Batter up! North Texas legend Dirk Nowitzki will head to the baseball diamond for the fan-favorite Dirk Nowitzki’s 2016 Heroes Celebrity Baseball Game presented by Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Frisco on Friday, June 10, at 7 p.m. at the Dr Pepper Ballpark in Frisco (7300 RoughRiders Trl).
For the 15th year, two baseball teams made up of celebrity players will slug it out for nine innings of hard-charging, umpires-umpping, trash-talking, base-stealing, home run-hitting baseball!
Famous faces will include:
Former Texas Rangers:
Michael Young and David Murphy
Chace Crawford and Geoff Stults
More names to be announced soon. Note: Roster subject to change. ** Will attend but not playing in the game.
Nationally acclaimed singer, songwriter and Broadway performer Shayna Steele will perform the National Anthem.
Game goers are encouraged to come out early for family fun festivities and a Heroes Special Olympics All-Star Softball Game plus post-game fireworks to round out the evening. Last year’s game sold out, so get tickets early!
Tickets are on sale now for $9, $13, $17 and $20 at Ticketmaster (800-745-3000 or ticketmaster.com) or at the Dr Pepper Ballpark Box Office during office hours. Will call will open at 10 a.m. the day of the game (June 10). Tickets also will be available at the door.
Proceeds will benefit the Dirk Nowitzki Foundation and the Heroes Foundation. Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Frisco is the presenting sponsor and sponsor of the fireworks finale. Media partners are Fox 4 and My27, 105.3 The Fan, 98.7 KLUV, 103.7 KVIL, 100.3 Jack-FM and NewsRadio 1080 KRLD.