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Cal Ripken World Series starts this weekend

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -

The 2015 Cal Ripken World Series kicked off Friday night at Joe Mack Campbell park in Jonesboro.

Friday was the opening ceremonies where the 10 teams from 9 different states were introduced.

Host President for Cal Ripken Randy Bearce said he is excited about what the next 10 days of baseball hold.

“This is just a great opportunity for not only Jonesboro baseball but for the city of Jonesboro as well," Bearce said. "We estimate maybe even a $2 million economic impact for the next 10 days with everyone being in town."

The games start Saturday at 1 p.m.

All games are at Joe Mack Campbell Park.

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