07/08/2013 8:30 AM
Article By: BrooklynCyclones.com Reports
Join hip-hop singer Nelly and his celebrity team as he challenges Giants star Justin Tuck and a star-studded roster at the 8th Annual Celebrity Softball Challenge coming to the Big Apple.
The Celebrity Softball Challenge will begin at 700 p.m., July 12th at MCU PARK -- Home of the Brooklyn Cyclones. This event kicks off All-Star week with your favorite stars from sports, entertainment and music competing in a softball game. Stadium doors open at 6:00 p.m. Game Time 7:00 p.m.
This year, the Celebrity Softball Challenge is programmed to begin with the Home Run Hitting Contest for Kids, hosted by Nelly and Justin Tuck, giving kids a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to show us their best baseball skills.
Currently scheduled to join Nelly and Justin Tuck are Tae Bo® creator Billy Blanks®, musician Ray J, boxing legend Evander Holyfield, Toronto Raptors star Rudy Gay, L.A. Clippers Matt Barnes, Brooklyn Nets C.J. Watson and Kris Humpries, TAPOUT Founder Dan Coldwell, and many other noted celebrities.
Tickets to the 8th Annual Celebrity Softball Challenge are $10 and can be purchased by calling 718-507-TIXX, or visit Brooklyncyclones.com. You can also visit the MCU Park Box Office Monday-Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., and Saturday 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Net proceeds from general admission ticket sales will benefit Justin Tuck's R.U.S.H. for Literacy Foundation and the ongoing Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts. Join us for a memorable day to celebrate with friends and family. Collectible gear available at CSweat.com. Limited Edition Under Armour replica jerseys to be sold on-site.