The City of Hope Celebrity Softball Game, held at First Tennessee Park during CMA Fest, celebrated its 27th year with the highest ever attendance! Reba McEntire kicked off the game by singing the National Anthem, followed by a performance of “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” by Sara Evans. Vince Neil of Mötley Crüe surprised everyone by throwing the first pitch and legendary artists Tim Rushlow, Jeannie Seely, and Lee Greenwood called some of the play-by-plays. We chatted with some of the Grand Ole Opry and iHeart Media players prior to the first pitch about their game time favorite snacks and must visit Nashville restaurants.
Lee Greenwood- Popcorn and Hot Dog (mustard, ketchup, relish and onions)
Aaron Watson-Hot Dog and Nachos
Shawn Booth- Cold beer
Kaitlyn Bristowe- Wine
Tim Rushlow- Beef Frank (hot dog with mustard; relish if in the mood)
Maggie Rose-Hot dog and Beer
Jackie Lee- hot dog all the way with a little ketchup and relish and favorite place to eat in Nashville is South Street.
Trent Harmon- Water and peanut butter/banana snack
Danielle Bradberry- Hot dog and root beer and favorite place to eat in Nashville is Chuy’s and Buffalo Wild Wings!
The Swon Brothers- Hot dog with everything or keep it simple and coke. Favorite Nashville restaurants areTaco Mamacitas, Hattie B’s, Monells, nd The Southern Steak & Oyster.
Lauren Alaina- Good ole hot dog, nachos, and a cold beer. Favorite Nashville restaurant is Samurai Sushi.
Property Brothers- Hot Dog, Sushi, and/or Smoothies. Favorite places to eat in Nashville is Henrietta Red and City House.