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For Michigan Political Ads, The Tigers Are The Big Game In Town

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He's leaving the field: Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland earlier this month. Ronald Martinez/Getty Images hide caption

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NPR's Mike Pesca on Jim Leyland's decision to step down

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Please go foul, please go foul, please go foul: Third-baseman Miguel Cabrera (No. 24) and catcher Gerald Laird of the Detroit Tigers watched closely to see if a bunt by the Giants' Gregor Blanco would go foul Thursday night in San Francisco. It didn't. The Giants scored and went on to win the game and take a 2-0 lead in the World Series. Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images hide caption

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Tom Goldman on 'Morning Edition'

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Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland has seen a lot in his day, but never a World Series matchup between his team and the Giants. Karl Mondon /MCT /Landov hide caption

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On 'Morning Edition': Tom Goldman and Renee Montagne preview the World Series

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San Francisco Giants relief pitcher Sergio Romo reacts after the final out in Game 7 of baseball's National League Championship Series against the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday in San Francisco. David J. Phillip/AP hide caption

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Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera hits a two-run home run in the fourth inning during Game 4 of the American League Championship Series against the New York Yankees Thursday. Paul Sancya/AP hide caption

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