Detroit Tigers Spring Training Schedule
The Detroit Tigers are ready to hit the field this spring for what should
be another great set of spring training games down south. For Detroit Tigers fans, a trip to Joker Marchant Stadium in lovely
Lakeland, Florida means breaking out the shorts and t-shirts and heading to sunny Florida for some much needed sunshine and
best of all, your first look at your beloved Tigers. The Tigers have been picked by many to win it all this year, but just
like every team, their journey begins in March when stars and prospects alike take to the field in Florida to perfect their
craft. For many big names, it is a tune up or way to shake off the dust of the offseason. For many others, it is a time when
their careers are on the line, and an impressive Spring Training can get their name on the Opening Day roster.
Tigers team has some of the best players in the league, and it all starts with Miguel Cabrera. Cabrera is destined to go down
as one of the greatest sluggers of all time, as he constantly puts up great power, average and RBI numbers each and every
season. But Cabrera does not have to do it alone, as he's got a nice lineup around him. The Tigers also have two of the best
pitchers in the American League in Justin Verlander and Max Scherzer, both of whom has captured Cy Young trophies. This star-studded
team is set to hit the field in Florida this spring to showcase that they're one of the top teams in the American League.
You can be there in the stands to experience everything that makes spring baseball great, so check out the schedule and head
out to Joker Marchant Stadium.
Detroit Tigers History
The Detroit Tigers are one of the oldest franchises
in the history of Major League Baseball, dating all the way back to 1894. The Tigers have had some great seasons over the
years, and they've experienced some great success over the course of their history. The Tigers have won the American League
pennant 11 times, which means they've appeared in the World Series each of those years. Detroit has won four World Championships,
and are always looking to add to that total. The Tigers always have a roster stocked with some of the best players in baseball,
and that should continue to be the trend. Check out the Tigers this season as they look to add to their rich history of success.
Detroit Tigers Spring Training Experience
There truly is nothing like Spring Training, the looseness of the athletes,
the warmth of the sunshine after a cold winter, and beauty of the Florida and Arizona towns that host the teams. Lakeland,
Florida is the perfect venue for a Spring Training team, with plenty of fun activities for visitors before and after games.
At Joker Marchant Stadium, fans are treated to an incredible venue for baseball, with every seat being the perfect one for
watching baseball. Heading down to Florida to see the Tigers play Spring ball is the perfect way to get a first look at your
beloved team and get a vacation. Don't miss out on the chance to put down the snow shovel and hang up the parka, and get down
to Lakeland where the sun in shining and your favorite stars like Triple Crown Winner and MVP Miguel Cabrera, Cy Young Award
Winners Max Scherzer and Justin Verlander and veteran Torii Hunter are more accessible than they'll be all year.
In 2011, Tigers ace Justin Verlander had a magical season, winning the MVP of the league and the Cy Young
Award. Only 8 players in MLB history have achieved this feat and three are Tigers. Who are the other two Tigers to win both
awards in the same season besides Verlander?
In their championship season of 1968, Tigers pitcher Denny McLain went
31-6 with a 1.96 ERA when he won both awards. In 1984, closer Willie Hernandez won the prestigious awards, both rare for a
relief pitcher, after going 9-3 with 32 saves and a 1.92 ERA.
Detroit Tigers Fans
The Detroit Tigers take
a long history of winning baseball, and they have some of the most loyal fans as a result. These fans head south for the spring
every year to catch the Tigers in action for spring training. The Tigers always have one of the best rosters in baseball,
and spring training gives those fans a chance to see how the team is shaping up heading into the regular season. The Floridian
venue gives these dedicated fans the opportunity to catch the Tigers and enjoy some great weather. Be there in the stands
this season with some of the best fans in baseball when you head out to a spring training contest.