CLEVELAND, Ohio — Jim Thome and Sandy Alomar Jr will lead a group of more than 70 Major League Baseball All-Stars along the red carpet July 9 as the MLB All-Star Game parade winds through downtown along East 9th Street to Progressive Field.
Thome and Alomar were named grand marshals for the parade by MLB on Tuesday. Fans can line the street and greet the Cleveland Indians legends along with all of the 2019 All-Stars during the parade that steps off at 12:30 p.m.
The event is free to the public as part of the MLB All-Star Red Carpet Show, which will air at 3 p.m. on MLB Network.
The parade starts on Lakeside Avenue and West Mall Drive, weaving between Play Ball Park on Malls B and C. All-Stars are set to travel east on Lakeside before turning down East 9th Street while riding in Chevrolet Silverado trucks. The parade ends outside the park’s Right Field Gate.
Fans are encouraged to line these city streets and welcome the 2019 All-Stars to Cleveland as they head to the 90th All-Star Game.
Thome and Alomar will ride in the parade in a Corvette, while All-Star managers, Alex Cora and Dave Roberts will each travel the parade route in Camaro convertibles.
Mascots representing a variety of MLB clubs plan to walk the parade route, interacting with fans and giving away special All-Star keepsakes. At the end of the parade, the Commissioner’s Trophy, presented each year to the World Series Champion, will arrive at the park.
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