Celebrating 10 years of star-studded celebs on the diamond, the Reebok 2011 Heroes Celebrity Baseball Game will boast a bundle of popular players on the field this Saturday, July 9, at Dr Pepper Ballpark.
Here is the schedule for the action Saturday:
3 p.m. - The Whataburger Heroes Special Olympic All-Star Softball Game
4 p.m. - Baylor Medical Center at Frisco Celebrity Home Run Derby
6 p.m. - Reebok 2011 Heroes Celebrity Baseball Game 10th Anniversary
9:30 p.m. - FIREWORKS FINALE sponsored by Baylor Medical Center at Frisco
The Larry O'Brien NBA Championship Trophy will be on display Saturday, giving game goers the chance to shoot snapshots and relive the Dallas Mavericks' glory. Plus, former American Idol runner-up David Archuleta will sing God Bless America during the seventh-inning stretch.
Two baseball teams, the Blue Socks and White Socks, each made up of 10+ celebrity players and 10+ amateurs, will play "hard-charging, umpires-umpping, trash-talking, uniform-wearing, base-stealing, home run-hitting, nine-inning, authentic BASEBALL!"
Tickets are on sale now for $5, $7, $12 and $15 at Ticketmaster (800-745-3000 or ticketmaster.com) or at the Dr Pepper Ballpark Box Office during office hours. Will call will open at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 9. Tickets also will be available at the door the day of the game. Gates open at 2:30 p.m. For more information, visit www.heroesorganization.org.
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