Indians June 4, 2010 Photo Gallery

Indianapolis Indians-vs-Columbus Clippers from June 4, 2010 at Victory Field in Downtown Indianapolis.

A crush of fans cross Maryland Street to get in to Victory Field for Friday night’s contest against the Columbus Clippers in downtown Indianapolis. The two teams will play a four-game series which will go a long in ┬ádetermining the top of the International League’s West Division.

A picture-perfect evening for a ball game at “The Vic.” The left field lawn not only has a great view of the game action, but just past the ticket gate in right field in the home of the Indianapolis Colts Lucas Oil Stadium.

Left field lawn looking in on the game field.

Indianapolis Indians long-time broadcaster Howard Kellman waiting before the game to be honored in recognition of calling his 5,000th Indians game. Kellman has been working for the Tribe since 1974 and is in his 35th year of Indians radio and TV broadcasting.

Howard Kellman accepts an award of recognition from Indianapolis Indians GM Cal Burleson at home plate before the Tribe battled the Clippers.

A view from the roof of Victory Field as Indians right-handed starting pitcher Mike Crotta toes the rubber for the games first pitch.

Indianapolis Indians starting right-handed pitcher Mike Cortta starts the game off with a strike.

A gorgeous view of the downtown Indianapolis skyline from Victory Field’s luxury suites.

Indians power-hitting third basemen Pedro Alvarez is about to make contact at the dish.

Further proof that there isn’t a bad seat at Victory Field. This is the view from the right field lawn seats.

Indians pitcher Brian Bass came in and closed out the game in the ninth inning for the Tribe.

The picture says it all.

That’s the ball game folks, Indianapolis Indians take the first game of the four-game series against the Columbus Clippers 5-0.

For a complete recap of Friday’s game: Cause for Celebration Before, During and After Indians 5-0 win.