Tigers wearing special cleats for Mother's Day

Posted at 11:12 AM, May 08, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-08 11:12:11-04

With Mother's Day on Sunday, the Detroit Tigers and Major League Baseball are celebrating moms in very special ways.

On top of it being Pink out the Park day at Comerica Park where they will celebrate breast cancer survivors, the field will feature breast cancer ribbons painted on it, and the teams will be using pink bats.

Also, Justin Verlander tweeted out a photo of the special cleats he will be wearing while on the mound for Sunday's game. The cleats are pink and decorated with flowers.

According to George Sipple of the Detroit Free Press, many other players will be wearing those cleats, including Nick Castellanos and J.D. Martinez.