World Series ceremonies set for Games 1, 2

World Series ceremonies set for Games 1, 2

Indians legends Kenny Lofton and Carlos Baerga are scheduled to throw out the ceremonial first pitches before Games 1 and 2, respectively, of the World Series that begins tonight against the Cubs at Progressive Field.

Pop star Rachel Platten will perform the national anthem before Game 1, while country duo LoCash will do the honors prior to Game 2.

World Series Game 1: Tonight, 7:30 ET air time | 8 ET game time on FOX

U.S. Marines Master Sergeant vocalist Alyson Jones will perform "God Bless America" during Game 1, with Air Force Master Sergeant and baritone vocalist with the "Singing Sergeants" Eric Sullivan performing in Game 2.

Cash Kruth is a reporter for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter at @cashkruth. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.