NEWS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 13, 2011
! The best high school baseball players from 4 states will compete for bragging rights
and the attention of collegiate and pro scouts at the inaugural Battle of the Borders All-
American Game in Grand Prairie, Texas, September 30th through October 2nd.
! The New Balance All-Americans, invited from Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, and New
Mexico will play each other in a highly competitive weekend baseball tournament at
QuickTrip Park in Grand Prairie. The tournament will begin with a state against state home
run derby and a barbecue dinner.
! Top baseball prospects, high school juniors and seniors, will be selected through a
nomination process, which includes a vote by a panel of coaches from each state. Being
invited to play will be an honor and an opportunity. The event will attract collegiate and
professional scouts from across the country.
! The Battle of the Borders will give baseball fans, scouts, and the news media an
opportunity to see the college and professional baseball stars of tomorrow, all together in the
heart of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, and New Mexico
produce an enormous amount of baseball talent. The Battle of the Borders promises to bring
the very best talent from each state together for a western shoot-out and some good old
fashioned hard ball.
!
FOUR STATES COMPETE FOR BASEBALL BRAGGING RIGHTS
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