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Tigers to honor '68 team as part of 2013 Special Events lineup


The Detroit Tigers today announced their 2013 lineup of special events that will include a tribute to the 1968 World Championship team on Saturday, May 25. Members of the '68 World Series-winning team will be honored in a pre-game on-field ceremony. The first 10,000 fans in attendance will receive a commemorative '68 team coin, a keepsake to remember the team's tremendous accomplishments.

Returning fan favorites include: the 19th Annual Negro Leagues Tribute Game (April 27); 43rd Annual Polish-American Night (May 24); 3rd Annual Classic Car Show (June 8); Christmas in July (July 31); 8th Annual Fiesta Tigres (August 3); and the ever-popular Stars Wars Night (September 14). Visit tigers.com for the complete 2013 home schedule, special events and promotional lineup.

Individual game tickets for the 2013 Detroit Tigers season go on sale Saturday, March 2 beginning at 10:00 a.m. Fans will have the opportunity to purchase single game tickets at the Comerica Park Box Office on Witherell Street, online at tigers.com, by calling 866-66-TIGER (84437) and at Hockeytown Authentics in Troy.

Season ticket packages start as low as $258 and are available in 81-game, 41-game, 28-Friday Game, 28-Saturday Game and 27-Sunday game plans and 15-game plans. Opening Day tickets are only included in the 81, 41, 28 & 27 game packages. Group tickets are available as Comerica Park will feature two new picnic areas. Visit tigers.com/tickets or call 313-471-BALL (2255).

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