Celebrities In Pro Sports
Some of the notable celebrities who have tried their hand in professional sports. (Listed in alphabetical order):
Attended spring training in 1998 and 1999 with the Padres, 2000 with the Mets and 2004 with the Royals. He was 1-for-22 (.045) in 1999, 0-for-17 the following year and 1-for-8 (.125) in 2004. Brooks was raising money for his Touch 'Em All Foundation.
Signs one-day contract to play with the Yankees before playing in a 2008 Grapefruit League game against the Pirates.
Angels manager Terry Collins inserted musician Bruce Hornsby as a pinch-runner for Kevin Bass with two outs in the seventh and his team ahead by three runs. Hornsby was left stranded when George Arias popped out to end the inning.
MASTER P (PERCY MILLER):
In five preseason games, Master P (listed in the Raptors' media guide by his real name, Percy Miller), played a total of 23 minutes, went 4-for-13 from the field (including three 3-pointers), and was 2-for-2 from the free throw line for 13 total points.
In two exhibition games with the Hornets (both against the Hawks), he played a total of eight minutes going 0-for-3 from the floor and 2-for-2 from the free throw line. He also tallied two assists and one rebound in the two games.
The left-handed-hitting Selleck, who had been in the Tigers' camp most of the spring researching a movie, was sent up as a pinch-hitter for Rob Deer with two out and Detroit leading, 4-2. He struck out.
Melrose Place's Andrew Shue played five regular-season games for the the MLS' L.A. Galaxy in 1996, recording one assist.
-- ESPN Research