FOX 66 News at Ten
The Detroit Tigers are on their way to the 2012 World Series.
Thursday night, the Tigers thumped the New York Yankees 8-1 in Game 4 of the American League Championship Series and completed the sweep to win the American League Pennant.
Fans who couldn't make the trip to Comerica Park in Detroit met at sports bars across Mid-Michigan. TV5 was at Buffalo Wild Wings in Flint Township as Prince Fielder caught the final out to stamp the team's ticket to baseball's biggest stage.
"To see the Yankees go down this bad, this is too beautiful mate, unbelievable, this is the ripper," said Lawrence Cummings, who was throwing his hands in the air as the Tigers won.
"World Series here we come," said Tigers fan Ryan Forman.
And now, the Tigers are just four wins away from being crowned the best team in the world.
"It feels like destiny, I mean they are all clicking right now, they've been pretty bad all year and for them to all sync up in September and ride it through, it's awesome, it's really awesome!" said Dan Quigley, a Tigers fan.
"Unbelievable, incredible, this is the best," said Cummings.
World Series tickets for the Tigers' home games are sold out. The winner of the National League Championship Series between the St. Louis Cardinals and the San Francisco Giants will represent the National League in the World Series.
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Friday, October 19 2012, 09:25 AM EDT
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