Brad Pitt In Opening Segment Of MLB All-Star Game

by | July 12, 2011 at 1:05 PM | TV News

NEW YORK – Before Major League Baseball‘s All-Star game airs, sports fans will get to hear another all-star in action: Brad Pitt.

The Oscar-nominated actor is narrating an opening segment of the 82nd All-Star Game, airing Tuesday night on Fox.

MLB says in a statement Pitt and the segment will celebrate baseball stars from the past and present.

The 47-year-old actor stars as former baseball player and current Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane in the upcoming film “Moneyball,” out in September.

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Fox Sports says Justin Timberlake will be interviewed during the All-Star game.

The game is being held at the Chase Field in Phoenix. It airs at 8 p.m. Eastern time.

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