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junkyarddoug
03-31-2006, 02:40 PM
What time do the pre-game ceremonies start? I'll be tailgaiting but don't want to miss anything.

itsnotrequired
03-31-2006, 02:41 PM
WHEN: Sunday, April 2
5:00 p.m. Gates open
6:30 p.m. Josh Kelley's pregame acoustic performance
7:05 p.m. White Sox vs. Cleveland Indians

WHERE: U.S. Cellular Field
333 W. 35th Street
Chicago, IL 60616


http://chicago.whitesox.mlb.com/NASApp/mlb/news/press_releases/press_release.jsp?ymd=20060323&content_id=1360279&vkey=pr_cws&fext=.jsp&c_id=cws

junkyarddoug
03-31-2006, 03:07 PM
Thanks for the info. It didn't say anything about the banner. Any idea what time it will be raised.

Sox35th
03-31-2006, 04:22 PM
So, I take it that the banner will be raised after J. Kelley is done going his thing?

JohnBasedowYoda
03-31-2006, 04:27 PM
The banner will be raised anywhere an hour before the game. They don't really specify.

BainesHOF
03-31-2006, 04:41 PM
Josh Kelley's appearance is a needless joke.

LauraJ14
03-31-2006, 05:02 PM
I think that the banners are being raised after Josh Kelley sings, First pitch isn't until 7:13pm so there is about an half hour for intro's etc.

chisoxfanatic
03-31-2006, 05:23 PM
Will the montage be the same (except for modifications in the pictures to accomodate the newest scenes from last year's Championship season)?

I honestly hope they don't change the music selections!

chisoxmike
03-31-2006, 05:35 PM
Josh Kelley's appearance is a needless joke.

Seriously. Someone on the board said they think this was a ESPN move. I tend to agree, why wouldn't the Sox have got someone from Chicago to help celebrate opening night??? Well...we did use up everyone in the playoffs I guess...except Buddy Guy.