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COMERICA PARK IS PINKED OUT AGAIN! A HOME RUN 86 Special Section~Karmanos PINK OUT THE PARK BREAST CANCER for Awareness & RICK MARSCHALL Pink was the color of the day Innovative Health - Summer 2016 /// BY PATRICIA A. ELLIS at the red, white and blue national pastime on May 8 at Comerica Park. Fans wore pink to show support of breast health awareness and pink bats, cleats and leggings graced the players of the hometown Tigers and the Texas Rangers. Pink ribbons and ribbon-themed accessories were worn from right field to left – all to raise awareness about breast cancer. The Detroit Tigers, Delta Air Lines and the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute teamed up for the fifth annual Pink Out the Park at the Tigers-Rangers game on Sunday, May 8, at Comerica Park. The afternoon’s festivities celebrated and honored those who have been affected by breast cancer, patients and families. Fans were encouraged to wear pink to the game to support breast health awareness and went all out to champion the cause. “We were honored to partner with Delta Air Lines to present Pink Out the Park and thrilled to host this inspiring celebration on Mother’s Day this year, honoring all moms and all those who have been affected by breast cancer,” said Duane McLean, Detroit Tigers Executive Vice President of Business Operations. “Across the nation, Major League Baseball teams held similar events. Uniting to celebrate moms, as well as remembering and honoring those touched by breast cancer, helps strengthen our message of breast health awareness, as a community and as a nation. We appreciate the support from community partners and we’re grateful to see our wonderful fans in the


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