Stars Join City of Hope Celebrity Softball Challenge

The stars will come out to help battle cancer during the 2012 CMA Music Festival week at the 22nd Annual City of Hope Celebrity Challenge Presented by Staples.

Celebs Carrie Underwood, Scotty McCreery, Brantley Gilbert, Lauren Alaina, David Nail, James Otto, Robin Meade, and Scott Hamilton are among those participating in the charity game between rivals After MidNight with Blair Garner and the Grand Ole Opry. GAC “Headline Country” host Storme Warren will emcee the event, which takes place 9 am Saturday, June 9 at Greer Stadium in Nashville.

“We’re proud to support City of Hope in its fight against cancer,” said Pete Fisher, Vice President and General Manager, Grand Ole Opry. “City of Hope’s groundbreaking and innovative research benefits people everywhere.”

This will mark the 22nd year that Nashville’s celebrities have played to benefit City of Hope, a leading research, treatment and education center for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases. The Celebrity Softball Challenge has raised more than $2 million for the organization. More info here.

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