Tigers to host 20 percent capacity for opener

Detroit Tigers

Single-game tickets to go on-sale Thursday, March 25 on Tigers.com

Comprehensive health & safety protocols include required pre-arrival health screenings, mandatory mask wearing, physically distanced seating, contactless experience and CDC-recommended cleaning enhancements

DETROIT — The Detroit Tigers are thrilled to welcome back the best fans in baseball to Comerica Park for what will be an unforgettable Home Opener against the Central-Division rival Cleveland Indians on Thursday, April 1, at 1:10 p.m.

The latest epidemic order announced today by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services allows for select outdoor entertainment and recreational facilities, which operate under enhanced safety protocols, to operate at up to 20 percent capacity, or approximately 8,200 ticketed guests at Comerica Park. The Tigers have coordinated with public health and medical experts, government officials and Major League Baseball to develop a comprehensive plan that will allow fans to safely and confidently return.

Limited individual game tickets will available for purchase on Tigers.com beginning Thursday, March 25. Fans are encouraged to follow @Tigers social media channels for the most current information. Again, tickets will be limited, so fans should act early to reserve their seat for what will truly be a historic season. As an extended safety measure, all tickets will be mobile-only. Members of 1901 Society – the Tigers’ loyal season ticket membership group – will receive the first opportunity to attend games at Comerica Park.

“Tigers baseball is back, and we couldn’t be more excited to begin welcoming our great fans to Comerica Park again,” said Chris Granger, Group President, Sports & Entertainment, Ilitch Holdings, Inc. “Safety is our top priority, and we have developed and invested in a plan that allows us to confidently provide fans a safe and entertaining experience. We’ve missed our fans greatly and can’t wait to celebrate the start of the season with them, when the first pitch is thrown on Opening Day in Detroit.”

A comprehensive series of health and safety measures have been incorporated or enhanced at Comerica Park, including the following:

If capacity guidelines are expanded at any point during the 2021 season, the Tigers will be prepared to host additional fans, and increased single-game tickets will be made available.

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