Cleveland - Major League Baseball today announced the list of celebrities scheduled to participate in the All-Star Celebrity Softball Game on Sunday, July 7 at Progressive Field. This year’s game pits “Cleveland vs. The World” in a showdown of stars from movies, television, music and sports. Participants scheduled to appear include:
Johnny Bananas – MTV Challenge
Stephanie Beatriz – Actress, Brooklyn 99
Simone Biles – Olympic Gold Medalist
Drew Carey – Comedian
Priah Ferguson – Actress, Stranger Things
Jennie Finch – Softball Olympian
Jamie Foxx – Academy Award-winning actor
Max Greenfield – Actor, New Girl
Travis Kelce – KC Chiefs Tight End
Machine Gun Kelly – Musician/Actor
Allie LaForce – Turner Sports broadcaster
Jerry Lorenzo - Fashion/Sneaker Designer
Anthony Mackie – Actor, Avengers
Stipe Miocic – MMA Fighter
Mike “The Miz” Mizanin – WWE superstar (Reigning MLB Celebrity Softball MVP)
Dascha Polanco – Actress, Orange is the New Black
Dr. Oz – Television Host
Quincy – Actor, Star
Scott Rogowsky – Comedian & DAZN Host
J.R. Smith – Cleveland Cavalier
Colton Underwood – Former NFLer & TV Personality
Daddy Yankee – Reggaeton recording artist
Former MLB stars scheduled to participate include Hall of Famer and MLB Network analyst Jim Thome, six-time All-Star Kenny Lofton, three-time All-Star Carlos Baerga, three-time All-Star and World Series Champion Ryan Howard and former Indians Mike Napoli and Travis Hafner.
As previously announced, gates open at 3:00 p.m. on All-Star Sunday with first pitch of the All-Star Celebrity Softball Game slated for at 5:00 p.m. Chris Rose and Kevin Millar, co-hosts of MLB Network’s “Intentional Talk” will emcee the event.
The MLB All-Star Celebrity Softball Game is the first game of a doubleheader at Progressive Field on All-Star Sunday, July 7. Following the softball game and an in-park performance from Welshly Arms, the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game featuring the top Minor League prospects competing in a seven-inning contest, live on MLB Network, MLB.com and SiriusXM. After the Futures Game concludes, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees Joan Jett & the Blackhearts will perform a special set that includes the iconic rock classic “I Love Rock ‘N’ Roll.”
To cap off All-Star Sunday, fans in attendance will experience the “All-Star Rock N’ Blast,” a special adaptation of the Indians award-winning annual fireworks and multimedia show.
The MLB All-Star Celebrity Softball Game will air Monday, July 8 on ESPN following coverage of the T-Mobile Home Run Derby.
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