Celebrity Softball Challenge 2017

It’s that time of year again!

The 13th annual Celebrity Softball Challenge will be played on July 8th at Barry University’s baseball stadium, in Miami Florida.

Our captains; MLB Alum Steve Garvey and boxing legend Evander Holyfield will lead an all-star lineup, featuring local pro athletes from the NBA and NFL. Rosters to date include:

TEAM GARVEY (Steve Garvey)

  • Anthony “Rumble” Johnson – UFC
  • Billy Blanks – Tae Bo Creator
  • Cazzey Cerrighino –Actor
  • Dion Waiters – Miami Heat – Shooting Guard
  • Jarvis Landry – Miami Dolphins – Wide Receiver
  • Neville Hewett – Miami Dolphins – Linebacker
  • Bryon Maxwell – Miami Dolphins – Cornerback
  • Rashawn Scott – Miami Dolphins – Wide Receiver
  • Antrel Rolle – Former NFL – Arizona Cardinals, Chicago Bears – Safety TBD 

*TEAM HOLYFIELD (Evander Holyfield)

  • Uncle Luke – Local Icon
  • Carlito Londono – Co-founder/ Chief Communications Officer of UniverseNetwork.tv, Music executive, A&R and entrepreneur
  • Maffio – Producer/Musician
  • Hassan Whiteside – Miami Heat – Center
  • Sam Young – Miami Dolphins – Tackle
  • Lawrence Timmons – Miami Dolphins – Linebacker
  • Walt Aikems – Miami Dolphins – Cornerback
  • Johnathan Cyprien – Tennessee Titans – Safety

The game will kick off with an interactive Family Fun Zone at 10:30 a.m., followed by a Home Run Hitting Contest at noon and

capping off with the exciting Vets vs 1st Responders of Miami ‘mini’ game.

The colors and National Anthem will be presented at 1:00 p.m., and the coin toss and throwing out of the first pitch taking place at 1:15 p.m.

This year’s event will be live streamed on ESPN 3, and aired as a special feature on A&E, Delta In-flight, Cox Sports and FSN Florida.

This year’s softball event will benefit K9s for Warriors and Mission 22.

More updates to come, so stay tuned.


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Catch the 2016 Celebrity Softball Challenge, and make plans to join us on July 8th at Barry University in Miami!