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Full Schedule of Tournaments for 2022 Already Being Booked for Hot Springs’ New Majestic Park Baseball Complex

HOT SPRINGS NATIONAL PARK, Arkansas — With more than a month left in 2021, a full schedule of 2022 baseball and softball tournaments is already being booked for Hot Springs’ new five-field Majestic Park Baseball Complex, according to Derek Phillips, the facility’s general manager. “We have tournaments already scheduled beginning in February and running into…

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9 College Teams From Four States to Play February 3 – 6 in Dugan Invitational Tournament to Inaugurate Tourney Play at Hot Springs’ Majestic Park Baseball Complex

HOT SPRINGS NATIONAL PARK, Arkansas — Nine college baseball teams from four states will compete February 3 – 6, 2022, to inaugurate tournament play at the new Majestic Park baseball complex in Hot Springs. The tournament will be named the Dugan Invitational Tournament in honor of Mike Dugan, the late Hot Springs baseball historian who…

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World’s Third Bronze Statue of Babe Ruth Is Being Created For Installation at Majestic Park Baseball Complex, Expected To Become Tourism Attraction for Hot Springs; Funds Sought

(PHOTO CAPTION: Sculptor Chad Fisher of Fisher Sculpture works on a portrait study for the eight-foot Babe Ruth monument.) HOT SPRINGS NATIONAL PARK, Arkansas — The world’s third bronze statue of baseball immortal Babe Ruth is now being created for installation at the entrance to Hot Springs’ new Majestic Park baseball complex. “It’s hard to…

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Hall of Famer Lee Smith, Vacationing in Spa, Visits Majestic Park Baseball Complex to See How Construction Is Progressing

HOT SPRINGS NATIONAL PARK, Arkansas — The new Majestic Park Baseball Complex was checked out during the weekend by someone who should know whether the new facility is up to par. Baseball Hall of Fame member Lee Smith was vacationing in Hot Springs and decided to stop by the new facility, which is nearing completion at…

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John Muldoon Named Assistant General Manager of Hot Springs’ Majestic Park Baseball Facility

HOT SPRINGS NATIONAL PARK, Arkansas — Hot Springs native John Muldoon, who has extensive experience coaching baseball at the former Hot Springs Girls and Boys Club, has been named assistant general manager of the new Majestic Park baseball complex being constructed at Carson and Belding Streets. He will assist General Manager Derek Phillips in all…

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Creator of ‘Guys and Dolls,’ Damon Runyon, Details Day in Life of Babe Ruth Enjoying the Baths in Hot Springs in 1923

HOT SPRINGS NATIONAL PARK, Arkansas — On February 19, 1923, the creator of “Guys and Dolls” turned his humorous attention to Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas, and the minutely chronicled morning activities of the legendary Babe Ruth enjoying the thermal baths while attending baseball spring training in the Spa City. Damon Runyon, a legend himself…

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