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Young Guns going to Field of Dreams
Effingham team headed to Cooperstown for tournament
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The EC Young Guns will be taking part in the Cooperstown Dreams Park and American Youth Baseball Hall of Fame Invitational Tournament in Cooperstown, N.Y., during the week of June 14.

In addition to competing against teams from around the country, members of the EC Young Guns will be enshrined in the American Youth Baseball Hall of Fame. The EC Young Guns will be the first team from Effingham County to participate in the event and they are coached by David Baker.

As part of the Cooperstown Dreams Park tournament, EC Young Guns players and players from other teams will visit the National Baseball Hall of Fame.

Teams will spend seven days and six nights in the Baseball Village clubhouses and each team is guaranteed at least eight games, weather permitting.

Throughout the summer, there will be 12 weekly national tournaments hosted by Cooperstown Dreams Park. Ninety-six teams will earn the right to take part in the National American Tournament of Champions, which will be held Aug. 23-29.