Brian Littrell, Nelly Rock Celebrity Softball Game

As part of Major League Baseball’s All-Star game, last night not only saw the annual Home Run Derby but also the Celebrity Softball Game. The contest pit two teams of famous folk (including Olympian Shawn Johnson, Mad Men’s Jon Hamm and Billy Bob Thornton) each other, with guidance from a group of baseball legends. But the two great performances came from the music world, with the Backstreet Boys’ Brian Littrell hustling after fly balls and St. Louis rapper Nelly delivering huge with a two-run home run that he drove 375 feet (not as impressive as Prince Fielder’s 500 foot drive, but one is a professional and the other isn’t).

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