Dirk Nowitzki’s 2014 Heroes Celebrity Baseball Game


On Saturday, Dirk Nowitzki and a host of sports stars, local luminaries and famous faces will take to the diamond for Dirk Nowitzki’s 2014 Heroes Celebrity Baseball Game, presented by Baylor Medical Center at Frisco, beginning at 6 p.m. at the Dr Pepper Ballpark in Frisco (7300 RoughRiders Trl).

Joining Dirk will include Dallas Mavericks Monta Ellis, Devin Harris, Bernard James and Shane Larkin, plus head coach Rick Carlisle; Dallas Cowboys Dez Bryant, Tony Romo, Jason Witten, Terrance Williams, plus head coach Jason Garrett; former Dallas Cowboys Terrell Owens and Bradie James; Dallas Stars Tyler Seguin; former Texas Rangers greats Iván “Pudge” Rodriguez and Michael Young; former Dallas Mavs Jason Terry; MLB All-Star Vernon Wells; actors Josh Henderson and Geoff Stults; and more.

The 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 4 – 6 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 is sponsored by 100.3 Jack-FM, 98.7 KLUV, Newsradio 1080 KRLD and hosted by 103.7 KVIL afternoon host Kory.

At 6 p.m., the Heroes Celebrity Baseball Game will get underway as the Blue Sox and White Sox baseball teams, each made up of celebrity players and amateurs, will play “hard-charging, umpires-umpping, base-stealing, home run-hitting, nine-inning, authentic BASEBALL!” Singer/actor Rudi Aliza will sing the National Anthem. Between-inning stunts, interactive activities, hilarity and other crowd pleasers will keep game goers of all ages entertained. In addition, a 10-minute fireworks finale sponsored by Baylor Medical Center at Frisco will follow the game.

Here is the line-up for this year’s game (players subject to change):

  1. Dirk Nowitzki (Dallas Mavericks MVP and 2011 NBA champion)
  2. Dez Bryant (Dallas Cowboys wide receiver)
  3. Rick Carlisle (Dallas Mavericks head coach)
  4. Monta Ellis (Dallas Mavericks guard)
  5. Jason Garrett (Dallas Cowboys head coach)
  6. Devin Harris (Dallas Mavericks guard)
  7. Josh Henderson (actor of TV series Dallas)
  8. Bernard James (Dallas Mavericks center)
  9. Bradie James (former Dallas Cowboys linebacker)
  10. Shane Larkin (Dallas Mavericks guard)
  11. Edward Nájera (former Dallas Maverick and current head coach of the Texas Legends)
  12. Donnie Nelson (Dallas Mavericks president and GM)
  13. Terrell Owens (former Dallas Cowboys wide receiver)
  14. Iván “Pudge” Rodriguez (former Texas Rangers catcher)
  15. Tony Romo (Dallas Cowboys quarterback) ** He will be a dugout coach
  16. Tyler Seguin (Dallas Stars center)
  17. Geoff Stults (actor of TV series Enlisted)
  18. Jason Terry (Sacramento Kings guard and former Dallas Maverick)
  19. Terrance Williams (Dallas Cowboys wide receiver)
  20. Jason Witten (Dallas Cowboys tight end)
  21. Ben Rogers (co-host of The Ben & Skin Show on 105.3 The Fan)
  22. Jeff “Skin” Wade (co-host of The Ben & Skin Show on 105.3 The Fan)
  23. Jody Dean (host of Jody Dean & The Morning Team on 98.7 KLUV)
  24. Vernon Wells (MLB All-Star)
  25. Michael Young (former Texas Rangers infielder)


Tickets are $8, $12, $16 and $19 at Ticketmaster or at the Dr Pepper Ballpark box office. Money raised will benefit the children’s charities of the Dirk Nowitzki Foundation and the Heroes Foundation.

Will call will open at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 21. Tickets also will be available at the door.


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

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, Sewell Automotive Group, The Richards Group, Special Olympics Texas Greater Dallas – Area 10, The Frisco Roughriders, and Tim Headington. Media sponsors are CBS 11 and TXA 21, 105.3 The Fan, 98.7 KLUV, 103.7 KVIL, 100.3 Jack-FM, NewsRadio 1080 KRLD.

For more information, go to heroesbb.com. Also, like the Heroes Foundation on Facebook and follow @HeroesCelebrity on Twitter for the latest updates.


RoughRiders Raising Cane’s Grand Slam Sundays

Raising Cane roughriders dealIf you’re looking for a great deal on RoughRiders baseball, watching the ‘Riders on Sundays at Dr Pepper Ballpark has never been better. Look no further than the Raising Cane’s Grand Slam Sunday package…now available for EVERY Sunday home game at Dr Pepper Ballpark.

This great package is available for EVERY RoughRiders Sunday home game throughout the season. With the Raising Cane’s Grand Slam Sundays Package, a family of four receives the following:

4 ‘Riders Tickets
4 Vouchers for Raising Cane’s 3 Finger Combos (redeemable at any DFW Raising Cane’s)
4 ‘Riders Hats
To purchase your Raising Cane’s Grand Slam Sundays Package, CLICK HERE or call (972) 731-9200.

The total value is $150. Not only will you get $150 in value for just $39.50, but, you will enjoy an evening with your family at a game on a beautiful night, wearing a ‘Riders cap and cheering on the RoughRiders in their quest for another Texas League Championship at Dr Pepper Ballpark.

You’ll get Four Tickets, Four ‘Riders Hats, and Four Delicious 3 Finger Combos from Raising Cane’s – All for only $39.50. That’s a $150 value for only $39.50!

* Please note: All Raising Cane’s Grand Slam Sundays Packages must be purchased at least 1 day in advance of the event. Not available at RoughRiders Box Office on day of game. While there isn’t a Raising Cane’s restaurant at Dr Pepper Ballpark, this offer is good at all Dallas/Ft. Worth Raising Cane’s locations.

NCAA Final Four Bracket Town Comes to Downtown Dallas

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March Madness Final Four Fan Fest

Bracket Town is the Ultimate Final Four Fan Fest, offering over 350,000 square feet of family-friendly activities. It will be held at the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center in Downtown Dallas April 4 – 7, 2014.

Bracket Town is  budget-friendly, four-day indoor interactive event that targets basketball fans and fans of all NCAA sports. The event  offers fan  a chance to meet legendary coaches and former college stars at exclusive autograph sessions, sign up for daily youth clinics, and participate in a host of sport activities ranging from basketball to lacrosse to hockey and more.

Bracket Town Schedule

Friday, April 4 (Noon – 8 p.m.)
Saturday, April 5 (10 a.m. – 7 p.m.)
Sunday, April 6 (Noon – 8 p.m.)
Monday, April 7 (Noon – 7 p.m.)

Ticket Prices

Order tickets online through March 16

$8 – Adults
$4 – Children ages 3-11, Current College Students with valid ID,
Senior Citizens ages 55+ and Military Personnel with valid ID
FREE – Ages 2 and under

Online and Walk Up from  March 17 – April 7
$10 – Adults
$5 – Children ages 3-11, Current College Students with valid ID, Senior Citizens ages 55+ and Military Personnel with valid ID
FREE – Ages 2 and under.

Click HERE to order your tickets online.

The weekend also boasts a variety of unique entertainment including the annual Final Four Pep Rally featuring the bands and cheerleaders from the four participating NCAA teams.

NCAA March Madness Music Festival

Don’t miss this three-day outdoor music festival at Reunion Park in downtown Dallas. The FREE event will be filled with music, food and fun, and will feature national and regionally known musical acts.

AT&T Block Party
Friday, April 4 — 4-10:30 p.m.

Coca-Cola Zero Countdown
Saturday, April 5 — noon-9 p.m.

Capital One JamFest
Sunday, April 6 — 2-10:30 p.m.

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Reese’s Final Four Friday

Friday, April 4 at AT&T Stadium
Doors open at 11 a.m. Free Admission

Reese’s Final Four Friday is a free event for fans to come watch the student-athletes from the 2014 Men’s NCAA Final Four teams participate in one of their final practices before the national semifinal games.

Fans who attend will have the opportunity to hear from each head coach after their sessions and engage in on-court promotions. The day concludes with the Reese’s College All Star-Game tipping off at 4:30 p.m.

Event Highlights

Tip-Off Tailgate™ presented by Infiniti: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

NCAA Men’s Final Four team practices: Noon-4 p.m.

Reese’s College All-Star Game: 4:30 p.m.

Rounding out the weekend experience is the NCAA Final Four 3-on-3 basketball tournament, open to kids of all abilities and ages – from ages nine to 40+. Please forward offer to anyone who would be interested in attending!