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Jeff Daniels is saying there's a chance

Jeff Daniels, a native of Chelsea, Mich., and a lifelong Tigers fan, has been acting since the early 1980s. He's well-known for his roles in several movies, including "Terms of Endearment," "The Purple Rose of Cairo" and "Pleasantville," and he's currently starring in the HBO hit series "The Newsroom."

But it's his role as one half of a lovable doofus duo, along with Jim Carrey, in the 1994 smash hit "Dumb and Dumber" that may be his most recognizable role.

In baseball, the line "So you're saying there's a chance?" has had particular staying power over the years, especially when a team is attempting to make a comeback either late in the season or when it's down a few games in a postseason series.

So maybe it was only appropriate that Daniels was at Comerica Park on Sunday night with his team in an 0-3 hole.

"We saw it last year in the World Series," he said. "Texas was one strike away, twice, and they lost it all. The Washington Nationals this year. Here's a city, a stadium full of people. And it just goes away. It's a cruel, cruel game.

"So if you're telling me there's a chance ... we have a chance."

Read more about Daniels and the other celebrities on hand for Game 4.

-- Alyson Footer /

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