Cal Ripken World Series being held in Palm Beach Gardens

Posted at 6:38 AM, Aug 04, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-04 10:57:55-04

Thousands of young baseball players are descending on Palm Beach County this week for the Cal Ripken World Series.

The teams come from across the country and are made up of players around the age of 10.

The games are being played at Gardens Park off Military Trial in Palm Beach Gardens.

Organizers said more than 2,000 room nights have been booked so far. The games run from Aug. 4 to Aug. 12.

This is the first time the World Series has been held in Florida.

In Stuart, softball games are being held for ages 8, 10 and 12.

Day passes are on sale for $20.  Week-long passes are also available.

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