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Dick’s Sporting Goods Partners with Ripken Baseball

Ripken Baseball has entered a multiyear partnership with Dick’s Sporting Goods to be the official sporting goods store of The Ripken Experience in Aberdeen, Maryland, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. As the official sporting goods store of Ripken Baseball, Dick’s will receive an integrated media plan and the opportunity to bring experiential […]

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Ripken Youth Baseball Venue in Maryland Adds Two Fields

Ripken Baseball has opened two new baseball fields at The Ripken Experience Aberdeen in Maryland. Cal Ripken Jr. and Bill Ripken joined Maryland’s Secretary of Commerce Michael Gill, Harford County Executive Barry Glassman, and four youth baseball teams for a ribbon-cutting event before the first games held on the new fields. “The excitement around opening […]

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Ripken Baseball Partners with Sheetz on Free Clinics to Youths

Ripken Baseball has partnered with Sheetz to bring 12 free baseball clinics to children ages 7 to 14 in Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Ohio, North Carolina and Pennsylvania starting this April and continuing through June. “The “Sheetz Community Clinics presented by Ripken Baseball” will teach the fundamentals of baseball for players of all levels. Players […]

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Ripken Baseball Signs Stewbowie Sports & Entertainment as Exclusive Sponsorship Sales Agency

Ripken Baseball has signed Stewbowie Sports & Entertainment to exclusively represent its youth sports brand across all sponsorship sales. Stewbowie will provide strategic partnerships and advertising sales across all Ripken Baseball-owned properties and assets. “We’ve experienced incredible growth in the last few years and are looking for partners who want to build with us,” said […]

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Ripken Baseball Continues Tournament Expansion

Ripken Baseball is expanding its tournament schedule in 2022, adding five Ripken Select events in destinations throughout the country. The inaugural multi-city tour will combine youth tournament experiences and family vacations in four different states. The opening event is June 5–10 at Panama City Sports Complex in Panama City Beach, Florida, followed by June 12–17 […]

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Cal Ripken Jr. and Mike Kenney: Growing the Brand at Ripken Baseball

Cal Ripken, Jr. is baseball’s all-time Iron Man. He retired from the game in 2001 after a career that spanned 21 seasons. While he’s best known for his incredible streak of 2,632 consecutive games played, he also redefined the position of shortstop before being inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 2007. In […]

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Ripken Baseball Releases Rebranded Logos Ahead of Summer Tournaments

The Ripken Experience organization will start a year of new tournaments and expansion with a special event in Texas by re-branding each of its facility logos, replacing the original look the company started with 20 years ago. The announcement brings a more personalized feel to each venue’s location operating in Aberdeen, Maryland; Pigeon Forge, Tennessee; […]

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Case Study: Ripken Baseball Gets Back on the Field

The summer months traditionally are filled with travel for families. For families with young athletes, those trips are about more than seeing a new city. They are often about traveling for tournament action. As states increasingly relax regulations and allow public gatherings, youth organizations are restarting tournament play after a long period of inactivity. And […]

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Ripken Baseball to Offer Age and Grade Verification at Events

Ripken Baseball has announced a partnership with National Sports ID to ensure safer play for participants at its four venues by offering a system to verify the ages of youth baseball players at tournaments. Through the agreement, National Sports ID will make its technology available to provide youth sports age and grade verification for participants. […]

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Ripken Baseball to Bring Events to ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

The ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex and Ripken Baseball have announced a partnership to bring several premier youth baseball tournaments to the venue beginning in 2020. The deal will begin with Ripken Baseball tournaments for ages 6–18 at the venue at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando. The Ripken Experience at Walt Disney World […]

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