Phillies superfan ready for World Series

October 21, 2008 9:09:01 PM PDT
All over the tri-state area, Phillies fans are bursting with "phanticipation."It's been a couple of decades since we captured the title, but one fan says he feels like it was yesterday.

"When Tug McGraw jumped up at the end everyone jumped up at once and you could feel that stadium shake... it was an unbelievable feeling, I don't know how to describe it," said Phillies "superfan" Michael Diehl."

Diehl is hoping for deja vu on Sunday: He has tickets for game 4.

Diehl considers himself the ultimate sports fan. He's got a mini Phillies shrine in his family room. Most of the pictures were taken a couple of years ago when he took his son to a game for his birthday.

He also has tickets from the 1980 game, and the price says just $15. Compare that to 2008, when Diehl paid $390 dollars each for Sunday's game.

He said it was worth it, but only because his son will be with him.

"I'm saying 'I'm not going to pay over a hundred and a quarter,' but I want him to have a lifetime experience. He'll remember the experience for his lifetime," Diehl said.


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