Thursday, July 22, 2010 | 3:08 p.m.
Loyal baseball fans from Las Vegas turned out en masse to watch the celebrity game at Angels Stadium in Anaheim, Calif., as part of the fun-filled All-Star week. Food Network celebrity chef and UNLV graduate Guy Fieri and Extra and Miss America Pageant host and Las Vegas nightlife regular Mario Lopez were among the VIPs.
The MLB stars at the Taco Bell Legends & Celebrity Softball Game included Bo Jackson, John Kruk, Mike Piazza, Chuck Finley, Fred Lynn, Tim Salmon, Ernie Banks, Gary Carter, Rollie Fingers, Goose Gossage, Rickey Henderson, Paul Molitor, Ozzie Smith, Steve Garvey and Dave Winfield.
Joining Guy and Mario on the bench and field were Jon Hamm, Quinton Aaron, Michael Clarke Duncan, Andy Richter, Marisa Miller, James Denton, Jennie Finch, Natasha Watley, Kevin Frazier, Marcus Giamatti, David Nail, MC Hammer, Joe Manganiello and Maria Menounos.
Thanks to contributing photographer Tom Donoghue for his photo gallery of the athletes and Hollywood celebrities at play. Tom also shot the 2010 MLB All-Star Game on July 13 won by the National League after a 13-year drought.
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