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2015 Florida Grapefruit League season begins March 1 with over 240 Games

Posted on December 18th, 2014 by

Categories: Baseball, Upcoming

The Florida Sports Foundation, in conjunction with the 15 Major League Baseball teams holding their annual Spring Training in Florida, is proud to announce a 241-game schedule of Florida Grapefruit League games between March 1 and April 4, 2015. Florida Spring Training is an annual tradition in the Sunshine State and the 2015 season will […]

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Detroit Tigers to Stay in Lakeland for 20 More Years

Posted on July 22nd, 2014 by

Categories: Baseball, General

The City of Lakeland and the Detroit Tigers have reached agreement on the terms and conditions that will be included in a contract that will extend the City’s relationship with the organization another 20 years. The current contract signed in 2000 expires December 31, 2016. The new contract will solidify the Detroit Tigers continuing their […]

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Flying Tigers Starter to Represent US Team at MLB All-Star Futures Game

Posted on July 9th, 2014 by

Categories: Baseball, Upcoming

Major League Baseball has announced the rosters for the Sirius XM All-Star Futures Game.  Flying Tigers starting pitcher Jake Thompson was selected to represent the US Team. The 16th annual game will take place at Target Field, home of the Minnesota Twins, on Sunday, July 13 at 5:00 p.m.  Thompson is currently 6-2 with a […]

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What’s Happening in Polk County Sports

Posted on March 24th, 2014 by

Categories: Baseball, Lacrosse, Soccer, Swimming

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. **Show your Tigers spirit in our Spring Training photo contest through March 28. Click for the details. 2014 Florida Synchronized Swimming Spring Invitational Meet Date: Saturday, March 29 – Sunday, March 30 Venue: Kelly Recreation […]

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What’s Happening in Polk County Sports

Posted on February 24th, 2014 by

Categories: Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Lacrosse, Powerboat Racing, Running, Soccer, 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. Major League Scramble with the Detroit Tigers Date: Monday, February 24 Venue: Grasslands Golf and Country Club, Lakeland – The 2013 American League Central Division Champion Detroit Tigers are ready to tee it up at this […]

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New Ways to Follow the 2014 Florida Grapefruit League Season

Posted on February 13th, 2014 by

Categories: Baseball, Uncategorized, Upcoming

The Florida Sports Foundation, the state’s lead sports promotion and development organization, is presenting some new ways to enjoy the 2014 Florida Spring Training season, which begins in less than a month when pitchers and catchers begin reporting in mid-February. Fans can now follow the 2014 Florida Grapefruit League season with a Mobile Phone App.  […]

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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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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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