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Fan Experience

Tigers 2009 Caravan Schedule

13.01.2009 3 comments

With Tigerfest right around the corner, that means the Winter Caravan is about to hit the road too. This year the team is sending out a Metro Bus and a Detroit Bus. Some events are open to the public, as denoted by the “open to the public” phrasing. So if you want to see some […]

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Help a centerfielder out

14.12.2008 3 comments

Official Tiger of DTW and Billfer, Curtis Granderson, will be hosting his second annual charity basketball game. The game supports the Grand Kids Foundation, which in turn supports Michigan’s Inner City schools.

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They don’t care who my Tiger is anymore

02.12.2008 19 comments

News out of Comerica Park is that the Who’s Your Tiger campaign has come to an end. It had been 3 years and they probably got more mileage out of it than could have been expected. But I’ll kind of miss it. The campaign and the resurgence of the franchise went hand in hand. As […]

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Tigers make some ticket price hikes

14.11.2008 4 comments

The Tigers are adjusting some prices, on some games. The following areas won’t see an increase to their base ticket prices: Outfield Box, Right Field Grandstand, Bleachers, Kaline’s Corner and the Upper Level. That comprises 70% of the capacity. The base price is the key here because the team will have premium pricing for 21 […]

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Tigers TV Notes

02.08.2008 1 comment

A couple of items from FSN Detroit: DIRECTV Channel Change: DIRECTV has shifted many of the regional sports network channel locations. FSN Detroit has moved to channel 663. The previous channel, 636, is still active for a couple of weeks. When tuning to Ch. 636, it instructs viewers of the move to 663. Saturday at […]

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Great Moments in T-Shirt History

07.05.2008 7 comments

I apologize for the quality of the photo. It’s the best I could do with my camera phone. What you are looking at is a custom made (I’m assuming it’s custom made anyways) #49 Rod Allen T-shirt. The shirt on its own is a stroke of genius, but it is enhanced greatly by being paired […]

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Off Day Discussion: Thoughts on Comerica Park

28.04.2008 52 comments

It’s the first day off the Tigers have had in awhile. In the interest of sparking discussion that deviates a little bit from “The Tigers need to bench Gary Sheffield in favor of Brandon Inge” (which given the historical feelings about Inge I find to be a surprising sentiment) I thought we’d talk about the […]

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Junkballing: Just a link dump

02.04.2008

No rhyme, reason, or subheadings. Just a quick link dump as I watch Jair Jurrjens carve up the Pirates. Kaline or Clemente: Joe Posnanski tackles who was the better sixties right fielder. Tigers interested in Cordero?: Ian points to a report that the Tigers inquired about Chad Cordero during spring training. I don’t make too […]

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Getting ready for Opening Day

29.03.2008 7 comments

Here we are on the eve of Opening Day eve. Here’s some information to get you ready for the festivities: Tickets Good news for those of you still looking for tickets, the prices appear to be dropping fast on Stubhub. You can now get pairs together for less than $100 a ticket. Most of these […]

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Tigers add more seats to Comerica Park

27.03.2008 4 comments

The Detroit Tigers have added 778 seats to Comerica Park, which will increase the ballpark’s seating capacity to 41,782 on Opening Day. The seats have been added on risers along the main concourse behind existing seating sections and in newly created auxiliary sections on the Dew Deck/Pepsi Porch in right field. The seats in the […]

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What was your best day in baseball?

25.03.2008 30 comments

Last night I finished reading The Soul of Baseball – A Road Trip Through Buck O’Neil’s America. My only disappointment is that I didn’t read the book sooner. Joe Posnanski, arguably the best sportswriter in America, spent a year traveling the country with Negro League legend Buck O’Neil. The result is an enriching look at […]

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DTW Meet in San Francisco

09.03.2008 2 comments

Unfortunately this isn’t something I’ll be able to participate in, but Craig Colwell is offering to coordinate an outing for our West Coast Tigers fans. Here is what Craig asked me to post: Tigers vs Giants June 16,17,18 in San Francisco If there is enough interest from Tiger fans here on the left coast or […]

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