Karmanos and Tigers Team Up for Breast Cancer Awareness


DETROIT — The Detroit Tigers and the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute are teaming up for “Pink Out the Park” at the Detroit Tigers vs. Cleveland Indians game, at 7:05 p.m., Sept. 5 at Comerica Park. The event, which is sponsored by Kroger, will raise awareness of breast cancer, as well as help raise funds for breast cancer research at the Karmanos Cancer Institute.

Kroger will serve as the event sponsor and will provide a giveaway item to the first 10,000 fans attending the Detroit Tigers vs. Cleveland Indians game. Media sponsors include FOX Sports Detroit and CBS Radio Detroit: WWJ Newsradio 950, 97.1 The Ticket, 98.7 AMP Radio, 99.5 WYCD, 104.3 WOMC and Talk Radio 1270 WXYT.

“The Detroit Tigers are proud to team with the Karmanos Cancer Institute to heighten public awareness of cancer prevention,” said Elaine Lewis, Tigers’ vice president of community and public affairs. “The Pink Out the Park event at Comerica Park demonstrates the importance of community collaboration to further the research needed to one day find a cure.”

Pepsi Porch Party tickets, at $65 each, will include: a seat in the Outfield Box area with access to the Pepsi Porch; a Pink Out the Park T-shirt; and all you can eat Ballpark Buffet with hot dogs, hamburgers, cole slaw, pasta salad, baked beans, chips, water, and soft drinks.

Cancer-Fighting tickets, at $18 each, will provide seating in the Mezzanine area plus a Pink Out the Park T-shirt. There will also be kiosks throughout Comerica Park with breast health education materials for fans to take home.

 Visit www.karmanos.org/tigers for ticket purchase information or call 313-576-8112.