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Tune in to FOX Sports Detroit Tuesday for the Detroit Tigers "My Favorite Things" Broadcast Auction with Tigers Wives

Proceeds to benefit the Detroit Tigers Foundation; For a complete list of items available visit tigers.com/wives

DETROIT - The Detroit Tigers will host the New York Yankees Tuesday, August 22 at 7:10 p.m. and throughout the game, FOX Sports Detroit will be hosting the broadcast auction, featuring the Tigers wives Allison Bell, wife of pitcher Chad Bell, Kelsey Fulmer, wife of pitcher Michael Fulmer, Jessica McCann, wife of catcher James McCann, Ashley Upton, wife of outfielder Justin Upton, Janelle Presley, wife of outfielder Alex Presley, Kristin Wilson, wife of pitcher Alex Wilson and Mandy Zimmermann, wife of pitcher Jordan Zimmermann to benefit the Detroit Tigers Foundation, an affiliate of Ilitch Charities. The auction features items selected by the players and their wives, including unique memorabilia ranging from autographed baseballs to autographed game-used items and more. The Tigers Wives also included items to reflect their husband's favorite things like restaurant gift cards, golf, grilling, workout gear, DVDs and snacks.

The packages will be auctioned during the broadcast on FOX Sports Detroit and MLB.tv. To place a bid, call 313-471-2026 or visit tigers.com/wives. The PAWS "Favorite Things" basket will be auctioned exclusively tigers.com/wives. Each package includes the items listed on the website and are subject to change. The auction packages include the items of current Tigers players, manager, coaches and FOX Sports Detroit broadcasters. The auction begins with the first pitch of the game and ends with the first pitch of the eighth inning.

DETROIT - The Detroit Tigers will host the New York Yankees Tuesday, August 22 at 7:10 p.m. and throughout the game, FOX Sports Detroit will be hosting the broadcast auction, featuring the Tigers wives Allison Bell, wife of pitcher Chad Bell, Kelsey Fulmer, wife of pitcher Michael Fulmer, Jessica McCann, wife of catcher James McCann, Ashley Upton, wife of outfielder Justin Upton, Janelle Presley, wife of outfielder Alex Presley, Kristin Wilson, wife of pitcher Alex Wilson and Mandy Zimmermann, wife of pitcher Jordan Zimmermann to benefit the Detroit Tigers Foundation, an affiliate of Ilitch Charities. The auction features items selected by the players and their wives, including unique memorabilia ranging from autographed baseballs to autographed game-used items and more. The Tigers Wives also included items to reflect their husband's favorite things like restaurant gift cards, golf, grilling, workout gear, DVDs and snacks.

The packages will be auctioned during the broadcast on FOX Sports Detroit and MLB.tv. To place a bid, call 313-471-2026 or visit tigers.com/wives. The PAWS "Favorite Things" basket will be auctioned exclusively tigers.com/wives. Each package includes the items listed on the website and are subject to change. The auction packages include the items of current Tigers players, manager, coaches and FOX Sports Detroit broadcasters. The auction begins with the first pitch of the game and ends with the first pitch of the eighth inning.

New to the broadcast auction, bidders can text "TIGERS" to 52182 to place a bid, make a donation or purchase a bow tie. This new feature allows for a seamless mobile bidding experience. Bidders are able to register with ease, view each coveted "Favorite Things" basket, place bids and receive updates on the status of their favorite items throughout the night. To bid on one of the packages (except PAWS), text "TIGERS" to 52182.

Additionally, the Tigers Wives will be at a table on the concourse at Comerica Park near Gate A selling Detroit Tigers Mystery Autograph Grab Bags and limited edition Detroit Tigers bow ties. Fans may also call and donate $60 or more to receive a limited-edition Detroit Tigers Foundation Custom Bow Tie.

In some instances, due to size of the auction items, shipping is not practical and pick up from Comerica Park may be required. Please consider this information at the time of your bid.

*Items are provided by Tigers Clubhouse and/or Tigers player and their significant other. Unless otherwise noted, items are not authenticated by Major League Baseball and will not be accompanied by a certificate of authenticity.

For more information regarding the auction and a complete list of items, along with pictures, visit tigers.com/wives.

Detroit Tigers Foundation Custom Bow Ties

The Detroit Tigers Foundation will sell limited edition custom bow ties in recognition of Pediatric Cancer Awareness month. Proceeds from the sale of the bow ties will benefit the Detroit Tigers Foundation and the ChadTough Foundation. Chad Carr was the grandson of former University of Michigan Head Football Coach, Lloyd Carr. In the fall of 2015, Chad sadly lost his battle with an inoperable brain tumor called Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Giloma (DIPG). In honor of Chad's favorite color, orange, the bow tie design features a pattern of orange home plates each with a likeness of Chad flexing his muscles. The home plates lay over a blue background, reminiscent of the hundreds of orange balloons released to the blue sky following Chad's celebration of life memorial service. The first 500 Bow Ties are numbered with a gold sticker on the custom Bow Tie box, in honor of Chad's love for stickers and featuring Gold, the color of Childhood Cancer Awareness. Bow ties can be purchased, while supplies last, during the broadcast auction or by visiting tigers.com/bowtie.

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