On Monday night, Justin Verlander returned home to Comerica Park to take on his former team, the Detroit Tigers.
Prior to Verlander taking the mound, the Tigers played a tribute video on the scoreboard which had JV pushing back tears.
The Tigers succeeded in distracting opposing pitcher Justin Verlander with a greatest hits video collection. pic.twitter.com/FEV9zbx8zb
— Roger Cormier (@yayroger) September 10, 2018
Justin Verlander. Always A Tiger!
Justin Verlander talks about special bond with Tigers’ fans
Monday night in downtown Detroit has the makings of something very special. Not only will the Detroit Lions host the New York Jets at Ford Field but it will also mark the return of Justin Verlander to Comerica Park as he and the Houston Astros will take on the Detroit Tigers.
During his 13 years in Detroit, Verlander and Tigers fans developed a bond that is still strong. It’s a bond that remains special to him. On Sunday, Verlander posted a video message to his fans in Detroit.
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MUST SEE: Justin Verlander posts emotional message for Tigers’ fans after returning home to Detroit
Over the course of 13 seasons, Justin Verlander gave his all each and every time he took the mound with the hopes of leading the Detroit Tigers to a World Series championship. Unfortunately, he and his Tigers’ teammates were not quite able to get the job done and Verlander was eventually traded to the Houston Astros.
Now, JV is coming home.
On Monday night, Verlander will take the mound at Comerica Park dressed as the enemy with the goal of shutting down many of his former teammates.
But before the moment of truth comes, Verlander has a message for Tigers’ fans.
On Sunday, Verlander arrived “home” to Detroit and he took the time to post a message for his former fans.
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