PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Some of our favorite Eagles players are trading in their helmets and pads for bats and gloves. Quarterback Carson Wentz is hosting his second annual charity softball game at Citizens Bank Park on Friday.
This year’s game will feature players like DeSean Jackson, Jordan Howard, Zach Ertz, Vinny Curry, and Brandon Graham.READ MORE: 'Arrow Came In As An Owner Surrender,' Now Has New Job With Lower Southampton Police Department
There will also be a home run derby and a silent auction before the softball game.READ MORE: Philadelphia Residents 'Getting Swarmed' By Illegal ATVs, Street Bikes Prompts Emergency Meeting With City Leaders
All of the money raised benefits Carson Wentz’s AO1 Foundation. Last year’s softball game sold over 25,000 advanced tickets and raised over $850,000 for the foundations Outdoor Program, the Haiti Sports Complex, and the Thy Kingdom Crumb Food Truck.
The event will kick off at 6:30 p.m.MORE NEWS: COVID In New Jersey: Gov. Phil Murphy Wants All Schools In State To Have In-Person Instruction
For more information on the foundation visit, www.ao1foundation.org.