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Detroit Tigers Class Outside Series

2014 CLASS OUTSIDE EDUCATIONAL SERIES

The Detroit Tigers Class Outside Educational Series combines Common Core Standards and classroom curriculum with the sport of baseball through special presentations, followed by a Tigers game at Comerica Park.


Class Outside
EVENT DATES*

APRIL 2 CAREER DAY
APRIL 3 MATH DAY
APR. 17 JOURNALISM DAY
MAY 8 SPACE DAY
MAY 22 WEATHER DAY


*Weather Permitting

TICKET PRICES

• $16 - Upper Box
• $12 - Mezzanine
• $11 - Upper Reserved
• $10 - Rooftop Bleachers
• $7 - Skyline

Lunch can be purchased for an additional cost. Individuals may bring in a brown bag lunch. Restrictions may apply. See Permitted/Non Permitted Items under the Things to Know tab below.

HOW TO PURCHASE:

Select the tab for your desired game below and click on the Buy Tickets to purchase.

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Call: (313) 471-2361 • Email: corey.bell@detroittigers.com

Journalism Day

Learn about how careers in journalism from the people who cover the Detroit Tigers for radio, TV and other news outlets.

Exclusive for Journalism Day participants and group leaders: Comerica Park gates will open at 10:00 a.m. and will close at 10:40 a.m. Exclusive for Journalism Day participants and group leaders: Comerica Park gates will open at 10:00 a.m. and will close at 10:40 a.m. Please enter the ballpark at GATE D (located on the corner of Montcalm and John R). Participants arriving after 10:40 a.m. will not be allowed into the ballpark until after the gates open for the general public. Once inside, all participants will be directed by Detroit Tigers staff to the Journalism Day presentation area.

The Journalism Day event will start promptly at 10:45 a.m. and last until 11:30 a.m.


Brad Galli
Sports Reporter
Channel 7 WXYZ
Marquette University

Tony Ortiz
Morning Drive Sports Anchor for WWJ Newsradio 950
Detroit Lions Beat Reporter
Sideline Reporter on 97.1 FM The Ticket
Specs Howard School of Broadcasting

Lynn Henning
Detroit News columnist
Michigan State University
Space Day

Michigan has a very special role in the history of space exploration. Many former NASA astronauts are Michigan natives (and baseball fans!).

Join the Tigers as we explore our universe and galaxy, from the perspective of an astronaut, utilizing the giant HD Comerica Park videoboard. Guests from The Michigan Science Center will be on hand to discuss the wonders of space. Please note: Space Day is designed for elementary and middle school students. Special guest, NASA Astronaut Dr. Michael Massimino will share his experiences from his trips to outer space to service the Hubble Telescope. Dr. Massimino has appeared on 'The Big Bang Theory' and in several documentaries. In addition, The Michigan Science Center will be on hand to discuss the wonders of space.

Exclusive for Space Day participants and group leaders: Comerica Park gates will open at 10:00 a.m. and will close at 10:40 a.m. Please enter the ballpark at GATE D (located on the corner of Montcalm and John R). Participants arriving after 10:40 a.m. will not be allowed into the ballpark until after the gates open for the general public. Once inside, all participants will be directed by Detroit Tigers staff to the Space Day presentation area. The Space Day event will start promptly at 10:45 a.m. and last until 11:30 a.m.

The Michigan Science Center (MiSci) is a unique, fun and dynamic hands-on museum, offering programs that inspire children and their families to discover, explore and appreciate science, technology and math in a fun, dynamic learning environment. Through an interactive approach to science with engaging, hands-on exhibits, shows and activities, MiSci strives to help launch the next generation of Michigan’s engineers, scientists and innovators, and significantly impact the cultural and economic renewal of Detroit and Michigan.

Weather Day

This event is SOLD OUT.

Join the Tigers and learn about the science behind Michigan weather and why it acts the way it does. In addition, we'll discuss how these weather changes can effect our lives and Detroit Tigers baseball. Please note: The Weather Day presentation is designed for elementary and middle school students.

Weather Day will feature meteorologists from the FOX 2 Weather Authority and special weather related demonstrations by experts from Toledo's Imagination Station. Imagination Station, Toledo’s hands-on science center on the downtown riverfront, provides a critical layer of science enrichment by serving as an educational partner for teachers, schools and parents. It’s with a thoughtful blend of hundreds of hands-on exhibits, experiences, education and excitement that Imagination Station is inspiring future generations of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) careers in northwest Ohio.

Exclusive for Weather Day participants and group leaders: Comerica Park gates will open at 10:00 a.m. and will close at 10:40 a.m. Please enter the ballpark GATE D (located on the corner of Montcalm and John R). Participants arriving after 10:40 a.m. will not be allowed into the ballpark until after the gates open for the general public. Once inside, all participants will be directed by Detroit Tigers staff to the Weather Day presentation area.

The Weather Day event will start promptly at 10:45 a.m. and last until 11:30 a.m.

Career Day

Thanks for your interest. Check back for 2015 info.

Come to Comerica Park to witness a special pre-game workshop with members of the Detroit Tigers front office, and learn about careers in media relations, marketing, corporate sales, ballpark operations, promotions and sales! Listen to real people talk about real jobs and real life experiences in the game of baseball.

When the presentation is over, you can watch all the action as the Tigers take on the Royals!

Please note: The Career Day presentation is designed for high school and college students. This is not a job fair.

Exclusive for Career Day participants and group leaders: Comerica Park gates will open at 10:00 a.m. and will close at 10:40 a.m. Please enter the ballpark at GATE D (located on the corner of Montcalm and John R). Participants arriving after 10:40 a.m. will not be allowed into the ballpark until after the gates open for the general public. Once inside, all participants will be directed by Detroit Tigers staff to the Career Day presentation area.

The Career Day workshop will start promptly at 10:45 a.m. and last until 11:30 a.m.


Jordan Field
Detroit Tigers, Inc.
Director, Detroit Tigers Foundation
University of Michigan

Keri Gallagher
Detroit Tigers, Inc.
Coordinator, Sponsorship Services
University of Toledo

Lindsey Hayes
FOX Sports Detroit
Reporter/Host
Winona State University

John Rehm
Jack Morton Worldwide
Sr. VP, Brand Experience Marketing (Chevrolet Racing)
Central Michigan University
Math Day

Thanks for your interest. Check back for 2015 info.

More and more mathematics plays into the way sports General Managers, journalists, and fantasy sports enthusiasts evaluate the performance of professional athletes. Join the Tigers as we discuss the math behind baseball, and how it is used to make your favorite teams better.

Elliott Kalb, MLB Network's Senior Editorial Director since the inception of the Network, has covered Major League Baseball for three decades, mostly for NBC Sports. He is a noted historian who has written "Who's Better, Who's Best in Baseball (2004), and The Thirty Greatest Sports Conspiracy Theories of All-Time" (with Mark Weinstein).

Kalb has written for foxsports.com; mlb.com; and hbo.com. He appears regularly on Brian Kenny's NBC Sports Radio show and has appeared on-camera as the Ombudsman for Kenny's MLB Network show, "Clubhouse Confidential".

Please note: The Math Day presentation is designed for middle and high school students.

Exclusive for Math Day participants and group leaders: Comerica Park gates will open at 10:00 a.m. and will close at 10:40 a.m. Please enter the ballpark at GATE D (located on the corner of Montcalm and John R). Participants arriving after 10:40 a.m. will not be allowed into the ballpark until after the gates open for the general public. Once inside, all participants will be directed by Detroit Tigers staff to the Math Day presentation area.

The Math Day event will start promptly at 10:45 a.m. and last until 11:30 a.m.

  • Event Gate D opens at 10:00 am and will close at 10:45 am. Once you enter the park you will be asked to sit in the designated seating area. All groups are asked upon entry, to move directly to the designated seating areas and not wait at the gates or concourse. Guests are asked to remain in the designated seating areas until 11:30 am. Please note other areas of the ballpark are not open to the public until 11:30 am.
  • Program starts at 10:45 am
  • Program ends at 11:30 am
  • Lunch Time/Free Time (Individuals are welcome to eat lunch and/or stroll the ballpark concourse at their leisure. Lunch will be at your own expense). 11:30 am -1:00pm
  • Tigers Game starts at 1:08pm

*Please note all Class Outside Educational Series Events will occur rain or shine. Please prepare for inclement weather.

BUS PARKING

Buses are allowed to park on the eastbound I-75 Service Drive and Brush Street between the Service Drive and Mack, free of charge. Buses are not permitted to park on the westbound 1-75 Service Drive between Brush Street and Woodward. Bus parking is available on a first come first serve basis, so please arrive early.

PERMITTED/NON PERMITTED ITEMS

Guests will be asked to return all restricted items back to their vehicle. Guests who are caught in the park with a restricted item(s) will have the object confiscated and may be subject to ejection.

Permitted Items after inspection:

  • ALL BAGS/PURSES ARE SUBJECT TO INSPECTION
  • baseball mitts/gloves
  • bags smaller than 16" x 16" x 8" (including soft sided coolers, backpacks and diaper bags, bags cannot have a rigid interior or exterior frame)
  • binoculars
  • blankets
  • cameras still and video ( tri-, uni-, or mono- pods are prohibited)
  • drink boxes, if you have children in your party or for medical needs
  • factory sealed clear bottles of unflavored water
  • Individual portion sized food or snacks (outside food is not allowed into the suites)
  • headphones
  • plastic baby bottles if you have a child in your party
  • seat cushions
  • small radios
  • strollers (umbrella-type that folds up and will fit underneath the seat, large strollers may be checked at Guest Services)
  • umbrellas (large golf umbrellas and umbrellas with metal tips are strongly discouraged)

Non-Permitted Items:

  • aerosol cans (hairspray, mace, pepper spray, etc.)
  • animals (except certified service animals or service animals in training)
  • bags larger than 16" x 16" x 8"
  • baseball bats of any size
  • beach balls or other inflatable items
  • beverages (except juice boxes with children in your party, or for medical needs)
  • bottles (glass or plastic with the exception of factory sealed clear bottles of unflavored water)
  • brooms
  • fireworks, firearms or other weapons
  • fishing nets or poles
  • framed backpacks
  • frisbees
  • hard sided coolers
  • knives
  • laser devices/pointers
  • liquid containers (glass or plastic with the exception of factory sealed clear bottles of unflavored water)
  • markers, paint
  • noisemaking devices: air horns, bullhorns, thundersticks, cowbells, bells, horns, kazoos, whistles, and other noisemakers
  • non-baseball related signs
  • objects that can be used as missiles or projectiles: sticks, bats, clubs, frisbees, beachballs
  • skateboards or rollerblades
  • squirt guns including super soakers
  • sticks, including signs attached to sticks
  • stools, folding chairs, stools or back supports
LOST CHILDREN/GROUP MEMBERS

The Tigers suggest that a parent/guardian obtain a Kids ID wristband available at Guest Service locations behind section 130, 210, and 330, to assist event staff colleagues in locating their group. Adults looking for lost group members should contact the nearest event staff colleague or report the missing person to the nearest guest service office.