July 28, 2015 6:09 AM EDT

Will Ferrell is no stranger to danger. But now the 47-year-old actor risks life and limb, or at least all of his dignity, as he hits the diamond —10 of them, actually—in the HBO docuspecial: Ferrell Takes The Field (Sept. 12, 10 p.m.). Yes, Ferrell played 10 positions for 10 different major league baseball teams at spring training this year—all for laughs and for charity. Click on the trailer below to see, how, as he says, he “brought passion to the field, dedication, ability and a lot of ignorance.”

This article orginally appeared on EW.com

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