RBI Baseball & Softball World Series
August 4-15, 2019
Jackie Robinson Training Complex
3901 26th St. Vero Beach, FL 32960
Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) will be entering its 31st year of play in 2019. From its inception in 1989 through the 2018 season, RBI has grown from a local program for boys in South Central Los Angeles to an international campaign encompassing more than 200 cities and as many as 150,000 male and female participants per year. In 2010, Jr. RBI was launched, designed to create new playing divisions that provide baseball and softball opportunities for children ages 5-12 that also serve as a feeder to the age 13-18 baseball and softball divisions.
24 TEAMS FROM ACROSS THE UNITED STATES, PUERTO RICO AND THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC CLINCH RBI WORLD SERIES BERTHS
For First Time in International Championship Tournament’s History, games for both Baseball & Softball will be held at the Jackie Robinson Training Complex in Vero Beach, Florida. Championship games of both Baseball and Softball to be streamed LIVE on MLB.com
Twenty-four baseball and softball teams have advanced to the 27th edition of the Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) World Series, which will be hosted for the first time at its new permanent home – the Jackie Robinson Training Complex in Vero Beach, Fla. The event will operate with the baseball portion first, featuring 16 teams separated by the Junior (ages 13-15) and Senior (ages 16-18) divisions from Sunday, August 4th until Friday, August 9th. Softball will feature eight teams (ages 19 and under) from Saturday, August 10th until Thursday, August 15th. The RBI World Series is the international championship tournament of the RBI program, the MLB youth initiative designed to provide young people from under-served and diverse communities the opportunity to play baseball and softball at a competitive level.
For more information, please visit the RBI World Series website.