Diehard Tigers fan pumps up crowd with custom limo - DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG

Diehard Tigers fan pumps up crowd with custom limo

Posted: Updated:
Ryan Rodriguez Ryan Rodriguez

DETROIT (WJBK) - The Detroit Tigers bats may be slumping, but one fan isn't worried one bit. He eat, breathes, sleeps and even drives Tigers baseball.

"I pump up crowds, I do everything," says Ryan Rodriguez, the driver of a 1987 Lincoln Towncar converted into one lean, mean Tigers machine. "I play music. I let the sirens go off, and it's overall a fun experience."

Rodriguez is a chauffeur for the infamous limo seen cruising around Comerica Park during every home game. So what's it like to drive this beast? You had better be photogenic.

"Pictures, pictures, pictures," says Rodriguez.

When he's not stopping for photos, Rodriguez is busy firing fans up as they head into Game 4 of ALCS Wednesday night. The Tigers trail the best-of-seven series two games to one. "I've never lost faith. I think they're playing around with Boston," says Rodriguez.

The limo is available for rent. Interested parties can call Entertainment Express at 313-277-5000 or visit www.entertainmentexpressinc.com.

  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • Fire at Detroit apartment complex

    Fire at Detroit apartment complex

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 9:42 PM EDT2014-04-24 01:42:04 GMT
    Firefighters have controlled a fire at an apartment complex on Greenfield Road, near Plymouth Road, in Detroit.
    Firefighters have controlled a fire at an apartment complex on Greenfield Road, near Plymouth Road, in Detroit.
  • Oakland Co. dedicates day to American Idol competitor

    Oakland Co. dedicates day to American Idol competitor

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 8:20 PM EDT2014-04-24 00:20:15 GMT
    Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson has declared Wednesday, April 23 "Jena Irene Asciutto Day in Oakland County" on behalf of the American Idol contestant from Farmington Hills, Mich.
    Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson has declared Wednesday, April 23 "Jena Irene Asciutto Day in Oakland County" on behalf of the American Idol contestant from Farmington Hills, Mich.
  • Mom finds weed stashed inside pocket of son's new jeans

    Mom finds weed stashed inside pocket of son's new jeans

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 8:11 PM EDT2014-04-24 00:11:47 GMT
    A mother in Eastpointe says she found a bag of marijuana in pants she purchased at a popular retail chain for her 9-year-old son.
    A mother in Eastpointe says she found a bag of marijuana in pants she purchased at a popular retail chain for her 9-year-old son.

  • Download the FOX 2 Apps


  • FOX 2 News Five-Day Forecast
Powered by WorldNow

WTTG FOX 5 & myfoxdc
5151 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20016
Main Number: (202) 244-5151
Newsroom: (202) 895-3000
fox5tips@wttg.com

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices