Despite the looming cloud of the coronavirus, the day wasn’t ruined for the fans that attended the Atlanta Braves and Detroit Tigers game at Joker Marchant Stadium on Thursday.
Joker Marchant Stadium
TAMPA, Fla— Generations of fans came together on Tuesday to watch their Detroit Tigers take on the New York Yankees at Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland Florida.
There’s a magnetism to spring training. Fans of all ages from all corners of the world are drawn to the sun soaked ballparks of Florida and Arizona to watch Major League Baseball’s preseason.
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.
LAKELAND, Fla. – Dreams are coming true for Detroit Tigers prospect Ben Verlander. With his parents Richard and Kathy in the stands, the 23 year old took the field in the same game as older…