Verlander picks #DetroitPride Twitter contest winner, gives away ALCS Game 3 tickets

DETROIT (WXYZ) - Justin Verlander has personally invited one of his Twitter followers to watch him take the hill Tuesday in Game 3 of the ALCS .

Verlander announced the winner to his Twitter contest Tuesday morning. The Grand Prize went to for a rap video she and her family made showcasing their Detroit pride.

You can watch the video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Df0i-fkyz0

The Tiger's Ace tweeted Monday morning that he was hosting a contest on the social media site, asking Tigers fans to show him their Detroit pride.

"Incredible weekend for Detroit! Contest is to show your in any way...I'll RT some & the winner gets two tix to Game 3 "

The winner will sit pretty at Comerica Park with a guest as Verlander and the Tigers host the Yankees after taking two from the team in New York.

Should the Tigers sweep by winning Games 3 and 4 at home they will advance to the World Series.

Good luck and GO TIGERS!

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