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Mariners’ Home Opener to Include Tribute to Niehaus

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Felix, Ichiro, Gutierrez to receive hardware before the game.

 The Mariners will pay tribute to Hall of Fame broadcaster Dave Niehaus on Friday night prior to their home opener against the Indians.

Marilyn Niehaus, Dave’s wife, will throw out the ceremonial first pitch before the Mariners take the field against manager Eric Wedge’s former team in the 7:10 p.m. PT opener.

Seattle recording artist Macklemore will also perform his “My Oh My” song, which was written in memory of Niehaus shortly after his death last November. Fans are encouraged to wear white shoes as a lighthearted tribute to Niehaus and his unique sense of fashion.

Gates will open at 4:40 p.m., and pregame ceremonies will commence at 6:30. Felix Hernandez will be presented with his American League Cy Young Award trophy, and Ichiro Suzuki and Franklin Gutierrez will receive their AL Gold Glove Awards.

Ichiro will also be recognized for becoming the Mariners’ all-time hits leader last week as he surpassed Edgar Martinez’s franchise record.


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