Softball with the All-Stars

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Major League Baseball All-Star fever has taken over Cincinnati and Bengals players are getting in on the action.

Among the many festivities occurring around the city of this week are celebrity softball games.

Saturday, July 11, 2015- Celebrity Sweat's 12th Annual Celebrity Softball Challenge®

The 12th Annual Celebrity Softball Challenge® featuring Honorary Captains Evander Holyfield (Boxing Legend) and Johnny Bench (Reds Alum) will take place Saturday, July 11th at 3:00pm at the University of Cincinnati.  The teams will feature a total of 8 Bengals players or staff participating in a game to raise money for local Little Leagues and other youth organizations.  The gates open at 12:00pm ET and will feature a pregame concert by country singer Chelsea Bain.

Bengals at  Celebrity Sweat's 12th Annual Celebrity Softball Challenge®:

-Eric Ball (Former RB)

-Giovani Bernard, RB *

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-Kyle Caskey, RB Coach

-Wallace Gilberry, DE

-Tanner Hawkinson, OL

-Jeremy Hill, RB

-TJ Johnson, OL

-Adam Jones, CB

Taking place Saturday night at Paul Brown Stadium will be the MLB's 2015 All-Star concert featuring multi-platinum recording artist Demi Lovato.  Tickets to the free concert were all claimed within minutes of being made available to the public in June.

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Sunday, July 12, 2015- Major League Baseball's All-Star Legends & Celebrity Softball Game

Andy Dalton will venture down The Banks over to Great American Ball Park to participate in the 2015 Legend's & Celebrity Softball Game.  Opening pitch will take place immediately following the Futures Game and will be televised by ESPN following the Home Run Derby on Monday, July 13th.

Participants in this year's game include a mix of music and entertainment icons such as Snoop Dogg, Macklemore, ESPN's Kirk Herbstreit, actor Josh Hutcherson, and many more.  Former baseball greats such as Aaron Boone, Sean "The Mayor" Casey, Eric Davis, and Rollie Fingers will also be participating.


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