Tigers fan celebrates 50th opening day

Friday, when Mike Lagerstrom walks into Comerica Park, it will be his 50th consecutive Tigers opening day.

Mike is only 66, and his dad took him to his first opening day when he was 16.

Now, it's become a streak that he aims on keeping alive for many seasons to come.

We chatted with Mike about his opening day memories, his brush with Local 4's Bernie Smilovitz as Mike was liberating a souvenir from old Tiger Stadium and what his thoughts will be on Friday as he goes through the turnstiles for the 50th year in a row.

Do you know someone who has Mike's streak beat? Drop us a line in the comments.



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