Gutzy Gear giveaway on Labor Day for Kids Monday, Sept. 3

DETROIT - Circle Monday, September 3 on your baseball calendars as the Detroit Tigers present a special Labor Day for Kids when they host the Cleveland Indians, and the race for American League Central Division title continues at Comerica Park with first pitch at 1:05 p.m.  

All kids 14 and under will receive a Gutzy Gear Backpack Strap Cover and a limited edition Detroit Tigers Gutzy patch. GET YOUR TICKETS NOW: Tickets are available at the Comerica Park Box Office, online at and by phone at (866) 66-TIGER (84437). For complete ticket information including single game, season, group and suites visit or call 313-471-BALL (2255).

 “As young Tigers fans prepare for a new school year, we’re excited to provide a “bonus” day of fun at Comerica Park,” said Ellen Zeringue, Tigers’ Vice President of Marketing.  “The “Gutzy Gear” giveaway is a unique accessory and collectible, and is the first of its kind at a Tigers game. In addition, there will be free rides on the Fly Ball Ferris Wheel and the Tiger Carousel, face painting as well as Kids Run the Bases after the game.”  

Gutzy Gear, the company known for cool, high quality, removable backpack patches, has announced the availability of limited edition Detroit Tigers patches.  The patches, known as Gutzies, easily adhere to backpack strap covers, allowing children to sport their hobbies, interests and favorite characters on their school gear. There are over 100 Gutzies to collect and trade, including baseballs, flowers, Spiderman, SpongeBob and more. Children will also receive a mail-in coupon to receive a rare Gutzy patch with proof of any retail purchase of Gutzy Gear.