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Jonesboro to host 2015 Cal Ripken 10-Year-Old World Series

TRENTON, NJ (BabeRuthLeague.org) - Babe Ruth League International Headquarters has announced that the 2015 Cal Ripken 10-Year-Old World Series will be hosted by Jonesboro, Arkansas and played at Joe Mack Campbell Park August 8-15, 2015.

A Babe Ruth World Series has a high economic impression on any community that plays host to this presitigious event, especially the local hotels, restaurants, businesses, and resort areaa. In making the announcement BRL Vice President/Commissioner Robert Faherty said, "We are honored to be going to Jonesboro with our 2015 Cal Ripken 10-Year-Old World Series. I was not only impressed with their community, but was also amazed by their commitment to youth. In awarding a World Series, the main factors we consider are the facility, World Series Committee and will the community support the World Series. We also look for areas that in addition to offering a competitive athletic experience, can also offer a diverse cultural and educational experience. Jonesboro has all of these ingredients and more. The 2015 Cal Ripken 10-Year-Old World Series will be a fun and memorable time for all."

Babe Ruth President/CEO Steve Tellefsen said, "We are honored to have Jonesboro, Arkansas host our 2015 Cal Ripken 10-Year-Old World Series. With it's capitavating beauty and friendly residents, Jonesboro will make the perfect 'home away from home' for our participants and visiting guests."

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