Complete Guide to the 2023 Cal Ripken Major/70 World Series

Ohio Valley beat Taiwan 2-1 to win the 2023 Cal Ripken Major 70 World Series at Ballparks of America.

[Updated August 15 with 2023 champion.] Since 2003, the Cal Ripken Major/70 World Series has brought together some of the best youth baseball players from all over the world to Ballparks of America in Branson, Missouri. The Major/70 World Series event has a rich history dating back to 1976. It was first called the Bambino […]

Saving Grace in a Delta Uniform

Aug 11, 2018 3:15 PM Bailey Vassalli   A journey that started with a monumental send-off from their hometown soon turned due to bad weather conditions… among other problems. Team Connecticut would spend three hours on the tarmac _ afternoon before being instructed to get off the plane. Everything that could have gone wrong, went […]

Local umpire Vince Yanez set to call Cal Ripken World Series in Branson

Posted: Thursday, August 2, 2018 7:10 pm | Updated: 7:33 pm, Thu Aug 2, 2018. Sean Frye | sfrye@parsonssun.com Vince Yanez, a longtime Parsons resident and umpire for over 30 years, will be one of the crew members to umpire the Cal Ripken Major/70 World Series at Ballparks of American in Branson, Missouri. The tournament starts Friday and goes [&