The Third Annual Brett Favre Celebrity Softball Game presented by Bergstrom Automotive will be on Sunday, June 9, 2002, at Fox Cities Stadium in Appleton, Wisconsin. The game will begin at 1:00 pm. All proceeds will benefit the Brett Favre Forward Foundation. The mission of the Foundation is to provide aid to disadvantaged or disabled children who reside in Wisconsin.
"I am very excited to be hosting this celebrity softball game again this year. We received tremendous support from the community last year which enabled the Foundation to contribute more than $60,000 to local charities," said Brett Favre, president of the Brett Favre Forward Foundation and
quarterback of the Green Bay Packers.
The softball game will be broadcast and promoted by the Post-Crescent, WBAY-TV (ABC) and Cumulus Broadcasting. The softball game will feature the following Green Bay Packers with the offense against the defense. The offense defeated the defense last year by a score of 32-31.
Offense - WR Donald Driver, QB Brett Favre, C Mike Flanagan, WR Terry Glenn, RB Ahman Green, QB Doug Pederson, G Marco Rivera, T Mark Tauscher, G Mike Wahle, WR Javon Walker, T Chad Clifton, Coach Edgar Bennett.
Defense - P Josh Bidwell, DT Gilbert Brown, S LeRoy Butler, LB Na'il Diggs, K Ryan Longwell, CB Tod McBride, S Matt Bowen, LB Torrance Marshall, LB Nate Wayne, LS Rob Davis, S Scott Frost, Coach Vince Workman.
Tickets are still available and can be purchased by calling the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers ticket office at 800/WI-TIMBER or 920/733-4152. Purchase tickets now to avoid ticket lines on day of game. Ticket prices are as follows:
Suites - $1,000 (seats 10)
- Patio seats - $50.00
- Box seats - $25.00
- Reserved seats - $15.00
- General admission - $10.00
The Brett Favre Forward Foundation was established in 1996 and is a 501(c)3 organization in which all net proceeds raised from each event benefits charities. The Foundation has donated more than $850,000 in the past seven years.
For more information regarding the Brett Favre Celebrity Softball Game, contact Erin Smith, Event Director at 205/967-4745 X118.