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06/27/07 8:31 PM ET
Stars announced for All-Star softball
Legends and Celebrity Game to feature Hall of Famers
By Becky Regan / MLB.com
SAN FRANCISCO -- Roll out the red carpet for these All-Star players. The stars who will be at AT&T Park for the Taco Bell All-Star Legends and Celebrity Softball Game were announced Wednesday, and former Giants first baseman and fan favorite J.T. Snow isn't the only impressive name in the lineup. The All-Star Softball Game will be held at 4 p.m. PT on July 8 at AT&T Park, and former athletes as well as celebrities will make up the rosters. Some of the celebrities expected to appear are Kevin Dillon, who plays Johnny Drama on HBO's "Entourage," actor/comedian Dane Cook, 49ers legend Jerry Rice, San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom, actor Rob Schneider, late-night talk-show host Jimmy Kimmel and actress Alyssa Milano, who's also the creator of MLB apparel line Touch. Also expected to attend are "Desperate Housewives" actor James Denton, Dennis Haysbert from "The Unit," Miss USA Rachel Smith, celebrity chef Bobby Flay, model/TV host Leeann Tweeden, "Curb Your Enthusiasm" actor Jeff Garlin, "EXTRA" correspondent Jon Kelley, "Judging Amy" actor Marcus Giamatti, Counting Crows' David Bryson and Sal Iacono from "The Jimmy Kimmel Show." The Hollywood celebs will be joined by baseball Hall of Famers Dave Winfield, Ernie Banks, Gary Carter, Ozzie Smith, Rollie Fingers and Wade Boggs, along with former Giants Snow, Matt Williams, Robby Thompson, Robb Nen and Kevin Mitchell and baseball legends Rickey Henderson, Goose Gossage, Andre Dawson and Fred Lynn. Tickets for the celebrity game can be purchased by calling 888-FANFEST (326-3378) or visiting www.sfgiants.com. If fans can't make the game in person, they can watch the celebrity action on ESPN at 8 p.m. PT on July 9 and at 6 p.m. PT on July 11.
Becky Regan is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.