You'll be able to hear the voice of a pretty famous former A's employee this season during the fan-less games at the Coliseum.
Actor Tom Hanks, a Concord native, served as a peanut vendor for the A's during his youth. With the coronavirus pandemic keeping stadiums MLB empty for the 2020 season, the Coliseum now will be mixing Hanks' loudest hawking voice into the piped-in stadium sounds during home games in Oakland.
Life is like a box of... popcorn. 🍿— Oakland A's (@Athletics) July 24, 2020
East Bay's own @tomhanks is reprising one of his first roles as a Coliseum vendor! See if you can hear him mixed in with the crowd noise during tonight's #OpeningDay broadcast.#RootedInOakland pic.twitter.com/o84TzuTLiX
You can get coverage of Friday night's Opening Day game for the A's on NBC Sports California.
"A's Pregame Live" begins at 6:30 p.m. PT, before first pitch at 7:10 p.m.
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