CITY OF HOPE CELEBRITY SOFTBALL CHALLENGE
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Location: First Horizon Park in Nashville, TN
First Event: 1993
Associated Event(s): CMA Country Music Festival
Sponsors: Office Depot, US Army
Charity Cause: National Cancer Institute
City of Hope Celebrity Softball Challenge TicketsFrom the baseball diamond of First Horizon Park in Nashville to the City of Hope headquarters in Los Angeles, the City of Hope Annual Celebrity Softball game is helping famous influencers take a swing at cancer. Since the inaugural game in 1993, this event has been known to raise over $200,000 for cancer research over the course of just one game. Featuring opposing celebrity teams with colorful country names, like Team Opry and Team iHeart Country, the City of Hope Celebrity Softball Challenge aims to raise money for research and treatment for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening illnesses. Attendees can get a glimpse of their favorite country stars, like Lauren Alaina, Vince Gill, Brett Young and Bobby Bones at this annual softball game. You, too, can see a City of Hope Celebrity Softball Challenge game in Nashville by purchasing your tickets at StubHub.
What notable players have played in the City of Hope Celebrity Softball Challenge?In addition to raising money for a good cause, this event draws in crowds from its use of celebrities in a good ole fashioned game of softball. While some celebrities are new to the event, others are staples. Vince Gill has attended this softball game for 25 of the 26 years it has been in existence. Other players, like Mickey Guyton, are drawn in for the first time by the cause and generosity that this game stands for. Other notable players in recent games have included Jessie James Decker, Trisha Yearwood, LOCASH, Scotty McCreery and Bret Michaels.
What date is the City of Hope Celebrity Softball Challenge?Although the specific date for the 2020 City of Hope Celebrity Softball Challenge has not been announced, it typically takes place on the second weekend in June.
How big is the First Horizon Park in Nashville, TN?The First Horizon Park, formerly known as the First Tennessee Park opened in 2015 as the home of the Nashville Sounds Baseball Club and as an event center in the area’s Germantown neighborhood. Boasting one of the largest HD LED screens in minor league baseball, the First Horizon Park also includes modern amenities such as a 360-degree viewing area, spacious concourses that allow premium viewing at all times, distinctive spaces for group outings and special events, an impressive club area with suites and a signature guitar scoreboard. Since the park first opened, more than 2.5 million people have visited, and over 150 events have taken place at this innovative facility.
What charity does the City of Hope Celebrity Softball Challenge represent?There is one element that connects all the players, attendees, special guests and officials at the City of Hope Celebrity Softball Challenge, and that is the contribution to the City of Hope charity. This entity provides healthcare for serious illnesses across the southern part of California. It is highly recognized by the National Cancer Institute and has aided in founding the National Comprehensive Cancer Network. Gaining notoriety as one of "America’s Best Hospitals," this organization is on a mission to save lives.
What is it like to attend a City of Hope Celebrity Softball Challenge event?When attending a City of Hope Celebrity Softball Challenge event, you can expect many tears of joy, prayers of cures, praises of remission and moments of remembrance. Every year an event called "Meeting on the Mound" takes place, where one donor and one recipient get to meet face to face. Meet and greets between celebrity players and patients are also common. Volunteers are requested and graciously respond to handle tasks, such as organizing the autograph/auction area, setting up and breaking down equipment, floating between various tasks and checking in press and media. Nearby parking is available, and guests are encouraged to dress appropriately for this outdoor family event. The City of Hope Celebrity Softball Challenge is a once in a lifetime event you won’t want to miss.
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