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Paducah to Host NCBA Division II World Series this Summer


Paducah, Kentucky's Brooks Stadium will host a World Series... of sorts this summer. The Division II National Club Baseball Association World Series is a tournament for college age athletes that features the top eight teams from NCBA Division II. The series runs from May 17th to the 21st. The league’s Vice-President of Baseball Operations Christian Smith says Paducah provided a good location for the tournament because and provides plenty of entertainment opportunities. The 60 year old Brooks Stadium seats 1,200 people and is one of the oldest baseball parks in the state.

Shelly Baskin works in MSU's Office of Regional Outreach and is a graduate student in Occupational Safety and Health. A roustabout from Memphis, Tennessee, Shelly first found his way into WKMS through the newsroom back in 2011 through luck, charm and force of will. Though he left news for another position, he still enjoys working on independent radio projects and volunteering for the station. He’s an avid disc golfer and occasional real golfer and is terrible at both. A lover of all things musical, Shelly is always ready to hear something new and unique.
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