Cleveland Indians announce opening day festivities at Progressive Field

Posted: 5:17 PM, Mar 23, 2018
Updated: 2018-04-06 00:11:30Z

The Tribe has a slew of activities planned for Opening Day on April 6.

This year marks the team's 25th opening day at Progressive Field, and the team has scheduled an entire string of events leading up to the opening pitch.

Prior to the game, the will be a ceremony to celebrate the 2017 American League Central Division championship team. The AL Central Division Pennant will be unveiled during the pregame ceremony.\

The Indians will celebrate their 22 game win streak and several player's awards, including Corey Kluber's second Cy Young award, and Jose Ramirez and Francisco Lindor's Silver Slugger awards.

The National Anthem will be performed by the Ohio State University Athletic Band and the team will honor the United States Military by unveiling a giant American Flag.

Olympic snowboarder and gold medalist Red Gerard, a native of Rocky River, will throw out the first pitch.

Gates open at 2 p.m. and the festivities kick off with the Right Field District block party.