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Photos: Kenny Rogers charity softball games in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Kenny Rogers, also known as “The Gambler,” passed away Friday night at his home in Georgia. Rogers was a frequent performer in Las Vegas and hosted a series of charity softball games here throughout the 1970s.

Below is a series of pictures from one of the games:

  • Kenny Rogers and Dionne Warwick embrace during the Kenny Rogers and The First Edition celebrity softball game June 2, 1974, in Las Vegas (Las Vegas News Bureau)
  • Kenny Rogers, center, watches the action during the Kenny Rogers and The First Edition celebrity softball game June 2, 1974, in Las Vegas (Las Vegas News Bureau)
  • B.B. King is seen during the Kenny Rogers and The First Edition celebrity softball game June 2, 1974, in Las Vegas (Las Vegas News Bureau)
  • Dionne Warwick, right, talks with others during the Kenny Rogers and The First Edition celebrity softball game June 2, 1974, in Las Vegas (Las Vegas News Bureau)
  • B.B. King uses a Nikon to take photos during the Kenny Rogers and The First Edition celebrity softball game June 2, 1974, in Las Vegas (Las Vegas News Bureau)
  • Participants, including B.B. King, first row left, and Roy Clark, first row center, pose for a group photo during the Kenny Rogers and The First Edition celebrity softball game June 2, 1974, in Las Vegas (Las Vegas News Bureau)
  • Kenny Rogers and Dionne Warwick share a laugh during the Kenny Rogers and The First Edition celebrity softball game June 2, 1974, in Las Vegas (Las Vegas News Bureau)

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