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Special events for 2014 season announced

Little hooligans running around, stocking stuffers, Darth Vader, and Los Tigres.

Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports

Ah, it's that time of the year again. Time to plan that unfortunate "illness" you've suddenly and unexpectedly caught. The appointment you had to call off for, the kids who got into all sorts of "trouble." Build up the time off, fatten the piggy bank, and prolong the car repairs a little longer. It's baseball season!

Without further adieu, here are the events planned for this year. Enjoy to your heart's content! Please enjoy responsibly, if you absolutely must.


DETROIT, MI -- The Detroit Tigers announced today the lineup of special events for the 2014 season, including a tribute to the 1984 World Series Championship team on Monday, June 30. Members of the 1984 World Series team will be honored in a special pre-game on-field ceremony. The first 20,000 fans in attendance will receive commemorative 1984 replica road jerseys, sponsored by Comerica Bank.

Returning special events include: Kids Opening Day (April 6); 20th Annual Negro Leagues Tribute Game (May 24); 44th Annual Polish-American Night (June 13); 4th Annual Classic Car Show (June 14); Christmas in July (July 29); 9th Annual Fiesta Tigres (August 2), and the ever popular Stars Wars Night (September 13). Visit for the complete 2014 home schedule, including all of the Tigers special events and promotions.

The Tigers will also host 10 fireworks shows, presented by Pepsi on every Friday night from May 23-September 26, weather permitting. Six editions of Saturday Night Fireworks will happen from June 7-September 27, presented by Pepsi, weather permitting. In addition, Sunday Kids Days will return to the ballpark in 2014. Every child 14-and-under will receive a promotional item, free rides on the Fly Ball Ferris Wheel and Carousel, free facepainting, and be able to enjoy Kids Run the Bases following the game, weather permitting.

Individual game tickets for the 2014 Detroit Tigers season go on sale Saturday, March 1 beginning at 10:00 a.m. Fans will have the opportunity to purchase single game tickets at the Comerica Park Box Office on Witherell Street, online at, and by calling 866-66-TIGER (84437).

A variety of season ticket options for the upcoming 2014 season are currently on sale. Ticket packages are available for as low as $15 per game and include great benefits. For more information or to purchase season tickets, call (313) 471-2255, email or visit

2014 Special Events Calendar**

Date Special Event Sponsor
Monday, March 31 Opening Day BallPark & Meijer
Wednesday, April 2 Career Day (Class Outside Series)
Thursday, April 3 Math Day (Class Outside Series)
Sunday, April 6 Kids Opening Day BCBS of Michigan
Tuesday, April 15 Jackie Robinson Day
Thursday, April 17 Journalism Day (Class Outside Series)
Thursday, May 8 Space Day (Class Outside Series)
Saturday, May 10 Pre-Game Clinic Red Robin
Sunday, May 11 Mother's Day
Thursday, May 22 Weather Day (Class Outside Series)
Fri-Sun, May 23-25 12th Annual Negro Leagues Weekend Comerica Bank
Saturday, May 24 20th Annual Negro Leagues Tribute Game Comerica Bank
Sunday, June 8 On-Field Photo Day BallPark & Meijer
Friday, June 13 44th Annual Polish-American Night
Saturday, June 14 4th Annual Classic Car Show MCCH & Total Lubricants
Sunday, June 15 Father's Day
Wednesday, June 18 Softball 360 Stadium Power Tour
Monday, June 30 1984 30th Anniversary Celebration Comerica Bank
Friday, July 18 Motown Night
Sunday, July 20 Scout Parade
Tuesday, July 29 Christmas In July
Saturday, August 2 9th Annual ¡Fiesta Tigres! Miller Lite
Friday, August 15 Country Night
Saturday, Sept. 13 Star Wars Night
Fri.-Sun., Sept. 26-28 Fan Appreciation Weekend Comerica Bank
Sunday, Sept. 28 Shirt Off Our Back Giveaway Comerica Bank

**Subject to change