Tom Grieve to throw first pitch at Gm. 6

October, 21, 2010
10/21/10
3:58
PM CT
ARLINGTON, Texas -- Rangers television announcer Tom Grieve will throw out the ceremonial first pitch prior to Friday's Game 6.

Grieve is a Rangers Hall of Famer and has spent 43 of his 44 years in professional baseball with the Rangers franchise.

Some other notes on in-game ceremonies for Friday's game (as sent out by the Rangers):

* Oscar-winning pop artist and Arlington, Texas resident BJ Thomas will sing the Star Spangled Banner.

* God Bless America will be performed during the seventh inning stretch by 2010 Miss Texas Ashley Melnick. The colors will be presented by the United States Marines Corps. A flyover of four F-18’s from the VMFA-112 Marines Corps Unit follows the National Anthem.

* The first 45,000 fans will receive Rangers Red Poms Poms, compliments of Topps.
Richard Durrett joined ESPNDallas.com in September 2009. He writes about colleges, the Dallas Stars and the Texas Rangers. Richard spent nine years at The Dallas Morning News covering the Rangers, Stars, colleges, motorsports and high schools.

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TEAM LEADERS

BA LEADER
Elvis Andrus
BA HR RBI R
.302 1 3 9
OTHER LEADERS
HRE. Andrus 1
RBIA. Rios 7
RE. Andrus 9
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