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Indians announce pregame festivities for World Series Game 6

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Posted at 2:56 PM, Nov 01, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-01 14:56:37-04

Are you one of the lucky fans who snagged tickets for World Series Game 6 in Cleveland?

Here's what you need to know ahead of the game at Progressive Field:

Gates open at 5:30 p.m. Fans are encouraged to get to their seats by 7:30 p.m. and wear red. 

Ceremonial First Pitch:

  • Former Indians pitcher Dennis Martinez will throw the ceremonial first pitch. Martinez pitched for the Indians from 1994-1996, including two starts in the 1995 World Series.

National Anthem:

  • Grammy-nominated country singer Hunter Hayes

“God Bless America”:

  • U.S. Army Private First Class Briahna Marie Shaniuk, a Brunswick native

Ceremonial First Ball Delivery:

  • Boys & Girls Clubs of America National Youth of the Year Rosetta Shepard will deliver the ceremonial first ball of Game 6 to the mound with former Indians pitcher Len Barker.

The Indians will have a number of other festivities for fans prior to Tuesday’s game.

Game 6, Tuesday, November 1:

  • Color guard from the United States Navy will present the colors
  • “Faction” to perform on Gateway Plaza 5:30-7:30 p.m., Destination Cleveland’s “This is CLE” letters also will be on the plaza for photo opportunities
  • Tent to be set up on east side of Gateway Plaza for commemorative program sales
  • SportsTime Ohio stage to be set up between King and Queen sculptures on Gateway Plaza