NORWICH, CT- The New York-Penn League and the Connecticut Tigers have released the schedule for the upcoming 2017 season. The season will mark the eighth for the Tigers in Norwich at Dodd Stadium. The Tigers open up the 2017 season at home on Monday, June 19th against the Tri-City ValleyCats (Astros affiliate) with fireworks after the game!
Game time for Monday through Saturday home games will be 7:05 pm. Two exceptions will be Thursday, July 13th at 11:05 am for Camp Day and Labor Day on Monday, September 4th at 4:05 pm. All Sunday home games will start at 4:05 pm.
Season tickets for the 2017 season are on sale now! You can become a member of the Tigers family by reserving your season tickets at a significant savings off the walk-up price. A Premium Box Seat for all 38 home games is just $350 per seat and a Reserved Box Seat just $275 per seat. In addition to initial savings, season ticket holders receive free parking and other exclusive benefits! The complete list of benefits can be found online at cttigers.com. 2017 mini plans will go on sale November 18th at 10 am.
The Tigers will play six Friday night home games during the summer of 2017, as well as five Saturdays and five Sundays. Connecticut will play three home games against the Boston Red Sox affiliate the Lowell Spinners (July 30-August 1), three versus the Staten Island New Yok Yankees affiliate (August 5-7), and six against the New York Mets affiliate the Brooklyn Cyclones (July 20-22, September 3-5).
2017 will feature eight fireworks shows including six Friday Night Fireworks shows as well as fireworks on June 19th (Opening Night) and Tuesday, July 4th. Each Saturday home game will feature a different premium giveaway item for the first 1,000 fans through the gates. A full list of 2017 promotions will be released in the months leading up to the start of the season.
The Connecticut Tigers are the New York-Penn League affiliate of the Detroit Tigers located at Dodd Stadium in Norwich, Connecticut. 2017 season tickets, and team merchandise are now on sale! The front office and box office is open daily from 9 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday and can be accessed in person or by calling 860-887-7962.