Bombers Boomer Broadway Classic June 24
Yankee Stadium will be the site of the third annual Bombers Boomer Broadway Softball Classic Monday, June 24, a doubleheader of seven-inning games. Current Broadway stars will face off in the first game at 10 a.m. and Boomer’s celebrities will oppose members of the Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team and Yankees alumni in the second game at 12 noon.
Those scheduled to participate include 2013 Tony Award nominees Gabe Ebert, Patina Miller and Charl Brown as well as past Tony nominees Constantine Maroulis, Jeremy Jordan and Brandon Victor Dixon, who will team up with Broadway stars Reeve Carney, Arthur Darvill, Dominic Scaglione Jr. and Aaron Tveit. Michelle Beadle, the New York correspondent for Access Hollywood, will join the Broadway stars and Tony Award nominees in the first game.
Participating in the second game will be former Yankees Brian Boehringer, Homer Bush, Brian Doyle, Charlie Hayes, Orlando “El Duque” Hernandez, Graeme Lloyd, Andy Phillips and Bernie Williams; WFAN Radio morning show personalities Boomer Esiason and Craig Carton; former Rangers left wing Adam Graves; former NBA star Wally Sczerbiak and NASCAR driver Kevin Harvick.
Prior to the first game, Rock of Ages star Justin Sargent will perform the national anthem.
A limited number of tickets are available for purchase on the Boomer Esiason Foundation website – http://www.esiason.org – or the Actors Fund website – http://www.actorsfund.org. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Boomer Esiason Foundation Fighting Cystic Fibrosis and The Actors Fund.
Gates will open at 9 a.m. Credential- and ticket-holding guests should enter the Stadium through the Gate 4 Suite Entrance at the corner of East 161st Street and Jerome Avenue.