CLEVELAND– Hall of Famers and celebrities took element in the 2019 Celebrity Softball Game Sunday night.
The softball recreation kicked off Sunday, July 7 at 5 p.M. At Progressive Field and become followed by way of the All-Star Futures Game.
As a part of the “Cleveland vs. The World,” the sport changed into divided into two teams: Team Cleveland and Team World.
There were numerous Cleveland Indians alums and Jim Thome, Kenny Lofton, Carlos Baerga, Mike Napoli, and Travis Hafner. There become additionally a mixture of actors, musicians, and athletes competing.
Take a look at the rosters:
- Carlos Baerga
- Jim Thome
- Joe Thomas
- J.R. Smith
- Kenny Lofton
- Mike Napoli
- Stipe Miocic
- Mike “The Miz” Mizanin
- Travis Kelce
- Drew Carey
- Dr. Oz
- Allie LaForce
- Machine Gun Kelly
- Simone Biles
- Stephanie Beatriz
- Travis Hafner
- Jennie Finch
- Jamie Foxx
- Anthony Mackie
- Bernie Williams
- Ryan Howard
- Anuel AA and Daddy Yankee
- Colton Underwood
- Dascha Polanco
- Jerry Lorenzo
- Johnny Bananas
- Max Greenfield
- Priah Ferguson
- Scott Rogowsky
Team World took an early lead. However, Team Cleveland fought returned with a large inning way to “Brooklyn 99” actress Stephanie Beatriz, Cavs Star J.R. Smith, and WWE wrestler “The Miz.” The Land led via one after the first.
However, Cleveland struggled on protection and gave up six runs in the second. Ten-time Pro Bowler Joe Thomas hit a three-run triple. The World had the lead, eight-6, after innings.
Team Cleveland was down by using nine going into the lowest of the third. But a double from Jim Thome’s son Landon, and again-to-again jacks from rapper Machine Gun Kelly and Tribe alum Travis Hafner placed the house group back into the sport. They trailed using just one.
In the end, The Worldbeat Cleveland 21-16, inflicting fanatics at Progressive Field to roundly boo the prevailing crew.
Before the game, Olympic Gold Medalist and Team Cleveland member Simone Biles informed FOX 8 that she did not have a Sunday sport method.
“I don’t actually have one,” she stated. “I’ve never even played softball earlier than.”
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She introduced that she had an exquisite line-up on Team Cleveland and “watch and study” from her teammates.
And, former Cleveland Cavalier J.R. Smith said he was additionally excited for the game. When FOX 8 requested him how ways he can hit a softball, he said, “You recognize, I can hit a golfing ball pretty a long way. I do not know approximately a baseball or softball. We’re going to find out, though. I’m just looking to make contact.”
He added, “So many human beings have come up to me to thank me for all of the video games I played, and for the title. It’s very a great deal preferred”.