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Robert Redford to throw 1st pitch at Cubs opener

- Associated Press - Friday, March 25, 2011

CHICAGO (AP) - Veteran film actor Robert Redford will throw out the first pitch at Wrigley Field to open the Chicago Cubs season on April 1.

The Cubs opening day program also includes the seventh-inning stretch singing of Ron Santo Jr., whose father was late Cubs announcer Ron Santo.

Redford starred in the famous baseball movie "The Natural."

The game against Pittsburgh starts at 1:20 p.m.

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