Bill Clinton Juliet Papa

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Bill Clinton makes surprise appearance at Long Island charity game

August 18, 2019 - 7:45 pm

EAST HAMPTON, N.Y. (1010 WINS) – Former President Bill Clinton turned out for the 71st annual East Hampton Artists & Writers Annual Softball Game on Saturday.

Photos from 1010 WINS' Juliet Papa, who emcees the charity event each year, show Clinton at Herrick Park in East Hampton.

Clinton spent time meeting with residents and called balls and strikes for several innings.

Bill Clinton Juliet Papa
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According to, Clinton first attended the game 31 years ago when he was governor of Arkansas.

Restaurateur and television host Lidia Bastianich and Judge Patricia DiMango of the show “Hot Bench” were also among the guests.

Each year, artists, writers, volunteers and others come together to support the community and benefit local charities.

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