Brian Jones, Owner of A Christmas Story House & Museum, to throw out first pitch wearing bunny suit.

CLEVELAND – September 16, 2013 –   In conjunction with the A Christmas Story 30th Anniversary Celebration, the Cleveland Indians are hosting A Christmas Story House & Museum night at Progressive Field.   The Cleveland Indians play their last home game of the regular season against the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at 7:05pm.

Brian Jones, Owner of A Christmas Story House & Museum, has been invited to throw out the ceremonial first pitch.   While being watched by a stadium full of diehard A Christmas Story fans, Jones will attempt to throw a 99 mph fastball over home plate, wearing an exact reproduction of the Bunny Suit that Ralphie received from Aunt Clara.

Tickets can be purchased via a special link posted on www.AChristmasStoryHouse.com, using promotional code CHRISTMAS.  For each ticket purchased through the unique link/code, the Cleveland Indians will graciously donate $1 to the A Christmas Story House Neighborhood Restoration Project.

A Christmas Story House Neighborhood Restoration Project is a non-profit foundation established to restore and maintain the neighborhood surrounding A Christmas Story House & Museum for future generations to experience and enjoy. The foundation provides grants, both public and private, to projects that enhance and preserve the surrounding neighborhood.  A Christmas Story House Neighborhood Restoration Project works with and is assisted by Tremont West Development Corporation. Tremont West is a non-profit organization that works to serve over 9000 residents as well as over ninety small businesses with community building, neighborhood infrastructure improvements, home maintenance and repair and events planning and management.

For questions regarding the purchase of Cleveland Indians game tickets, please contact Emily Warnick at 216-420-4279 or email ewarnick@indians.com.

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A Christmas Story House & Museum, now restored to the original movie appearance, is located just five minutes from downtown Cleveland at 3159 W. 11th St. in the Tremont neighborhood. It is open year-round, 7 days a week, excluding major holidays. Tours of the house run every hour. Regular admission tickets are $11 for adults, $9 for seniors, $7 for children more information or for directions, visit www.AChristmasStoryHouse.com or call 216-298-4919.

A Christmas Story House is now available year round for fans to spend the night in Ralphie and Randy’s room. For more information and reservations please visit  https://www.achristmasstoryhouse.com/stay, email stay@achristmasstoryhouse.com or call 216-298-4919 ext. 1017.