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Detroit Tigers and Oakland Athletics Clash in Four-Game Series June 25-18 at Comerica Park

Homestand Features Naturalization Ceremony, Alzheimer's Awareness Night and Western Michigan University Day

DETROIT - The Tigers and Athletics will square off at Comerica Park for a four-game set starting Monday, June 25. The series opener will begin at 3:10 p.m. and will be followed by back-to-back 7:10 p.m. start times on Tuesday and Wednesday. The homestand will conclude with a 1:10 p.m. finale on Thursday, June 28.

 

DETROIT - The Tigers and Athletics will square off at Comerica Park for a four-game set starting Monday, June 25. The series opener will begin at 3:10 p.m. and will be followed by back-to-back 7:10 p.m. start times on Tuesday and Wednesday. The homestand will conclude with a 1:10 p.m. finale on Thursday, June 28.

 

Secure tickets to a summer of historic celebrations that will showcase the great tradition of Detroit Tigers baseball, starting at as low as $16. Fans have the opportunity to purchase single game tickets at the Comerica Park Box Office on Witherell Street, online at tigers.com, or by calling 866-66-TIGER (84437). For complete ticket information including season, group and suite tickets, call 313-471-BALL (2255).

 

  • Weekday Value Pack: For as little as $20 per person, fans can enjoy a Tigers weekday regular season home game with the Weekday Value Pack, which includes four-or-more upper grandstand tickets with four hot dogs, four soft drinks and four individual bags of potato chips. For complete information, please visit tigers.com/valuepack.

 

  • Tigers Digital Ballpark Pass: Get a ticket to every Tigers home game from June through September for as little as $29.99 per month with the Tigers Digital Ballpark Pass. All tickets will be digitally delivered to your mobile device. To order your digital pass or for more information, please visit tigers.com/pass.

 

  • Leinie Summer Party Pack: Starting at just $19, fans ages 21+ can receive a game ticket and voucher for a draft beer. For more details, please visit tigers.com/leinies.

 

  • Chevy Fun Zone Pack: Fans can take advantage of the Chevy Fun Zone Pack during every Tuesday regular-season home game for as low as $21. Each package includes a Chevrolet branded giveaway item. To purchase, please visit mlb.com/tigers/tickets/packs/fun-zone.

 

Monday, June 25 vs. Oakland Athletics at 3:10 p.m. Gates Open at 1:30 p.m.

  • Tigers infielder José Iglesias, outfielder Leonys Martin and his wife, Yaimira Perez, along with 22 other individuals will be sworn in as American Citizens prior to the game during the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services Naturalization Ceremony. The new citizens and their family members will receive complimentary tickets courtesy of the Detroit Tigers to enjoy America's favorite pastime.
  • Mario Impemba's salute to those who served - guests from the John D. Dingell Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Detroit will be treated to a Detroit Tigers game in a party suite, where they will receive ballpark fare catering, a "MVP" t-shirt and an autographed photo of Tigers broadcaster Mario Impemba as part of the Military Veteran's Program (MVP). Detroit VA's mission is to provide timely, compassionate and high-quality care to those who have served in the Armed Forces. The VA provides a variety of healthcare services to more than 330,000 Veterans in Michigan.
  • The ceremonial first pitch will be thrown by Hailey Dawson. Hailey lives with a prosthetic hand due to her battle with Poland syndrome, leaving her with an underdeveloped thumb and pinky finger. She will be wearing her Detroit Tigers prosthetic hand made by the School of Engineering at UNLV. Her mission is to throw the first pitch at each ballpark in Major League Baseball.
  • The ceremonial first pitch will be thrown by David Colletti of Falken Tire.
  • The National Anthem will be performed by Jackie King.

 

Tuesday, June 26 vs. Oakland Athletics at 7:10 p.m. Gates Open at 5:30 p.m.

  • The Michigan High School Positive Athlete Awards will take place on field prior to the game on Tuesday. Sponsored by Delta Airlines, Positive Athlete Michigan is a program celebrating high school student athletes for their positive contributions to their communities, overcoming difficult circumstances with a positive attitude and inspiring those around them. Two coaches and 29 student-athletes will be honored.
  • In partnership with the Alzheimer's Association, the Detroit Tigers will host Alzheimer's Awareness Night at Comerica Park. Each ticket package includes a game ticket, a Detroit Tigers/Alzheimer's Awareness t-shirt and a donation to the cause. Fans are encouraged to wear purple to show their support. For more information, please visit tigers.com/alzheimers.
  • The ceremonial first pitches will be thrown by bestselling author Louis Palter, on behalf of The Henry Ford and Steve Bergers, representing Great Lakes Wine and Spirits.
  • The National Anthem will be performed by Caleb Carroll.

 

Wednesday, June 27 vs. Oakland Athletics at 7:10 p.m. Gates Open at 5:30 p.m.

  • As part of FOX Sports Detroit University Days, the Tigers will host Western Michigan University Day. Each ticket package includes a game ticket, a Detroit Tigers/WMU hat and a donation to the WMU Alumni Association Legacy Scholarships, which recognize the loyalty of multi-generational Bronco families. For more information or to purchase a package, please visit tigers.com/wmu.
  • The first pitch will be thrown by Geoff Bean, representing BELFOR Property Restoration and Steve Forsythe, representing Pepsi.
  • The National Anthem will be performed by Western Michigan's Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia. Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia is the oldest continuously active Greek organization at Western Michigan University.

 

Thursday, June 28 vs. Oakland Athletics at 1:10 p.m. Gates Open at 11:30 a.m.

  • The Detroit Tigers have partnered with WNIC and morning show personality Jay Towers to host members of the Jay's Juniors program and their families for Jay's Juniors Tigers Day Out. Members of the program will have the opportunity to take an on-field photo, and each child will also receive a special gift from the Tigers. Jay's Juniors program is designed to provide children with chronic and terminal illnesses a few moments of happiness during the holiday season. Each of Jay's Juniors and their family members received a fully-paid trip to Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida courtesy of WNIC and their promotional partners.
  • The first pitch will be thrown by a Detroit Tigers Kids Club member. For more information on Detroit Tigers Kids Club, please visit mlb.com/tigers/fans/kids-club.
  • The National Anthem will be performed by Leah Numbers.

 

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