Bo Reid Memorial Baseball Tournament set for this weekend

Image removed.The 11th Annual Bo Reid Memorial Baseball Tournament will take place this weekend with free events planned Friday, July 24 - Sunday, July 26. This year also features 24 youth baseball teams from Northwest Ohio and special guest, actor and author Dwier Brown. The weekend kicks off at 7 p.m. Friday with Dwier Brown speaking at the Ritz Theatre, followed by a free screening of Field of Dreams, the award-winning baseball film in which Brown plays Kevin Costner's father. On Saturday at Hedges-Boyer Park, the tournament will begin when Dwier Brown throws out the first pitch at 8:45 a.m. There will also be activities for children and a screening of the film, Mom and Dad Save the World. The tournament resumes Sunday with the championship games and a trophy ceremony. Dwier Brown will be also be signing copies of his critically acclaimed memoir, "If You Build It... A book about Fathers, Fate and Field of Dreams," on Friday and Saturday. The schedule of events is as follows: Friday - Ritz Theatre
  • 7 p.m. - Dwier Brown
  • 7:30 p.m. - Field of Dreams showing
  • 9 p.m. - Q&A with Dwier Brown
Saturday - Hedges-Boyer Park
  • 8:45 a.m. - First pitch - Dwier Brown
  • 9 a.m. - Tournament begins
  • 10 a.m. - Bouncing inflatables, slides, play area
  • 12 p.m. - Dwier Brown speaks
  • 12:30 p.m. - Mom and Dad Save the World screening
Sunday - Hedges-Boyer Park
  • 9 a.m. - Championship games
  • 7 p.m. - Trophy ceremony
All proceeds from the tournament are to be donated to the Robert 'Bo' Reid Memorial Fund, managed by the Tiffin Charitable Foundation, to benefit Tiffin Park and Recreation.
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