Cleveland Indians First Pitch Experience

7/7   Jeff A. / Aurora, OH


As a lifelong Cleveland fan and fresh off witnessing his first championship in 50 years, Jeff fulfilled his own personal dream - throwing out the First Pitch for his hometown team!

Q Give us a play-by-play of your experience? Did you travel from far? What was your favorite part of your experience?

A I live about 30 minutes outside of Cleveland. We attended batting practice on the field where my kids were able to get autographs and get pictures with several players.

We had great seats for the game behind home plate. I was able to throw out the first pitch, and "steal" 2nd base between the 6th and 7th innings with the grounds crew. Everything added up to an incredible experience, but I will most remember the smiles on my kids faces as they were able to experience these things along with me!

Q Who did you bring with you on your experience?

A My wife Barb, and kids, Jenna and Brandon.

Q Tell us about your winning contest "sweat". What qualifier did you enter (e.g. $3 PGA Qualifier)? Who was in your winning lineup?

A It was a free contest with the top prize being this experience.

Q Where were you when you won? How did you celebrate? Fist pump like Tiger? Riverdance like Chad Ochocinco? “Ride the Bull” like Happy Gilmore?

AWoke up in the middle of the night to check how I finished. Silently celebrated as I didn't want to wake anyone. My family was extremely excited when I notified the next morning!

Q Favorite sports team? How long have you been a fan of this team? Favorite team moment?

A Cleveland Browns, I have been a fan my whole life!

Q Favorite athlete?

A LeBron James.

Q Favorite sports movie?

A Field of Dreams.

Q What is your favorite sports memory?

A Celebrating the 2016 Cleveland Cavaliers NBA title of course!

Q Favorite fantasy sport on DraftKings?

A Baseball, football, basketball.

Q What else is on your sports bucket list?

A A Cleveland Browns Super Bowl!

Q What do you love most about DraftKings?

A The variety of sports offered, and the variety of contests. Love the 3 entry max tournaments!

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