Branson, MO (February 8, 2017) – The recent announcement of Babe Ruth League, Inc. to relocate the Cal Ripken Major/70 12U World Series after a 13year run in Aberdeen, Maryland to Ballparks of America has caught the attention of the youth baseball world.
The Babe Ruth League has announced that Branson will host the Cal Ripken Major/70 12-year-old World Series in August of 2017.
As part of the nation’s largest Veteran’s Week event in Branson, Missouri, Ballparks of America hosts the first game of baseball at its newly completed St. Louis Stadium, the nation’s most sophisticated youth baseball facility.
Ballparks of America welcomed roughly 400 guests and stakeholders Thursday to a ribbon cutting and inaugural scrimmage at the recently completed Chicago Cubs replica field.
Former Gold Glove center fielder, Bob Dernier threw out the first pitch at the grand opening of Ballparks of America.
A former Chicago Cub center fielder came out to help plant the ivy last week at the spectacular new replica of Wrigley Field at Ballparks of Branson.