Glen Allen association will serve as host, compete against teams from across US
Henrico County will welcome about 350 youth baseball players, coaches and family members for the Babe Ruth Baseball 13-Year-Old World Series from Aug. 10-20 at RF&P Park.
The Glen Allen Youth Athletic Association (GAYAA) will serve as host and will field a team to compete against nine other qualifiers across the United States. Henrico and GAYAA hosted the Babe Ruth Baseball 13-Year-Old World Series four other times in the past 15 years, in 2007, 2011, 2014 and 2017.
“We’re thrilled to once again partner with the Glen Allen Youth Athletic Association and Babe Ruth Baseball to bring one of its signature championship tournaments – the 13-Year-Old World Series – back to Henrico,” said Dennis Bickmeier, executive director of the Henrico County Sports and Entertainment Authority. “This is a magical, family-friendly event that not only captures the exuberance of youth baseball but also promises all the action and excitement of the great American game.”
All teams will check-in Wednesday, Aug. 10 and will gather for a social, opening ceremonies and an on-field presentation of the 1993 movie “Rookie of the Year” on Thursday, Aug. 11. Play will begin Friday, Aug. 12 and continue through Friday, Aug. 19. Saturday, Aug. 20 is reserved as a rain date.