Celebrity Home Run Challenge

July 12, 1993

What: Sports and entertainment celebrities will go to bat for the charity of their choice in the first Upper Deck Celebrity Home Run Challenge for Charity. Players will be competing in uniforms of their favorite major-league team.

Who: Michael Jordan, Patrick Ewing, Jim Belushi, Tom Selleck, Ahmad Rashad, Bill Murray and Florence Griffith Joyner.

When: Today, 1:24 p.m.

Rules: The Upper Deck Company will donate $2,000 to each celebrity's favorite charity. Players can earn additional money for their charity by hitting the ball past markers on the field, ranging from $100 to $400. A home run is worth $500. The player who earns the most money will have an additional $5,000 donated to his favorite charity. Each batter makes 10 outs during his at-bat (an out is any ball that is not a home run).

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