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Former Arizona athletes to participate in alumni softball game

The Tucson Padres are hosting a Bear Down Friday game this Friday, Aug. 23.

A group of prominent Arizona alumni athletes will gather at Kino Veteran’s Memorial Stadium for an alumni athlete softball game.

The softball game is from 5:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m., prior to the Tucson Padres game. Any fan wearing UA apparel will receive $5 box seats.

Participating athletes include seven-time Olympic medalist Amanda Beard, former NFL offensive lineman John Fina, and former MLB relief pitcher Ed Vosberg.

Current Arizona baseball head coach Andy Lopez will deliver the first pitch. Former Arizona basketball Wildcat Corey Williams and UA football alum David Adams will be captain for each team.

Other former Arizona athletes included are Joseph Blair, George Arias, Stan Oply, Steve Strong, Matt Muelbach, Annie Grevers and Alex Davis.