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Ripken World Series set to kick off 10th year with long list of events

Ripken World Series set to kick off 10th year with long list of events

This Friday evening, for the 10th time in as many summers, hundreds of young athletes representing 16 teams from around the globe, their families, spectators and coaches will convene in Aberdeen at the Ripken Baseball Complex to begin this year's Ripken Major 70 World Series. Judging from the schedule put forth by Ripken Baseball, this might be the most eventful tournament in the history of the nine-day event. Starting things off at 5 p.m. on Friday will be the opening ceremonies at Cal Sr.'s yard, where the teams will be introduced. Following team introductions there will be a baseball skills competition, and then a crowd favorite, the home run derby. After a new home run king...

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