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Actor Will Ferrell will play all 9 positions in various Cactus League games

You read that right.

It turns out watching COPS isn't the only thing that can make Will Ferrell break a sweat.

The actor and comedian plans to play all nine positions during multiple Cactus League games on Thursday, according to USA Today's Bob Nightengale. Ferrell is expected to travel from game to game via helicopter, proving that he is, indeed, kind of a big deal.

Ferrell will reportedly appear in the Athletics-Mariners and Dodgers-Padres games. The start times for both contests were changed to accommodate Ferrell, who is performing the publicity stunt for a good cause. Major League Baseball and HBO are teaming up to film a special about the event in the name of cancer awareness.

No word yet on whether the Padres will change their uniforms to reflect San Diego's German-to-English translation. Also, other games in which Ferrell will appear have yet to be announced, though Thursday's Cactus League schedule -- one that is unusually staggered -- could shed some light on that (all times Eastern):

3 p.m. -- Seattle Mariners vs. Oakland Athletics

4:05 p.m. -- Chicago White Sox vs. Texas Rangers

4:05 p.m. -- Colorado Rockies vs. Milwaukee Brewers

4:05 p.m. -- Kansas City Royals vs. Cleveland Indians

4:10 p.m. -- Chicago Cubs vs. Los Angeles Angels

5:10 p.m. -- Cincinnati Reds vs. Arizona Diamondbacks

7:05 p.m. -- San Francisco Giants vs. Chicago White Sox

9:15 p.m. -- Los Angeles Dodgers vs. San Diego Padres



Will Ferrell officially weighs 115 pounds per his official placing on the Chicago Cubs' roster.

Sadly he doesn't have a number.

Ferrell will be bringing his schtick to the Cactus League and will be dressed appropriately as well.