Special Guests

Our 2017 Special Guests

Members of The Black Aces (the 13 African-American major league baseball pitchers who won 20 or more games in a single season) including:

Al Downing

Jim “Mudcat” Grant

Fergie Jenkins

J.R. Richard


The guest list is still being finalized. Here are the celebrities who are planning to attend this year's tournament so far:


Joel Bennett

Roosevelt Bouie

Bobby Bradley

Anthony Brunelli

Gina "Chirpie" Casey

Chris Chambliss

Mayor Rich David

Coach Tom Dempsey

Dennis DuVal

Booker Edgerson

George Foster

John Govern

Maggie Hoffman

Tony Jeter

Cliff Johnson

Pete Johnson

Leroy Kelly

Bob Kendrick

Vern Law

Dave Lemanczyk

Craig Mabee

Gerry McNamara

Ross Moschitto

Matt Palumb

Jason Poles

Bob Reed

Frank Riccelli

Johnny Roland

John Schultz

Dale Shackleford

Art Shamsky

Duke Sims

Lee Smith

Ron Swoboda

Kip Wellman