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Richmond Flying Squirrels announce lineup of events for 2019 All-Star Week

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) -- The Richmond Flying Squirrels on Tuesday held a press conference to announce the upcoming events leading up to the 2019 Eastern League All-Star Week.

On July 7, the Eastern League will arrive in Richmond for four days and nights of celebration from on the field and beyond. 

The Eastern League All-Star Celebrity Home Run Derby and All-Star Pep Rally will take place on Tuesday, July 9. Those celebrity guests include: 

-Elliott Sadler, Emporia native and NASCAR driver
-Eric Maynor, former VCU and NBA star 
-Michael Robinson, Richmond native and Seattle Seahawks Super Bowl champion
-Aaron Brooks, former UVA and New Orleans Saints quarterback

The Eastern League All-Star game will take place on Wednesday, July 10, featuring some of the league's best players and future Major League Baseball players.

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