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First-Place Flying Tigers Return Home Friday for Weekend Series of Fun

July 12, 2018 - Florida State League (FSL) - Lakeland Flying Tigers News Release

Lakeland, FL - The Lakeland Flying Tigers return to Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium for a three-game series against the Ft. Myers Miracle (Twins) July 13-15.

Tickets for all home games are available by calling the Flying Tigers at (863) 686-8075 or visiting LakelandFlyingTigers.com. Tickets can be purchased at the BayCare Box Office at Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium located at 2301 Lakeland Hills Blvd. Advance sale box seat tickets are $9 and reserved seats are $6. Seniors 60 and over, children 12 and under and active military personnel receive a $1.00 discount. Day of game tickets are an additional $3. Saturday tickets are an additional $1. Wednesday All-You-Can-Eat tickets are $12 for box seats and $10 for reserved seats (in advance). Parking is FREE.

Friday, July 13 vs. Ft. Myers Miracle (Twins) @ 6:30 p.m. (Gates open at 5:30 p.m.)

Bike Night

Calling all riders! Join us at the ballpark for our inaugural "Bikers in the Outfield" baseball game and fundraiser. In partnership with the Lakeland Harley-Davidson shop and in support of Noah's Ark of Central Florida we invite you to ride out to Publix Field and enjoy an evening of socializing, baseball and bikes. There will be a special bike area on the berm and pre-game bike parade on the field. There will also be special $3 Miller Lite and $4 Corona specials.

Bobblehead Night

The first 200 paid fans through the gates will receive either an Al Kaline or Bill Freehan bobblehead while supplies last.

7-11 Friday's Presented by 7-11 Socrum Loop

3, 4, 5 Happy Hours

Adults 21 and older can enjoy $3 domestic drafts, $4 premium drafts and $5 specialty cocktails.

MetroPCS Family 4-Pack

Families can enjoy the MetroPCS Family 4-Pack on Friday nights. With a MetroPCS coupon you receive 4 tickets, 4 hot dogs and 4 sodas for only $32! Vouchers are available at the

Lakeland Metro PCS corporate store located at 3137 US Highway 98 North, Lakeland, FL 33805.

Saturday, July 14 vs. Ft. Myers Miracle (Twins) @ 6:00 p.m. (Gates open at 5:00 p.m.)

Fireworks Extravaganza following the game (weather permitting) sponsored by Corona, Wawa and the Ledger Media Group.

Ice Cream Festival Sponsored by Magnify Credit Union Benefitting the Peace River Center

Do you like ice cream? Come join us for the Florida Ice Cream Festival! A variety of local ice cream shops and providers will be at the stadium pregame serving some delicious ice cream for you to try! There will also be games and photo spots. It is also SouthPaw's birthday so there will be a variety of mascots at the ice cream festival celebrating. Ice Cream tasting will be from 5 - 6:30 PM. Participating vendors include; Dairy Queen, Brussels, Cold Stone Creamery, Publix Super Markets, Ike's Eats and Treats, Sh-Booms Ice Cream & Sweets, Got Candy and Working Cow.

The Peace River Center will also be holding a toiletry drive and fans are encouraged to donate items such as shampoo, conditioner, soap, body wash, etc.

Saturday Night Charity Concert Benefitting the Boys and Girls Clubs of Lakeland and Mulberry Presented by the Detroit Tigers Foundation of Florida

The Blues Brothers Soul Band Featuring Tina Turner Simply the Best Tribute

Blues Brothers Soul Band Rhythm and Blues Tribute is a high-kicking, hard-rocking, nail-biting, cat-fighting, film-faking, tight-fitting, feet-stomping, dance-crazed, powerhouse performance of a show. (Amen!). None of the success of this show would be possible without the sheer class of the bands musicians. Jake and Elwood themselves are fictional characters (created originally by John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd), but there is no substitute for the genuine top-quality accomplishment of the players. Then there is the music itself. With songs by figures such as Ray Charles, Cab Calloway, John Lee Hooker, Aretha Franklin, James Brown (the "Godfather of Soul") and Booker T. & the MG's how could it fail to be anything other than a musical extravaganza? Even the most skeptical of audience members will be on their feet dancing. There is enormous variety in the songs performed, from Soul to Blues and the Stax/Volt Rhythm & Blues. The sets are superb but not distracting and the whole production is something that must be experienced by everyone! So, grab your sunglasses and your pork-pie hat; get down with your blues and go see these good ol' boys for a truly mind-blowing evening.

Joe Torre Safe At Home Foundation Night

For the second year in a row, MiLB Charities is teaming up with the Joe Torre Safe At Home Foundation to raise awareness of domestic violence and educate fans about the resources available to help those in need. The Joe Torre Safe At Home Foundation's mission is to help children impacted by domestic violence nationwide to end the cycle of violence. The night will include:

PSA messages throughout the game.

Topps baseball card packs as well as a Joe Torre Safe At Home individual card to the first 500 fans.

Opportunity to win a Joe Torre autograph baseball. Proceeds benefit the Peace River Center.

Sunday, July 15 vs. Ft. Myers Miracle (Twins) @ 1:00 p.m. (Gates open at 12:00 p.m.)

Sunday Brunch

Enjoy brunch in the '34 Club Presented by Miller Lite from 12:00 - 3:00 p.m. Tickets are $24 in advance and $27 on the day of game. Menu includes biscuits and gravy, omelet

station, bacon, scrambled eggs, fruit salad, breakfast sausage, hashbrowns and create your own parfait. There will also be $3 mimosa and bloody mary specials.

Military Sunday

All active and retired military members receive complimentary admission to each Sunday home game. Flying Tigers players and coaches will be wearing special military themed jerseys each Sunday home game.

Kids Day

Kids 12 and under can play catch on the field beginning at 12:00 p.m. (weather permitting).

Kids 12 and under can also run the bases just like the Flying Tigers following the game (weather permitting).

Dairy Queen Sunday Sundae

All fans will receive a voucher for a free sundae, compliments of Dairy Queen - North Lakeland.

The Flying Tigers are the Class A Advanced Affiliate of the Detroit Tigers. For more information please visit the Flying Tigers online at www.LakelandFlyingTigers.com or call (863) 686-8075.


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