Miguel Cabrera hosts 11th annual 'Keeping Kids in the Game' on Monday, July 22, at Comerica Park

July 20th, 2019

DETROIT – Detroit Tigers MVP slugger Miguel Cabrera will host the 11th annual “Keeping Kids in the Game” event, presented by Delta Air Lines on Monday, July 22 at Comerica Park. Proceeds from the event support children's health and youth baseball programs facilitated by the Children's Foundation, the University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital, the Detroit Tigers Foundation, an affiliate of Ilitch Charities and the Miguel Cabrera Foundation, a charity established by Miguel and Rosangel Cabrera. Tickets for this event are sold out.

The event, the Detroit Tigers Foundation’s signature summer fundraiser, features exclusive ballpark and field access, including self-guided tours of the home clubhouse, a VIP Dugout Photo Station and a private firework show. Guests at the event will also be treated to live entertainment, extraordinary auction items (to view and bid on auction items, text the word “Tigers” to 52182) and a strolling dinner, along with beverages and cigars in the MotorCity Casino Hotel Tiger Club and Cigar Lounge. In addition, an exclusive VIP reception will be held in the Tigers home clubhouse, presented by ISE Baseball. This is a ticketed event and not open to the public.

While patrons and guests are enjoying the event festivities, the Detroit Tigers Foundation will host over 200 patients and family members from Children's Hospital of Michigan and C.S. Mott Children's Hospital for a special night under the lights at Comerica Park. The children and their families will enjoy dinner in the FOX Sports Detroit Brushfire Grill, have access to the playing field, dugouts and clubhouse, as well as enjoy face painters, balloon and temporary tattoo artists, ride the Fly Ball Ferris Wheel and meet special guests, including Tigers mascot PAWS and members of the 2019 Detroit Tigers. The children are invited through their respective Hospital Child Life departments.

The event will be open to media from 6:45 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. with access to the Brushfire Grill only. All members of the media who plan to attend must contact Carlos Guillén (Carlos.Guillen@tigers.com) in the media relations department in advance of the event. Approved media must enter the ballpark through the administrative lobby on Montcalm Street with authorized credentials. There will be no admittance of media at any other entrance to the ballpark or for those without proper credentials. Media parking will be located in the Tigers Garage.

Event Sponsors Include:

American Manufacturing

America’s Choice Insurance Partners

BELFOR Property Restoration

Beringer Wine

Comerica Bank

David Wachler & Sons Jewelers

Delaware North Corporation

Delta Air Lines

DTE Energy

Fabulous Events

Ford – Driving Skills for Life

FOX Sports Detroit

Granite City Food and Brewery

ISE Baseball

Johnnie on the Spot Printing & Creative Company

Melting Pot of Troy

Midnite Oil Creative

Miller Lite

MotorCity Casino Hotel

Oakley Industries

Patrón Spirits

Paulson, Clancy and Friends


Potbelly Sandwich Shop

Punch Bowl Social

Second Story Interiors


Terri’s Cakes Detroit

Tobacco Rose Cigars