LOS ANGELES - Hollywood Stars Night, one of the most popular promotional nights on the Los Angeles Dodgers schedule for many years, returns on Saturday, June 6 prior to the Dodgers taking on the St. Louis Cardinals.
The likes of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Walter Matthau, Cary Grant, Jack Lemmon, Jackie Gleason, Bob Newhart and Billy Crystal graced the Dodger Stadium diamond to showcase their talents in the annual Hollywood Stars game in the early 1960s.
This year, the Dodgers will play host to two teams of celebrities in a softball game beginning at 5 p.m. and the Dodgers and Cardinals will square off at 7:10 p.m.
Popular talk show host Larry King and actor, director, producer and writer Garry Marshall will manage the teams.
Celebrities expected to participate in the game include: Alan Thicke (Growing Pains), Anthony Anderson (Black-ish), James Van Der Beek (Dawson's Creek), Kevin McHale (Glee), Frank Grillo (Captain America), Jaleel White (Family Matters & Dancing With the Stars), model Charlotte McKinney (Dancing With the Stars), Tyler Hoechlin (Teen Wolf & Road to Perdition), Austin Stowell (Love and Honor), Clark Gregg (Iron Man), Vivica A. Fox (Independence Day) and Brian Dietzen (NCIS).
Former WNBA great Lisa Leslie, USA soccer star Landon Donovan, Entertainment Tonight co-host Kevin Frazier, actor/comedian Rob Riggle, tennis pro Mardy Fish and Blink 182 bassist Mark Hoppus will also be showcasing their softball talents.
Glee star Dot Marie Jones will serve as one of the umpires for the game.
More information can be found by visiting www.dodgers.com/hollywoodstars. Tickets for the Hollywood Stars Game can be purchased by visiting www.dodgers.com/tickets or by calling 866-DODGERS.