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I love the game, Lisa. I've loved baseball since I was a boy and followed my Tigers every day in the paper and on television. Warm summer nights listening to Ernie Harwell calling the game from Tiger Stadium. I attended my first game in 1975--I was awestruck! Walking out of the dark, dank hallways into the sunshine and seeing all that green grass!!! Wow. I've never seen green quite like that again! Yes, this season has been very, very special. It's been a real joy to wake up and look forward to reading the papers and checking the box scores. It's been much too long. I hate it when purists bitch about people "jumping on the bandwagaon" now that the team is actually playing well. So what?!?! There's plenty of room on the 'wagon for even the casual fan. That's the joy of baseball. There are 162 games a season---only freaks like me follow them all! Get on board, Lisa. Enjoy the ride. The Tigers will be World Series champs this year. I can feel it.

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