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Tigers Host Giants in Three-Game Interleague Series

Highlights include July 4 Armed Forces and Veterans Recognition Day and Patriotic t-shirt giveaway; special ticket offers

DETROIT - The Tigers finish up their nine-game homestand with three games against the San Francisco Giants July 3-6. The series begins on Tuesday, July 4 at 1:10 p.m., followed by Wednesday at 7:10 p.m. and Thursday at 1:10 p.m.

 

DETROIT - The Tigers finish up their nine-game homestand with three games against the San Francisco Giants July 3-6. The series begins on Tuesday, July 4 at 1:10 p.m., followed by Wednesday at 7:10 p.m. and Thursday at 1:10 p.m.

 

Tickets are available at the Comerica Park Box Office, online at tigers.com and by phone at (866) 66-TIGER (84437). For complete ticket information including 2017 season, group and suites visit tigers.com/tickets or call 313-471-BALL (2255).

 

  • Weekday Value Pack: Tickets are available for the Weekday Value Pack that includes an upper grandstand ticket, soda, hot dog and a bag of chips for as low as $19 at tigers.com/valuepack or at the Tigers box office. Minimum purchase for this value pack is four tickets.

 

BALLPARK APP

MLB.com Ballpark, an official MLB mobile application available for iPhone and Android smartphones, complements and personalizes your trip to Comerica Park with mobile check-in, social media, offers, promotions, exclusive content and more. Visit tigers.com/ballparkapp or text BALLPARK to 39844 to get the MLB.com Ballpark app. Message and Data Rates may apply.

 

Tuesday, July 4 vs. San Francisco Giants at 1:10 p.m. Gates Open at 11:30 a.m.

  • Armed Forces and Veterans Recognition Day: The Detroit Tigers celebrate the dedication and sacrifice of current and former members of the Armed Forces. The Tigers will donate 1,000 tickets to local members of the Armed Forces and Veterans along with their families to attend the game when the Tigers take on the San Francisco Giants. Members of the Armed Forces and Veterans will be invited to the field to be recognized for their service to the United States Armed Forces prior to the National Anthem. James Smith, Disabled American Veterans, Detroit Regional Office representing all Veterans and Major General David Bassett, from the U.S Army representing all active service members will each throw a ceremonial first pitch. Sgt. Mario Jimenez will perform the national anthem and "God Bless America". The U.S. Marine Corps Honor Guard will present the colors during the national anthem. Four A-10 Thunderbolt "Warthog" fighter jets will provide a flyover.
  • The first 10,000 fans entering the stadium that are at least 21 years of age will now receive a Detroit Tigers Patriotic T-Shirt instead of a Patriotic Hat, courtesy of Miller Lite.
  • July 4 Ticket Offer: Available now through July 3 at 11:59 p.m., The Tigers will offer tickets for $17.76 for July 4, when the Tigers face the San Francisco Giants at 1:10 p.m. This ticket offer includes pavilion, right field grandstand and upper reserved infield seats. To purchase this ticket offer, visit tigers.com and enter coupon code "LIBERTY". This offer is only available online and expires 11:59 p.m. on July 3.
  • Stars and Stripes Ticket Package: There's nothing more American than baseball and the 4th of July! This special package includes a game ticket, exclusive Detroit Tigers Stars & Stripes T-Shirt. To purchase, visit tigers.com/starsandstripes.
  • Fox Sports Detroit broadcaster Mario Impemba continues to thank the men and women of the United States Armed Forces with the MVP (Military Veterans Program) -- Mario Impemba's salute to those who served. Through the program, Mario invites those who served and the families impacted by the service of a loved one in support of our nation to attend Monday home games at Comerica Park. This year, groups of 20 Veterans (of all eras) and families will be treated to a Detroit Tigers game in a luxury suite, receive ballpark fare catering, a "MVP" t-shirt, an autographed photo of Tigers broadcaster Mario Impemba, and complimentary transportation to and from the ballpark. Additionally, the guests will have the opportunity to participate in a private meet-and-greet with Impemba in the suite. The Detroit Tigers partner with local Veterans groups to select the Veterans and military families to participate in this program. Guests from Teams 4 Taps will attend the game on July 4.
  • Chevrolet Fun Zone Pack:  For $10 fans can secure an upper baseline ticket and voucher for a Chevrolet branded item.

 

Wednesday, July 5 vs. San Francisco Giants at 7:10 p.m. Gates Open at 5:30 p.m.

  • The ceremonial first pitch will be thrown by Tigers fan Nick Tumbarello.
  • The national anthem will be performed by No Big Deal.

 

Thursday, July 6 vs. San Francisco Giants at 1:10 p.m. Gates Open at 11:30 a.m.

  • Grand Slam Values Coupon Books will be given out at all gates upon entry to the ballpark, and 7 Eleven Slurpee Cups will be given to fans at all gates following the game.
  • Slow Roll Special Ticket Package: Fans that purchase this package receive a ticket to the game and a special Detroit Tigers Slow Roll T-Shirt. Slow Roll is a unique nonprofit that brings together thousands of people from all over the region during 25 weekly bike rides a year to discover more about The City of Detroit and each other. In 2017, Slow Roll is focusing on continuing to educate people about Detroit, engage riders with local businesses and charities, and create the cohesive and peaceful community we all strive for. We believe that Slow Roll is transforming Detroit through exercise, education, experiences, and community. To purchase, visit tigers.com/slowroll.
  • The ceremonial first pitches will be thrown by Justin Meram, representing the Columbus Crew, and Tigers fan Rob Queen.
  • The national anthem will be performed by the Wayne State Quartet.

 

TRAFFIC UPDATES:

  • The QLine stops between Grand Boulevard and Congress Street, and is free to riders until Labor Day. The closest stop to Comerica Park is near the intersection of Woodward and Montcalm Streets. For ticket information and hours of operation, visit qlinedetroit.com.
  • For traffic updates fans can find alerts and alternative routes at tigers.com, and visit tigers.com/ballparkapp to download the MLB.com Ballpark app., and fans can follow @tigers on Twitter.
  • The Detroit Tigers recommend tuning to WWJ 950 AM for up-to-the-minute updates on traffic alerts and closures.
  • Fans can also check with the Michigan Department of Transportation and the City of Detroit Department of Transportation for real-time road closures and detours at www.michigan.gov/mdot and download the Mi Drive app. and you can also visit www.m-1rail.com.

 

PAWS TRACKS TO COMERICA PARK:

  • Please remember to avoid delays, it's best to arrive early to Comerica Park.
  • Traffic patterns may be modified at the discretion of law enforcement agencies.
  • Tigers gameday and event traffic patterns go into effect a minimum of three hours prior to start time.

 

About The Detroit Tigers

The Detroit Tigers, Inc., a charter member of the American League in 1901, have won four World Series and 11 American League pennants. An Ilitch organization, the Tigers play their home games at Comerica Park located within The District Detroit, one of the largest sports and entertainment developments in the country. Other Ilitch companies include: Little Caesars Pizza, Blue Line Foodservice Distribution, the Detroit Red Wings, Olympia Development of Michigan, Little Caesars Pizza Kit Fundraising Program, Ilitch Holdings, Inc., MotorCity Casino Hotel and Champion Foods. For more information, visit www.Tigers.com, www.DistrictDetroit.com and www.IlitchCompanies.com.

 

About The District Detroit

The District Detroit is one of the largest sports and entertainment developments in the country. Located in the heart of Detroit, this 50-block, mixed-use development led by the Ilitch organization unites six world-class theaters, five neighborhoods and three professional sports venues in one vibrant, walkable destination for people who want to live, work and play in an exciting urban environment. Home to the Detroit Tigers, Detroit Red Wings, Detroit Pistons and Detroit Lions - The District Detroit represents the greatest density of professional sports teams in one downtown core in the country.

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