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Cal Ripken Jr. comes to Tampa to unveil new youth baseball field in Sulphur Springs

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The economically challenged Sulphur Springs region of Tampa was energized on Monday with the official opening of the latest youth baseball field built by the Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation. The facility, built next to the Springhill Park Community Center, was built for $1.025 million with the city of Tampa contributing $500,000 to it. It has an all-weather, low maintenance field with new dugouts, scoreboard, backstop and bleachers for youth baseball throughout the city, though foundation vice chairman Cal Ripken Jr. says…

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