DETROIT- The 2017 Detroit Tigers Winter Caravan in partnership with Visit Central Florida, is set for Thursday, January 19 and Friday, January 20, and features an exciting lineup of stops throughout the state of Michigan. Tigers Executive Vice President, Baseball Operations and General Manager Al Avila, Executive Vice President, Business
DETROIT- The 2017 Detroit Tigers Winter Caravan in partnership with Visit Central Florida, is set for Thursday, January 19 and Friday, January 20, and features an exciting lineup of stops throughout the state of Michigan. Tigers Executive Vice President, Baseball Operations and General Manager Al Avila, Executive Vice President, Business Operations Duane McLean, Vice President, Assistant General Manager David Chadd, Special Assistant to the General Manager Alan Trammell, Manager Brad Ausmus, coaches, players, broadcasters, and Detroit's favorite mascot PAWS, will take part in a two-day journey across the region, spreading baseball fever to fans of all ages.
"We have an exciting line-up of events scheduled for the Winter Caravan that include celebrations of significant anniversaries within our communities," said Tigers Vice President of Public Affairs and Strategic Planning Elaine Lewis. "Year in and year out, the players, manager and coaches have made a commitment to engaging with fans throughout the state of Michigan, and they enjoy seeing the smiles, hearing the cheers, and feeling the passion and outpouring support from fans. It speaks to the impact the Tigers caravan can have for all."
The 2017 Detroit Tigers Winter Caravan will be making nearly 30 stops throughout the region, including three new destinations. The Metro Bus will visit the Farmington Public Safety Department and Selfridge Air National Guard Base to name a few, while the West Bus will debut at the Michigan State Police Headquarters.
Media are encouraged to attend stops along the caravan for photo and b-roll opportunities. Further information on arranged media availabilities with Tigers players, coaches and executives will be announced at a later date.
Thursday, January 19
Detroit Symphony Orchestra 1:05-2:00 p.m.
3711 Woodward Ave., Detroit
Mariner's Inn 1:05-1:35 p.m.
445 Ledyard St., Detroit
Hard Rock Café 1:15-2:00 p.m.
45 Monroe St., Detroit
United States Customs and Border Protection 1:15-2:10 p.m.
2810 W. Fort St #123, Detroit
Children's Hospital (DMC) 2:15-3:15 p.m.
3901 Beaubien St., Detroit
Comerica Bank 2:15-3:15 p.m.
411 Lafayette Blvd., Detroit
AAA 2:30-3:20 p.m.
1 Auto Club Dr., Dearborn
Farmington Public Safety Department 4:00-4:45 p.m.
23600 Liberty St., Farmington
Department. The program includes a jersey and autographed helmet presentation. BELFOR will make a special presentation as well.
Hockeytown Authentics 5:15-6:00 p.m.
1845 East Big Beaver Rd., Troy
Clarenceville High School 5:10-6:10 p.m.
20155 Middlebelt Rd., Livonia
Toledo Mud Hens The Flock Winter Party 6:05-7:05 p.m.
Hensville Fleetwood Building
28 N. Clair St., Toledo
Friday, January 20
Selfridge Air National Guard Base 10:30-11:10 a.m.
Harrison Charter Township
FOX Sports Detroit 11:20 a.m.-12:10 p.m.
26555 Evergreen Rd #90, Southfield
FBI 11:15 a.m.-12:20 p.m.
477 Michigan Ave. #26
DTE Energy Headquarters 12:30-2:00 p.m.
One Energy Plaza, Detroit
Wayne State University Police Department 2:40-3:20 p.m.
6050 Cass Ave., Detroit
North American International Auto Show 2:45-3:45 p.m.
One Washington Blvd., Detroit
Thursday, January 19
Michigan State Police Headquarters 2:30-3:15 p.m.
7150 Harris Drive, Dimondale
Grand Rapids Police Department 5:45-6:15 p.m.
1 Monroe Center St. NW, Grand Rapids
West Michigan Whitecaps Banquet 5:45-8:45 p.m.
Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park
1000 East Beltline Ave. NE, Grand Rapids
Friday, January 20
Hudsonville Creamery 9:35-10:55 a.m.
345 East 48th Street Suite, Holland
Meijer 9:50-10:20 a.m.
746 E 16th St., Holland
University of Michigan - Junge Family Champions Center 2:00-3:30 p.m.
333 E. Stadium Boulevard, Ann Arbor
Tigers will present a #200 jersey to Dr. Mark Schlissel, President of the University of Michigan, in honor of the university's 200th anniversary.