All-Star week schedule of events

All-Star week schedule of events

All-Star week schedule of events

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by Natalie Rivers

azfamily.com

Posted on July 6, 2011 at 2:50 PM

Updated Wednesday, Jul 13 at 6:56 PM

PHOENIX - MLB All-Star week events start on Friday, July 8 and culminate with the game on Tuesday, July 12.

Below is a schedule of events:

Friday, July 8
-Jr. RBI Classic, Salt River Fields at Talking Stick, 8:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. (part of MLB'S Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities program.)
-MLB All-Star FanFest, Phoenix Convention Center, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. – Military Appreciation Day ($30; $25 for military personnel)
-All-Star Challenger-Champions Game, Chase Field, 3:30 p.m.

Saturday, July 9
-MLB All-Star FanFest, Phoenix Convention Center, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. – Heritage Day
-Jr. RBI Classic, Salt River Fields at Talking Stick, 8:30, 9 and 10:30 a.m.; 7:30 and 8 p.m.

Sunday, July 10
-MLB All-Star FanFest, Phoenix Convention Center, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. – Kids Day
-Jr. RBI Classic, Salt River Fields at Talking Stick, 9 a.m.
-XM All-Star Futures Game, Chase Field, 3 p.m.
-Taco Bell All-Star Legends & Celebrity Softball Game, Chase Field, 6:30 p.m. (Scheduled to participate are ex-Diamondbacks Luis Gonzalez and Mark Grace, Baseball Hall of Famers Rickey Henderson, Ozzie Smith and Ernie Banks, Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald and former Arizona softball player Jennie Finch. Celebrities scheduled include pop stars Nick Jonas and Glendale's Jordin Sparks, country singer Jason Aldean and model Kate Upton, and TV's Chord Overstreet ("Glee"), Jesse Williams ("Grey's Anatomy"), Amaury Nolasco ("Southland"), James Denton ("Desperate Housewives"), and Chris Pratt ("Parks and Recreation").)

Monday, July 11
-MLB All-Star FanFest, Phoenix Convention Center, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. – Hall of Fame Monday
-Jr. RBI Classic, Salt River Fields at Talking Stick, 9 a.m.
-Aquafina MLB Pitch, Hit & Run National Finals, Chase Field, 12:15 p.m.
-All-Star workouts, Chase Field, 2 p.m. (batting practice for both teams, open to ticket holders)
-State Farm Home Run Derby, Chase Field, starting at 5 p.m. (full line-up TBA; airs on ESPN)

Tuesday, July 12
-MLB All-Star FanFest, Phoenix Convention Center, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. – Championship Tuesday
-All-Star Parade and Red Carpet from corner of 1st St. & Jefferson St. to Chase Field, 12 p.m. - 3 p.m.
-82nd MLB All-Star Game, Chase Field, starting at 5 p.m. (click here for list of players)

For more information about tickets and event details, visit AllStarGame.com.

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