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Fri., June 16, 2017, noon

Spokane Indians opening day washed out

The rain delay on Spokane Indians opening night Friday, lasted until 8:20 p.m. and the game was rescheduled for this Sunday at 3:30 p.m. as part of a doubleheader. (Colin Mulvany / The Spokesman-Review)
The rain delay on Spokane Indians opening night Friday, lasted until 8:20 p.m. and the game was rescheduled for this Sunday at 3:30 p.m. as part of a doubleheader. (Colin Mulvany / The Spokesman-Review)

As soon as KREM’s Tom Sherry was introduced on Thursday night during the pregame ceremony for the Spokane Indians’ Opening Day, the drenched crowd at Avista Stadium rained down boos.

Even when it’s not really the weatherman’s fault, someone has to get an earful when you’re ready for baseball to start.

Roughly an hour before the scheduled first pitch, the team’s fans were greeted with colder than normal weather in the 50s, continuous rain and a chilly breeze. But with the teams traditional season-opening swing band playing outside the gates and a dancing Elvis leading the way, fans hiding under umbrellas flocked into the comfy confines of the stadium. Full story. Johnathan Curley/SR




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Cindy Hval
Cindy Hval is a freelance columnist for the Voices neighborhood sections. Her Front Porch column appears twice a month in the Thursday Voice.







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