Jeffrey Osborne Celebrity Softball Classic to be held at McCoy

Providence based singer, Jeffrey Osborne, will kick off his annual fundraiser on Sunday, August 10 at McCoy Stadium.

The Jeffrey Osborne Celebrity All-Star Softball Classic will feature two star studded teams which will raise money for the Jeffrey Osborne Foundation and Pawtucket Red Sox Charitable Trust.

The first pitch will be thrown at 6:05 p.m. and gates will open at 4:30 p.m.

Osborne and Magic Johnson will head one team while the other will be comprised of New England Patriots Alumni and Celebrity All-Stars.

Also in attendance will be Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, James Worthy and Bryon Scott, entertainers Smokey Robinson and Claudia Jordan, all playing on the West team with Osborne and Magic Johnson. The opposing East team will be led by former Patriots Steve Grogan and Pete Brock, and be comprised of former Red Sox pitchers Bill Lee and Oil Can Boyd. Ed Cooley, Marcus Allen and Doc Rivers will also make up the East team.

Tickets for the event will be $12 for reserved box seats, $8 for general admission and $5 for children 12 and under and senior citizens. There is also a special opportunity to meet and greet with all of the celebrities in a barbecue before the game with a $50 donation.

To purchase tickets online click here, or call (401) 724-7300.

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