FRISCO, Texas (June 15, 2015) – Stee-rike! The Dallas Mavericks’ 7-foot phenomenon may not seem like a natural fit on the baseball diamond but after securing the MVP award at last year’s game, Dirk Nowitzki is nothing to bat an eye at. See him and other famous faces duke it out at Dirk Nowitzki’s 2015 Heroes Celebrity Baseball Game, presented by Baylor Medical Center at Frisco, on Saturday, June 27, at 6:30 p.m. at the Dr Pepper Ballpark in Frisco (7300 RoughRiders Trl). Chock-full of stardom, the all-celeb line-up will include NBA Hall of Famer Charles Barkley, Dallas Mavericks Tyson Chandler, Monta Ellis, Devin Harris and Charlie Villanueva, Dallas Cowboys Dez Bryant, Cole Beasley, Brandon Carr, Jack Crawford, Doug Free, Tyron Smith, J. J. Wilcox and Terrance Williams, former Dallas Mavericks Brian Cardinal, Michael Finley and Nick Van Exel, singer Ryan Cabrera, actors Josh Henderson and Geoff Stults, and more. Money raised will benefit the children’s charities of the Dirk Nowitzki Foundation and the Heroes Foundation.

Gates to the Dr Pepper Ballpark will open at 4:30 p.m. The first pitch of the Heroes Special Olympics All-Star Softball Game will be thrown at 4:45 p.m. From 3:30 – 6:30 p.m. outside the ballpark, the CBS RADIO DFW Fan Fest will feature a bounce house, inflatable football toss, games, giveaways and more. 105.3 The Fan will broadcast live during the CBS RADIO DFW Fan Fest, which includes 100.3 Jack-FM, 98.7 KLUV, Newsradio 1080 KRLD and 103.7 KVIL.



1. Charles Barkley – Retired NBA

2. Brian Cardinal – Retired NBA

3. Dirk Nowitzki – Mavericks

4. Devin Harris – Mavericks

5. Dez Bryant – Cowboys

6. Danny Bollinger – Catcher

7. Monta Ellis – Mavericks

8. Kevin Mench – Retired MLB

9. Terrance Williams – Cowboys

10. Flula Borg – DJ

11. Nick Van Exel – Retired NBA

12. Jeff “Skin” Wade – Radio

13. Marc Stein – ESPN

14. Dr. John Barrington – Baylor Medial

15. Steve Nash – Retired NBA


1. CJ Blue

2. Cameron Brewer

3. Richard Zastoupil


1. Rick Carlisle

2. Chandler Parsons

3. Michael Finley



1. Michael Young – Retired MLB

2. Ben Grieve – Retired MLB

3. Chris Martin – Catcher

4. Josh Henderson – Actor

5. Cole Beasley – Cowboys

6. Tyson Chandler – Mavericks

7. Charlie Villanueva – Mavericks

8. Brandon Carr – Cowboys

9. Tyron Smith – Cowboys

10. Geoff Stults – Actor

11. Mike Doocy – Fox

12. Sewell Automotive

13. Ben Rogers – Radio

14. Ryan Cabrera – Singer

15. Tyler Seguin – Stars


1. Crayton Bare

2. Ben McIlroy

3. Jeremy Brewer

4. Alex Fink


1. Donnie Nelson

2. Doug Free

At 6:30 p.m., the Heroes Celebrity Baseball Game will get underway as the Blue Sox and White Sox, each made up of celebrity players, will play “hard-charging, umpires-umpping, base-stealing, home run-hitting, nine-inning, authentic BASEBALL!” Between-inning stunts, interactive activities and other family-fun crowd pleasers will keep game goers entertained. In addition, a 10-minute fireworks finale sponsored by Baylor Medical Center at Frisco will follow the game.

Tickets are $8, $12, $16 and $19 and are on sale at Ticketmaster (1-800-745-3000 or or at the Dr Pepper Ballpark Box Office during office hours. Will call will open at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 27. Tickets also will be available at the door.

Parking for the general public will be available at Lots A, B and E for $10.

Baylor Medical Center at Frisco is the sponsor of the Heroes Celebrity Baseball Game and the fireworks finale.

Other sponsors are The Joule: A Luxury Collection Hotel, AXS.TV, Click Here, Credit Suisse, FanWish, Sewell Automotive Group, The Richards Group, Special Olympics Texas Greater Dallas – Area 10, Swypit, The Frisco Roughriders, The Marketing Arm, and Tim Headington. Media sponsors are Fox 4, 105.3 The Fan, 98.7 KLUV, 103.7 KVIL, 100.3 Jack-FM, and NewsRadio 1080 KRLD.

Follow the Heroes Foundation on Facebook for the latest updates.

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