DETROIT (WWJ) – Some Detroit firefighters are betting on the Tigers. As WWJ’s Vickie Thomas reports, they’re putting down an interesting wager with their counterparts in Dallas.
Detroit’s Engine 44 has a T-shirt bet going with Engine 44 in Dallas. Captain Michael Jefferson watched the Tigers knock out New York and he’s betting that the home team will wreck the Rangers’ chances of moving on.READ MORE: Michigan Matters: Helping Young Folks & Cancer Patients
Jefferson said he is thrilled with the Tigers’ post-season progress this year.READ MORE: Meet These Two Bear Cubs Who Have Become Inseparable At The Detroit Zoo
“You know, playing against the Yankees was a nail biter and it was stressful, but I knew they were gonna pull it out,” Johnson said.
“They’re destined. They have the best pitching, Jose Valverde, you just can’t deny it, with 52 of 52 save opportunities. We had the role players come through, Don Kelly. You just can’t second guess Jim Leyland. He’s an awesome coach and he’s got us where we need to be,” he continued.MORE NEWS: Delta Wants Other Airlines To Share ‘No-Fly’ Lists To Help Stop Unruly Passengers
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