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Hoover Met Keeping SEC Tournament

SECThe SEC Baseball Tournament is staying in Hoover (AL).  The SEC’s athletic directors authorized commissioner Greg Sankey to negotiate with Hoover for the 2017 tournament and moving forward “for a time to be determined” on Friday.  Read more here.  Thanks to Joe DeLeonard for the link.

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SEC Exploring New Locations for Baseball Tournament

SECThe Southeastern conference (SEC) reportedly has sent bid information to 12 different southern cities, while claiming Hoover (AL) — a suburb of Birmingham — will still be a potential host of its league baseball tournament after its contract runs out this year.  Read more here.  Thanks to Joe DeLeonard for the link.

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Financial Problems Threaten Future of 78-year-Old Tournament

NBC World Series LogoAn internal audit of the city-owned National Baseball Congress’ books shows its operators, the indy pro Wichita Wingnuts (American Association), are more than a quarter-million dollars in debt and two years in arrears to the city on lease payments for Lawrence-Dumont Stadium.  Read more here.

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Bracket Set, Run for College World Series Begins Friday

The NCAA has released its 64-team bracket for the 2012 NCAA Division I Baseball Championship tournament.  The top eight seeds are Florida, UCLA, Florida State, Baylor, Oregon, North Carolina, LSU and Sout Carolina.  Play begins Friday, June 1.  View bracket here. View printable version here.

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Westerners Host Wiffle Ball Tournament This Weekend

PRESS RELEASE – Sunday October 9th, Monster Marketing & the Danbury Westerners will present the first ever Wiffle With The Westerners, Wiffle Ball Tournament at City Center Green in downtown Danbury, CT. Continue reading

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