The Cubs have confirmed that Sutton has been invited to be Wrigley Field's 7th Inning Stretch Guest Conductor (that's the official title) when they play host to the Cincinnati Reds on Monday, Sept. 12. The night game (first pitch is set for 7:05 p.m.) is not scheduled to be televised by WGN or any other national station.
Sutton will join a long list of basketball coaches (and other sports personalities and celebrities) in leading the Wrigley Field faithful during the seventh inning stretch. Among the basketball coaches who have sung at Wrigley Field are Bill Self of Kansas, Bruce Weber of Illinois, Mike Krzyzewski of Duke, Jim Calhoun of Connecticut and former Uah coach Rick Majerus.
Sutton will join a long list of others who have carried on the tradition since longtime Cubs announcer Harry Carey died. Some of those are Dick Vitale, the late Walter Payton, Miami Heat All-Star guard Dwyane Wade, pro wrestler Randy "Macho Man" Savage, former OSU softball pitcher Lauren Bay (earlier this season), Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, Bozo the Clown, Ozzy Osbourne and Peter Frampton.
Eddie Sutton To Sing on Sept. 12 at Wrigley Field
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