KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The 57th annual Avista-NAIA Baseball World Series championship and “if necessary” game will be broadcast live on ESPN3, the national office announced Monday. The championship contest is scheduled for a 6:35 p.m. PDT first pitch at Harris Field in Lewiston, Idaho on Thursday. The “if necessary” game will occur Friday at 6:35 p.m.
The World Series is a 10-team double elimination tournament host by Lewis-Clark State College (Idaho). Over the course of 57 years, the event has traveled to 10 different sites across eight states. This year marks the 14th consecutive and 22nd overall that the World Series has been held in Lewiston. From 1985 to 1991, teams traveled to Lewiston and returned in 2000 after an eight-year hiatus.
ESPN3 is ESPN’s live sports network, a 24/7 destination that delivers thousands of global sports events online via http://www.watchespn.com/. The service is available to 79 million homes at no additional cost to fans who receive high-speed internet or television from an affiliated provider. The network is also available at no cost to approximately 21 million U.S. college students and U.S.-based military personnel via computers connected to on-campus educational networks and on-base military networks.
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For more information on the 2013 Avista-NAIA Baseball World Series, including schedules and live statistics, click here.
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