Nubs, who has appeared in over 120 games for the Guardians this season, was profiled by 3News’ Lindsay Buckingham after Cleveland won the AL Central title.
Cleveland — *Editor’s Note: The video above is from a previous article about Peter.
The Guardians’ 2022 season has been a special one for Cleveland fans everywhere, including one in particular who showed a special dedication to the team.
Cleveland Heights’ Peter Knabb has played in more than 120 club games at various ballparks across the country this year. Driven by the confidence instilled by his late father, the 26-year-old hopes his cerebral palsy won’t hold him back and will help others facing similar challenges. It inspires me.
“Isn’t it annoying?” He told Lindsay Buckingham of 3News In a recent interview when asked what his message was. [can].”
Nubs was in Texas last month when the Guards won the American League Central Division title. Now, the organization has decided to reward his amazing efforts, giving him the honor of throwing the first pitch before Game 1 on Friday. American League Wild Card Series Play against the Tampa Bay Rays on Progressive Field.
The playoff opener will be celebrated in Carnegie and Ontario’s corner, encouraging all participating fans to “Rock Your Red.” Famous Area Her vocalist Dan Polk sang the national anthem (as she first sang it in 1992 at old Cleveland Municipal Her Stadium), and famous Cleveland bleachers drummer John Adams performed the traditional “Play ball!” shout out Via video recording.
Friday’s start time is set for 12:07 PM, with legendary former Indians manager Mike Hargrove throwing the first ball in Game 2 on Saturday. If a winner-takes-all Game 3 takes place on Sunday, his beloved two-time All-Star Andre Thornton will nod.
https://www.wkyc.com/article/sports/mlb/cleveland-guardians/cleveland-guardians-superfan-peter-knab-ceremonial-first-pitch-game-1-al-wild-card-series/95-31f22ca5-1535-4bef-a628-3f9e6c65dbab Big Guardian fan throws first pitch before Wild Card Series