Ron Zook and Bruce Weber to Appear Sunday During Illini Day at Wrigley Field
May 27, 2009
Champaign, Ill. - There will be plenty of orange at Wrigley Field Sunday, May 31 since more than 1,200 Fighting Illini fans bought tickets to Illini Day when the Cubs host the Los Angeles Dodgers. Illinois football coach Ron Zook will throw out the ceremonial first pitch while basketball coach Bruce Weber will serve as the seventh-inning guest conductor for "Take Me Out to the Ballgame." Game time Sunday night is 7:05 pm with Zook throwing the first pitch at approximately 6:50 pm.
Both head coaches, and several assistant coaches from both sports, will make an appearance during the pregame celebration hosted by the I FUND from 4:30-6:45 pm at both John Barleycorn and Moe's Cantina in Wrigleyville. The game tickets are sold out, but fans with a game ticket can still purchase a ticket to the pregame celebration for just $25 by calling the Chicago I FUND office at 312-575-7850 by 5 pm Thursday, May 28. No tickets will be available for sale at the door on Sunday.