World Series 2012: Hollywood Reacts to Detroit Tigers vs. San Francisco Giants Opener
As San Francisco Giants fans were cheering on “The Panda” Wednesday night, some of Hollywood’s biggest baseball fans were sounding off on Twitter.
Detroit’s son Eminem hung out with Tigers’ first baseman Prince Fielder before the start of Game 1, while The Newsroom star Jeff Daniels gave a detailed play-by-play throughout the night.
In the end, Pablo “The Panda” Sandoval and the Giants went home with an 8-3 win over the Tigers, with three homeruns courtesy of the 26-year-old third baseman.
As Tigers and Giants fans prepare for Game 2 of the World Series, set for Thursday, here’s a look back at what some of Hollywood’s biggest baseball fans had to say about Game 1:
Michael Moore: Congrats 2 the Giants on Game 1. Trust me, all of us back in Michigan r convinced we got jinxed by Romney calling himself “a son of Detroit”
Jeff Daniels: If you want me, I’ll be having a nightmare about a Panda.
Julia Louis-Dreyfus: Go Giants Go Giants!!!!
Kid Rock: Let’s Go Tigers!!!
Rob Schneider: HEY DETROIT! WE JUST BEAT YOUR BEST PITCHER! YOUR WELCOME, SF GIANTS!
Larry King: I would like the @tigers to win the #WorldSeries in 6 games – the key is the pitching #baseball
Katherine McPhee: #giants!!!!!!
Eminem: Me and @realpfielder28 Let’s go Detroit!
Rita Ora (who wore a Giants jersey during her show at the Regency Ballroom): GIANTS!
David Boreanaz: Zito is the master tonight. Brigning noise to the head of Verlander. Mental game. He can’t take the heat. Detroit Rock NO City . . . God Bless America
Game 2 of the World Series between the Detroit Tigers and San Francisco Giants is set for 8:07PM ET on Thursday.
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