Last summer, the Hattiesburg Black Sox set up shop in Vicksburg. This year, they’re adding some expansion teams and looking for talent.
The Magnolia Baseball League, an adult league that has been based in the Jackson area in recent years, will move to Vicksburg’s Sports Force Parks for the 2021 season. Open tryouts will be held Sunday at 1 p.m. at Sports Force Parks to help fill some of the rosters.
“We took over the adult league in Jackson and since Sports Force is the best place in the state we decided to move it all to Sports Force,” said Trey Aby, the coach of the Black Sox and the current commissioner of the Magnolia Baseball League. “There’s a lot of adult teams across the country, and a lot of people want to play.”
Aby said the Magnolia Baseball League will have six to eight teams, with games beginning April 11. Most games will be played on Sundays.
There is no fee for players to try out, although they must pay a $10…
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