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Nashville resident and Boston Red Sox ace pitcher David Price will host a family bowling fundraiser at Kings Bowl on Sunday, Nov. 20.

Price will be joined by his teammate and all-star outfielder, Mookie Betts at the benefit for Project One Four Foundation, which helps youth in the Middle Tennessee community learn life skills in a safe and supportive environment.

Price attended Vanderbilt University where he was the nation’s top strikeout collegiate pitcher. In 2007 he was the number one pick of the Major League Baseball Draft by the Tampa Bay Rays and just finished his first season with the Boston Red Sox. He has won major national awards including the Consensus National Player of the Year, the Roger Clemens Award, Golden Spikes Award, Dick Howser Award, Brooks Wallace Award and the 2012 CY Young Award.

Graduating from Overton High School in Nashville, Mookie Betts headed to the big leagues in 2014 where he made his debut with the Boston Red Sox. This year alone he had 214 hits, 42 doubles, 31 home runs and 113 RBIs with a .318 batting average. Betts recently received the 2016 American League Gold Glove Award.

General admission is $25 for ages six-years-old and up and includes a buffet from The Draft Room at Kings, open gaming and a raffle ticket for the Kids Celebrity Bowl – a friendly bowling challenge between David and Mookie’s teams.

The “Two-Lane Package” is available for $500, which grants 12 guests 90 minutes of bowling, free shoe rentals, premium buffet access, four drink tickets, a make-your-own sundae bar, two signable bowling pins, eight raffle entries for the celebrity bowling game and free gaming (billiards, foosball, shuffleboard and air hockey).

The “One-Lane Package” is $300 and includes 90 minutes of bowling for up to six guests, free shoe rentals, premium buffet access, two drink tickets, a make-your-own sundae bar, one signable bowling pin, four raffle entries for the celebrity bowling game and free gaming (billiards, foosball, shuffleboard and air hockey).

The event will begin promptly at 12 p.m., with the first round of bowling from 12 to 2 p.m. and the second round from 2 to 4 p.m. David Price will sign autographs from 1:30 to 2 p.m. Photographs, magazines and posters can be signed for an additional donation of $30, baseballs will be signed for an additional donation of $45 and other items (uniforms, bats, etc.) will be signed for an additional donation of $70.

A general admission ticket is required for all autograph opportunities. General admission does not include bowling.

Children ages six to 16 have the opportunity to enter to win the Kids Celebrity Bowl from 2 to 4 p.m.

For more information on purchasing tickets or packages, please visit http://project14.org/events/astrobowl/ or contact Kelli Beam at kellibeam@gmail.com.

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