America's favorite past time is about to get a little more magical.
Cal Ripken Jr.'s baseball operation, Ripken Baseball, is launching a youth baseball academy at the happiest place on earth, the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida. Disney is deeming the new baseball academy "The Ripken Experience," which will start operating tournaments at ESPN's Wide World of Sports complex. Beginning next year, the Ripken Experience will welcome players ages 6-18 and kids will not only get a chance to play baseball, but also take in the Disney theme parks in Florida during the same trip!
The week long experience includes:
- 6 Game Guarantee / 9 Game Maximum
- Opening Ceremonies & Skills Competitions
- PA Announcements & Walk-Up Music
- MLB Tournament Ambassador
- Player & Coach Gifts
- Ripken Experience Rings