Alice Cooper to (First) Pitch for RiverDogs

Many of you already know that rock legend Alice Cooper is an avid golfer, but what about baseball?  We’ll find out when he throws out the ceremonial first pitch for the Single-A Charleston RiverDogs (South Atlantic League) on Sunday.

PRESS RELEASE – For four decades Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Alice Cooper has been able to strike chords with music lovers. Now we’ll get the chance to see if he can throw a strike.

The legendary performer, who is in town for a Monday night concert at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center, will throw the ceremonial first pitch at the Charleston RiverDogs-Savannah Sand Gnats game on Sunday, June 10, at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park.

Game time is 5:05 pm and tickets are available at the box office (843/577-DOGS (3647) or online at

“We are thrilled to have a true rock icon, Alice Cooper, as part of our fun by throwing the first pitch at Sunday’s game,” said RiverDogs General Manager Dave Echols. “We encourage our fans and Alice’s fans to come to Riley Park early to witness one of the most exciting first pitches of the season.”

Cooper is credited with helping shape the sounds and looks of heavy metal. He is regarded as being the artist who first introduced “horror imagery” to rock and roll, and whose stagecraft and showmanship have permanently transformed the genre.

The “No More Mr. Nice Guy” tour makes a stop in the Lowcountry on Monday, June 11, at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center. Showtime is at 8 pm and tickets are available at the North Charleston Coliseum Advance Ticket Office, online at, by phone at 1-800-745-3000 or at Ticketmaster outlets (including select Publix stores).

For information on the concert at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center, visit or

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