MLB and Dodgers unveil schedule of All-Star Week events at three iconic Southern California venues
Dodger Stadium will host its first ever T-Mobile Home Run Derby, the first MLB All-Star Saturday and the first Midsummer Classic in 42 years
Major League Baseball and the Los Angeles Dodgers today unveiled a robust All-Star program with fan events Friday, July 15 through Tuesday, July 19 centered at three iconic Los Angeles locations: Dodger Stadium, LA Live and Santa Monica Pier & Beach. MLB Chief Operating and Strategy Officer Chris Marinak made the announcement from Dodger Stadium, live on MLB Network, alongside Dodgers President and CEO Stan Kasten, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, Los Angeles City Councilman Gil Cedillo and Dodgers stars Cody Bellinger, Mookie Betts, Walker Buehler, Freddie Freeman, Clayton Kershaw, Justin Turner and Trea Turner, who have 25 All-Star appearances between them.
CAPITAL ONE ALL-STAR OCEANFRONT: Friday July 15-17 at Santa Monica Pier & Beach
MLB All-Star Week opens with its first-ever beach event on Friday, July 15, when Capital One All-Star Oceanfront begins at the Santa Monica Pier & Beach. Until Sunday, July 17 with no admission charge, the Oceanfront will offer casual and educational youth baseball and softball activities on the beach directly south of the pier. In addition to baseball and softball, the SoCal sand will also host a daily All-Star Yoga class with the Pacific Ocean providing a scenic backdrop and baseball-themed sand sculptures. On the pier deck above, fans can purchase official All-Star merchandise, compete in batting and pitching cages, and play a number of interactive games and promotions in a carnival-themed setting. baseball. On Saturday, July 16, MLB will also partner in a beach cleanup in Santa Monica with Heal the Bay, a local nonprofit dedicated to making the coastal waters and watersheds of Greater Los Angeles safe, healthy and clean. . This MLB Green Team event is part of the league’s ongoing efforts to promote sustainability and environmental awareness while providing opportunities for direct action through volunteerism.
MLB LIVE IN DTLA: Saturday, July 16 through Tuesday, July 19 at LA Live
On Saturday, July 16, MLB Live in DTLA kicks off with Capital One PLAY BALL PARK – the world’s largest and most playable baseball and softball festival – inside and outside the Los Angeles Convention Center and on the entire LA Live campus. This fan-focused event mixes baseball, softball, music, food, technology and fashion with MLB celebrities ranging from Hall of Famers, All-Stars, Olympians, broadcasters and other game legends. interactive games, clinics, exhibits, exclusive merchandise and autograph stations will be spread throughout the convention center, while other unique fan experiences are available outside around LA Live.
Tickets are now available for the indoor portion of PLAY BALL PARK at AllStarGame.com. From now until May 5, tickets will be just $10 with promo code PPOS. Activities outside the convention center are free.
Also on Saturday through Tuesday during All-Star Week at MLB Live in DTLA, the MLB All-Star Block Party joins the free fan festivities. On Gilbert Lindsay Plaza, outside the Los Angeles Convention Center, this free event hosts more interactive games, free giveaways, music, a beer garden and more.
The 2022 MLB Draft will also take place at MLB Live at DTLA. The first round is scheduled for Sunday night, July 17 on Xbox Plaza in the heart of LA Live and will be televised on MLB Network. Fans can get their first glimpse of tomorrow’s MLB All-Stars as MLB clubs pick up the players who will shape the future of their franchises on national television. All 30 clubs will be represented by former players and club officials in a group that will include Hall of Famers and former All-Stars.
Rounding out MLB Live in DTLA is the All-Star Red Carpet Show presented by Mastercard on Tuesday, July 19 where fans can watch the 2022 MLB All-Stars and their families showcase their style on a classic Hollywood red carpet. Moving from Xbox Plaza to Chick Hearn Court, the red carpet will take players through a crowd of fans and media before heading to Dodger Stadium, with exclusive coverage on MLB Network for this 17th edition of the show.
DODGER STADIUM: Friday July 15 to Tuesday July 19
MLB All-Star Week on-court action begins Saturday, July 16 at historic Dodger Stadium with an exclusive doubleheader – the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game followed by the MLB All-Star Celebrity Softball Game. This iconic doubleheader takes place on a Saturday for the very first time. An all-star game for minor league players, the Futures Game featured some of MLB’s top stars before they hit the big leagues, including Miguel Cabrera, Bryce Harper, Francisco Lindor, Giancarlo Stanton, Mike Trout and the Dodgers own Clayton Kershaw and Trea Turner. The MLB All-Star Celebrity Softball Game will feature stars of stage, screen, music, sports and the internet, as well as MLB legends. Former contestants have included Steve Aoki, Jessica Biel, Simone Biles, Quincy Brown, Sterling K. Brown, Andy Cohen, Snoop Dogg, Jamie Foxx, Jon Hamm, Machine Gun Kelly, Jimmy Kimmel, Anthony Mackie, Chris Pratt, Chris Rock, JoJo Siwa, Kate Upton and Daddy Yankee, as well as legendary players like Andre Dawson, Jennie Finch, Steve Garvey, Rickey Henderson, Hunter Pence, CC Sabathia, Ozzie Smith and Fernando Valenzuela.
The T-Mobile Home Run Derby headlines Gatorade All-Star Practice Day on Monday, July 18 from Dodger Stadium. ESPN will exclusively broadcast the T-Mobile Home Run Derby, which will also be available on ESPN Radio and the ESPN app. Radio coverage in Spanish will be available on Univision Radio and the Uforia Audio app.
The MLB All-Star Game presented by Mastercard returns to Dodger Stadium for the first time in four decades on Tuesday, July 19. The 2022 Midsummer Classic will join the 1949, 1959 and 1980 All-Star Games like those hosted by the Dodgers franchise, with the latter two being played in the city of Los Angeles. The 92nd Midsummer Classic will be the 13th to be played in the state of California, the largest among all states. In addition to games played in Los Angeles, the cities of Anaheim (1967, 1989, 2010), Oakland (1987), San Diego (1978, 1992, 2016) and San Francisco (1961, 1984, 2007) have also hosted Baseball’s annual summer showcase.
The All-Star Game will be nationally televised by FOX Sports; in Canada by Rogers Sportsnet and RDS; and worldwide by 70 partners in 16 languages in 210 countries and territories. FOX Deportes will provide Spanish-language coverage in the United States, while ESPN Radio and Univision Radio (Spanish) will provide exclusive national radio coverage of the All-Star Game. For current MLB All-Star Week news, please visit AllStarGame.com and follow @MLB. MLB Network, MLB.com and SiriusXM will also provide comprehensive All-Star Week coverage.