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Oldest & Longest running Youth Baseball Tournament in Richmond

Posted at 3:43 PM, Jul 26, 2012
and last updated 2012-07-27 07:12:23-04

RICHMOND, Va (WTVR) - The City of Richmond and The Metropolitan Junior Baseball League are joining forces for the Inner City Classic Tournament, the oldest and longest running inner city tournament in the country. The opening ceremonies are Tuesday, July 31, at the Diamond. 

The Classic Tournament games begin on Wednesday August 1, 9am and continues through August 5 at baseball fields all over Richmond including the Diamond. A special  morning workout session by fitness gurus "Lisa and Priest" of whole Life Styles Inc. is being offered to the public free Saturday morning at 9am in Byrd Park near Fountain Lake.

Fans will want to be in the stands at the Diamond Sunday, August 5th, Championship games will be played following a 9am Saint Paul's Baptist Church service. All events are free and open to the public, including all games played during the six-day event.  For more details on the MJBL and Inner City Classic Tournament visit

The City of Richmond has several other events, tennis, and youth football and cheerleading, get details from