Home run! With the basketball season behind him, Dirk Nowitzki will shift his focus to baseball as he hosts Dirk Nowitzki’s 2017 Heroes Celebrity Baseball Game presented by BaylorScott&White Medical Center – Frisco on Saturday, June 24, at 6:30 p.m. at the Dr Pepper Ballpark in Frisco (7300 RoughRiders Trl). 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!
For the 16th 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! Players to be announced soon.
Tickets are on sale now for $9, $15, $18 and $22 at TicketReturn (972-334-1993 or ticketreturn.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 24).
Proceeds will benefit the Dirk Nowitzki Foundation and the Heroes Foundation. BaylorScott&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.
For more information, go to dnfoundation.org. Like the Heroes Foundation on Facebook for the latest updates.