Indians, NASA and John Glenn to celebrate 50th anniversary of Mercury flight

The Indians will welcome NASA and U.S. Senator John Glenn to Progressive Field on Sunday, August 26 to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Glenn’s orbital Mercury Flight.

The festivities will include an on-field celebration of Glenn’s historic flight before the 1:05 p.m. game vs. the New York Yankees. Glenn will also be on hand to throw out the ceremonial first pitch.

Indians Community Blood Drive Set for Monday, August 27

The Cleveland Indians Community Blood Drive will take place on Monday, August 27, 2012 from Noon to 6 p.m. in the Gateway Plaza outside Progressive Field. 

Please visit to schedule your appointment and use the sponsor code: clevelandindians.