The special event will feature Cleveland's Professional Football Players taking part in a pre-game homerun hitting contest presented by Medical Mutual before the
Several of Haden's offensive and defensive teammates have been invited to participate in the event, and
The softball game is designed to be an interactive experience between players and attendees with opportunities to take photos with, and get autographs from the game's participants and be entertained by in-game promotions and giveaways.
As a first round draft pick in 2010 following an All American collegiate career at the
He has gone on to become one of the most talented defensive backs in Professional Football who was recently rewarded with a long-term contract that will keep him in
All tickets for the softball event are reserved and the first two rows of the Classic Park Grandstand, which are closest to the field and designated as Lower Grandstand seating, will sell for $40, while all other reserved rows of the Grandstand (Upper Grandstand) will be $20.
A special $15 Upper Grandstand ticket price will be available until June 24 and all Upper Grandstand tickets will be $20 on the day of the event. 20-person Luxury Suites ($1,000) and 40-person outdoor Party Decks ($2,000) may also be reserved by calling the Classic Park Office.
Tickets are on sale now and may be purchased in-person at the Classic Park Box Office, over the phone at 440.954.
A portion of the proceeds from the game will benefit the Lake County Captains 501c3 non-profit organization, Captains Charities, which benefits local youth sports and educational programs.
Updated July 1, 2014:
Haden's teammate CB Aaron Berry will be joined by professional agent Drew Rosenhaus.
Players already committed include teammates DB Buster Skrine, WR Travis Benjamin, LB Craig Robertson, CB Justin Gilbert and WR Miles Austin. They will be joined by special guest WR Torrey Smith.
Updated June 19, 2014:
Haden's teammates DB Buster Skrine, WR Travis Benjamin, LB Craig Robertson, CB and 2014 First Round Draft Pick (8th overall) Justin Gilbert and veteran WR Miles Austin will be in attendance.
The Cleveland teammates will be joined by special guest WR Torrey Smith.
Other softball game participants will be announced on future dates.