Washington Nationals to Host
Wounded Warrior Amputee Celebrity Softball Game


WHAT: The Washington Nationals are proud to host the Wounded Warrior Amputee Celebrity Softball Game following the Nationals-New York Mets game on Sunday, September 4.

The Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team is comprised of veterans and active duty service members from across the United States, each of whom have lost limbs while serving our country. The squad will face a group of D.C.-area celebrities as part of an on-field exhibition following the conclusion of the post-game Kids Run the Bases event.

Those who wish to attend the softball game must have a valid ticket for the Sept. 4 game, which are on sale through a special ticket link at nationals.com/woundedwarriorsoftball. For each $20 ticket purchased through the link, $5 will be donated to the Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team. The $20 tickets will also be available at the box office on Sunday, Sept. 4.

WHO: The Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team is made up of extraordinary athletes who embody the resilience of our military while illustrating the strength and tenacity to overcome any challenge. Using the latest in prosthetic technology, the team faces only able-bodied opponents and has been featured in Sports Illustrated and HBO’s Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel.

Local celebrities scheduled to participate include*:

Mary Amons - Reality TV Personality, Real Housewives of D.C.
John “Cakes” Auville - Host, “The Sports Junkies,” 106.7 The Fan
Tucker Barnes - Meteorologist, WTTG (FOX 5)
Peter Bondra - Washington Capitals Legend and Slovakian National Hockey Team GM
Christine Brennan - Sports Columnist, USA Today and Best-Selling Author
Steve Chenevey - News Anchor, WTTG (FOX 5)
Jack Evans - D.C. Councilmember, Ward 2
Dave Feldman - Sports Director/Anchor, WTTG (FOX 5)
Darrell Green - Washington Redskins Legend and NFL Hall of Famer
Dan Hellie - Sports Anchor/Reporter, WRC-TV (NBC 4)
Johnny Holliday - Co-host, MASN’s Nats Xtra
Mike Isabella - Top Chef Season 6 Contestant and Chef/Owner of Graffiato
Dave Jageler - Radio Play-by-Play Announcer, Washington Nationals
Ray Knight - Co-host, MASN’s Nats Xtra
Britt McHenry - Sports Reporter, WJLA-TV (ABC 7)
Kate Michael - KStreetKate Writer and Former Miss District of Columbia
Rocky Parrish - Host, “Kevin and Rock Show,”106.7 The Fan
Tony Reali - Host, “Around the Horn,” ESPN
Bill Rohland - Host, “Overtime,” 106.7 The Fan
Allyn Rose - Miss Maryland 2011
Danny Rouhier - Comedian and Radio Personality, 106.7 The Fan
Pat Sajak - Host, “Wheel of Fortune”
F.P. Santangelo - Color Analyst, MASN
Krisztina Scherer - Miss Earth Virginia 2011
Elliot Segal - Host, “Elliot in the Morning,” WWDC-FM (DC 101)
Charlie Slowes - Radio Play-by-Play Announcer, Washington Nationals
Debbi Taylor - Sideline Reporter, MASN
Tommy Wells - D.C. Councilmember, Ward 6
Mike Wise - Columnist, The Washington Post and Host of the “The Mike Wise Show,” 106.7 The Fan

*Celebrity players are subject to change at any time

WHEN: Sunday, September 4
1:35 p.m. – First Pitch, Nationals vs. Mets
Softball game begins after Kids Run the Bases

WHERE: Nationals Park – 1500 South Capitol Street, SE, Washington, D.C. 20003

2 comments

  1. Anonymous // September 5, 2011 at 12:39 PM  

    How about a box score for this game?

  2. Cheryl Nichols // September 7, 2011 at 11:13 PM  

    Wounded Warriors defeated the Celebrities 15-4!
    I will try to post the photo gallery soon.