Detroit Tigers third baseman and American League MVP Miguel Cabrera

Detroit Tigers third baseman and American League MVP Miguel Cabrera honked the horn of A 1904 Oldsmobile Pie Wagon at the GM Heritage Center Thursday, January 24, 2013. The American League Champion Tigers, including Cabrera, met with military families during an invitation-only stop on the team's annual Winter Caravan hosted by Metro Detroit Chevrolet Dealers. The Tigers' caravan then went the GM Renaissance Center for a public event Friday afternoon.

Detroit Tigers players Torii Hunter (l to r), Justin Verlander and Phil Coke

Detroit Tigers players Torii Hunter (l to r), Justin Verlander and Phil Coke took a good look at a Corvette LS7 engine under the hood of a customized 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle.

Coke also is pictured getting a close look at Dale Earnhardt's #3 Chevrolet Impala race car.

Air Force Master Sergeant Mike Smith

Air Force Master Sergeant Mike Smith (left), of Flint, shook hands with Miguel Cabrera of the Detroit Tigers, while Air Force Chief Master Sergeant Laura Lindsey, of Detroit, met Paws, the Detroit Tigers' mascot. Both were part of a contingent of US military personnel invited to the Caravan event by the Metro Detroit Chevrolet Dealers. (Photos by Steve Fecht for Chevrolet)

The military personnel and guests had the opportunity to take photographs with the Tiger players

The military personnel and guests had the opportunity to take photographs with the Tiger players and to win favorite Tiger fan items raffled by the Tigers organization. They enjoyed light refreshments, and a self-browsing tour of the collection.