• The Writers 2014 team.



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  • Sports writer Ann Liguori was ringer-in-waiting for the Writers team.



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  • Long-time participant NY Daily News publisher Mort Zuckerman, playing for the Writers, of course!



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  • Billy Strong connects for a hit to left field.



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  • The Artists are up as this Writer throws the pitch.



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  • A pop fly gets caught for an out.



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  • Perennial player Eric Ernst, on deck.



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  • First-timer Peter Schwartz at bat for the Writers team.



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  • Jeffrey Meizlik up at bat for the artists team.



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  • Collin Goldberg, with the Artists team.



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  • Eric Ernst about to make contact.



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  • Ron Middleton sends one flying for the Artists.



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  • Gaston send one to center field.



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  • 30-year veteran of the Artists & Writers Softball Game, Mike Lupica.



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  • Verducci playing for the Writers team.



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  • Carl Bernstein, perennial catcher for the Writers team.



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  • Writers game shirts await their pick up by the players.



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  • Artists game shirts await their pick up by the players.



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  • Zack O'Malley Greenberg and Borboy with Greenberg's newest book "Michael Jackson Inc."



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  • First-time player Peter Schwartz.



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  • Announcer Juliet Papa delivered her lively commentary throughout the game.



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  • Actress Lori Singer ready for game time.



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  • Mike Lupica and Walter Bernard, rivals and friends.



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  • Dan's Papers founder Dan Rattiner with the 2014 Artists and Writers Celebrity Softball Game issue.



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  • The Artists 2014 team.



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  • Mort Zuckerman having a few words with Carl Bernstein.



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  • Former NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly.



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  • The daughters of Eli Wallach receiving an award for their father's 20-plus years in the Artists and Writers Game and 80-plus films



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  • Ken Auletta and Carl Bernstein.



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  • The singing of the National Anthem at the start of play.



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  • The singing of the National Anthem at the start of play.



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  • Everyone was on their feet for the National Anthem.



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  • Dan Rattiner as ump on the mound with pitcher Mort Zuckerman.



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  • Carl Bernstein catching for the Writers.



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  • Lori Singer gets a hit.



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  • John Longmire at the moment of contact.



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  • Bernard at bat for the Artists.



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  • Veteran of the Artists and Writers Game Mike Lupica at bat for the Writers.



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  • Benito Vila at bat for the Writers.



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  • David Baer at bat for the Writers.



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  • A fine August afternoon for the Artists & Writers Celebrity Softball Game in East Hampton's Herrick Park.



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  • Mike Lupica coaches at third base.



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