Found January 10, 2012 on It's Always Sunny in Detroit:

The Detroit Tigers are almost set to begin their annual pre-spring training caravan through Metro Detroit and across the state of Michigan. Tigers players and management set out to interact with fans in normal every day settings. The trip contains nearly thirty different locales where a different player or players will either participate in a meet and greet or take on someone's job.

According to the Detroit News, the Tigers are planning:

- An open-to-public stop at the Uptown Palladium 12 movie theater in Birmingham, with reigning Cy Young and MVP winner Justin Verlander in attendance.

- A salute to military personnel, with a trip to the United States Army Garrison Arsenal in Warren.

- A drop-in at The Detroit Shoppe at Somerset Collection in Troy.

- A visit to Engine 40 Firehouse in Detroit.

- A stop at Children's Hospital in Detroit.

The highlight of the caravan involves Tigers All Star close Jose Valverde. He will be appearing at Meijer in Auburn Hills will be bagging customers' groceries.

The caravan is set for Thursday, January 19 and Friday, January 20. An official itinerary is due out later this week.


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