Batter up! Get up close and personal at the Seventh Annual Reebok Heroes Celebrity Baseball Game on Saturday, June 28th 6pm, at the Dr Pepper Ballpark in Frisco, with superstars like Mike Modano and others famous faces from the basketball court, football field, ice rink and entertainment world coming together to “play ball”! Proceeds will benefit the children’s charities of the Mike Modano Foundation and The Heroes Foundation YOUniversity Program.
Game goers are invited to come on out early for the tailgating party, sponsored by 103.3 FM ESPN Radio, in the parking lot at 2 p.m. ESPN Deportes 1480 will also be on site with a variety of activities, prize giveaways and interactive games for the whole family! Followed by the Baylor Medical Center at Frisco Home Run Derby at , including baseball hard-hitters added to the mix! You're also invited to stay after for even more fun during the post-game festivities, that will take place after the big game!
The celebrity players will take the field to display their athletic prowess among former major leaguers Orestes Destrade (former MLB first baseman), Kevin Bass (former MLB outfielder and National League All-Star), Brian McRae (former MLB centerfielder and son of former MLB All-Star Hal McRae), Jack Clark (aka “Jack the Ripper”, former MLB player, four-time All-Star and two-time Silver Slugger Award winner) and Wade Boggs.
Prior to the big game, the weekend also includes “little-league” action on Friday, June 27, beginning at 3 p.m. when the Little Heroes Baseball game gets underway at the Whataburger Little Heroes Field ( 2807 Harry Hines, Dallas, TX 75201). The All-Star kids (ages 9-11) will be selected from the Heroes ILB program to play and will attend the Celebrity Baseball Game on the 28th of June.
Celebrities for the Heroes Celebrity Baseball Game include:
·Mike Modano,Dallas Stars center and NHL All-Star
·Michael Irvin,Dallas Cowboys Hall of Famer and
current 103.3 FM ESPN Radio host
·DeMarcus Ware,Dallas Cowboys linebacker and
NFL Pro Bowler
·Jason Terry, Dallas Mavericks guard
·Dario Sala,FC Dallas goalkeeper from Argentina
·Mark Cuban,Dallas Mavericks owner
·Donnie Nelson, Dallas Mavericks president
·Kevin Kiley,103.3 FM ESPN Radio host
·Dave Annable, TV series Brothers & Sisters
·Bryan Greenberg,TV series October Road
·Samuel Page,TV series Shark
·Scott Porter, TV series Friday Night Lights and newly
released movie Speed Racer
·Geoff Stults, TV series October Road and
soon-to-be-released movie The Express
·George Stults, TV series Seventh Heaven
·Aaron Yoo, Texas native and actor in Disturbia,
American Pastime, 21 and upcoming movie Friday the 13th
·Joe Trahan, WFAA Channel 8 sports anchor
TheMike Modano Foundation isdedicated to raising funds to improve the lives of at-risk and under-served children in the Dallas area, specifically children who have been abused, abandoned or neglected. In addition, to the Mike Modano Foundation, is The Mike Modano Infant and Toddler Cottage at Jonathon’s Place. Its doors opened on September 2003, and is dedicated to help at-risk children who have been removed from their homes by Child Protective Services. For more info, visit www.mikemodano.com/foundation_home.php
Tickets are $5, $7, $12 and $15 and are on sale now at Ticketmaster (214-373-8000), online at www.Ticketmaster.com or at the Dr Pepper Ballpark Box Office during office hours.
For more information, visit www.heroesbaseball.org
See you at the game!
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