Detroit Tigers' fan LeeAnn Betz has faith her home team will hit it out of the park.
"They're going to be World Series champions," Betz, 30 of New Baltimore, said Monday night.
So, when she passed a tent on 23 Mile Road dedicated to Tigers' gear—with many items proclaiming the team as champions—she couldn't resist.
"I actually live in town and I've been passing it," she said of the stand in the Sunoco parking lot in New Baltimore.
After browsing the hooded sweatshirts, baseball caps, flags and baseballs, she finally bought a T-shirt with the Tigers' name in the design of a Jack Daniels' label.
Roseville resident Tony Bommarito who runs the stand for Florida-based L and G Concessions said it opened Friday and was busy over the weekend. By Monday evening, foot traffic tailed off.
"I think everyone is waiting for the first game to see who's going to win it," he said. "Wednesday and Thursday is real critical."
The company is not affiliated with the Tigers' team, but sells sporting gear materials throughout the country. T-shirts range from $15-20, hoodies are $35 and car flags retail for $15.
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