Phil Coke: Opening Day In Detroit Is Special

View Comments

Detroit Tigers
Upcoming Games

Buy Tigers Tickets Full Schedule
Tigers Central
Shop for Tigers Gear
Buy Tigers Tickets

MLB Scoreboard
MLB Standings
Team Schedule
Team Roster
Team Injuries

DETROIT (CBS Detroit) The big Tigers home Opening Day game has begun, and at least the first few minutes unfolded exactly as Phil Coke envisioned.

What did he expect when fans heard his name?

“I hope they’re crazy … I hope you all come out here and are nuts,” Coke said.

97.1 The Ticket’s Jeff Riger asked him to “define nuts.” So the usually irreverent Coke did.

“There ain’t no roof on here, but if there were, I’d want it to blow off,” Coke said.

Most fans think there’s something special in the air when Comerica opens for the first time of the season, and Coke agreed.

“I enjoy every game anyways, but there’s something different and special about it about it here in the city of Motown,” Coke said.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 2,303 other followers