‘TIS THE SEASON

On this holiday, let’s revisit a recent blog. SincI e it first appeared, the Tigers’ PR machine has been working hard. Can you identify the 6 players/personnel who have been featured so far as the organization seeks to maximize ticket sales?

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Holly Bio PicBy:  Holly Horning

Let me start off this blog by wishing everyone a very Happy New Year! And now that the holidays are over, we’re back to our regular routine of analyzing every move made – or not made – by our favorite team.

The title of today’s blog has nothing to do with the holidays we all have just experienced. The season to which I refer is the most crucial of all for the Tigers. Ticket-selling season.

This is the season where PR, Marketing and Ticket Sales go into high drive as they attempt to maximize the number of full and partial season tickets sold before spring training starts and fans’ hopes are still at their highest..

And they’ve got their work cut out for them.

No big signings this year, unless you count Alex Avila. And this particular contract could actually do damage within the fan base –…

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6 thoughts on “‘TIS THE SEASON

  1. How many catchers are there in MLB with career on base percentages higher than .346? How many teams have a BACK-UP catcher with a career on base percentage higher than .346? How many teams have fans capable of being upset about HAVING a BACK-UP catcher with a career on base percentage of .346?

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  2. So, Drew VerHagen is healthy now?! That is really getting my fan blood pumping into getting a partial-season ticket plan now. Not!

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  3. Marketing and Ticketing in overdrive in mid January? Amazing how lack of trade activity affects the fans off season demeanor these days.

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    • Management + media have been over-hyping the Tigers for enough years that maybe a tipping point has been reached. Today’s serious fan has a lot more alternative sources of info available and the Tiger Talking Points aren’t matching up too well.

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  4. Messrs. Ausmus, Avila, Gibson, Miggy, J.V., Ian, J.Z., Gose, & Alex. We know that Miggy is working out, JV is golfing, Ian won’t be renting Alex’s house, & Alex caught a really big fish. I’d be pulling my hair out if it weren’t for Totally Tigers.

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  5. I did not see the “six” mentioned in the reader’s responses, so here goes. I really think there are probably more than six. Off the top of my 7-7/8: Zimmy and Vmart-Comeback. Upton-Figured it out. Out to have another great season-JV, Ian, Miggy.

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