Local singer and songwriter Jennifer Hall will sing the national anthem before tomorrow’s game. Later that night, Hall will perform at the Sixth Annual Hot Stove Cool Music Chicago benefit concert at the Metro, hosted by Theo Epstein’s Foundation to Be Named Later with support from Cubs Charities.
Actor and Chicago native Jim O’Heir from NBC’s “Parks and Recreation” will throw the first pitch Sunday, June 4. ESPN Sunday Night Baseball broadcasters David Ross and Aaron Boone will lead the stretch.
Hall of Famer Andre Dawson will throw a first pitch and lead the stretch Monday, June 5. Anthony Murphy, starring as the Genie in the hit Broadway musical, “Disney’s Aladdin,” which is currently playing Broadway in Chicago’s Cadillac Palace Theatre through September 10, will throw a first pitch and sing the national anthem.
On Wednesday, June 7, James Beard Award-winning chef Tony Mantuano from Spiaggia will throw a first pitch.
Northwestern head women’s golf coach Emily Fletcher will throw a first pitch Thursday, June 8.
On Friday, June 9, cast members from The Second City will throw a first pitch and lead the stretch.
Former Chicago Bears player and defense coordinator and current Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera will throw a first pitch Saturday, June 10.
On Sunday, June 11, NPR radio host, author and Chicago native Scott Simon will throw a first pitch.