Major League Baseball announced a slate of legendary former Major League players and softball superstars on Wednesday who will sign autographs, attend clinics, lead demonstrations and pose for photos with fans at Capital One PLAY BALL PARK. July 16-19 at the Los Angeles convention. Center. Former Dodgers All-Stars, including Steve Garvey and Fernando Valenzuela, as well as former Angels All-Star & Hall of Famer Vladimir Guerrero Sr., are among 40 special guests making appearances at PLAY BALL PARK, the largest and the world’s most playable baseball & softball festival. In total, more than a dozen former Dodgers are expected to appear, including Ron Cey, Shawn Green and Reggie Smith. Watch this video for a digitally rendered preview of PLAY BALL PARK and MLB Live in DTLA.
Fans have the opportunity to receive free autographs and participate in Q&A sessions and clinics hosted by former players inside the convention center, all included in the price of admission to the indoor section of PLAY BALL PARK. For a limited time, fans can purchase $20 tickets at AllStarGame.com with the code PLAY. Access to all activities outside the Gilbert Lindsay Plaza Convention Center, Event Deck, Chick Hearn Ct. and Xbox Plaza are free.
In addition to former Dodgers, PLAY BALL PARK will feature Hall of Famers such as Andre Dawson, Rollie Fingers, Fergie Jenkins, Juan Marichal, Tim Raines and Dave Winfield, Olympic gold medalists Lisa Fernandez, Jennie Finch and Natasha Watley and other in-game legends. Additional legends may still be added prior to All-Star Week.
Click here for a list of current and former players currently scheduled to make PLAY BALL PARK appearances#
Capital One PLAY BALL PARK games and attractions include:
Each day of Capital One PLAY BALL PARK also offers its own theme day and a free gift with the price of admission to the indoor section of PLAY BALL PARK for young fans in attendance:
In addition to meeting the 40 legends who frequent Capital One PLAY BALL PARK and enjoying the more than 50 attractions spread across LA Live, fans can earn exclusive prizes using the All-Star Experience Pass each day they visit. The Experience Pass is a digital component that allows fans to follow their journey through the many activities of PLAY BALL PARK. By scanning a personalized QR code, fans can create interactive baseball cards that display their stats from the games they play. Each time they scan their code, fans are also entered to win special prizes, including tickets to the All-Star Game presented by Mastercard. , T-Mobile Home Run Derby tickets, All-Star Saturday tickets, autographed memorabilia, merchandise discounts and more! The Experience Pass also allows attendees to reserve their place in the autograph lines while enjoying other areas of the event.
Capital One PLAY BALL PARK at MLB Live in DTLA opens Saturday, July 16 and ends Tuesday, July 19. It’s the largest and most playable baseball and softball festival in the world with over 50 indoor and outdoor attractions for fans of all ages. PLAY BALL PARK indoor attractions are included in the price of admission, and the only additional charges are for concessions and souvenirs. Access to the outdoor sections of the PLAY BALL PARK outside the convention center is free for everyone.
The T-Mobile Home Run Derby headlines Gatorade All-Star Practice Day on Monday, July 18 from Dodger Stadium. ESPN will exclusively broadcast the T-Mobile Home Run Derby, which will also be available on ESPN Radio and the ESPN app. Radio coverage in Spanish will be available on Univision Radio and the Uforia Audio app.
The MLB All-Star Game presented by Mastercard returns to Dodger Stadium for the first time in four decades on Tuesday, July 19. The 2022 Midsummer Classic will join the 1949, 1959 and 1980 All-Star Games like those hosted by the Dodgers franchise, with the latter two being played in the city of Los Angeles. The 92nd Midsummer Classic will be the 13th to be played in the state of California, the largest among all states. In addition to games played in Los Angeles, the cities of Anaheim (1967, 1989, 2010), Oakland (1987), San Diego (1978, 1992, 2016) and San Francisco (1961, 1984, 2007) have also hosted Baseball’s annual summer showcase.
The All-Star Game will be nationally televised by FOX Sports; in Canada by Rogers Sportsnet and RDS; and worldwide by 70 partners in 16 languages in 210 countries and territories. FOX Deportes will provide Spanish-language coverage in the United States, while ESPN Radio and Univision Radio (Spanish) will provide exclusive national radio coverage of the All-Star Game. For current MLB All-Star Week information, please visit AllStarGame.com and follow @MLB. MLB Network, MLB.com and SiriusXM will also provide comprehensive All-Star Week coverage.