Excitement builds for Indians-Tigers series after Nick Swisher's walk-off grand slam over the Angels

CLEVELAND - In late September of last year the Indians' Jason Giambi hit a walk-off home run against the Chicago White Sox that served as a rallying point for the Indians and their fans as they stormed into the post season.

Nick Swisher's walk-off grand slam stands to do the same some fans say. "I think it will be better than last year, I don't think it will go down to the wire," said Scott McGurk of Medina. "Swish struggling all year than to come through like that that was great."

No one was more excited for Swisher that Adam Gockowski, "Governor of Brohio" Swisher's fan section in right field.

"He needed this and this is a huge mental boost for him, it's a huge mental boost on the team and they're just going to pick up and run with it from now on," said Gockowski.

The Indians are one game over .500, the exact same spot they were in a year ago today. But while they are the owners of the best home record in all of baseball, 23-12, they also have the worst attendance in all of baseball drawing just over 15,300 a game.

The Indians have not had a single game attendance number north of 30,000 since the Opening Day sellout. That will change this weekend with the Detroit Tigers in town.

"We're over 30,000 both Friday and Saturday and over 20,000 on Sunday so get your tickets now I think the demand we're already seeing is going to be hot," said Indians Senior Director of Communications Curtis Danburg.

The best place to watch the game Gockowski said will be Section 117, "Brohio." "The weather's getting good ,the teams getting hot everything about it is just going to be wildfire," he said.

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