WATCH: Tigers raise “Mr. I” flag prior to first Grapefruit League game

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Feb 24, 2017; Lakeland, FL, USA; Former and current Detroit Tigers players and staff look on after the unveiling of the Mr. I Logo and raising of the logo flag in center field in memoriam of the late team owner Mike Ilitch before a spring training baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles at Joker Marchant Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports

On Friday, prior to the Detroit Tigers first Grapefruit League matchup of Spring Training, the team took the field and honored Mike Ilitch by raising a “Mr. I” flag at Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland, FL.

The team also honored Ilitch by revealing a “Mr. I” insignia near the on-deck circle.

Earlier on Friday, the Tigers tweeted out a photo of the “Mr. I” patches they will wear on their jerseys.