The Astros-Yankees American League Championship Series gets to a Game 7, the Astros will have pro wrestling superstar Ric Flair call out "Play Ball!" before the game in a video message. Astros right fielder Josh Reddick is a huge wrestling fan and uses Flair's entrance music every time he steps to the plate at Minute Maid Park. Fans also have adopted the wrestler's "Woo!" yell throughout the season. For Game 6, NBA Hall of Famer Clyde Drexler will throw out the first pitch and country music singer Jack Ingram will sing the national anthem and God Bless America. Longtime Astros season-ticket-holder Valentin Jalomo, best known for his long handlebar mustache, will call "Play Ball!" Besides Flair's video for Game 7, Mackenzie Walker will perform the national anthem and God Bless America. Season-ticket holder Barbara Moon would throw out the first pitch.
Ric Flair to yell 'Play Ball' ahead of Game 7 in Houston
Houston Chronicle | Oct 21