SFM Partnership Announcement

In February, Ballparks began a new chapter as a group of four local businessmen from Springfield, MO, Greg Snider, Paul Satterwhite, Dale Helle, and Steve Strobel, purchased the complex from the original developers and operators of the Ballparks of America tournament experience.  Satterwhite and Snider were first introduced to Ballparks as coaches who brought their teams to play and stay at the complex’s facilities. Between them, the teams they have been involved with have played over 100 games at the complex. 

A New Chapter for Ballparks of America

In February, Ballparks began a new chapter as a group of four local businessmen from Springfield, MO, Greg Snider, Paul Satterwhite, Dale Helle, and Steve Strobel, purchased the complex from the original developers and operators of the Ballparks of America tournament experience.  Satterwhite and Snider were first introduced to Ballparks as coaches who brought their teams to play and stay at the complex’s facilities. Between them, the teams they have been involved with have played over 100 games at the complex. 

Ballparks of America in Branson Announces Updates, Management by SFA/SFM

Thousands of baseball players and their families will flock to Branson, MO in 2020 to play baseball at the Ballparks of America sports complex. The landmark attraction, which
opened in 2016, has recently been acquired by a group of four Springfield, MO businessmen. The group, comprised of Greg Snider, Paul Satterwhite, Dale Helle, and Steve
Strobel, has elected to outsource the management of the facility including booking, marketing, and daily operations to the Sports Facilities Management (SFM), a nationally
recognized provider of management services for youth sports, community recreation, events, and entertainment.

Saving Grace in a Delta Uniform

Aug 11, 2018 3:15 PM Bailey Vassalli A journey that started with a monumental send-off from their hometown soon turned due to bad weather conditions… among other problems. Team Connecticut would spend three hours on the tarmac _ afternoon before being instructed to get off the plane. Everything that could have gone wrong, went wrong. […]

Local umpire Vince Yanez set to call Cal Ripken World Series in Branson

Posted: Thursday, August 2, 2018 7:10 pm | Updated: 7:33 pm, Thu Aug 2, 2018. Sean Frye | sfrye@parsonssun.com Vince Yanez, a longtime Parsons resident and umpire for over 30 years, will be one of the crew members to umpire the Cal Ripken Major/70 World Series at Ballparks of American in Branson, Missouri. The tournament starts Friday and goes […]

Ballparks of America announces Partnership with HiCast Sports Network

ATLANTA – Ballparks of America is proud to announce it has joined the HiCast Sports Network, a game-changing, subscription-based social broadcast company which allows youth athletes, their coaches, families and friends to view sporting events at top venues across the nation anywhere, anytime, on any device. HiCast offers an automated, turnkey video technology solution for venue […]

Ballparks of America partners with USA Softball Missouri to host first fastpitch events

BRANSON — The Ballparks of America team continues to expand the Branson campus and the schedule for the upcoming season while looking for new experiences to provide for guests.   In that effort, Ballparks of America has partnered with USA Softball Missouri to host the first fast pitch softball tournaments at our facility: the 2018 St. Patrick’s Day […]

TournamentGuy.com shares experience at Ballparks of America

Ballparks of America has been fortunate enough to not only draw some of the biggest baseball enthusiasts around, but also some of the most creative. The folks at TournamentGuy.com fall into both categories. The site was started by Spiker Helms, a Missouri State University graduate, as a hub for coaches to shop and explore youth […]

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Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team announces inaugural Alumni Kids Camp; Jim Abbott named Honorary Chairperson

RESTON, VA  – The Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team (WWAST) has announced that the team will be holding the inaugural Alumni Kids Camp September 28 through October 1, with lodging, meals, softball and various family-fun activities provided at no cost to children and their parents participating in the event. Adding on to the excitement surrounding […]

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Youth Baseball Network National Championship Returns to Branson

April 18, 2017 By: Youth Baseball Network   Youth Baseball Network National Championship Returns to Branson Boston (April 2017) – The 2017 Youth Baseball Network National Championship will return to Branson for its 3rd annual ‘Tournament of Champions’. The championship will be played at the all-new Ballparks of America youth baseball complex. Youth Baseball Network […]