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Posted on: October 5, 2016

MILLINGTON'S USA STADIUM WELCOMES WORLD SELECT TEAM

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MILLINGTON'S USA STADIUM WELCOMES WORLD SELECT TEAM

MILLINGTON, TN (OCTOBER 5, 2016) - The City of Millington welcomes the World Select Team to USA STADIUM October 8 - 9, 2016. The team will compete against Midwest Junior Colleges in Millington on Saturday and Sunday culminating with a game against the University of Memphis on Monday October 10, 2016. Courtesy transportation generously provided by Homer Skelton Ford in Millington.

The World Select Team was created to give international baseball players greater opportunities and experiences. All players selected for the team are 16 -18 years old and part of their country's national baseball academy, sponsored by Major League Baseball. All players chosen for the World Select Team have been a part of their continent's Major League Baseball Elite Camp, which is considered to be the largest professional showcase and instruction event of the year. Instructors have included Hall of Famer Barry Larkin, Steve Finley, Greg Swindell, Gerald Perry and Lee Smith.

From Millington, the World Elite Team will travel to Phoenix, Arizona to compete in the Arizona Fall Classic, one of the premiere recruiting events of the year. For a complete game schedule, click the link below. For more information, call 901.873.5770.

ABOUT MILLINGTON, TENNESSEE
Located just minutes from Memphis, Millington enjoys an exceptional quality of life for an estimated 11,000 citizens. Quality education, recreation and economic growth make Millington a great place to live, work and play. Millington is home to the Millington Municipal School District as well as a variety of public and private, faith based schools and various colleges, universities and technical institutions are in the area. In 2004 The University of Memphis opened its Millington Campus and offers undergraduate and graduate courses in numerous fields of study. Millington is home to Naval Support Activity Mid-South, Ingram Micro, Memphis International Raceway, USA Stadium, Mirimichi and other golf courses providing opportunities for economic growth and world-class recreation. Millington’s West Tennessee Regional Business Center, a publicly owned business and industry center, features 1900 acres of prime industrial space with easy access to the Millington Regional Jetport and the Canadian National Railroad. True intermodal transportation and shipping, makes Millington the perfect place for business. Widely known as “Flag City, USA,” Millington truly offers the best of the Mid-South.

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