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The Big League World Series kicks off with Fan Fest on July 22 with a night of activities and a special concert by rising country music group Chasin' Crazy.
The Big League World Series kicks off with Fan Fest on July 22 with a night of activities and a special concert by rising country music group Chasin' Crazy.
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EASLEY – This year’s Big League Baseball World Series will offer a family-friendly week-long event featuring the best of the best teenage baseball players from around the world on July 23-30 at the J.B. “Red” Owens Recreation Complex in Easley.


The tournament kicks off with Fan Fest on July 22 with the Home Run Derby at 6:30 p.m. and the Team Walk at 7:15 p.m. Rising country music group Chasin’ Crazy will perform at 8 p.m. Admission to Fan Fest is free.


“Fan Fest gives visitors a great opportunity to enjoy a fun night out and interact with the teams—including taking pictures with and receiving autographs from potential future Major League Baseball players,” said Jon Humphrey, tournament director. “It’s the perfect start to a week of exciting, world-class baseball.”


Tournament daily and Championship game passes are $5 for adults and $3 for students. Week-long passes are available for $30 for an adult and $15 for students. Admission is free for children under age 5.


Big League World Series is a week-long baseball tournament that features the most talented 16- to 18-year-old players in the world. Teams from Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Puerto Rico, Canada and the United States compete for the title of Big League Baseball World Champions.


For 13 years, Easley has hosted the tournament and will serve as host again this year. The tournament brings thousands of attendees every year and the championship game is broadcast live on ESPN.


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