One State, Two Teams, Three Games
Purple Vs. Gold
ALVIN DARK STADIUM @ LEGION FIELD
July 28-29, 2020
The Lake Area will host two Louisiana teams previously scheduled to compete in the Southeastern Shootout Baseball Tournament in Troy, Ala., originally featuring teams from Alabama, Florida, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee. The Louisiana Baseball Coaches Association partnered with Visit Lake Charles to find a solution for the elite players of Louisiana Team Purple and Louisiana Team Gold to have the opportunity for a two-team, three-game series at historic Alvin Dark Stadium at Legion Field, Tuesday, July 28, and Wednesday, July 29.
Admission to the games is free and all three games will be live-streamed via YouTube on the SWLA Sports Network channel.
- July 28 @ 4:45 PM - Homerun Derby
- July 28 @ 6:30 PM - Game 1
- July 29 @ 11:00 AM - Game 2
- July 29 @ 1:30 PM - Game 3
“These young athletes have worked hard to be part of the Louisiana teams qualifying to attend the Southeastern Underclassmen Shootout. While it’s disappointing that they will not have the full experience, the Louisiana Baseball Coaches Association is proud to team up with Visit Lake Charles to bring the spirit of competition to light this summer so these aspiring baseball players can sharpen their skills,” said Tim O’Neal, executive director of the Louisiana Baseball Coaches Association.