The Toronto Blue Jays have announced that Geddy Lee will have the honors of throwing out the first pitch at their home opener against the Cleveland Indians on April 2nd. From the announcement:Rush frontman Geddy Lee will be throwing out the Ceremonial First Pitch. The vocalist, bassist and keyboardist of the Toronto rock band has been a longtime Blue Jays season ticket holder and baseball fan. Lee and his Rush band mates Neil Peart & Alex Lifeson will be the first Canadian band to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Los Angeles on April 18th followed by their North American Clockwork Angels tour.In related MLB news, a new extended interview with Geddy Lee at the MLB studios has just been posted. In the interview, Geddy Lee "discusses how he became a fan of baseball, and looks at the upcoming season for his beloved Toronto Blue Jays".
To view the complete interview, click HERE
Thanks to Ed from RushIsABand and Eric from Power Windows for the news.