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June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Detroit Tigers and the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute are teaming up for the second annual Pink Out the Park at the Detroit Tigers vs. Kansas City Royals game
Friday, Sept. 13, at
7:08 p.m., at Comerica Park. This year's Pink Out the Park event is sponsored by Delta Air Lines. The event raises awareness of breast cancer, as well as helps raise funds for breast cancer research at the Karmanos Cancer Institute.
Ticket Package #1, $29 each, will include a seat in the Upper Box Infield and a Pink Out the Park t-shirt.
Ticket Package #2, $21 each, will include a seat in the Mezzanine area and 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. Proceeds from two 50/50 raffles at Comerica Park, one to be held
Sept. 13 and the other
Sept. 14, will also benefit Karmanos' breast cancer research.
Delta Air Lines, the Official Airline of the Detroit Tigers, will serve as the host sponsor and will provide a pink bag giveaway item
to the first 10,000 fans attending the
Sept. 13 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.
"Everyone knows someone touched by breast cancer," said
Tom Brookens, Detroit Tigers third base coach. "Raising awareness of breast cancer to help prevent it, detect it early and develop new treatments has parallels to a winning baseball team: it takes hard work, persistence and teamwork.
"The Detroit Tigers are proud to team up with the Karmanos Cancer Institute for the second annual Pink Out the Park. Together, with our fans, we will raise awareness and encourage funding for breast cancer research right here at home at the Karmanos Cancer Institute."