Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Dirk Nowitzki's Celebrity Baseball Game 2013 Attracts Heavy Hitters

The NBA champion and 11-time NBA All-Star returns for Dirk Nowitzki’s 2013 Celebrity Baseball Game presented by Baylor Medical Center at Frisco on Saturday, June 29, at 6:30 p.m. at the Dr Pepper Ballpark in Frisco (7300 RoughRiders Trl). For the 12th year, two baseball teams, each made up of celebrity players and amateurs, will slug it out for nine innings of hard-charging, umpires-umpping, trash-talking, uniform-wearing, base-stealing, home run-hitting, authentic baseball!

A fleet of famous faces, sport stars and local luminaries will include Dirk Nowitzki (Dallas Mavericks MVP and 2011 NBA champion), Mark Cuban (Dallas Mavericks owner and shark investor on TV series Shark Tank), Brian Cardinal (former Dallas Mavericks forward and 2011 NBA champion), Devin Harris (Atlanta Hawks guard and former Dallas Maverick), Eduardo Najera (Texas Legends coach and former Dallas Mavericks and OU standout), Terrell Owens (former Dallas Cowboys All-Pro wide receiver), Seneca Williams (New Orleans Saints quarterback), Michael Turner (former Atlanta Falcons running back), Michael Finley (former Dallas Mavericks All-Star) and Donnie Nelson (Dallas Mavericks president and GM) and more. Goose Gossage (MLB Hall of Fame pitcher and nine-time All-Star) and David Justice (former MLB outfielder and three-time All-Star) will be the team managers.

Tickets are on sale now for $8, $10, $14 and $17 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. June 29. Tickets also will be available at the door. Proceeds will benefit the Dirk Nowitzki Foundation and the Heroes Foundation. Baylor Medical Center at Frisco is the presenting sponsor and sponsor of the fireworks finale.