25th Anniversary of Roy Hobbs Baseball World Series Starts Today
Roy Hobbs Baseball is adult amateur recreation baseball, servicing teams and leagues across the United States. Roy Hobbs Baseball is affiliated with the Amateur Athletic Union through its work with Challenged Athletes and baseball.
Roy Hobbs Baseball is more than 600 teams across the USA, Canada, the Caribbean and in Europe, representing more than 7,500 players, who participate in Roy Hobbs-sanctioned leagues and tournaments each year.
Roy Hobbs Baseball is people who love the game of baseball and have determined that anyone can play the greatest of America’s team sports … regardless of age. Since the founding days, Roy Hobbs has expanded its view to include all ages 18 and over and to include for a number of years women’s teams as a specific division (although women are welcome in the men’s competition).
Roy Hobbs’ current national tournament play is in these age groups:
Unlimited 18-and-over Open 28-and-over Veterans 38-and-over
Masters (48-and-over) Legends (55-and-over) Classics (60-and-over)
Vintage (65-and-over) Timeless (70-and-over)
Roy Hobbs Baseball’s signature event is its annual World Series, which celebrates its 23rd anniversary in October/November 2011 in Fort Myers/Lee County, Florida, at the spring training homes of the Minnesota Twins and Boston Red Sox and historic Terry Park, site of MLB spring training from 1925 through 1987. Roy Hobbs Baseball and Lee County officials have agreements in place to keep the World Series in Lee County through 2019. http://royhobbs.com/world-series