The Third Annual Big Train Celebrity Softball Classic will be held at Shirley Povich Field (10600 Westlake Dr. Bethesda, MD 20817) in Cabin John Regional Park on Saturday, April 12th, 2014 at 7PM. FanFest will kick things off beginning at 5:30PM and include great family fun, rides and games, a Redskins themed auction, giveaway items, and free food for the first 500 people! There will be plenty of opportunity to meet your favorite participants on the field immediately following the game for pictures and autographs.
The proceeds raised from the game will benefit the team's foundation to improve and build baseball fields in nearby communities to provide local children with better places to play. Proceeds will also benefit Lorenzo Alexander's ACES Foundation, The Brave Dave Open, and the Washington Redskins Alumni Association.
Here are this year's rosters to date:
Athletes: Ryan Kerrigan (Washington Redskins), Lorenzo Alexander (Arizona Cardinals), Kai Forbath (Washington Redskins), Nick Sundberg (Washington Redskins), Antwaan Randle El (Pittsburgh Steelers), Perry Riley (Washington Redskins), Niles Paul (Washington Redskins), Kedric Golston (Washington Redskins), Chris Wilson (Washington Redskins), Juan Dixon (Maryland Terrapins), Byron Mouton (Maryland Terrapins), Ali Krieger (USWNT/Washington Spirit), and Ashlyn Harris (USWNT/Washington Spirit).
Media: Chris Cooley (ESPN 980), Chuck Sapienza (ESPN 980), Fred Smoot (106.7 The Fan), Grant Paulsen (106.7 The Fan), Kevin Shafer (106.7 The Fan), Danny Rouhier (106.7 The Fan), Mike Wise (The Washington Post), Chick Hernandez (Comcast SportsNet), Julie Donaldson (Comcast SportsNet), Steve Chenevey (FOX5), Lindsay Murphy (FOX5), Kristen Berset (CBS9), Dianna Russini (NBC4), Chris Styles (WPGC 95.5), Adam Bradley (Ball Hogs Radio), and Andrew Walker (Redskins.com).
Entry to the FanFest and the Celebrity Game is free for 2014 Big Train Season Passholders. If you do not yet have your 2014 Season Pass, don't worry. You can buy online by clicking here or at the gate for the usual low price of $125. The pass will get you into all of the Celebrity Softball Classic events and every game this season at Povich Field (including preseason and postseason). Family passes are good for up to six people.
For more information, click here. To purchase tickets, click here.