Greenville to host Babe Ruth 15u regional baseball tournament

“I won't be happy until we have every boy in America between the ages of 6 and 16 wearing a glove and swinging a bat.”

-- Babe Ruth

The 15u 2017 Babe Ruth Southeast Regional Tournament starts Wednesday, July 27 at Greenville's Guy Smith Stadium, 2113 Myrtle Ave.

As host, Greenville received a bid and begins play with a 6 p.m. game vs Sarasota (FL). Greenville was defeated in the eastern NC championship game by Nash County. Nash County begins play with a 9 a.m. contest vs Tallahasse (FL).

Greenville's remaining schedule is a noon start on Thursday, July 27 vs Stanly County (NC) and a 6 p.m. first pitch vs Marshall County (TN) on Friday, July 28.

The top two teams from each pool will advance to the semifinals, to be played Saturday at 9 a.m. and noon, with the semifinal winners squaring off for the regional championship at 3 p.m.

The regional winner will advance to the Babe Ruth World Series in Lawrenceburg, Tenn., which begins Aug. 10.

Admission is free for all games. Game times are 9 a.m, noon, 3 p.m. and 6 p.m Wednesday-Friday.

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