22nd Annual City of Hope Softball Game to be Held During CMA Fest

Many Nashville stars are participating in City of Hope’s 22nd Annual Celebrity Softball Challenge during the 2012 CMA Music Festival. The event, presented by Staples and emceed by Storme Warren, will take place Sat., June 9 at Greer Stadium at 9 a.m.

Taking to the field for the game between rival teams Grand Ole Opry and After MidNite with Blair Garner, will be Carrie Underwood, Scotty McCreery, Brantley Gilbert, Lauren Alaina, David Nail, James Otto, Robin Meade, Scott Hamilton, Chuck Wicks, Whitney Duncan, Bucky Covington, Sarah Darling, Billy Gilman, Kristen Kelly and Two Foot Fred.

“This game is a unique event during the CMA Music Festival, where we bring artists and fans together in order to give hope to people living with cancer,” said Garner.

The Celebrity Softball Challenge has raised more than $2 million for City of Hope, enabling research, treatment and education for people with life-threatening diseases including cancer and diabetes.

To purchase tickets, visit www.ticketmaster.com.

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