Teams are now set for the WFAN All-Stars Celebrity Softball Game in New Rochelle, Tuesday, July 31st at the new Flowers (City) Park athletic complex. The nine inning slow-pitch softball game pits former New Rochellean and WFAN morning anchor Craig Carton, his co-host Boomer Esiason and the WFAN All Stars against the New Rochelle Celebrities, coached by College of New Rochelle Athletic Director Harold Crocker and including Mayor Noam Bramson, City Manager Chuck Strome, participating players on teams within the New Rochelle Parks & Recreation Adult Softball League Program and other invited celebrity players. Prior to joining the College of New Rochelle, Crocker, a New Rochelle native, enjoyed a winning career coaching at New Rochelle High School when Carton and Bramson were students; and at Iona College.
The Celebrity Game will be played at Flowers (City) Park Athletic Complex on softball field #1 Fifth Avenue near Portman Road. Team Warm-Ups will begin at 5:30 p.m.. The pre-game ceremony including introductions and the National Anthem will begin at 6:00 p.m. First pitch is at 6:15 p.m.
Post-Game Food/Beverages will be from 8:30-10:30 p.m. at Spectators Pub located at 219 North Avenue in downtown New Rochelle, NY.
WFAN All-Stars Preliminary Team Roster includes Craig Carton, Boomer Esiason, Bernie Williams, Daryl Strawberry, Roy White, Anthony Mason, Carl Banks, Howard Johnson, Ron Bloomberg, Wally Szczerbiak and Speedy Claxton
City of New Rochelle Celebrities Team Roster includes Mayor Noam Bramson, City Manager Chuck Strome, Councilman Barry Fertel, Councilman Lou Trangucci, County Clerk and Former MayorTim Idoni, Assistant to City Manager Omar Small, City Engineer John Clemente, DPW Commissioner Alex Tergis, United Fire Firefighters Association President Byron Gray, PBA Representative Chris Castiglia, MIS Director Peter Campone, Tom Proudian, former New Rochelle High School & Iona College Quarterback, Kyle Flood, Rutgers University Head Football Coach, Mario Scarano, New Rochelle Sports Hall of Fame Inductee, Ron Blasie, New Rochelle Sports Hall of Fame Inductee, Jonathan Harris, Team Phoenix, James Tricario, Team Beechmont Tavern, Dan Ferrara, Team Ferrara Contracting, Rob Wagner, Team Ball Busters, Vince Marrone, Team Vultures, Josh Duitz, Team YINR, Dominick Colucci, Team Carlyn’s Cove, Evan Andermane, Team Blues, Tommy Anderson, Team Palmer’s Crossing Glenn Pantore, Team Safeway Wreckers, Rob Kasara, Team Spectator’s Mud Hens, Randy LoPachin, Team Seacord Boyz, Rich Langer, Team Casinos, David Delgado, Webster Bank, Corey Keyes, Team Steiner Sports, Joe Williams, Team Spectator’s OBAAT, Harold Crocker, Head Coach, Dori Pearson, Certified College of New Rochelle Trainer, Amanda Rivera, Certified College of New Rochelle, James Warren, Team Scorer.
Super Event Raffle Ticket Prizes Include:
WFAN Studio Tour (1 hour w/ Boomer & Carton)
NY Yankees Autographed Memorabilia
NY Yankees Game Tickets
Golf Foursome @ Wykagyl CC
Ray Rice Autographed Football Merchandise
Four Iona Gaels Men’s Basketball Game Tickets
Two – $50.00 Modern Restaurant & Pizzeria Gift Certificates
Raffle Tickets on sale; $20/ticket or 3 tickets for $50.00, winners need not be present to win! All event proceeds will be specifically dedicated through the New Rochelle Parks & Recreation Gift Fund to benefit the new athletic facility. Checks can be made payable to; City of New Rochelle Parks & Recreation Gift Fund and all contributions are tax-deductible. For further information contact Frank Bernabei or Bill Zimmermann at New Rochelle Parks & Recreation Department at 654-2087 or via e-mail; email@example.com and/or firstname.lastname@example.org.