June 22, 2013
Batter up. It was planned as a thank-you to Colorado Springs police and firefighters on the first anniversary of the Waldo Canyon fire. Now it's a double appreciation because of the Black Forest fire. This first celebrity softball classic pitting firefighters coached by Chief Rich Brown against cops coached by Chief Pete Carey is at 7:05 p.m. Saturday at Security Service Field. Special jerseys will be auctioned off for fire emergency relief. Celebrities include Jerri Marr from Waldo Canyon fire and, from baseball, Rollie Fingers, Dave Henderson, Mike Timlin, Bob Knepper, Mark Knudson, Mark Lee and Gary Krug. Tickets $7-$30, 591-7699, skysox.com.
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