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Ripken Baseball® teams up with Sheetz to bring youth baseball clinics to PA, MD, VA, OH, NC, and WV from April 10 to June 1

March 23, 2023

(BALTIMORE – March 23, 2023) Ripken Baseball®, the leader in youth sports events, announced they have partnered with Sheetz to bring 12 free baseball clinics to children ages 7 to 14 in Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Ohio, North Carolina, and Pennsylvania. Starting April 10 and continuing through June 1, the “Sheetz Community Clinics presented by…

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Baseball For All player with championship medal

BASEBALL FOR ALL TO HOST THE NATION’S LARGEST GIRLS’ BASEBALL TOURNAMENT AT THE RIPKEN EXPERIENCE® ELIZABETHTOWN JULY 12-16

March 9, 2023

(Elizabethtown, Ky. – March 9, 2023) – Baseball For All, a 501(c)3 national organization that builds gender equity in baseball, announced it will host the 2023 Baseball For All Nationals at The Ripken Experience® Elizabethtown in Kentucky from July 12-16, 2023. The 8th annual tournament is the largest girls’ baseball tournament in the United States,…

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RIPKEN BASEBALL TO DEBUT ALL-RIPKEN GAMES IN 2023

February 23, 2023

(Aberdeen, Md. – Feb. 23, 2023) – Ripken Baseball today announced it will host the inaugural All-Ripken Games, a platform that will attract the top youth players from across the country to compete at The Ripken Experience® world-class facilities. Players must be nominated by their peers and coaches for the opportunity to train the Ripken…

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RIPKEN BASEBALL PARTNERS WITH MIRACLE LEAGUE TO BRING BIG LEAGUE EXPERIENCES TO ATHLETES WITH SPECIAL NEEDS

February 16, 2023

Miracle Leagues from across the country plan summer trips to The Ripken Experience® Pigeon Forge and The Ripken Experience® Elizabethtown (Feb. 16, 2023) – Ripken Baseball today announced that Miracle League baseball teams from around the country will participate in games and tournaments this summer at two nationally recognized complexes. The Ripken Experience® Pigeon Forge…

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Ripken Baseball and Cooperstown All Star Village logos

JOSH HARRIS AND DAVID BLITZER COMPLETE STRATEGIC INVESTMENT IN RIPKEN BASEBALL® AND COOPERSTOWN ALL STAR VILLAGE

January 18, 2023

(NEW YORK – Jan. 18, 2023) – Josh Harris and David Blitzer, via their respective family offices, announced today they have completed a strategic investment in Ripken Baseball® and Cooperstown All Star Village, bringing together two of the industry’s leading youth sports brands. The merger increases the strength and reach of the organizations to include…

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Ripken Baseball Wins Economic Impact Award for 2022 Tournament in Panama City Beach That Brought $2.7 Million to the Area

November 21, 2022

(PANAMA CITY BEACH – Nov. 21, 2022) – Ripken Baseball®, the leader in youth sports events, announced it has been named 2022 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism by Sports Destination Management. The 2022 Ripken Select Tournament at Publix Sports Park in Panama City Beach, Fla., received the honor from the leading publication in sports…

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Ripken Baseball Wins Economic Impact Award Following 2022 Season That Brought $47 Million to Maryland’s Harford County

November 14, 2022

(BALTIMORE – Nov. 14, 2022) – Ripken Baseball®, the leader in youth sports events, announced it has been named 2022 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism by Sports Destination Management. As a result of a record-breaking 2022 summer season, The Ripken Experience® Aberdeen received the honor from the leading publication in sports tourism. The Ripken…

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Ripken Baseball to Host Ripken Select Tournaments in Texas and Florida in 2023

September 21, 2022

(BALTIMORE – Sept. 21, 2022) Known for providing the best baseball experience in youth sports, Ripken Baseball will take its popular Ripken Select Tournaments to Florida and Texas in 2023. Each tournament will take place at first-class facilities for one week in the summer, where every player will be treated like a Big Leaguer. The…

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Ripken Baseball Releases Its First Tournament Schedule at The Ripken Experience™ Elizabethtown to Take Place in 2023

August 16, 2022

(ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. – Aug. 16, 2022) Ripken Baseball, who recently partnered with Elizabethtown Sports Park to create The Ripken Experience™ Elizabethtown, announced its first 2023 tournament schedule in Kentucky today. As the leaders in youth sports events, Ripken Baseball will bring world-class youth baseball tournaments, featuring their iconic week-long experiences, to the state-of-the-art complex starting…

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Ripken Baseball Adds Its Fourth Ripken Experience™ through Partnership with Elizabethtown Sports Park in Kentucky

June 21, 2022

(ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. – June 21, 2022) Ripken Baseball, the leader in youth sports events, announced it will add its fourth Ripken Experience™ location in the United States through a partnership with Elizabethtown Sports Park in Elizabethtown, Ky. Officially named The Ripken Experience™ Elizabethtown, Ripken Baseball will bring world-class youth baseball and softball tournaments, plus week-long…

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Rendering of Wear Farm City Park renovations with Ripken Baseball

Ripken Baseball Expands Programming in Pigeon Forge

May 25, 2022

(PIGEON FORGE, Tennessee – May 25, 2022) Ripken Baseball, the leader in youth sports events, announced they are gaining access to four additional fields in the City of Pigeon Forge. As one of the most sought-after youth sports complexes in the country, Ripken Experience™ Pigeon Forge will be able to host teams from around the…

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Ripken Baseball Celebrates National Beef Month with Tommy’s Jerky

April 28, 2022

(BALTIMORE – April 28, 2022) In celebration of National Beef Month in May, Ripken Baseball announces its first multi-year partnership in the meats and smokies category with Tommy’s Jerky. As the official jerky of Ripken Baseball, Tommy’s Jerky will provide its award-winning products at The Ripken Experience™ in Aberdeen, MD, Myrtle Beach, SC, and Pigeon…

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Ripken Baseball and MDOT Team Up To Promote Road Safety

April 18, 2022

(BALTIMORE – April 18, 2022) Ripken Baseball and the Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration’s (MDOT MVA) Highway Safety Office today announced a partnership designed to keep Maryland’s highways among the safest in the nation. Similar to the game of baseball adhering to a set of rules, Maryland has safe driving laws to protect…

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DICK’S Sporting Goods Named Official Sporting Goods Store of Ripken Baseball

April 12, 2022

(BALTIMORE – April 12, 2022) Ripken Baseball, the leader in youth sports events, announced they have entered a multi-year partnership with DICK’S Sporting Goods to be the official sporting goods store of The Ripken Experience™ in Aberdeen, Md., Myrtle Beach, S.C., and Pigeon Forge, Tenn. As the official sporting goods store of Ripken Baseball, DICK’S…

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Cal and Bill Ripken open The Ripken Experiences Two Newest Fields, CITI Field and PNC Park

Ripken Baseball Adds Two New Fields in Aberdeen

April 1, 2022

(ABERDEEN, Md. – April 1, 2022) Ripken Baseball, the leader in youth sports events, officially opened two new baseball fields at The Ripken Experience™ Aberdeen. Cal Ripken, Jr. and Bill Ripken joined Harford County Executive Barry Glassman and four youth baseball teams today for a ribbon-cutting event, which preceded the fields’ first games. “The excitement…

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Sheetz Ripken Baseball Partnership

Ripken Baseball Partners with Sheetz to Bring Free Baseball Clinics to Youth Across Six States

March 22, 2022

(BALTIMORE – March 22, 2022) Ripken Baseball, the leader in youth sports events, announced they have partnered with Sheetz, a major Mid-Atlantic restaurant and convenience chain, to bring 12 free baseball clinics to children ages 7 to 14 in Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Ohio, North Carolina, and Pennsylvania. Starting this April and continuing through June,…

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Ripken Baseball Announces Expansion in 2022 Throughout United States with Ripken Select Tournaments

September 22, 2021

(BALTIMORE – September 22, 2021) – Coming off the largest summer in company history and hosting over 2,000 teams and 100,000 guests, Ripken Baseball is excited to announce its 2022 schedule. Known for providing the best baseball experience in youth sports with permanent facilities in Tennessee, South Carolina, and Maryland, Ripken Baseball will embark on…

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