Ron "Jaws" Jaworski And Larry Bowa To Co-Captain Star-Studded Softball Game For Charity
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RON “JAWS” JAWORSKI AND LARRY BOWA TO CO-CAPTAIN
STAR-STUDDED SOFTBALL GAME FOR CHARITY
To kick off Atlantic League All Star Game on July 11th
The Legends vs The Champions to feature players from the Phillies 1980 and 2008 World Series facing off against Philadelphia area legendary sports stars
CAMDEN, NJ, April 12, 2012 — ESPN NFL Analyst Ron Jaworski and Former Phillie Manager and MLB Network Analyst Larry Bowa will lead two star-studded celebrity teams on the softball diamond to support two area non-profit organizations – Jaws Youth Playbook and Kisses for Kyle.
The game will be played on July 11, 2012 at Campbell’s Field, home of the Camden Riversharks professional baseball team, as a prelude to the Atlantic League All-Star Game, presented by Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, which will begin at 7:05pm. The softball game will begin at 5:00pm with gates to open at 4:00pm.
Larry Bowa will co-captain of The Champions, which will be managed by Michael Barkann and fielded with players from the Phillies 1980 and 2008 World Series Championship teams. Ron Jaworski will co-captain The Legends team, which will be managed by Ike Reese and comprised of Philadelphia area legendary sports stars.
“I am so excited to work with Larry and our celebrity friends to raise funds for two important causes,” said Ron Jaworski, President of Jaws Youth Playbook. “Campbell’s Field is an amazing setting for this showdown and I guarantee it will be an awesome experience for the fans.”
"I am very excited to be a part of this event and to help support the Kisses for Kyle Foundation and Jaws Youth Playbook,” said Larry Bowa, MLB Network Analyst. “Both organizations do wonderful work and I am happy to be included with Ron Jaworski for this charity softball game."
The list of athletes, former athletes and media personalities who will join Jaws and Bowa in the “Legends vs Champions” celebrity softball game is growing. The roster will be continually updated at JawsSoftball.com.
The 4-inning condensed game will utilize standard softball rules and a temporary wall on the field. To have an opportunity to shine, every celebrity player will bat during each inning. Prepare to see humorous antics during and between innings. Spectators are encouraged to visit the silent auction on the concourse level and enjoy the celebrity softball game complete with fan/player interaction between innings and a jersey auction after the game.
There are a variety of sponsorship packages available including tickets, signage, access to post-game Meet-and-Greet and more. For tickets, more information on the game, or sponsorship opportunities, visit JawsSoftball.com.
Jaws Youth Playbook was founded by ESPN Analyst and Former NFL Quarterback Ron Jaworski. Jaws Youth Playbook’s mission is to support the health and wellness of at-risk youth in the community while advocating the access to safe play and healthy choices. www.JawsYouthPlaybook.org
The Kisses for Kyle Foundation was established in memory of Kyle Snyder who lost his life to leukemia in 1998. Kisses for Kyle offers a variety of services to families fighting childhood cancer in the Delaware Valley.www.kissesforkyle.org
The Camden Riversharks are entering their 12th season in the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball. Since 2001, the Riversharks have hosted all of their home games at Campbell’s Field, located along the Camden Waterfront. The team provides a competitive baseball product, while maintaining an affordable family friendly atmosphere. For more information please visit www.riversharks.com