Jamie Foxx, Jason Taylor headline newest additions to MLB All-Star celebrity softball game

Ever seen a Hall-of-Fame football player and a movie star play softball?

On July 9 at Marlins Park, you’ll have the chance.

Former Miami Dolphins defensive end Jason Taylor and Academy Award-winning actor Jamie Foxx are among the four newest additions to the MLB All-Star Legends & Celebrity Softball Game.

Taylor — who will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Aug. 5 — and Foxx were announced as participants Wednesday, as were Bernie Williams, a former All-Star outfielder with the New York Yankees, and Fred Lynn, the 1975 American League MVP with the Boston Red Sox.

Those four join a long list of former athletes and celebrities already scheduled to participate in the softball event.

2017 MLB All-Star Game coverage

The celebrity softball game will be played as part of MLB’s All-Star festivities. The game will take place after the All-Star Futures Game, which starts at 4 p.m. July 9. Rapper Flo Rida is scheduled to perform between the games.

Tickets for All-Star Sunday are still available at AllStarGame.com. Gates open at 2 p.m., and the first 10,000 fans will receive a Pudge Rodriguez bobblehead.

The celebrity softball game will be televised by ESPN on tape delay, immediately following the Home Run Derby on July 10.

All-Star Game Celebrity Softball

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