The first half of the roster for the 2011 Taco Bell All-Star Legends & Celebrity Softball Game is stacked with talent from music, television and sports as part of the MLB All-Star Week of events in Phoenix, Arizona. The second half of the roster will be announced later this week.
Top country music performer Jason Aldean, pop artist Nick Jonas, American Idol winner and Arizona native Jordin Sparks, Glee sensationChord Overstreet, Tim DeKay from White Collar,Jesse Williams from Grey’s Anatomy, Paul Dimeofrom Extreme Makeover: Home Edition and Tom Papa from The Marriage Ref plus Arizona Cardinals Larry Fitzgerald and USA Softball’sJennie Finch, a University of Arizona alum.
Past MLB stars also are schedule to participate, including former Diamondbacks players Luis Gonzalez and Mark Grace; former MLB All-StarsFred Lynn, Mike Piazza, Steve Garvey and Bernie Williams and Hall of Famers Ernie Banks, Rollie Fingers, Goose Gossage, Rickey Henderson andOzzie Smith.
The five-inning game will take place on Sunday, July 10th at Chase Field. Tickets for Taco Bell All-Star Sunday can be purchased via Ticketmaster at 1-888-FanFest, online at www.allstargame.com, the websites of all 30 MLB Clubs, and at the Diamondbacks box office.
The Game will be televised in HD by ESPN immediately following the State Farm Home Run Derby at approximately 10:30 p.m. ET on Monday, July 11th. The game will also be available on ESPN3.com and ESPN Mobile TV.