05/16/2011 1:52 PM ET
Play Catch! On Progressive Field Father's Day (June 19) To Raise Funds For Cleveland Indians Charities
Individual Tickets are $15 for a 15 -Minute Play Catch! Session and Commemorative Baseball
Tickets can be Purchased at the Progressive Field Box Office, any Indians Team Shop or Indians.com
The Cleveland Indians today announced the Father's Day Play Catch!, a unique post-game event to give Tribe fans the opportunity to play catch with their family/friends for 15 minutes on the outfield grass of Progressive Field immediately following the 1:05PM game on Sunday, June 19 vs. Pittsburgh.
Individual tickets for Play Catch!, at the cost of $15 per person, are available in three sessions: 20 minutes following the game (Session #1), 45 minutes following the game (Session #2) and 70 minutes following the game (Session #3). A maximum of 300 tickets will be available for each 15-minute session. Tickets will be sold by session until each session is at capacity before opening the next session for sale. Ticket purchasers cannot choose their session.
Fans can purchase individual tickets the following way:
In order to participate in Play Catch!, fans must be in attendance at the Indians vs. Pirates game on Sunday, June 19 at Progressive Field and have purchased a separate Play Catch! ticket. The event is open to everyone, but fans of all ages must present a ticket to participate in the Play Catch! event (Fans 16 years and under must be accompanied by an adult). Participants will also be given a replica commemorative Rawlings-brand soft baseball just prior to entering the field.
Participants must check-in at the table near section 175 prior to the 7th inning to sign their waiver form and receive their color-coded wrist band. At the top of the 9th inning, participants should line up on the Gate A ramp near section 175.
For more information, please call 216-420-HITS (4487) or visit indians.com.
All proceeds of Play Catch! to benefit Cleveland Indians Charities, the charitable arm of the Cleveland Indians. Cleveland Indians Charities (CIC) was established in 1989 to make a positive contribution to the quality of life for thousands of youth by providing educational and recreational opportunities. Since its inception, CIC has donated nearly $7.0 million to agencies and organizations in Northeast Ohio that focus on youth education and recreation. Annually, CIC impacts nearly 20,000 kids in Cleveland.