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Special Events at Comerica Park

Weather Day

Detroit Tigers vs. Texas Rangers - Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Learn about how weather effects and influences the game of baseball! This event features a pre-game on-field presentation by FOX-2 Chief Meteorologist, Rich Luterman that will be interactive, informative and fun! This event is designed for children in middle school and includes experiments, trivia, weather history, games and much more.

After the presentation, watch the Tigers battle the defending American League Champion Texas Rangers!

Mezzanine Tickets are discounted to $11.00
Pavilion tickets are discounted to $11.00
Upper Reserve tickets are discounted to $10.00
Save $4.00 per ticket!

Exclusive for Weather Day participants and group leaders: Comerica Park gates will open at 10:00 a.m. and will close at 10:40 a.m. Please enter the ballpark at GATE B (located on the corner of Adams and Witherell) Participants arriving after 10:40 a.m. will not be allowed into the ballpark until after the gates open for the general public. Once inside, all participants will be directed by Detroit Tigers staff to the Weather Day presentation area.

The Weather Day workshop will start promptly at 10:45 a.m. and last until 11:30 a.m.


Rich Luterman is the Chief Meteorologist at WJBK FOX 2. He appears on FOX 2 News at 5, 6 and 10pm. He joined the station in June of 1997.

The Michigan Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences honored Luterman in 2001 with the Science and Environment Emmy for the FOX 2 Xtra show on severe weather.

Luterman has held the American Meteorological Society Broadcast Seal of Approval since 1994. His commitment and enthusiasm to science, weather and the environment extends to the classroom, where he conducts numerous weather presentations at area schools and participates with job shadows for students interested in meteorology.

He earned a master's degree in business administration from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York, as well as a bachelor of science degree in meteorology from Penn State. He was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant through the Air Force ROTC.

Questions? Please contact Scott Rourke at 313-471-2240 or e-mail