J. K. Simmons, Pete Wentz Join All Star Celebrity Softball Game in San Diego

Major League Baseball just announced the first round of participants competing in the MLB All-Star Legends & Celebrity Softball Game on July 10 at Petco Park.

MLB All Star Game Media Day San Diego

MLB All Star Game Media Day San Diego

San Diego will host stars from movies, television, music, sports and more, plus Major League legends for the All Star Celebrity Softball Game.  Participants scheduled to appear include:

  • Nina Agdal – Sports Illustrated swimsuit model & first-ever female MLB ambassador for New Era Cap
  • J.K. Simmons – Academy Award-winning actor (Whiplash)
  • Mark-Paul Gosselaar – Star of this fall’s FOX series Pitch
  • Pete Wentz – Bassist of Grammy-nominated rock group Fall Out Boy
  • Sterling K. Brown – Actor from The People V. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story and NBC’s highly-anticipated fall dramedy This Is Us
  • Tyler Hoechlin – Star of Richard Linklater’s critically-acclaimed film Everybody Wants Some and the forthcoming third installment of Fifty Shades of Grey
  • Landon Donovan – Soccer legend and all-time leading goal scorer for the LA Galaxy, MLS and the U.S. National Team

JK Simmons

The celebrities will be joined by former MLB All-Stars including:

  • Trevor Hoffman – Seven-time All-Star and 2016 MLB All-Star spokesperson
  • Ozzie Smith – 15-time All-Star and Hall of Famer
  • Rollie Fingers – Seven-time All-Star and Hall of Famer
  • Tim Raines – Seven-time All-Star

The remaining celebrity and legend participants will be announced at a later date.  The Softball Game will be televised by ESPN immediately following the T-Mobile Home Run Derby on Monday, July 11th.

Tickets for All-Star Sunday, which are available now, can be purchased at the official All-Star Game website of Major League Baseball (AllStarGame.com).  MasterCard®, the preferred card of Major League Baseball and All-Star Week, is an accepted form of payment.

MLB All-Star Week includes the MLB All-Star Game presented by MasterCard at Petco Park (July 12th), Gatorade All-Star Workout Day featuring the T-Mobile Home Run Derby (July 11th), All-Star Sunday featuring the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game and All-Star Legends & Celebrity Softball Game (July 10th), MLB All-Star FanFest at the San Diego Convention Center (July 8th-12th), plus a lineup of additional events taking place around the region.  The 87th Midsummer Classic will be televised nationally by FOX Sports; in Canada by Rogers Sportsnet and RDS; and worldwide by partners in more than 160 countries.  ESPN Radio and ESPN Radio Deportes will provide exclusive national radio coverage of the All-Star Game.  MLB Network, MLB.com and SiriusXM also will provide comprehensive All-Star Week coverage.  For more information about MLB All-Star Week and to purchase tickets, please visit AllStarGame.com and follow @AllStarGame on social media.

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