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THE AABC CONDUCTS COMPETITION IN FOURTEEN (14) AGE GROUPS. LEAGUES CONSIST OF SIX (6) OR MORE TEAMS PLAYING A REGULAR SCHEDULE OF NOT LESS THAN FOUR (4) GAMES PER SEASON.
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The CABC is proud to announce that Waterbury, CT will be hosting both the Roberto Clemente (8U) and Mickey Mantle (16U) World Series in 2017. These promise to be 2 great events.
The Clemente World Series (which was also held in Waterbury in 2015 and 2016) will be played from July 20-23. Up to 16 teams are expected to participate. Pool play will be followed by a Championship Bracket. There will also be a consolation bracket. Each team will be guaranteed a minimum of 4 games.
The 2016 Clemente World Series, which was won by Puerto Rico, featured a reception, skills competition and cookout at Quassapaug Amusement Park. 8 teams participated. The Bunker Hill Reds were the runner-up.
The 2016 Mantle World Series featured 12 highly competitive teams. The Tournament included a reception at Qyuassapaug Amusement Park, a Golf Outing at the Country Club of Waterbury, a corporate dinner at Roma's and a parade and Opening Ceremonies at Municipal Stadium. Opening night comcluded with a spectacular fireworks display. The festivities were filmed by a drone. AABC President Richard Neely attended the World Series, which was won by Knights Baseball. The runner-up was the CT Outlaws. Games were also played at Muzzy Field and Holy Cross High School.
Up to 16 teams are expected to participate in the 2017 Mantle World Series.
It is estimated that teams advancing to World Series from the North Atlantic Region will receive the following allowances in 2017:
Stan Musial- $0
Connie Mack- $10,000
Mickey Mantle- $0
Sandy Koufax- $2,000
Nolan Ryan- $0
Pee Wee Reese- $6,500
Willie Mays- $0
Jackie Robinson- $0
Roberto Clemente- $0
These amounts are subject to change.
Additional monies may be allocated from the Region based on the Regional dues collected.