Did You Know?

Frank Tanana has spoken at 31 of the 35 Home Plate Events.

Past HOME PLATE Events:


  • Since its inception in 1987, HOME PLATE outreach events have hosted over 155,000 people at 35 events different events.
  • More than 1,600 churches and community groups from Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Pennsylvania, and Ontario have participated in these programs.
  • These evangelistic opportunities have been held at Comerica Park, Tiger Stadium, Joe Louis Areana, The Pontiac Silverdome, and various banquet facilities.
  • Over 70 professional athletes have been featured speakers at these gatherings.

OVERALL HISTORY


Total Tickets Sold to Date: 164,897
Total Commitments to Christ to Date: 5,413
Total Renewal of Commitments to Date: 25,756

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2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001­B | 2001­A | 2000­B | 2000­A | 1999 | 1998 1997 | 1996 | 1995 | 1994­B | 1994­A | 1993­B | 1993­A 1992­B | 1992­A | 1991 | 1990 | 1989­B | 1989­A | 1988 1987

Date:May 7, 2016 Location:Comerica Park Tickets sold:9,011 Sponsored Tickets:199 Speakers:Harvey Carey, Buck Farmer, Michael Fulmer, Chris Guccione, Matt Hammitt, Willie Horton, Alfonso Marquez, James McCann, Dave Rackley, Jarrod Saltalamacchia Commitments for Christ:208 Renewal of Commitments:1,146 Tiger Game:Texas Rangers Game Results:Lost 10-5 (Box Score)
Date:May 9, 2015 Location:Comerica Park Tickets sold:9,035 Sponsored Tickets:136 Speakers:Nick Castellanos, Rajai Davis, Matt Hammitt, Jason Hanson, Willie Horton, James McCann, Joakim Soria, Frank Tanana Commitments for Christ:312 Renewal of Commitments:1,919 Tiger Game:Kansas City Royalss Game Results:Lost 2-6 (Box Score)
Date:May 10, 2014 Location:Comerica Park Tickets sold:9,147 Sponsored Tickets:241 Speakers:Rajai Davis, Brian Dozier, Willie Horton, Katrina Hunter, Torii Hunter, Carrie Kelly, Donnie Kelly, Frank Tanana Commitments for Christ:227 Renewal of Commitments:1,809 Tiger Game:Minnesota Twins Game Results:Win 9-3 (Box Score)
Date:April 27, 2013 Location:Comerica Park Tickets sold:8,024 Sponsored Tickets:141 Speakers:Darin Downs, Jason Hanson, Tim Hudson, Torii Hunter, Donnie Kelly, Ramon Santiago, Frank Tanana, Matt Tuiasosopo Commitments for Christ:140 Renewal of Commitments:1,672 Tiger Game:Atlanta Braves Game Results:Win 7-4 (Box Score)
Date:April 21, 2012 Location:Comerica Park Tickets sold:7,945 Sponsored Tickets:163 Speakers:Josh Hamilton, Willie Horton, Donnie Kelly, David Murphy, Ramon Santiago,
Frank Tanana
Commitments for Christ:177 Renewal of Commitments:1,016 Tiger Game:Texas Rangers Game Results:Loss 4-10 (Box Score)
Date:May 14, 2011 Location:Comerica Park Tickets sold:7,120 Sponsored Tickets:130 Speakers:Tom Brookens, Nick Harris, Willie Horton, Donnie Kelly, Ramon Santiago, Daniel Schlereth, Frank Tanana Commitments for Christ:329 Renewal of Commitments:1,186 Tiger Game:Kansas City Royals Game Results:Win 3-0 (Box Score)
Date:May 1, 2010 Location:Comerica Park Tickets sold:5,642 Sponsored Tickets:133 Speakers:Adam Everett, Jason Hanson, Willie Horton, Donnie Kelly, Ramon Santiago, Frank Tanana Commitments for Christ:343 Renewal of Commitments:1,186 Tiger Game:LA Angels Game Results:Win 3-2 (Box Score)
Date:May 2, 2009 Location:Comerica Park Tickets sold:5,566 Sponsored Tickets:223 Speakers:Josh Anderson, Adam Everett, Willie Horton, Nate Robertson, Ramon Santiago, Frank Tanana, John Vanbiesbrouck Commitments for Christ:405 Renewal of Commitments:911 Tiger Game:Cleveland Indians Game Results:Win 9-7 (Box Score)
Date:April 26, 2008 Location:Comerica Park Tickets sold:5,576 Sponsored Tickets:41 Speakers:Kent Bottenfield, Jason Grilli, Willie Horton, Todd Jones, Nate Robertson, Frank Tanana Commitments for Christ:368 Renewal of Commitments:1,055 Tiger Game:LA Angels of Anaheim Game Results:Win 6-4 (Box Score)
Date:April 28, 2007 Location:Comerica Park Tickets sold:8,020 Sponsored Tickets:437 Speakers:Rod Allen, Chad Durbin, Jason Grilli, Willie Horton, Todd Jones, Mike Maroth, Nate Robertson, Frank Tanana Commitments for Christ:134 Renewal of Commitments:1,320 Tiger Game:Minnesota Twins Game Results:Loss 3-11 (Box Score)
Date:May 20, 2006 Location:Comerica Park Tickets sold:6,005 Sponsored Tickets:115 Speakers:Rod Allen, Todd Jones, Mike Maroth, Nate Robertson, Frank Tanana, Andy Van Slyke Commitments for Christ:169 Renewal of Commitments:1,115 Tiger Game:Cincinnati Reds Game Results:Win 7-6 (Box Score)
Date:May 14, 2005 Location:Comerica Park Tickets sold:7,143 Sponsored Tickets:99 Speakers:Paul Byrd, Mike Maroth, Lance Parrish, Jim Price, Nate Robertson, Frank Tanana Commitments for Christ:218 Renewal of Commitments:1,178 Tiger Game:LA Angels of Anaheim Game Results:Loss 2-4 (Box Score)
Date:June 12, 2004 Location:Comerica Park Tickets sold:7,835 Sponsored Tickets:1,071 Speakers:Damion Easley, Gary & Amanda Knotts, Mike & Brook Maroth, Lance Parish, Nate Robertson, Frank Tanana Commitments for Christ:257 Renewal of Commitments:1,622 Tiger Game:Florida Marlins Game Results:Win 6-2 (Box Score)
Date:May 17, 2003 Location:Comerica Park Tickets sold:4,508 Sponsored Tickets:105 Speakers:Rod Allen, Travis Fryman, Gary Knotts, Mike Maroth, John Olerud, Lance Parish, Steve Sparks, Frank Tanana Commitments for Christ:70 Renewal of Commitments:759 Tiger Game:Seattle Mariners Game Results:Loss 3-6 (Box Score)
Date:May 18, 2002 Location:Comerica Park Tickets sold:5,752 Sponsored Tickets:90 Speakers:Damion Easley, Ernie Harwell, Lance Parish, Jim Price, Julio Santana, Steve Sparks, Frank Tanana Commitments for Christ:265 Renewal of Commitments:1,067 Tiger Game:Texas Rangers Game Results:Win 8-7 (Box Score)
Date:July 28, 2001 Location:Comerica Park Tickets sold:3,371 Sponsored Tickets:10 Speakers:Tony Clark, Ernie Harwell, Lance Parish, Steve Sparks, Frank Tanana, Eddie Taubensee Commitments for Christ:48 Renewal of Commitments:400 Tiger Game:Minnesota Twins Game Results:Loss 4-6 (Box Score)
Date:June 23, 2001 Location:Comerica Park Tickets sold:3,706 Sponsored Tickets:16 Speakers:Damion Easley, Ernie Harwell, Todd Jones, Lance Parish, Jim Price, Steve Sparks, Frank Tanana Commitments for Christ:212 Renewal of Commitments:652 Tiger Game:Minnesota Twins Game Results:Win 10-9 (Box Score)
Date:August 19, 2000 Location:Comerica Park Tickets sold:3,089 Sponsored Tickets:0 Speakers:Sal Fasano, Doug Jones, Todd Jones, Lance Parrish, Jim Price, Steve Sparks Commitments for Christ:88 Renewal of Commitments:373 Tiger Game:Oakland A's Game Results:Win 4-3 (Box Score)
Date:June 17, 2000 Location:Comerica Park Tickets sold:5,203 Sponsored Tickets:40 Speakers:Damion Easley, Travis Fryman, Ernie Harwell, Todd Jones, Lance Parish, Alex Ramirez, Frank Tanana Commitments for Christ:212 Renewal of Commitments:665 Tiger Game:Cleveland Indians Game Results:Win 8-6 (Box Score)
Date:May 15, 1999 Location:Tiger Stadium Tickets sold:5,557 Sponsored Tickets:41 Speakers:Damion Easley, Travis Fryman, Ernie Harwell, Mike Jackson, Todd Jones, Lance Parish, Frank Tanana Commitments for Christ:147 Renewal of Commitments:752 Tiger Game:Cleveland Indians Game Results:Loss 7-12 (Box Score)
Date:May 16, 1998 Location:Tiger Stadium Tickets sold:2,457 Sponsored Tickets:57 Speakers:Doug Bochtler, Damion Easley, Ernie Harwell, Todd Jones, Chuck Swirsky, Frank Tanana Commitments for Christ:54 Renewal of Commitments:232 Tiger Game:Anaheim Angels Game Results:Loss 6-8 (Box Score)
Date:June 21, 1997 Location:Tiger Stadium Tickets sold:3,207 Sponsored Tickets:40 Speakers:Travis Fryman, Todd Jones, Derrick Moore, Mike Myers, Chuck Swirsky, Cathy Tanana, Frank Tanana Commitments for Christ:58 Renewal of Commitments:195 Tiger Game:Boston Red Sox Game Results:Win 15-4 (Box Score)
Date:May 18, 1996 Location:Tiger Stadium Tickets sold:3,620 Sponsored Tickets:35 Speakers:Chad Curtis, Travis Fryman, Stu Grimson, Jason Hanson, Ernie Harwell, Chuck Swirsky, Frank Tanana Commitments for Christ:97 Renewal of Commitments:436 Tiger Game:Chicago White Sox Game Results:Loss 4-16 (Box Score)
Date:May 20, 1995 Location:Warren Chateau Hall Tickets sold:780 Sponsored Tickets:0 Speakers:Scott Fletcher, Travis Fryman, Buddy Groom, Mike Moore, Frank Tanana Commitments for Christ:15 Renewal of Commitments:56 Tiger Game:Toronto Blue Jays Game Results:Win 10-6 (Box Score)
Date:July 30, 1994 Location:Warren Chateau Hall Tickets sold:1,109 Sponsored Tickets:0 Speakers:Milt Cuyler, Storm Davis, Travis Fryman, Chris Godfrey, Ernie Harwell, Mike Moore Commitments for Christ:24 Renewal of Commitments:109 Tiger Game:Oakland A's Game Results:Win 14-2 (Box Score)
Date:May 21, 1994 Location:Warren Chateau Hall Tickets sold:1,300 Sponsored Tickets:0 Speakers:Storm Davis, Travis Fryman, Jason Hanson, Brian Harper, Frank Tanana Commitments for Christ:59 Renewal of Commitments:347 Tiger Game:Milwaukee Brewers Game Results:Win 7-6 (Box Score)
Date:August 21, 1993 Location:Fairlane Grand Manor Tickets sold:2,325 Sponsored Tickets:0 Speakers:Brad Andress, Storm Davis, Travis Fryman, Bill Gullickson, Ernie Harwell, Mike Moore Commitments for Christ:69 Renewal of Commitments:389 Tiger Game:Oakland A's Game Results:Win 4-3 (Box Score)
Date:June 19, 1993 Location:Fairlane Grand Manor Tickets sold:2,383 Sponsored Tickets:0 Speakers:Lomas Brown, Milt Cuyler, Ernie Harwell, Mike Moore, Bill Wegman Commitments for Christ:69 Renewal of Commitments:389 Tiger Game:Milwaukee Brewers Game Results:Win 10-7 (Box Score)
Date:August 29, 1992 Location:Fairlane Grand Manor Tickets sold:2,378 Sponsored Tickets:298 Speakers:Milt Cuyler, Dan Gakeler, Mike Munoz, Frank Tanana Commitments for Christ:99 Renewal of Commitments:381 Tiger Game:Kansas City Royals Game Results:Win 12-1 (Box Score)
Date:May 23, 1992 Location:Fairlane Grand Manor Tickets sold:2,383 Sponsored Tickets:85 Speakers:Travis Fryman, Brian Harper, Frank Tanana, William White Commitments for Christ:95 Renewal of Commitments:400 Tiger Game:Minnesota Twins Game Results:Loss 5-6 (Box Score)
Date:June 29, 1991 Location:Joe Louis Arena Tickets sold:5,775 Sponsored Tickets:1,638 Speakers:Carl Bland, Jerry Don Gleaton, Ernie Harwell, Pat Kelly, Lloyd Moseby, John Shelby, Frank Tanana, Johnny Ray Watson, William White Commitments for Christ:207 Renewal of Commitments:607 Tiger Game:Cleveland Indians Game Results:Win 9-4 (Box Score)
Date:June 16, 1990 Location:Pontiac Silverdome Tickets sold:6,346 Sponsored Tickets:1,062 Speakers:Matt Nokes, Frank Tanana, Cathy Tanana, William White, Jimmy Williams Commitments for Christ:202 Renewal of Commitments:402 Tiger Game:California Angels Game Results:Win 6-2 (Box Score)
Date:September 23, 1989 Location:Warren Chateau Hall Tickets sold:1,198 Sponsored Tickets:0 Speakers:Matt Nokes, Frank Tanana Commitments for Christ:14 Renewal of Commitments:Not Recorded Tiger Game:Boston Red Sox Game Results:Loss 1-6 (Box Score)
Date:June 17, 1989 Location:Warren Chateau Hall Tickets sold:1,198 Sponsored Tickets:0 Speakers:Ernie Harwell, Frank Tanana Commitments for Christ:34 Renewal of Commitments:Not Recorded Tiger Game:California Angels Game Results:Loss 3-6 (Box Score)
Date:July 9, 1988 Location:Warren Chateau Hall Tickets sold:1,090 Sponsored Tickets:0 Speakers:Frank Tanana, Matt Nokes Commitments for Christ:17 Renewal of Commitments:Not Recorded Tiger Game:Oakland Athletics Game Results:Win 4-3 (Box Score)
Date:April 25,1987 Location:Warren Chateau Hall Tickets sold:1,030 Sponsored Tickets:0 Speakers:Frank Tanana Commitments for Christ:Not Recorded Renewal of Commitments:Not Recorded Tiger Game:Kansas City Royals Game Results:Win 13-2 (Box Score)