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Battle for Vegas 2024 Announces Team Eichel and AJ Cole as Captain

Battle for Vegas 2024 Announces Team Eichel and AJ Cole as Captain

Star-studded charity softball game set for Saturday, July 13 at Las Vegas Ballpark®
with team captains Jack Eichel and AJ Cole

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LAS VEGAS, NEV. (June 2024) – The Battle for Vegas, the community’s beloved charity softball game, now in its fifth year, returns to Las Vegas Ballpark® at Downtown Summerlin® on Saturday, July 13 at 8 p.m.

 

The star-studded charity softball event gives fans the chance to watch their favorite stars in action as the teams “battle” it out for Las Vegas’ ultimate bragging rights, all for a good cause. The softball showdown features two all-star teams of professional athletes and celebrities, led by Jack Eichel and members of the Vegas Golden Knights vs. AJ Cole of the Las Vegas Raiders and friends.

 

The roster for team Eichel includes current Vegas Golden Knights players Zach Whitecloud, Keegan Kolesar, Nic Hague, Logan Thompson, Alex Martinez and former Vegas Golden Knights player Ryan Reaves – to name a few.

 

Oakland A’s alumni José Canseco, Terrence Long and Ozzie Canseco are confirmed to play in both the home run derby and the game.

 

Gates open on Saturday, July 13 at 6:00 p.m.  The Home Run Derby, sponsored by the Athletics begins at 7:00 p.m. with the opening pitch at 8:00 p.m. A flyover is planned with special appearances by mascots Chance, Spruce the Goose, Aviator, and others. The event concludes with a post-game firework display presented by Century Gaming Technologies.

 

The initial event launched in 2019 and has raised over $850,000 for deserving nonprofits.  Proceeds from this year’s Battle for Vegas will once again be directed to the Vegas Golden Knights Foundation with beneficiary charities including Best Buddies Nevada and select other local charities to be named later.

 

Ticket prices for the Battle for Vegas Charity Softball Game begin at $35. Tickets are on sale. A limited number of elevated package experiences, including ballpark suites, are available. Individual and corporate sponsorships are available.

 

For more information about group tickets, suites or sponsorship opportunities, contact James Sullivan at [email protected].

 

About Battle for Vegas:

The Battle for Vegas features two all-star teams of professional athletes to “battle” it out for Las Vegas’ ultimate bragging rights for a good cause. The 2024 event is hosted by Jack Eichel from the Vegas Golden Knights who serves as captain of his team. This year’s beneficiary is the Vegas Golden Knights Foundation. For additional information and details, visit www.battleforvegas.com.

 

About Las Vegas Ballpark

Las Vegas Ballpark®, located on eight acres in Downtown Summerlin® just south of City National Arena – practice facility for the Vegas Golden Knights, is the home of the Las Vegas Aviators®, the city's professional Triple-A baseball team of the Pacific Coast League (PCL) and affiliate of the Oakland Athletics. The team is wholly owned by Howard Hughes Holdings, Inc., developer of the award-winning master-planned community of Summerlin® and developer of Las Vegas Ballpark. With a wide range of seating options including 22 suites, club seats, berm seating, party zones and decks, picnic tables, kids' zone, bars and a pool beyond the outfield wall, Las Vegas Ballpark boasts a capacity of 8,196. Designed to host a variety of events in addition to baseball, the site is landscaped to complement the surrounding master planned community. The site is easily accessed from all regions of the valley via the 215 Beltway.  For more on Las Vegas Ballpark, visit www.thelvballpark.com.

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