The Mayo Smith Society has a full calendar of activities that includes monthly get-togethers in Washington, DC, special events and trips to watch games in Lakeland during spring training, and in Detroit and the Washington-Baltimore area during the regular season.


Thursday, January 2“Tiger Talk” dinner6:30 p.m.
Wednesday, February 5 “Tiger Talk” dinner6:30 p.m.
Wednesday, March 1“Tiger Talk” dinner6:30 p.m.
Saturday, March 14-Saturday, March 21
37th annual Spring Training Trip. Official hotel: Extended Stay America, 4360 Lakeland Park Dr., Lakeland, FL 33809; For details contact Mark Pattison at 202-829-9289 or
Wednesday, April 1“Tiger Talk” dinner6:30 p.m.
Monday, April 13Erie SeaWolves at Bowie6:35 p.m.
Tuesday, April 14Erie SeaWolves at Bowie6:35 p.m.
Wednesday, April 15Erie SeaWolves at Bowie11:05 a.m.
Wednesday, May 6“Tiger Talk” dinner6:30 p.m.
Wednesday, June 3“Tiger Talk” dinner6:30 p.m.
Saturday, June 13Annual Gathering
Hockeytown Café, Detroit
11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Saturday, June 13Tigers-Blue Jays, Comerica Park 4:10 p.m.
Friday, June 26Tigers at Baltimore 7:05 p.m.
Saturday, June 27 Tigers at Baltimore 4:05 p.m. – MAYO DAY!
Sunday, June 28Tigers at Baltimore 1:05 p.m.
Wednesday, July 1“Tiger Talk” dinner6:30 p.m.
Wednesday-Saturday, July 15-18:
SABR convention, Baltimore; for info, contact Dave Raglin at
Monday, July 27 Erie SeaWolves at Bowie7:05 p.m.
Tuesday, July 28Erie SeaWolves at Bowie7:05 p.m.
Wednesday, July 29Erie SeaWolves at Bowie12:05 p.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 5“Tiger Talk” dinner6:30 p.m.
Saturday, August 8Norwich Sea Unicorns at Aberdeen TBA
Sunday, August 9Norwich Sea Unicorns at Aberdeen TBA
Monday, August 10Norwich Sea Unicorns at Aberdeen TBA
Tuesday, September 1Norwich Sea Unicorns at AberdeenTBA
Wednesday, September 2“Tiger Talk” dinner6:30 p.m.
Wednesday, September 2Norwich Sea Unicorns at Aberdeen TBA
Thursday, September 3Norwich Sea Unicorns at Aberdeen TBA
Friday, September 4 Norwich Sea Unicorns at Aberdeen TBA
Wednesday, October 7“Tiger Talk” dinner6:30 p.m.
Wednesday, November 4“Tiger Talk” dinner6:30 p.m.
Wednesday, December 2 “Tiger Talk” dinner6:30 p.m.

“Tiger Talk”

“Tiger Talk” dinners are held at 6:30 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month at Tunnicliff’s Tavern, 222 Seventh St. SE on Capitol Hill in Washington. On-street parking (some free) available after 6:30 p.m. Also close to the Eastern Market stop on Metro’s Blue/Orange/Silver Lines.

“Mayo Day”

“Mayo Day” outings, and to participate in newsletter stuffing parties, get in touch with Mark Pattison at 202-829-9289 or

If you’re passionate about the Tigers, join or renew your membership in the Mayo Smith Society. The membership year begins on Opening Day.