Hollywood Celebrities Star as Dodgers Players | KCET
Hollywood Celebrities Star as Dodgers Players
The Hollywood Stars minor league, which played in Los Angeles from 1926-1957, started a tradition to host an annual game featuring celebrity players, coaches and cheerleaders. Although the team stopped playing, the Dodgers continued hosting the game into the 2000s. A fan favorite, the annual game has brought out stars such as Frank Sinatra, Robin Williams, and Jamie Foxx.
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