Fans guide to Cleveland Indians 6-game homestand vs. Reds (May 22-24), Rangers (May 25-27)

1975 replica jersey courtesy of Shearer’s

1975 replica jersey courtesy of Shearer’s

A guide to the six-game homestand that begins Friday at Progressive Field vs. the Reds:

Family Friendly Programs

In a continued effort to connect generations and build on the family-friendliness at Progressive Field, the Cleveland Indians have several family areas in the ballpark as well as kid-focused programs.

Kids Clubhouse and Family Deck: Families now can enjoy the game in a space designed specifically for them. Our two-story Kids Clubhouse includes Step2 toys, interactive games and kid-friendly food items for the young ones, while still providing an excellent view of the game for mom and dad.

 TribeTown MVPs: New for 2015, TribeTown MVPs is the official kids club of the Cleveland Indians. Registered MVPs will have the chance to attend exclusive events, receive monthly newsletters, and skip the line for activities in the Kids Clubhouse. Memberships can be purchased at Indians.com/TribeTownMVPs.

 Indians Youth Baseball Camps: Indians Youth Baseball Camps presented by Cleveland Clinic Children’s aims to teach the fundamentals of baseball and the Indians way to play. Camps are taught by former MLB player and Cleveland native Matt Kata. Those interested can find more information at Indians.com/YouthBaseball.

KeyBank Kids Fun Days: Every Sunday home game of the 2015 season will be KeyBank Kids Fun Days. Families can come to enjoy special activities including magic shows, SportsTime Ohio Kids Show and Kids Run the Bases presented by Cleveland Clinic Children’s.

Bob Feller Exhibit open to the public in the Terrace Club

The Cleveland Indians are proud to officially open the new Bob Feller Exhibit located on the Terrace Club third floor. The exhibit, which houses items from former museum in Feller’s hometown in Iowa, includes Feller’s opening day no-hitter glove, Navy jacket, father’s catcher’s mitt and more.

In addition to items from Feller’s career, fans can also see memorabilia from Corey Kluber’s historic May 13 start. Kluber struck out a career high 18 batters over 8 innings pitched making him the first Tribe pitcher to record 18-or-more strikeouts in a game since Bob Feller punched out 18 in 1938.

The third floor of the Terrace Club is free and open to all ticket holders again in 2015. If fans would like to dine in while visiting the Feller Exhibit, they can make reservations by visiting OpenTable.com and searching for Terrace Club.

Friday, May 22 vs. Reds @ 7:10PM

ALL GATES: OPEN at 6PM (Right Field Gate/Family Deck open at 5PM)

Broadcast Information: SportsTime Ohio-HD, WMMS/IRN (radio subject to change)

Sugardale Dollar Dog Night: Friday will be the second of 15 dollar dog nights throughout the 2015 season. There will also be a Sugardale sampling on Gateway Plaza before the game.

Postgame Fireworks, presented by Wayside Furniture: The first postgame firework night of the season will be set to the theme of Let the Good Times Roll featuring songs from 1977-1983.

Pregame band: Come down to the ballpark early to enjoy pregame activities and a performance by local band JukeBox Heroes on the RTA Summer Stage.

Alumni autographs: Len Barker and Joe Charboneau will be on hand for fan autographs in Heritage Park from 6PM-6:30PM.

Cleveland Foodbank food collection: Representatives from the Cleveland Foodbank will be outside the gates Friday and Saturday collecting donations.

Ohio Cup presentation: Law enforcement officials from the Ohio Department of Public Safety will be on the field pregame to present the Ohio Cup presented by Click it Or Ticket. ODPS will also be at the gates postgame passing out Buckle Up bumper stickers to all fans.

Uber representatives will be at The Corner: Uber Cleveland will be at The Corner bar passing out tchotchkes and providing fans with a passcode for a free first ride up to $20.

Wives Fundraising Weekend: The Cleveland Indians Wives Association will be holding its first Players Favorite Things auction, featuring baskets containing autographed items and our players’ favorite things.

Saturday, May 23 vs. Reds @ 4:10PM

 *ALL GATES: OPEN at 2PM

Broadcast Information: SportsTime Ohio-HD, WTAM/WMMS/IRN

1975 replica jersey, courtesy of Shearer’s: 10,000 fans will receive a Red 1975 replica jersey upon entering the gates Saturday.

The Indians celebrate Rick Manning: Former Indians player and current SportsTime Ohio color commentator Rick Manning will be honored pregame today, the 40th anniversary of his big-league debut in a Tribe uniform.

Pregame band: Fans can enter the ballpark at 2PM and enjoy activities throughout the Right Field District, including a performance from local bank The Breakfast Club on the RTA Summer Stage.

Alumni autographs: Len Barker and Joe Charboneau will be on hand for fan autographs in Heritage Park from 3PM-3:30PM.

Wives Fundraising Weekend: Take the shirt right off our player’s backs by winning the Cleveland Indians Wives Association auction, which features game-worn jerseys from Friday night.

#IndiansBuckleUp: The Indians and Reds are teaming up with the Ohio Department of Public Safety to spread the word about safe driving. Use #IndiansBuckleUp in your Tweets and show that you and the Tribe care about seatbelt safety. Check out the Ohio Cup Rival Meter at mlb.com/buckleup to see where we stack up.

Dunkin Donuts postgame giveaway: Upon exiting the gates, all fans will receive a coupon courtesy of Dunkin Donuts.

Sunday, May 24 vs. Reds @ 1:10PM

 *ALL GATES: OPEN at 11AM

Broadcast Information: SportsTime Ohio-HD, WTAM/WMMS/IRN (radio subject to change)

KeyBank Kids Fun Day: Back for another season, KeyBank Kids Fun Day will take place every Sunday of 2015. Families can enjoy kid friendly activities in the newly renovated Kids Clubhouse including performances from Manny The Magician, Great Lakes Science Center, Jungle Terry and a pregame interview with a current Indians player.

Kids Run the Bases Presented by Cleveland Clinic Children’s: Young Tribe fans will have the opportunity to run the bases like their favorite players after the game. All kids (12 & under) can stay immediately after the game to take part, and will receive an item from Cleveland Clinic Children’s when they’re finished.

#IndiansBuckleUp: Visit mlb.com/buckleup to see how the Indians are doing in Ohio Department of Public Safety’s buckle up contest. Be sure to tweet #IndiansBuckleUp to show that Tribe fans care about safe driving.

Win a Step2 shopping spree: Stop by the Kids Clubhouse by Step2 this Sunday and enter for your chance to win a $500 shopping spree at Step2.com! Winner will be pulled at the end of Sunday’s game.

Purell post-game sampling: Fans are able to take free samples of Purell hand sanitizer after the game. Samples will be available at all gates.

Monday, May 25 vs. Rangers @ 4:10PM

 *ALL GATES: OPEN at 3PM

(Right Field Gate opens at 2PM)

Broadcast Information: SportsTime Ohio-HD, WTAM/IRN (radio subject to change)

Ed Warinner to toss first pitch: Ohio State University football’s offensive coordinator, Ed Warinner, will throw the ceremonial first pitch for today’s game.

50/50 Raffle: The 50/50 Raffle will be available for all home games in the 2015 season. The raffle supports Cleveland Indians Charities in its mission to provide softball and baseball programs to the underprivileged youth of Cleveland, among other philanthropic efforts.

Topps Cards post-game giveaway: Topps baseball cards will be available to all fans upon exiting the ballpark.

Tuesday, May 26 vs. Rangers  @ 7:10PM

 *ALL GATES: OPEN at 6PM (Right Field Gate opens at 5PM)

 Broadcast Information: SportsTime Ohio-HD, WMMS/IRN

Sugardale Dollar Dog Night: Fans can enjoy dollar dogs for the second time this homestand courtesy of Sugardale.

Brain Hartline to throw first pitch: Former Ohio State Football player and current Cleveland Browns wide receiver Brian Hartline will toss the ceremonial first pitch for Tuesday’s game.  

Ballpark app: Download MLB.com’s Ballpark app presented by KeyBank and stay up to date on all things Tribe. Ballpark features mobile check-in offers from KeyBank, Majestic and New Era, an interactive concourse map, exclusive team videos and more.

Buy Early and Save: Fans who purchase tickets early and online will always receive the best prices on game tickets. Buying tickets online rather than at the box offices provide fans the best deals.

Wednesday, May 27 vs. Rangers  @ 12:10PM

 *ALL GATES: OPEN at 11AM

Broadcast Information: SportsTime Ohio-HD, WTAM/IRN (radio subject to change)

Weather Education Day: The Cleveland Indians and WKYC are once again teaming up for Weather Education Day. Students, teachers and parents will participate in a pregame weather program and students participating will receive a Weather Education Day workbook.

Today’s Getaway Game is presented by the UPS Store: The UPS Store presents today’s getaway travel game. A representative from one of more than 40 local The UPS Store locations will throw out the first pitch.

Visit the Bob Feller Exhibit: Be sure to check out the new Bob Feller Exhibit located on the Terrace Club third floor. Open to all fans, the exhibit features historic items such as Feller’s navy jacket, his Opening Day no-hitter glove and much more.

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