The Detroit Tigers Are Roaring Again
It's a warm, late August evening at Comerica park in downtown Detroit, and the hometown Tigers are chasing the New York Yankees for the fourth and final playoff spot. The atmosphere is electric, and the sellout crowd is on its feet as the Tigers keep slamming away en route to a 16-0 victory. Over the four-game set against the Bronx Bombers, 170,000 fans filled every seat, with some paying $15 to stand on a balcony over the right-field wall. By mid-September, the team would draw a record 3 million, double the attendance in 2003.
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