Host David “Boomer” Wells, a two-time World Series champion, welcomes Bo Jackson, the first athlete to be named an all star in baseball and football; Ozzie Smith and Wade Boggs, both members of the Hall of Fame; Randy Johnson a 5-time Cy Young Award winner; John Smoltz, the only pitcher in MLB history to top 200 wins and 150 saves; Gary Sheffield, a 9-time all star; Trevor Hoffman, the first major leaguer to reach the 500 and 600 save milestones; Frank Thomas, a 5-time all star and 2-time MVP; Joe Carter, best known for hitting the walk-off home run that won the 1993 World Series; Harold Reynolds, the 1991 winner of the Roberto Clemente Award; Rob Dibble, a World Champion and NLCS MVP, and Steve Garvey, a 10-time all star, World Series Champion and NL MVP.
The Players Club, the idea of Executive Producers Bill Garnet and Jacque Lueth, brings these 13 MLB greats to The Palms Hotel in Las Vegas for some fun and competition with events including basketball shooting, a skills event, Golf – closest to the pin, a Go-kart race and a Texas Holdem poker tournament.
Bill Garnet, of AGA Sports Entertainment had this to say about the upcoming show on CBS, “This is a great chance to catch up with some of the best players to ever play the game. Everyone loves to watch great athletes compete and have fun, now you can see them out of their element!” AGA Sports Entertainment is planning future versions of the show for football, basketball, and more. Make sure to tune in to watch The Players Club on Sunday May 6th at 1pm EDT/10am PDT on CBS.
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