Tigers’ fans come together in the spirit of tradition

LAKELAND, Fla. – Most afternoons in March, Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland could easily be mistaken for any number of places in Michigan. Ask most waiting in line for the gates to open and you’ll hear the cities of Grand Rapids, Detroit, and numerous smaller towns roll off their lips.

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Tigers’ fans come together in the spirit of tradition

Most afternoons in March, Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland, Fla., could easily be mistaken for any number of places in Michigan. Ask most waiting in line for the gates to open and you’ll hear the cities of Grand Rapids, Detroit, and numerous smaller towns roll off their lips.