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Jeff Garlin Doesn't Mince Words With Tigers Fans

By Chuck Sudo in Arts & Entertainment on Jun 15, 2012 1:30PM


One of the reasons the Cubs set an attendance record for a midweek series with Detroit was because Tigers fans flocked to the Friendly Confines. When Jose Valverde recorded the final out there was a sizable cheer for the Olde English D.

This didn't go unnoticed on comedian, actor and Chicago area native Jeff Garlin, who made his displeasure with it known during the seventh inning stretch.

Let's go ahead and add this to the long list of reasons why the guest conductor thing at Wrigley should end. We'd give Garlin an "A" for effort here but he made Jim Belushi look funny, unfortunately. (And we like Garlin!) Thankfully he hung around with Len and Bob after. Oh, wait...