The partnership is a part of the team’s ongoing initiatives to help grow youth baseball in the state
ATLANTA (May 14, 2021) – The Atlanta Braves have partnered with the Georgia High School Association (GHSA) to host the second annual GHSA 5A, 6A, and 7A Baseball State Championships at Truist Park. Designed to showcase baseball talent in the Southeast, the championships are an extension of the organization’s efforts to foster the next generation of young baseball talent. The championships will take place on Monday, May 24 through Wednesday, May 26 with additional games to be played on Thursday, May 27, if needed.
The 2021 5A, 6A and 7A series will be held as best-of-three doubleheaders. Championship games will take place on Monday, May 24 with first pitch slated for 5 p.m. with Game 2 set to start 30 minutes after the conclusion of the first game. If Game 3 is needed to complete the series, first pitch is slated for 12 p.m. on Tuesday, May 25. Additional championship series will start on Tuesday, May 25 with first pitch at 5 p.m. and Game 2 starting 30 minutes following the conclusion of the first game. If Game 3 is needed to complete the series, the game will be played on Wednesday, May 26 at 12 p.m. Additional championship series will start on Wednesday, May 26 with first pitch at 5 p.m. and Game 2 starting 30 minutes following the conclusion of the first game. If Game 3 is needed to complete the series, the game will be played on Thursday, May 27 at 12 p.m. Classification championship dates are still to be determined.
Tickets are $15 and will be available for purchase online at https://gofan.co/app/school/GHSA. Parking for the championship games is free in the Red Deck for three hours.
For more information on the games as well as the GHSA partnership, please visit www.ghsa.net.
About Atlanta Braves
Based in Atlanta since 1966, the Braves are the longest continuously operating franchise in Major League Baseball. Since 1991, Braves teams have earned two National League wild cards, 18 division championships, five National League pennants, and a World Series title. Atlanta Braves games are telecast on Bally Sports South and Bally Sports Southeast. Radio broadcasts can be heard in Atlanta on 680 The Fan (AM), Rock 100.5 (FM) and regionally on the Atlanta Braves Radio Network. Follow the Braves at braves.com, facebook.com/braves, and twitter.com/braves.
About Georgia High School Association
The Georgia High School Association (GHSA) is a voluntary, non-profit organization composed of over 460 public and private high schools. The GHSA administers regulations for region and state competition in 18 sports and three activities. Founded in 1904, the GHSA strives to promote good sportsmanship, participant safety and fair play among its member schools. For more information visit www.ghsa.net.
CONTACT: Kara Zoellner, 404-614-1564 or Kara.Zoellner@Braves.com.