LAP Charity Softball Game

Thursday, June 1, 2017
by Michael Marra


Larry A. Pogofsky Cubs/Sox All-Star Softball Challenge Returns to Schaumburg on Sept. 23

 SCHAUMBURG, Ill. — For the second consecutive year, and fourth time in its history, the Larry A. Pogofsky Cubs/Sox All-Star Softball Challenge presented by Cumulus Radio Chicago makes its way back to Boomers Stadium, as Chicago baseball favorites team up to benefit local charities on Saturday, September 23 at 2:00 p.m.

Highlighted by 2005 World Series champs Scott Podsednik, Freddy Garcia and Joe Crede of the White Sox, opposite former North Sider’s Fergie Jenkins and Carlos Zambrano, this is an event you will not want to miss as these hometown legends take the field benefiting a great cause.

Tickets for the 2017 LAP Chicago All-Star Softball Challenge start at just $25 for a Standard Ticket, with VIP Tickets available for $100 and include a post-game picnic and special gift.

Prior to the game, kids have the opportunity to take part in an on-field baseball skills clinic hosted by the Bulls/Sox Academy. The clinic will begin promptly at 12 p.m. and includes instruction in batting, fielding and base-running. A spot in the Kids Clinic can be purchased for an additional $75. Space is limited to 100 spots, so purchase your tickets early to ensure your spot.

Players confirmed to attend:

Cubs – Fergie Jenkins, Carlos Zambrano, Brian McRae, Cliff Floyd, Bill Madlock, Adam Greenberg, Mike Remlinger, Roosevelt Brown, Lee Smith, Jerome Walton, Bob Howry, Todd Wellemeyer, Ray Burris, Derrick Lee

White Sox – Scott Podsednik, Freddy Garcia, Joe Crede, Willie Harris, Carl Everett, Brian Anderson, Andruw Jones, Toby Hall, Noberto Martin, Keith Foulke, Bill Simas, Adam Russell, Mike Huff

Please note: rosters are subject to change at any time without notice.

Tickets are available now, and can be purchased online by clicking here or by visiting the Boomers Box Office located at 1999 S. Springinsguth Road in Schaumburg from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday – Friday.

 For more information on the 2017 LAP Chicago All-Star Softball Challenge including details on how to become a sponsor of the event please contact