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Spring Training Hits a Home Run in Polk County

Posted on February 4th, 2014 by

Categories: Baseball, Softball, Upcoming

Coming off an unusually cold winter for most of the country, thoughts of a spring vacation in Central Florida are extremely enticing. The weather is mild, the fragrant scent of orange blossoms hangs in the air… and baseball fever is in full swing. For the devoted baseball fan, it doesn’t get much better than spring […]

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Detroit Tigers to host Annual Fantasy Camp Game Saturday

Posted on January 23rd, 2014 by

Categories: Baseball, Upcoming

The Detroit Tigers will host their annual fantasy camp game on Saturday, January 25th at 10:00 a.m. at Joker Marchant Stadium. After spending the week training alongside Tigers greats, the campers will have the opportunity to showcase their talent and passion for the game on the field.  Participants scheduled to appear include: Willie Horton, Mickey […]

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The Detroit Tigers are ready for spring and ready to tee it up with YOU!

Posted on January 22nd, 2014 by

Categories: Baseball, General, Golf, Upcoming

Major League Baseball’s Spring Training is just around the corner and the boys are back in town! Your 2013 American League Central Division Champion Detroit Tigers are ready for spring and ready to tee it up with you. Central Florida’s Polk County Sports Marketing has once again teamed up with the Detroit Tigers to present the […]

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Tickets for 2014 Detroit Tigers Spring Training home games On Sale Saturday

Posted on January 8th, 2014 by

Categories: Baseball, Upcoming

Individual tickets for Detroit Tigers Spring Training home games will go on sale Saturday, January 11th at 10:00 a.m. at the Joker Marchant Stadium box office.  The box office is located at 2301 Lakeland Hills Blvd.  Tickets may also be purchased at 10:00 a.m. through the Tigers website, www.tigers.com, or via telephone by calling toll […]

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The Story of Baseball Legend Ernie Harwell Comes to the Polk Theatre

Posted on January 2nd, 2014 by

Categories: Baseball, Uncategorized, Upcoming

Coming to the historic Polk Theatre in March 2014, “Ernie” is a live production centered on the story of Detroit Tigers Hall of Fame broadcaster Ernie Harwell and his last night at Comerica Park. Writer Mitch Albom, author of “Tuesdays with Morrie” captures the spirit and essence of the baseball legend in this magical production. The play […]

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The Tigers Annual Holiday Merchandise Sale Kicks Off at Joker Marchant Stadium

Posted on December 5th, 2013 by

Categories: Baseball, Uncategorized, Upcoming

The Tigers annual holiday merchandise sale kicks off at Joker Marchant Stadium on Friday, December 6th from 3:00 p.m. -6:00 p.m. Stock up for the holidays with 20-50% off select Tigers and Flying Tigers merchandise. Detroit Tigers fitted and batting practice caps, spring training caps, assorted Tigers baseball caps, spring training shirts, men’s and women’s […]

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Detroit Tigers Announce 2014 Spring Training Schedule

Posted on November 7th, 2013 by

Categories: Baseball, Upcoming

The Detroit Tigers announced the club’s exhibition game schedule for 2014 Spring Training in Lakeland, Florida. Next spring will mark the Tigers 78th season at TigerTown in Lakeland, extending the longest-standing relationship between a major league team and a current Spring Training host city.  The 2014 spring season marks the club’s 49th consecutive season of […]

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Lakeland’s Ron Myers Selected to FL State League Hall of Fame

Posted on September 27th, 2013 by

Categories: Baseball

The Florida State League (FSL) Hall of Fame Committee announced the 2013 Class of Inductees. The 2013 Class will be inducted into the Florida State League Hall of Fame on November 12, 2013 at the Plaza Resort and Spa in Daytona Beach. This will be the fifth induction ceremony. Ron Myers, Director of Florida Operations […]

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Two Home Games Remain as Tigers Spring Training Winds Down

Posted on March 27th, 2013 by

Categories: Baseball

The Detroit Tigers are closing out their 2013 Spring Training season with two final home games remaining this week. The Tigers’ final Lakeland games will take place at 1:05 p.m. on Wednesday, March 27 and Friday, March 29 at Joker Marchant Stadium. The Philadelphia Phillies and the Detroit Tigers have already competed three times for […]

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What’s Happening in Polk County Sports

Posted on March 25th, 2013 by

Categories: Baseball, Football, Lacrosse, Softball, Uncategorized, Upcoming

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA SPORTS For a complete listing of upcoming events in Polk County, please visit our website at: CentralFloridaSports.com/events.aspx. Download Central Florida’s free app on your smart phone at: Explore Central Florida on the iOS or Android market. RussMatt Central Florida Baseball Invitational Dates: Now through Thursday, April 4 Venue: Baseball venues throughout Polk – The RussMatt Central Florida […]

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