MIAMI, FLORIDA - MARCH 30: Justin Verlander #35 of the New York Mets looks on prior to a game against the Miami Marlins on Opening Day at loanDepot park on March 30, 2023 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Megan Briggs/Getty Images)

Former Detroit Tiger and current New York Mets star Justin Verlander is probably going to be a first-ballot Hall-of-Famer. So, which team will he represent when he gets inducted into the hall?

Verlander was with the Tigers for 12 seasons, then played with the Houston Astros for five years. Now, he has a shiny, new two-year deal with the Mets worth $86 million.

Verlander is in Detroit to play his first game with the Mets at Comerica Park, of all places. He was asked about his thoughts on getting into the Hall of Fame as a Detroit Tiger.

He seemed very surprised by the question. And, if I do say so, he didn’t seem serious about the idea. He actually laughed at it. Check out the tweet below.

  • Video: Justin Verlander Has Surprising Reaction to Tigers Hall of Fame Question

    He looks super surprised here when asked about getting into the Hall of Fame as a Tiger. He doesn’t seem happy about the idea, or at least, he doesn’t seem to seriously consider it. But we love you, Justin!

  • More on His Reaction - This is Better

    “I have time left on my clock and that is going to determine a lot,” Verlander added according to Fox 2 Sportsworks’ Will Burchfield.

    “I know Detroit will always have a special place in my heart and in my career and what that looks like when I retire, I just can’t answer that right now.”

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