Oakland A's honoring fallen Hayward Sgt. Scott Lunger

The Oakland Athletics are honoring fallen Hayward Police Sgt. Scott Lunger before their game on Sunday, August 9, 2015. (KGO-TV)

The Oakland A's will honor fallen Hayward Police Sgt. Scott Lunger Sunday in a pregame ceremony on Sunday at O.co as part of Law Enforcement Day.



The ceremony will start with an on-field police motorcade. Afterwards, A's players' wives and girlfriends will present Sgt. Lunger's family with personalized jerseys and another special gift.

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Sgt. Lunger's father, Paul, and his two daughters, Ashton and Sara, will throw out the game's ceremonial first pitches.

Rickey Henderson, Sgt. Lunger's all-time favorite player, will catch the pitch.

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The Oakland Police Department and Alameda County Sheriff's Office will present the colors for the national anthem, which will be performed on trumpet by San Jose Police Department's Robert Payne.

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Before the anthem, the A's will hold a moment of silence in Sgt. Lunger's memory.

The pregame ceremonies will be held at 12:45 p.m. Sunday and the game begins at 1:05 p.m.

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