Downtown streets are filled with red, white and blue Tribe
fans. Local restaurants are packed inside and out. Even though the rain was a problem and
threatened to be all day, even as the clouds broke up, there was optimism on Rally Alley.
The beauty of opening day is that it can be anything you
want it to be.
From a big time party, complete with parking lot keg bowling to a family affair complete with a special day
off of school for the kids.
"This is a Cleveland tradition we have- good baseball
tradition, good sports. We love Cleveland
sports. I'm a Browns fan and Indians fan and a Cavs fan," says one Cleveland sports enthusiast.
As they stood in the rain waiting for the gates to open
for many this is ultimately about baseball, about little kids growing into baseball
And hope, always the hope The Tribe will take care of
"I'm really impressed with what the Dolan family is
doing. I like what they're doing and I like what Francona is doing," says an excited Indians fan.
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