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Celebrity game, home run derby kick off CSN Baseball Fling

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College of Southern Nevada is kicking off its first ever Baseball Fling, which will include a four-team tournament featuring the host team CSN Coyotes.

The four-day event kicks off Thursday with a celebrity softball game, which will include current and former Major League Baseball players like Shawn Green of the Los Angeles Dodgers and Brian Giles of the San Diego Padres.

Thursday will also include a home run derby featuring select members of the four teams participating in the tournament.

The tournament will kick off Friday with play featuring CSN, Bethesda University, based in Anaheim, Calif., Salt Lake Community College and Pacifica University, based in Santa Barbara, Calif.

The games are slated for Morse Stadium on the CSN Henderson Campus at 700 College Drive.

According to CSN, the games and events scheduled through Sunday are as follows:

Thursday

  • Celebrity Softball Game
  • Home Run Derby
  • Gates open at 5 p.m.

Friday

  • SLCC vs. Pacifica 10 a.m.
  • SLCC vs. Pacifica 2 p.m.
  • CSN vs. Bethesda 6 p.m.

Saturday

  • SLCC vs. Bethesda 9 p.m.
  • 3 Bands from Sunset Islands Music Group 1:30 - 4:30 p.m.
  • CSN vs. Pacifica 6 p.m.

Sunday

  • Showcase 9 a.m. Event is free and open to the public. Gates open at 8 a.m.
  • SLCC vs. Bethesda 12 p.m.
  • CSN vs. Pacifica 3 p.m.

Tickets are $30 for the entire weekend or $7 per game.

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