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Cal Ripken World Series starts this weekend


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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