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Philadelphia Flyers Playing Softball Against All-Star Media & Celebrities Team At Campbell's Field

Friday, July 27, 2001


The Philadelphia Flyers announced today that they will be playing the Philadelphia All-Star Media & Celebrities Team in a seven-inning softball game on Tuesday, July 31, 7:00 p.m., at Campbell's Field in Camden, New Jersey. Tickets for the game are now on sale and can be purchased by calling the Camden Riversharks' Box Office at (866) SHARKS9 (742-7579) or through the Riversharks' official Web site,

Members of the Flyers organization scheduled to play include Brian Boucher, Eric Desjardins, Todd Fedoruk, John LeClair, Chris Therien, Rick Tocchet, Justin Williams, Chris McAllister and Ron Hextall. Scheduled to take the field for the All-Star Media & Celebrities are WB-17's Jenna Wolfe, WTXF's Don Tollefson and Bill Vargas, Comcast SportsNet's Leslie Gudel, Dei Lynam, Michael Barkann, Scott Hanson and Lance Crawford, Y-100's Matt Cord, WIP's Howard Eskin and Joe Conklin, CN8's Bruce Casella, Dan Moriarty from NHL Cool Shots, John Timoney - police commissioner of the City of Philadelphia, the 76ers' radio play-by-play announcer Tom McGinnis and KYW-TV's Beasley Reece. Participants are subject to change.

Ticket prices for the 2001 Softball Classic are $10 (General Admission), $15 (Club Seats), $17 (Club Seats), $23 (Picnic Seats - kids under 12) and $27 (Picnic Seats - adults). Picnic seats include a ticket and all-you-can-eat buffet. Kids under 12 years old will be admitted for free (general admission seating). There are a limited numbers of suites available for the game at a cost of $650; which includes 22 tickets, $100 voucher for pre-ordered catering, cable TV, four parking passes and waitress services. Parking at Campbell's Field is $2.00. For more information, please call the Riversharks at (866) SHARKS9 (742-7579).

A silent auction of sports memorabilia starts in "The Tavern" on the Main Concourse at 5:00 p.m. The evening's festivities will end with fireworks at the conclusion of the game. All proceeds from the contest benefit Hockey Fights Cancer.

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