Big Slick comedians riff on getting you to pick them for softball

A quintet of local celebrities want to play softball with you. And they’ll be sorely hurt if you don’t pick them for your team.

The annual Big Slick Celebrity Weekend — hosted by Kansas City-area natives Rob Riggle, Paul Rudd, Jason Sudeikis, Eric Stonestreet and David Koechner — returns to KC on June 23-24. The Friday night activities include the traditional celebrity softball game before the Royals-Blue Jays game at The K.

And this year one regular Joe will be on the field when the comedians and their celebrity buddies start their shenanigans.

The odds of YOU being that person are long, of course, because he or she will be selected from among a whole bunch of entries, as determined by the amount of money donated to the Big Slick cause — Children’s Mercy Kansas City — on

But if it turns out you’re that guy or gal, the stars will be clamoring for your attention, as this hilarious video attests: