Every Game Counts as Tigers Return Home for Final Regular Season Homestand Against Royals and Indians Beginning September 23rd at Comerica Park

Homestand Features Fan Appreciation Weekend, Ian Kinsler Tigers T-Shirt Friday, 2006 American League Championship Anniversary Series (Magglio Ordoñez), FOX Sports Detroit University Night!

DETROIT - The Tigers return to Comerica Park for their final regular season homestand beginning Friday, September 23 through Thursday, September 29 as they host the Kansas City Royals September 23-25 and the Cleveland Indians September 26-29. Friday's game against the Royals is scheduled for 7:10 p.m., while Saturday and Sunday's games are scheduled for 1:05 p.m. and 1:10 p.m., respectively. The Tigers close out the homestand with a four-game series against the Indians with the first three games against the Indians slated for 7:10 p.m. and the final regular season home game on Thursday starting at 1:10 p.m.
Tickets are available at the Comerica Park Box Office, online at tigers.com and by phone at (866) 66-TIGER (84437). For complete ticket information including 2016 postseason, 2017 season, group and suites visit tigers.com/tickets or call 313-471-BALL (2255). Please remember to avoid delays, it's best to arrive early to Comerica Park.
Fan Appreciation Weekend September 23-25
·   The Tigers will give away over 500 prizes to randomly selected winners in attendance throughout the weekend including Tigers gear and authentic merchandise as part of Fan Appreciation Weekend, presented by Comerica Bank. The annual "Shirt Off Our Back" giveaway will return on Sunday, September 25th. Fans will be randomly selected to receive the actual game-worn jerseys of Detroit Tigers players, coaches and select FOX Sports Detroit broadcasters during a postgame on-field ceremony. All prizes will be selected randomly using a computer generated system to ensure equal opportunity for ALL fans.
·   In honor of fan appreciation, Tigers fans will receive 25% off all merchandise, valid at all Comerica Park retail locations including The D Shop. (*Sales excludes programs, yearbooks, scorecards, clearance items, game-used items and previously purchased merchandise. Whiles supplies last. Limited time only, valid only from Friday September 23rd to Sunday September 25th. Exclusions may apply. See store associate for more details). 

·   Potential Postseason Tickets Available: Individual game tickets for Detroit Tigers potential 2016 Wild Card and American League Division Series home games at Comerica Park are on sale now. Tickets will ONLY be available by visiting www.tigers.com. Tickets will not be available at the Comerica Park box office or by phone. Suites are available for all postseason games. Each suite package includes a deposit for suites for the 2017 regular season. For more information, please call (313) 471-2222.

·   Tigers T-Shirt Fridays: For Friday night home games, fans can purchase this select ticket package that includes an upper infield box, or a lower baseline box, or a mezzanine or an upper reserved ticket and a Tigers player emoji t-shirt. The final emoji t-shirt this season will feature Ian Kinsler on September 23 vs. the Kansas City Royals. Tickets are available at tigers.com/tshirtfridays or by calling 313-471-BALL (Please note, this package is NOT available at the box office).

·   Weekday Value Pack: Tickets are available for the Weekday Value Pack that includes four upper reserved tickets, four sodas, four hot dogs and four bags of chips for $16 or $19 per person at tigers.com/value or at the Tigers box office. This offer is valid Monday - Friday ONLY (excludes Saturday and Sunday games against the Kansas City Royals).

·   Miller Lite Friday Night Party Packages: For every Friday night game at Comerica Park, the Detroit Tigers are offering a game ticket and a 16oz. Miller Lite*. Miller Lite Friday Night Party Packages come with a voucher redeemable for a beverage at the Miller Lite Jungle, the "Grab n Go" located behind section 146, or the Chevrolet Pavilion Patio areas. This ticket package is not eligible for print at home or digital delivery. *Voucher may also be redeemed for a non-alcoholic alternative (soda or water).  

·   Chevrolet Fun Zone Ticket Package: This ticket package includes an upper baseline box ticket with a voucher for a Chevrolet branded item. Vouchers can be redeemed at the ticket sales kiosk outside of section 332. This offer is valid for every Tuesday home game including September 27 against the Cleveland Indians.

·   ON TAP: Beginning with Friday's game against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at 7:10 p.m., Detroit's own Stroh's Bohemian Pilsner will be on tap in the MI Craft stand near section 104.

Friday, September 23 vs. Kansas City Royals at 7:10 p.m. Gates Open at 5:30 p.m.
·   The first 5,000 fans will receive a Carhartt Watch Hat, presented by Carhartt. 
·   Detroit Tigers Foundation 50/50 Raffle: The Detroit Tigers Foundation 50/50 Charity Raffle continues at Comerica Park this season at all Friday and Saturday home games. The partner charity for this weekend's 50/50 raffle is Camp Mak-a-Dream, Michigan Chapter, a local charity that sends young adults with cancer from Michigan to attend a summer camp in Montana. Tickets will be sold on a digital platform and are three for $5, 10 for $10 and 40 for $20. The winner will be announced on the Comerica Park scoreboard before the end of the game. The 50/50 Charity Raffle program has raised more than $1.3 million for charity.
·   Soccer Night Ticket Package: Each fan who purchased this ticket package will receive a Detroit Tigers "soccer-style" scarf along with their ticket on the lower baseline box, or in the upper box infield or in the mezzanine. For more information, or groups of 15 or more, email corey.thomas@tigers.com.
·   The ceremonial first pitch will be thrown by Staff Sergeant Christopher Noe.
·   The national anthem will be performed by the West Middle School Cardinal Singers of Taylor, MI.
·   Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers will be giving away a 2016 Chevrolet Malibu following the game on Friday, September 23. Four contestants who were selected by Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers for participating in their Text-To-Win contest during the in- game Chevy Motor City Wheels races, will compete for the chance to win the Malibu from Lou LaRiche Chevrolet dealership. 
·   Following the conclusion of Friday's game, fans can enjoy Pepsi Close for Cash and the final postgame fireworks show, presented by Pepsi, Channel 7 and WOMC and hosted by WOMC's Stacey DuFord (weather permitting). 

Saturday, September 24 vs. Kansas City Royals at 1:05 p.m. Gates Open at 11:30 a.m. 
(FANS RECOMMENDED TO ARRIVE EARLY FOR MAGGLIO ORDOÑEZ Q&A SESSION)
·   2006 AL Championship 10th Anniversary: Magglio Ordoñez will participate in a pregame Q&A session with fans from 11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Big Cat Court as part of the 2006 AL Championship 10th Anniversary celebration and throw out the ceremonial first pitch. Ordoñez will also sign autographs at 9:30 a.m. in The D Shop. Tickets are available online at tigers.com/autographs prior to the signing or in The D Shop the day of the signing. All signatures will be authenticated by Major League Baseball. For additional information visit tigers.com/autographs.
·   Verlander's Victory for Veterans: This season, for each Saturday home game, Justin Verlander hosts Veterans from Veterans Affairs Medical Centers throughout the state of Michigan. These Veterans sustained injuries or illness in Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom or in Afghanistan during Operation Enduring Freedom. The Veterans along with their families cheer on the Tigers from the comfort of Verlander's personal luxury suite. After serving our country, the special day provides American veterans the opportunity to enjoy a Tigers game with their family. Veterans from the Detroit Veterans Affairs Medical Center will share luxury suite tickets and parking passes in the Tigers Parking Garage. Food and beverage is provided for the guests courtesy of Verlander. Veterans receive a personalized welcome letter from Verlander, a Verlander's Victory for Veterans t-shirt and a Wins for Warriors baseball cap.
·   The other ceremoninal first pitches will be thrown by Traci Lanier and Commander Todd Bettison, representing Comerica Bank.
·   The national anthem will be performed by Jenison High School Choir of Jenison, MI. 
·   Prior to Saturday's game, fans will receive a Detroit Tigers Grand Slam Coupon Book as they enter Comerica Park. 

Sunday, September 25 vs. Kansas City Royals at 1:10 p.m. Gates Open at 11:30 a.m.
·   All kids 14-and-under will receive a Victor Martinez Pencil Set, presented by Kroger. 
·   All Sunday home games are Chevy Youth Baseball Sunday Kids Days at Comerica Park. All kids 14-and-under will receive a free promotional item as part of the "Every Kid, Every Sunday" giveaway guarantee, enjoy free rides courtesy of Kroger on the Comerica Bank Carousel or the Fly Ball Ferris Wheel, take part in free face painting and hang out with the Tigers Party Patrol at the Big Cat Court. Across from the Big Cat Court next to the Kids Club Station, select kids will have the chance to win Chevy Silverado Power Wheels (two giveaways each Sunday). Following the game, all kids 14-and-under are invited down to the field for Kids Run the Bases courtesy of Aquafina, weather permitting.
·   Jewish Heritage Day: Join the Detroit Tigers and local community organizations to celebrate the club's unique Jewish Heritage, highlighted by Tigers legend Hank Greenberg, the first Jewish player elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Each ticket package includes the choice of an upper box infield or upper reserved ticket, a Detroit Tigers Hank Greenberg Hall Of Fame plaque, a Detroit Tigers yarmulke, and a $5 donation to the Jewish Historical Society of Michigan. For more information or to order 15 or more tickets please contact Michelle Fields at (313) 471-2221 or email michelle.fields@detroittigers.com.
·   Yoga Day: The Detroit Tigers will host their first-ever yoga day on Sunday, September 25th as the Tigers face the Kansas City Royals at 1:10 p.m. Fans who purchased the exclusive yoga day ticket package that includes one lower baseline box, or an upper infield box, or mezzanine, or an upper reserved ticket, will receive a unique Tigers yoga mat and the opportunity to participate in a postgame yoga class in the outfield at Comerica Park. (This ticket package is sold out).
·   The ceremonial first pitch will be thrown by Tigers fan Aaron Schlussel. 
·   The national anthem and God Bless America will be performed by vocalist Caleb Carroll. 

Monday, September 26 vs. Cleveland Indians at 7:10 p.m. Gates Open at 5:30 p.m.
·   Ponle Acento: Major League Baseball's #PonleAcento campaign (to put an accent on it) features all the ways Latinos put an accent on the game both on and off the field and is part of the league's increased effort to reach Latino fans, which started in 2015. Customized Hispanic Heritage Month BP shirts will be worn by all players and coaches on Monday to celebrate Ponle Acento.
·   The ceremonial first pitches will be thrown by Ty Cobb's granddaughter, Cindy Cobb and Tigers fan Roy Schmipper.
·   The national anthem will be performed by vocalist Rachel Kalmowitz.
·   Prior to Monday's game, fans will receive a Detroit Tigers Grand Slam Coupon Book as they enter Comerica Park. 

Tuesday, September 27 vs. Cleveland Indians at 7:10 p.m. Gates Open at 5:30 p.m.
·   Wayne State University Night: The Detroit Tigers along with FOX Sports Detroit and AMP Radio will host the seventh and final installment of their University Days series at Comerica Park. All fans who purchased the Wayne State University ticket package will receive a co-branded Detroit Tigers and Wayne State University baseball hat and a donation will be made to the Wayne State University General Scholarship Fund. (This ticket package is sold out).
·   The ceremonial first pitch will be thrown by Tigers fan Brian McDonald. 

Wednesday, September 28 vs. Cleveland Indians at 7:10 p.m. Gates Open at 5:30 p.m.
·   Healthcare Professional Ticket Package: This ticket package includes: a lower baseline box, or upper box infield, or upper baseline box or upper reserved ticket and a Detroit Tigers scrub shirt. For groups of 15 or more please contact Jessica.lepage@tigers.com.
·   The ceremonial first pitch will be thrown by Tigers fan John Heraghty.
·   The national anthem will be performed by Alise King, winner of the 2016 Detroit Stars singing competition that took place during Negro Leagues Weekend earlier this season. 

Thursday, September 29 vs. Cleveland Indians at 1:10 p.m. Gates Open at 11:30 a.m.
·   The ceremonial first pitches will be thrown by Eric Fiebelkorn, representing Toshiba and Joe McManus, representing Frito Lay.
·   The national anthem will be performed by the L'Anse Creuse High School North Choirs of Macomb Township. 

TRAFFIC UPDATES:
·   For traffic updates fans can find alerts and alternative routes at tigers.com, and visit tigers.com/ballparkapp to download the MLB.com Ballpark app., and fans can follow @tigers on Twitter. 
·   The Detroit Tigers recommend tuning to WWJ 950 AM for up-to-the-minute updates on traffic alerts and closures. 
·   Fans can also check with the Michigan Department of Transportation and the City of Detroit Department of Transportation for real-time road closures and detours at www.michigan.gov/mdot and download the Mi Drive app. and you can also visit www.m-1rail.com.

PAWS TRACKS TO COMERICA PARK:
·   Traffic patterns may be modified at the discretion of law enforcement agencies.
·   Tigers gameday and event traffic patterns go into effect a minimum of three hours prior to start time.