KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Fans piled into Kauffman Stadium on Friday night, but it wasn’t just for the boys in blue. Some of Kansas City's own joined some famous friends and hit the field for Big Slick 2015.
Not only did fans get to see the Royals play, but they also got to watch some of their favorite actors and singers take the field for a great cause. Dozens of celebrities took the field to play some not-so-serious softball.
"It was just an embarrassment. In the best possible way. I like any kind of game that I can hit a pop fly but I still get to take a base. It's my kind of game," said Paul Rudd.
Unlike the Royals who watched from afar, these players weren't vying for a championship. Homegrown stars Rudd, Jason Sudeikis, and Rob Riggle started Big Slick a few years ago to raise money for Children's Mercy Hospital. They've already raised more than $1 million.
Softball may not be these actors and singers' forte, but fans say they didn't come to be wowed by home runs, but were rather impressed with their efforts for charity.
The fun continues through the weekend, with bowling on Saturday among other events. Click on this link for more details.