Softball is big for little kids in Alachua
Robert Lopez on May 8th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 4:14 pm
The Babe Ruth Softball league is one of the premier softball programs in the country for girls aged 5 to 18. The highlight of the Babe Ruth softball season is its annual World Series tournament. As Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’S Robert Lopez reports, that showcase event will be coming to North Central Florida this summer.
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