"My Favorite Things" with the Tigers Wives
Tune into Fox Sports Detroit or MLB.TV on Wednesday, September 16 for the Detroit Tigers and Fox Sports Detroit broadcast auction to benefit the Detroit Tigers Foundation to support Tiny Tigers, a t-ball and junior baseball program funded by the Foundation in partnership with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Southeastern Michigan.
The auction will feature baskets hand-packed by the Tigers Wives filled with their husbands' favorite things. From gift cards to their favorite restaurants, to their favorite CD and DVD, the Tigers Wives have personally selected items to showcase their famous husbands' favorite things. Each basket also includes unique memorabilia ranging from baseball cards to game used items to autographed memorabilia.
The three packages described below will be auctioned during the broadcast on Fox Sports Detroit and MLB.TV. Each package includes the items listed and are sold as is.
Fans may bid place a bid or donate by calling the auction hotline at (313) 471-2100. Tigers Wives, Fox Sports Detroit reporters and Tigers front office personnel will answer the auction hotline with the game's first pitch through the final out of the 8th inning. Winners will be announced during the post-game show on Fox Sports Detroit.
The first 100 people to call and donate $20 or more will receive a Tigers and Fox Sports Detroit Autograph prize pack including an autographed photocard of a 2009 Detroit Tigers player, and autographed Fox Sports Detroit broadcaster and a 2009 Detroit Tigers giveaway item.
This auction package includes baskets packed with the favorite things of Tigers players Brandon Inge, Fu-Te Ni and Aubrey Huff.This basket was packed by Shani Inge, wife of Tigers third baseman Brandon Inge. The basket includes the following "favorite" things:
This auction package includes baskets packed with the favorite things of Tigers players Marcus Thames, Jarrod Washburn and Jeremy Bonderman.This basket was packed by Danna Thames, wife of Tigers outfielder Marcus Thames. The basket includes the following "favorite" things:
This auction package includes baskets packed with the favorite things of Tigers players Justin Verlander, Alex Avila and Adam Everett.This basket was packed by Emily Yuen, girlfriend of Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander. The basket includes the following "favorite" things:
Auction packages will be available for pick up at Comerica Park beginning on Wednesday, September 23, 2009. Should an auction winner require delivery of baskets, shipping and handling charges will apply. Auction participants must be 21 years of age as auction baskets may contain alcohol.