DETROIT – The Detroit Tigers today announced the club’s exhibition game schedule for 2012 Spring Training in Lakeland, FL.
Next spring will mark the Tigers 76th season at TigerTown in Lakeland, extending the longest-standing relationship between a major league team and a current Spring Training host city. The 2012 spring season marks the club’s 47th consecutive season of exhibition play at Joker Marchant Stadium.
The Tigers will begin the exhibition schedule on Friday, March 2 as the club plays host to Florida Southern College in the annual matchup against the Moccasins. The club opens the home portion of the Grapefruit League schedule against the Atlanta Braves at Joker Marchant Stadium on Sunday, March 4.
The schedule is highlighted by a visit from the World Champion St. Louis Cardinals on March 17 and a visit from the American League East Champion New York Yankees on March 24. The schedule also features two visits from the National League East Champion Philadelphia Phillies on March 9 and March 25.
Tickets for the 2011 spring exhibition season will be priced at three separate levels, which include Navy, Orange and White levels. Navy level games on March 4, March 9, March 17, March 21, March 24 and March 25 range from $14-28. Orange level games on March 7, March 10, March 14, March 20, March 26 and March 29 range from $12-25. White level games on March 2, March 5, March 12, March 15, April 1 and April 2 range from $9-22.
Full season ticket packages for the 2012 Tigers Spring Training exhibition season are on sale now at the Joker Marchant Stadium ticket office, via phone at (863) 686-8075 or by visiting http://www.tigers.com. Fans may also now purchase season ticket plans of five-or-more games by calling (863) 686-8075 or by visiting http://www.tigers.com. Individual game tickets go on sale beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 7th, and can be ordered by visiting the ticket office at Joker Marchant Stadium, calling 866-66-TIGER (8-4437) or visiting http://www.tigers.com. For additional ticket information and special group pricing, call the Lakeland office at 863-686-8075.