03/30/2006 10:19 AM - KANSAS CITY Creighton University, University of Kansas, Kansas State University, University of Missouri, Missouri State and Southeast Missouri State will compete in the second annual Best of the Midwest college baseball tournament, to be held April 25-26 at the home of the Kansas City T-Bones, CommunityAmerica Ballpark in Kansas City, KS. The tournament will be hosted by the Kansas City Sports Commission and the T-Bones.
The tournament will consist of two games on April 25th and three games April 26th, and the full game schedule is available below. Were thrilled to be able to play this tournament at a venue as beautiful as CommunityAmerica Ballpark, said University of Kansas Head Baseball Coach Ritch Price. Having this location in place has allowed the tournament to grow and attract some of the best programs from around the region.
We're excited to be able to partner with the Sports Commission to offer quality collegiate baseball excitement to the fans in Kansas City, remarked Rick Muntean, T-Bones Vice President/General Manager. CommunityAmerica Ballpark is such a fan-friendly venue that we're eager to offer this tournament and many more opportunities for baseball fans in the region.
The official hotel of the tournament will be the Hilton Garden Inn, 520 Minnesota Avenue, Kansas City, KS. The telephone number for the hotel is (913)342-7900.
Game Schedule for Tuesday, April 25, 2006: Kansas Southeast Missouri State 3 pm; Creighton Missouri 7 pm
Game Schedule for Wednesday, April 26, 2006: Missouri SEMO 12 pm; Kansas Creighton 3 pm; Kansas State Missouri State 7pm.
Tickets will go on sale April 1 and can be purchased online at www.sportkc.org or at tbonesbaseball.com, or by calling 913-328-5618. Prices are as follows:
For alumni tailgate parties and other information please visit www.sportkc.org.