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Peter Facinellli and Other 'Twilight' Stars Challenging New Orleans Saints for Haiti

January 29, 2010 (7:43 am) GMT
A group of co-stars and crew will be led by Peter Facinelly in a baseball showdown of which money from its ticket sales will be donated to the American Red Cross and Hope for Haiti.
Peter Facinelli

The baseball-loving stars of "" have challenged members of the 2010 Super Bowl-bound New Orleans Saints to a sporting showdown to raise cash for the Haiti earthquake relief efforts. Actor , who plays vampire patriarch Carlisle Cullen in the film franchise, will lead a team of co-stars and crew against American footballers on the Saints roster in the 20 March 2010 baseball battle.

Twilight stars Chaske Spencer, and Tyson Houseman will also take part in the challenge, which will take place in New Orleans, Louisiana. Proceeds from ticket sales will benefit the American Red Cross and Hope for Haiti Now.

The Blood Center will host a blood drive during the event. Facinelli admits he has become a big baseball fan after learning how to play the game for the first "Twilight" film.

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