               10,000 fans
Sunday, May 12                Torii Hunter Poster                                       ALL KIDS
Monday, May 13                Doug Fister Mouse Pad                                 10,000 fans
Friday, May 24                Tigers Rally Towels                                         10,000 fans
Saturday, May 25                1968 45th Anniversary Commemorative Coin         10,000 fans
Sunday, May 26                Tigers team baseball card set                         ALL KIDS        
Sunday, June 9                PAWS Cereal Bowl                                         ALL KIDS
Tuesday, June 18                MLB Network Drawstring Bag                         10,000 fans
Sunday, June 23                Max Scherzer Poster                                         ALL KIDS
Wednesday, July 10                Stars and Stripes Cooler Bag                             10,000 Adults 21+
Friday, July 12                        Tigers Rally Towels                                        10,000 fans
Sunday, July 14                Justin Verlander Bobblehead                                 ALL KIDS
Friday, July 26                        Tigers Rally Towels                                        10,000 fans
Sunday, July 28                EKES Baseball Card Magnet Frame                         ALL KIDS
Friday, August 2                All-Star Poster                                                10,000 fans
Sunday, August 4                Player Poster                                                 ALL KIDS
Friday, August 16                Tigers Rally Towels                                         10,000 fans
Sunday, August 18                Back to School Pencil Set                                 ALL KIDS
Tuesday, August 27                Floppy Hat                                                 10,000 fans
Friday, August 30                Justin Verlander "Shut ‘Em Down" Fathead          10,000 fans
Sunday, September 1                Back to School Binder                                 ALL KIDS
Sunday, September 15        Player Poster                                                 ALL KIDS
Tuesday, September 17        Miguel Cabrera Bobblehead                                10,000 fans
Wednesday, September 18        Pink "Breast Health" Handbag                        10,000 Women and girls
Friday, September 20                2014 Magnet Schedule                                10,000 fans
Saturday, September 21        2013 Detroit Tigers Team Photo                        10,000 Adults 18+
Sunday, September 22        Knit Hat                                                 ALL KIDS

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