Bobby Knight is scheduled to be one of
those playing in the Taco Bell All-Star
Legends & Celebrity Softball Game during
this year's MLB All-Star Game festivities.
As part of the upcoming 80th All-Star Game festivities in St, Louis, Major League Baseball has announced the tentative list of celebraties slated to play in the Taco Bell All-Star Legends & Celebrity Softball Game. The festivities start Sunday, July 12 at 2:00 p.m. CT, the Legends and Celebrities will take Batting Practice at the Home Run Derby Attraction at FanFest.
At approximately 4:30 p.m. CT, the Taco Bell All-Star Legends & Celebrity Softball Game will take place at Busch Stadium.
MLB Legends Scheduled to Appear: Hall of Famers Ozzie Smith and Bruce Sutter, both from the Cardinals, plus Dave Winfield, Rollie Fingers, Goose Gossage, and Ernie Banks; Cardinals legends Lee Smith, Vince Coleman and Whitey Herzog; plus legends Tommy John and Fred Lynn.
Celebrities Scheduled to Appear (*Denotes St. Louis native and/or Cardinals fans):
Ashanti, Grammy Award Winning artist
James Denton, Actor (ABCâ€™s Desperate Housewives)
Carlos Diaz, EXTRA Correspondent
*Carl Edwards, NASCAR Driver
*Jenna Fischer, Actress (NBCâ€™s The Office)
Ginuwine, Multi-Platinum selling R&B Artist
Mike Golic, ESPN Radio host and Event Emcee
Mike Greenberg, ESPN Radio host and Event Emcee
*Jon Hamm, Actor (AMCâ€™s Mad Men)
Shawn Johnson, Olympic Champion and winner of ABCâ€™s Dancing with the Stars
*Bob Knight, ESPN College Basketball Analyst and Hall of Fame Basketball Coach
Brian Littrell, Backstreet Boys
*Nelly, Grammy Award Winning Singer/Songwriter
Andy Richter, (NBCâ€™s The Tonight Show with Conan Oâ€™Brien)
*Billy Bob Thornton, Academy Award Winner
*Annie Wersching, Actress (FOXâ€™s 24
In addition, National Pro Fastpitch softball players Kristen Butler, Megan Gibson, Samantha Findlay and Trena Peel will participate.
Source: Major League Baseball
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