Wounded Warrior Veterans take on D.C. Celebrities at Nationals Park


Photos: Mark Taylor/Wendy Thompson/DC Spotlight Newspaper

The Washington Nationals hosted the Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team on Sunday, September 4th for their first Wounded Warrior Celebrity Softball Game.  The squad will face a group of D.C.-area celebrities as part of an on-field exhibition following the conclusion of the post-game Kids Run the Bases event. The Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team is comprised of veterans and active duty service members from across the United States, each of whom have lost limbs while serving our country.

The Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team is made up of extraordinary athletes who embody the resilience of our military while illustrating the strength and tenacity to overcome any challenge. Using the latest in prosthetic technology, the team faces only able-bodied opponents and has been featured in Sports Illustrated and HBO’s Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel.



























Some of the celebrities who came out to support and participate in the event include:
Mary Amons Reality TV Personality, Real Housewives of D.C.
John “Cakes” Auville Host, “The Sports Junkies,” 106.7 The Fan
Tucker Barnes Meteorologist, WTTG (FOX 5)
Peter Bondra Washington Capitals Legend and Slovakian National Hockey Team GM
Christine Brennan Sports Columnist, USA Today and Best-Selling Author
Steve Chenevey News Anchor, WTTG (FOX 5)
Jack Evans D.C. Councilmember, Ward 2
Dave Feldman Sports Director/Anchor, WTTG (FOX 5)
Darrell Green Washington Redskins Legend and NFL Hall of Famer
Dan Hellie Sports Anchor/Reporter, WRC-TV (NBC 4)
Johnny Holliday Co-host, MASN’s Nats Xtra
Mike Isabella Top Chef Season 6 Contestant and Chef/Owner of Graffiato
Dave Jageler Radio Play-by-Play Announcer, Washington Nationals
Ray Knight Co-host, MASN’s Nats Xtra
Britt McHenry Sports Reporter, WJLA-TV (ABC 7)
Kate Michael KStreetKate Writer and Former Miss District of Columbia
Rocky Parrish Host, “Kevin and Rock Show,”106.7 The Fan
Tony Reali Host, “Around the Horn,” ESPN
Bill Rohland Host, “Overtime,” 106.7 The Fan
Allyn Rose Miss Maryland 2011
Danny Rouhier Comedian and Radio Personality, 106.7 The Fan
Pat Sajak Host, “Wheel of Fortune”
F.P. Santangelo Color Analyst, MASN
Krisztina Scherer Miss Earth Virginia 2011
Elliot Segal Host, “Elliot in the Morning,” WWDC-FM (DC 101)
Charlie Slowes Radio Play-by-Play Announcer, Washington Nationals
Debbi Taylor Sideline Reporter, MASN
Tommy Wells D.C. Councilmember, Ward 6
Mike Wise Columnist, The Washington Post and Host of the “The Mike Wise Show,” 106.7 The Fan



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