DETROIT (WWJ) – Talk about a dream come true!
Members of the Detroit Munger Lions youth baseball team are able to watch the some of the ‘big boys,’ the Detroit Tigers, take batting practice at Comerica Park ahead of Wednesday’s inter-league game with the Pittsburgh Pirates.READ MORE: Science of Weather: O'Shea Solar Park
Practicing on Buysse Ballpark’s field, home to the University of Detroit Softball Titans, 7-year-old Adrian Miguel says, “it makes me happy that he’s here because he helps us learn more about baseball.”READ MORE: Michigan Matters: Motor City's Italian Connection Grows!
“I’m having so much fun,” said 9-year-old Jordon Footlander, “being face-to-face with an actual Tiger — it’s just really cool.”
The members of the Munger Lions will get to see the Tigers take on the Pittsburgh Pirates Wednesday night and get to go onto the field pre-game for batting practice.MORE NEWS: MSP, Metro Detroit Police Crack Down On 'Move Over' Law
“To see how much they enjoy doing it, it’s a lot of fun,” said Castellanos.