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Comedian Jim Florentine Added to Celebrity Hitting Challenge

February 7, 2013 - South Atlantic League (SAL) - Lakewood BlueClaws News Release

LAKEWOOD, NJ - Comedian Jim Florentine has been added to the lineup for the June 17th Celebrity Hitting Challenge, joining fellow comedian Artie Lange, baseball players Doc Gooden and Mitch Williams, and wrestler Tito Santana.

Florentine is currently co-hosting VH1 Classic's hit heavy metal talk show series "That Metal Show" alongside Eddie Trunk and now label-mate Don Jamieson. He is best known for his work on Comedy Central's show Crank Yankers.

He has also been in involved in shows such as HBO Inside the NFL, Late Late Show withCraig Kilborn, Chelsea Lately on E, The Howard Stern Radio & TV Show, Jimmy Kimmel Live on ABC, MTV Music Video Awards, Spike TV Video Game Awards, HBO Down and Dirty Comedy Show, and The Apprentice.

The Celebrity Hitting Challenge is part of the two-day ClawStar Spectacular, which includes the 2013 South Atlantic League All-Star Game on June 18th. The festivities are presented by Kimball and Community Medical Centers, OceanFirst Bank, and Shore Point Distributing Company.

The Celebrity Hitting Challenge will include two teams of celebs and South Atlantic League All-Stars earning points for hitting a series of targets scattered all over the field.

Tickets for both the Hitting Challenge and the All-Star Game are currently on sale to BlueClaws ticket package holders and group leaders. For more information on becoming a BlueClaws ticket package holder or group leader, please call 732-901-7000 option 3 or visit BlueClaws.com.

Individual tickets for both the Celebrity Hitting Challenge and the All-Star Game will go on sale to the general public in-person at BlueClaws FanFest on March 2nd. Online and phone orders will begin on Monday, March 4th.

For more about the ClawStar Spectacular and other All-Star festivities, visit BlueClaws.com/AllStar.

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