Newswire: Will Ferrell and Funny Or Die are making a baseball special for HBO

After conquering the ice in Blades Of Glory and the basketball court in Semi-Pro, Will Ferrell is moving on to another sport: baseball. As reported by Splitsider, Ferrell and Funny Or Die are working with HBO and Major League Baseball on a new special that will (somehow) promote Stand Up To Cancer and other cancer-related charities. Ferrell isn’t just making some terrible movie where he and Jon Heder throw a ball around, though, he’s actually going to be playing for a handful of major league teams during their spring training games.

The whole thing will get started tomorrow, March 12, and the plan is for Ferrell to take a turn playing each of the nine positions on a baseball field for various teams. That means he won’t just be playing the popular positions, like pitcher and left field, he’ll also be playing lesser-known positions like first …

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