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BRANSON, Mo. — Ballparks of America hosted its first baseball tournament of the season over the weekend as Game Day USA descended upon the Ozarks for a spring training event. 18 teams from Missouri, Illinois, Nebraska, and Oklahoma christened the turf with this three-day event in Branson.
— Game Day USA (@GameDayUSA1) March 24, 2018
This weekend marked the debut of the new partnership between Ballparks of America and the HiCast Sports Network. The app went live on Saturday and allows customers to see a live broadcast of any game from any of our five replica MLB fields.
Learn more about the experience that HiCast Sports offers here.
The tournament also helped ring in the official start of spring (even though some foliage is still slow to show itself). Still, guests took every opportunity to capture some of their favorite moments over the weekend. Here are a few of our favorites:
It was an explosive #OpeningDay for the Tigers as the team combined for 13 hits, 5 home runs, and 13 stolen bases.
Tigers pitching also had a combined effort on the mound leading to 12 strikeouts on the day.
— Rawlings Tigers – Omaha (@RawlingsTigers) March 25, 2018