Flying Tigers to Take on SEU in April 6 Exhibition


SEU Fans at the 2010 SEU/Flying Tigers Exhibition

The Lakeland Flying Tigers will take on Southeastern University in a pre-season exhibition at Joker Marchant Stadium on April 6th at 6pm. Tickets are below regular season cost at $2 per seat. The 7-inning contest will benefit the Detroit Tigers Foundation of Florida. The 2011 is the 45th season Lakeland has been a Detroit Tigers affiliate, the longest relationship in Minor League Baseball.

Lakeland has been a member of the Florida State League for 61 seasons and will open their regular season on Thursday, April 7th at 7pm. Gates will open at 5:30 with the start of “Taste of Lakeland,” the team’s annual local restaurant festival. It’s $1 Beverage Night and the first 1,500 fans on Opening night will receive a Flying Tigers magnet.

Tickets for opening day and all home games are available by calling the Tigers at (863) 686-8075. Box seats are $6, reserved seats are $5 and seniors 55 and over and children 14 and under receive a $1.00 discount. Parking is free. For more information please visit the Flying Tigers online.

Creative Commons License photo credit: Tom Hagerty for Lakeland Local