Youth Baseball: Ripken Baseball and Pigeon Forge, Tenn., hosted a groundbreaking ceremony Thursday at the site of the Ripken Experience Pigeon Forge youth baseball complex. The $22.5million facility will look out onto the Great Smoky Mountains and feature a two-level clubhouse with more than 14,000 square feet, a 2,749-square-foot concession/restroom building with an adjacent pavilion, and six lighted synthetic turf fields. Opening day is planned for spring 2016. The site will host elite 9- and 10-year-old baseball tournaments. The Pigeon Forge location will become Ripken Baseball's third Ripken Experience complex, following those in Aberdeen and Myrtle Beach, S.C.