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Trot Nixon to throw ceremonial first pitch before Game 1 of ALDS at Fenway Park

Gate collection for North Carolina residents affected by Hurricane Florence to take place at all Fenway Park gates Friday

Former Red Sox right fielder Trot Nixon will throw the ceremonial first pitch in ceremonies preceding Game 1 of the American League Division Series (ALDS) at Fenway Park this Friday, October 5. Friday's game is scheduled to begin at 7:32 p.m. 

Nixon, a North Carolina native and current Wilmington resident, is organizing a collection at all Fenway Park gates on Friday to benefit those affected by Hurricane Florence in that state. The collection will take place from the time gates open at 5:32 p.m., through the 2nd inning.   

Former Red Sox right fielder Trot Nixon will throw the ceremonial first pitch in ceremonies preceding Game 1 of the American League Division Series (ALDS) at Fenway Park this Friday, October 5. Friday's game is scheduled to begin at 7:32 p.m. 

Nixon, a North Carolina native and current Wilmington resident, is organizing a collection at all Fenway Park gates on Friday to benefit those affected by Hurricane Florence in that state. The collection will take place from the time gates open at 5:32 p.m., through the 2nd inning.   

Proceeds from the collection will benefit American Red Cross relief efforts in North Carolina.  
 

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