Jason Kelce and Fletcher Cox to throw out first pitches at Phillies game on Saturday

Philadelphia Eagles Legends Jason Kelce and Fletcher Cox Honored at Phillies’ Opening Night


In a momentous announcement on the latest episode of the “New Heights” podcast, former Philadelphia Eagles center Jason Kelce disclosed that he and fellow franchise icon Fletcher Cox will have the esteemed privilege of throwing out the ceremonial first pitches at the Philadelphia Phillies’ “Opening Night” game this Saturday against the Atlanta Braves.

Kelce and Cox, revered figures in the annals of Philadelphia sports lore, recently concluded their illustrious NFL careers with the Eagles, marking the end of an era for the beloved duo.

As part of the ongoing tributes to their remarkable contributions to the city’s sports legacy, the ceremonial pitch serves as a fitting tribute to their enduring impact on the Philadelphia community and its sports culture.

The dynamic duo, whose combined tenure encompassed an impressive 381 regular season games with the Eagles, will take center stage at Citizens Bank Park to herald the commencement of the Phillies’ highly anticipated season opener.

Their presence promises to infuse the atmosphere with palpable excitement and nostalgia, evoking fond memories of their storied careers on the gridiron.

Moreover, in celebration of the momentous “Opening Night,” attendees aged 15 and over will be treated to a commemorative t-shirt, a cherished memento to mark the occasion and further enhance the festive ambiance surrounding the event.

With the stage set for a weekend brimming with anticipation and celebration in South Philadelphia, the anticipation for the Phillies’ season opener, coupled with the special guest appearances of Kelce and Cox, sets the stage for an unforgettable experience for fans in attendance.

As the city unites to honor two of its most esteemed sports icons, the spirit of camaraderie and admiration will undoubtedly permeate throughout the ballpark, creating enduring memories for generations to come.

Kelce and Cox, both franchise legends, hung up their cleats and retired this offseason. This is one of the many fitting tributes that will come for the All-Pro duo who combined to play 381 regular season games with the Birds.

Phillies fans 15 and over attending Saturday’s game will receive an “Opening Night” t-shirt, too. It should be a lovely weekend in South Philadelphia.

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