SHRINERS HOSPITALS FOR CHILDREN COLLEGE CLASSIC
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Shriners Hospitals for Children College Classic Tickets
League: NCAA Division I
Location: Minute Maid Park, Houston, Texas
Hosted by: The Astros Foundation to benefit Shriners Hospitals for Children
Shriners Hospitals for Children College Classic TicketsThe Shriners Hospitals for Children College Classic baseball tournament has hosted 30 NCAA Division I baseball programs in its 20-year history. The Houston Astros Foundation operates the tournament and partners with organizations based on multi-year naming rights agreements. The year 2020 was the fifth time that the Astros Foundation has partnered with Shriners Hospitals for Children. A portion of each ticket sold for the event is donated directly to Shriners Hospitals for Children. The 2020 event featured teams from the Big 12 and SEC conferences. The three-day weekend annual event allows fans to see some of the best baseball teams in the country playing at Minute Maid Park, home of the 2017 World Series Champion Houston Astros. Some of the biggest names to be drafted each year have played in this tournament, including 85 former tournament participants drafted in the 2019 Major League Baseball Draft alone. Get your tickets to the Shriners Hospitals for Children College Classic today at StubHub.
Who are some notable players to have played in the Shriners Hospitals for Children College Classic?With six of the top NCAA Division I baseball teams invited to participate each year, several notable players have competed in this tournament. Some Major League players who played in the College Classic include Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Trevor Bauer (UCLA 2009), Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher David Price (Vanderbilt 2007), St Louis Cardinals third Baseman Matt Carpenter, (TCU 2006), Anaheim Angels third Baseman Anthony Rendon (Rice 2009-2011) and New York Yankees starting pitcher Gerrit Cole (UCLA 2009).
Who won the 2019 Shriners Hospitals for Children College Classic Tournament?The 2019 Shriners Hospitals for Children College Classic was all about Texas. Competing in the nine-game tournament were Texas A&M, Baylor, TCU, Houston, Rice and Texas State. The Texas A&M Aggies were crowned Tournament Champions after defeating Baylor and TCU to finish with a 3-0 weekend record.
Who were the star players in the 2019 Shriners Hospitals for Children College Classic Tournament?Thirteen players were named to the 2019 All-Tournament Team for the Shriners College Classic, including shortstop Braden Shewmake, outfielder Logan Foster, pitcher John Doxakis and pitcher Asa Lacy from tournament champion Texas A&M. Catcher Alex Isola and pitcher Nick Lodolo represented TCU. First baseman Dominic DiCaprio and outfielder Andrew Dunlap were the Rice Owls selected for the honor. Houston’s lone all-tournament member was designated hitter Rey Fuentes III. From Baylor, the all-tournament roster included outfielder Richard Cunningham. Rounding out the all-stars from Texas State were second baseman Jaxon Williams, third baseman Jaylen Hubbard and pitcher Nicholas Fraze. Fraze was also named the Most Outstanding Player of the tournament. Fraze had an ERA of 0.00 in seven innings pitched against Rice, winning 1-0.
Where is the Shriners Hospitals for Children College Classic Tournament played?Organized by the Astros Foundation, the Shriners Hospitals for Children College Classic is held at Minute Maid Park in Houston. In 2017, over 53,000 fans attended the weekend event.
Which teams participated in the 2020 Shriners Hospitals for Children College Classic?The 20th annual Shriners Hospitals for Children College Classic featured three teams from the Big 12 and three teams from the SEC. Representing the Big 12 conference were the Baylor University Bears, the Oklahoma Sooners and the Texas Longhorns. From the SEC were the Arkansas Razorbacks, LSU Tigers and the Missouri Tigers. This was the second time that teams from the Big 12 and teams from the SEC were invited to compete in the Classic.
How can I get Shriners Hospitals for Children College Baseball Classic tickets?Tickets for the annual spring event can be found at StubHub.
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