CABRERA TO HOST 7TH ANNUAL 'KEEPING KIDS IN THE GAME' ON JUNE 29TH

 

DETROIT - Detroit Tigers MVP slugger Miguel Cabrera will host the seventh annual 'Keeping Kids in the Game', presented by Lear Corporation on Monday, June 29 at Comerica Park. Proceeds from the event support children's health and youth baseball programs facilitated by the Children's Hospital of Michigan 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 dugout photo station and a private fireworks show. Guests at the event will also be treated to live entertainment, extraordinary auction items and a strolling dinner, along with beverages and cigars in the MotorCity Casino Hotel Tiger Club and the Cigar Bar presented by Lin Digital. In addition, an exclusive VIP reception presented by Citi Building Services will be held in the Tigers home clubhouse.   

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 2015 Detroit Tigers. The children are invited through the 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 field and the Brushfire Grill only. All members of the media must enter the ballpark through the administration lobby on Montcalm Ave. with authorized credentials. There will be no admittance of media at any other entrance to the ballpark or for those without proper credentials.

 

Event Sponsors Include:

American Manufacturing

Art Van Pure Sleep Matress Store

Asylum Cigars

Bath Fitter

Belfor Property Restoration

Carbon Media Group

Carrabba's Italian Grill

Citi Building Services

Delaware North

Fathead

Fabulous Events

Hard Rock Café Detroit

Garrett Popcorn Shops

FOX Sports Detroit

Hudsonville Creamery & Ice Cream Company

Innovative Research, Inc

John Paulson & Friends

Johnnie on the Spot

Kohl's

Lear Corporation

Lin Digital

Miller Lite

Midnite Oil Creative

MotorCity Casino Hotel      

Roca Patrón

Potbelly Sandwich Shop

Pepsi

ShutterBooth

Smith & Forge Hard Cider

Take 2

Tapper's Diamonds & Fine Jewelry

The Melting Pot of Troy

Total Lubricants                  

Tremco

Ulitmat Vodka

Valerie Elliott & Family