Miguel Cabrera Hosts Eighth Annual "Keeping Kids in the Game" on Monday, August 1st

DETROIT - Detroit Tigers MVP slugger Miguel Cabrera will host the eighth annual "Keeping Kids in the Game" event, presented by Lear Corporation on Monday, August 1 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 VIP Dugout Photo Station, presented by Federated Media 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 Lexus Cigar Lounge, presented by Paulson, Clancy & Friends. 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 2016 Detroit Tigers. The children are invited through their 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 who plan to attend must contact Michele Wysocki (Michele.Wysocki@tigers.com) in the media relations department in advance of the event. Approved media must enter the ballpark through the administration lobby on Montcalm Avenue 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
Belfor Property Restoration
Carbon Media Group
Citi Building Services
Delaware North
Fabulous Events
Federated Media
FOX Sports Detroit
Garrett Popcorn Shops
Granite City Food & Brewery
Hard Rock Café Detroit
Garrett Popcorn Shops
FOX Sports Detroit
Hudsonville Creamery & Ice Cream Company
Innovative Research, Inc
Johnnie on the Spot Printing
Lear Corporation
Lucido Fine Jewelry
Miller Lite
Midnite Oil Creative
MotorCity Casino Hotel
Other's First
Pass Charters
Paulson, Clancy & Friends
Patrón Tequila
Potbelly Sandwich Shop
Second Story Interiors
Terri's Cakes
Tobacco Rose Cigars
The Melting Pot of Troy    
Valerie Elliott & Family