Dirk Nowitzki will host the 2014 Heroes Celebrity Baseball Game on June 21st. This game will provide plenty of entertainment at the Dr. Pepper Ballpark in Frisco. Dirk won't be the only Dallas Maverick on the field. He will be joined by Shane Larkin, Ricky Ledo, Devin Harris, Jae Crowder, Monta Ellis and Bernard James.
Of course, the game will also attract many other celebrities including head coach Rick Carlisle, General Manager Donnie Nelson, Dallas Cowboy Dez Bryant, Dallas Stars Tyler Seguin and many other former Dallas athletes. Former athletes playing in the game include:
- Jason Terry - Dallas Mavericks
- Chandler Parsons - Houston Rockets
- Michael Young - Texas Rangers
- Vernon Wells - Former MLB All-Star
- And More!
Other celebrities expected to play in the game include actors Geoff Stults and Josh Henderson, along with many others. The game will help to raise money for the children’s charities of the Dirk Nowitzki Foundation and the Heroes Foundation.
The gates will open at 4:30pm on Saturday, June 21st and the first pitch for the Heroes Special Olympics All-Star Softball game will be thrown at 4:45pm. CBS Radio will be outside the ballpark from 4pm to 6pm with the DFW Fan Fest area including plenty of games, bounce houses, a football toss, giveaways and so much more.
At 6:30pm, the baseball game will start with the Blue Sox and the White Sox facing off. Both celebrities and amateur players will be involved in the game in many ways. After the game, a 10-minute fireworks show will be held.
Tickets for the game range from $8 to $19, depending on your seats. They are available from Ticketmaster and at the Dr. Pepper Ballpark Box Office found at 7300 Roughriders Trail in Frisco. Come out for a great day of fun and support a good cause.