DETROIT - The Detroit Tigers will host the Minnesota Twins Wednesday, September 14 at 7:10 p.m. and throughout the game, FOX Sports Detroit will be hosting the broadcast auction, featuring the Tigers wives Ashley Boyd, wife of pitcher Matt Boyd, Stephanie Lowe, wife of pitcher Mark Lowe, Jessica McCann, wife of catcher James McCann, AJ Palace, wife of bullpen catcher Sam Palace, Kristin Wilson, wife of pitcher Alex Wilson and Amanda Wilson, wife of pitcher Justin Wilson to benefit the Detroit Tigers Foundation, an affiliate of Ilitch Charities. The auction features items selected by Tigers wives including unique memorabilia ranging from baseballs to game-used items and more. The Tigers wives also included items to reflect their husband's favorite things like restaurant gift cards, CDs, DVDs and snacks.
The packages below will be auctioned during the broadcast on FOX Sports Detroit and MLB.tv. The PAWS "Favorite Things" basket will be auctioned on tigers.com/wives ONLY. Each package includes the items listed below are subject to change. The auction packages include the items of current Tigers players, manager, coaches and FOX Sports Detroit broadcasters. The auction begins with the first pitch of the game and ends with the first pitch of the eighth inning. To bid on one of the below packages (except PAWS), call (313) 471-2100.
Fans attending the game will have the opportunity to bid on the auction items during the game by visiting the Brushfire Grille inside Comerica Park. In addition to bidding on auction items, fans may make a donation. The first 200 people to call and donate $60 or more will receive a limited edition Detroit Tigers Foundation custom bow tie.
*Items are provided by Tigers Clubhouse and/or Tigers player and their significant other. Unless otherwise noted, items are not authenticated by Major League Baseball and will not be accompanied by a certificate of authenticity.
In some instances, due to size of the auction items, shipping is not practical and pick up from Comerica Park may be required. Please consider this information at the time of your bid.
For more information regarding the auction and a complete list of items, along with pictures, visit tigers.com/wives.
Detroit Tigers Foundation Custom Bow Ties
Beginning in the month of September, the Detroit Tigers Foundation will sell 500 limited edition custom bow ties in recognition of Pediatric Cancer Awareness month. Proceeds from the sale of the bow ties will benefit the Detroit Tigers Foundation and the ChadTough Foundation. Chad Carr was the grandson of former University of Michigan Head Football Coach, Lloyd Carr. In the fall of 2015, Chad sadly lost his battle with an inoperable brain tumor called Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Giloma (DIPG). In honor of Chad's favorite color, orange, the bow tie design features a pattern of orange home plates each with a likeness of Chad flexing his muscles. The home plates lay over a blue background, reminiscent of the hundreds of orange balloons released to the blue sky following Chad's celebration of life memorial service. The first 500 Bow Ties are numbered with a gold sticker on the custom Bow Tie box, in honor of Chad's love for stickers and featuring Gold, the color of Childhood Cancer Awareness. Beginning in September, bow ties can be purchased by visiting tigers.com/bowtie.