Twenty-five Tennessee Titans players and other members of the coaching staff and front office have agreed to participate in Friday’s Jeff Fisher and Friends Charity Softball Game at Greer Stadium.
The third annual softball game benefits two local charities — Mercy Ministries and The League of Deaf and Hard of Hearing.
Among the Titans players committed to appear Friday night include Steve McNair, Derrick Mason, Kevin Carter, Brad Hopkins, Randall Godfrey, Fred Miller, Jevon Kearse, Drew Bennett, Samari Rolle, Justin McCareins, Craig Hentrich, Andre Dyson, Peter Sirmon, Robert Holcombe, Erron Kinney, Joe Nedney, Tom Ackerman, Shad Meier, Frank Chamberlin, Keith Bulluck, Tank Williams, Rocky Boiman, John Simon, Billy Volek, Rocky Calmus, Eddie Berlin, Tony Beckham, Darrell Hill and Brad Kassell.
Members of the coaching staff who will join the fun include offensive coordinator Mike Heimerdinger, special teams coach Alan Lowry and strength and conditioning coach Steve Watterson. Team president Jeff Diamond and play-by-play man Mike Keith will also participate.
Other celebrities in the game include Nashville Predators coach Barry Trotz and left winger Reid Simpson, as well as former Kansas lead singer John Elefante and former Rascals lead singer Felix Cavaliere. Members of the local media will also play in the game.
Tickets are $10 for general admission and $15 for reserved seats. Tickets are on sale through TicketMaster at 255-9600 or at www.ticketmaster.com and at all area Kroger stores. Those using their KrogerPlus cards at Kroger will receive $1 off the admission price.
Gates open at 5 p.m. and early arrivals can enjoy face painting, balloon creations, an exhibition girls softball game and a home run contest between the Titans players.
This year’s game is sponsored by Comcast.