2014 Opening Day Block Party

971blockpartylogofor web 2014 Opening Day Block Party

It’s Detroit’s annual spring ritual and the biggest party of the year, The Detroit Tigers Home Opener and 97.1 The Ticket’s Opening Day Block Party. The  Tigers take on the Kansas City Royals at Comerica Park on Monday, March 31st  at 1:05 p.m. Catch complete coverage on 97.1 The Ticket, your radio home for Tigers baseball!

Join Detroit’s Sports Station, 97.1 The Ticket, at the annual 97.1 The Ticket Opening Day Block Party, presented by Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort, Monday, March 31, 2014 starting at 10 a.m. in Grand Circus Park, downtown Detroit. Admission to the Block Party is FREE.

The 97.1 The Ticket Opening Day Block Party, presented by Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort
is sponsored in party by: 24 Seconds Bar and Grill | Applebee’s/Del Taco | Ball Park Franks | Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan | Detroit Free Press | Detroit News |Detroit Media Partnership | Detroit vs. Everybody | Henderson Glass | Hooter’s | Labatt | McDonald’s | Metro PCS | Miss Dig | Oakwood Hospital |Tubby’s Sub Shops| Twisted Rooster | Uber | United States Army| US Marine Corp | Victory Electronic Cigarettes |Weingartz Lawn and Garden | WOW!

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Opening Day Block Party! [VIDEO]

Couldn’t make it down to Comerica Park? Catch the action here.

CBS Detroit–03/31/2014

A sight rarely seen -- Comerica Park without any grass. (Credit: Bill Szumanski/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Comerica Park To Have Walk-Through Metal Detectors, Stricter Bag Rules On Opening Day

The Tigers recommend ticket holders arrive early to allow ample time for this new security procedure.

CBS Detroit–03/24/2014

Trucks carrying Kentucky bluegrass sod arrive at Comerica Park ahead of Detroit Tigers Opening Day. (Credit: Charlie Langton/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Sod Arrives At Detroit’s Comerica Park Ahead Of Tigers Opening Day

A very special and highly anticipated delivery has finally made its way to Detroit’s beloved ballpark.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/20/2014

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 01: Andy Dirks #12 of the Detroit Tigers doubles to deep center field during the third inning of the game against the Cleveland Indians at Comerica Park on September 1, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Dirks Expected To Miss 3 Months After Back Surgery

Detroit Tigers outfielder Andy Dirks is expected to miss three months because of a back problem that requires surgery.

97.1 The Ticket–03/04/2014

Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers puts on a batting helmet after coming out of the game and frolics with Max Scherzer #37 during MLB game action against the Toronto Blue Jays on July 4, 2013 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images) *** Local Caption

Poll Question: Who Should Start Opening Day?

Should Max Scherzer or Justin Verlander take to the mound on Opening Day?

97.1 The Ticket–03/04/2014

Guide: Five Ways To Stay Warm On Opening Day

The only way to fight this is to mount a resistance and that means we’re going to have to go outside, even though it’s against our better judgement.

CBS Detroit–03/01/2014

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 10:  Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers pitches against the Oakland Athletics during Game Five of the American League Division Series at O.co Coliseum on October 10, 2013 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Verlander, Scherzer, Sanchez All In Mix For Opening Day Start

Unlike previous seasons, this year Justin Verlander may have some competition as the Opening Day starter for the Detroit Tigers.

CBS Detroit–02/19/2014

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