- Expanded Coverage of Championships at Nike Peach Jam (Boys) and Nike Nationals (Girls), July 24-25
- Third Annual GEICO Baseball City Series to Take Place in Milwaukee, August 4-7
ESPN continues its coverage of the GEICO Summer Series with the Nike EYBL Championships (July 24-25) and the GIECO Baseball City Series (August 4-7) live on ESPNU.
ESPN will expand their live national coverage of elite youth sports with six games from the EYBL Championship at Peach Jam (Boys) and Nike Nationals (Girls) from North Augusta, S.C.
The Boys 17U semifinal games will take place Saturday, July 24, with Boys 16U, Girls 16U, Girls 17U and Boys 17U championship games taking place Sunday, July 25. All games will be televised on ESPNU.
2021 Nike EYBL Championships Television Schedule:
|Sat, July 24||5 p.m.||Boys 17U Semifinals No. 1||ESPNU|
|7 p.m.||Boys 17U Semifinals No. 2||ESPNU|
|Sun, July 25||Noon||Girls 16U Championship Game||ESPNU|
|2 p.m.||Girls 17U Championship Game||ESPN2|
|4 p.m.||Boys 17U Championship Game||ESPN2|
|6 p.m.||Boys 16U Championship Game||ESPNU|
The third annual GEICO Baseball City Series tournament features six elite 17U club baseball teams from around the nation including: Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Virginia, Wisconsin and Louisiana. The six teams will play eleven total games over four days, including nine pool-play games taking place Wednesday – Friday, August 4-6. Pool-play games will determine the championship and third-place games that will air live on ESPNU, Saturday, Aug. 7.
2021 GEICO Baseball City Series Television Schedule:
|Sat, Aug 7||11 a.m.||Third-Place Game||ESPNU|
|2 p.m.||GEICO City Series Championship Game||ESPNU|
All games will be played at Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) – Raiders Stadium in Glendale, Wis. Further event details and full game schedule can be found geicocityseries.com
Tournament Participants Alumni information:
Hitters Baseball (Wisconsin)
- More than 200 D1 commitments and more than 80 drafted players
- 11 former Hitters have made it to Major League Baseball, with 23 alumni currently playing professional baseball and seven currently in MLB
Team Elite (Georgia)
- More than1,600 college commitments
- 181 players drafted with 15 alumni having made MLB debuts
Sparks (Illinois) – 2020 GEICO City Series Runner-up
- Currently nine alumni with Major League service time
- 46 MLB draft picks since 2007
- Over 500 players committed to D1 schools in 14 years
- More than 250 picks in the MLB Draft since 2008
Bulls (Indiana) – 2020 GEICO City Series Defending Champ
- 24 MLB Alumni and 17 Minor League Baseball Alumni
- 39 D1 commits between the 2021-23 graduates
- 295 players signed with 94 different colleges over the last five years
- 62 alumni drafted since 2008 with two making MLB debuts
About Nike Elite Youth Basketball
Nike Elite Youth Basketball is a division of NIKE, Inc. dedicated to improving the game of basketball. EYB offers young players a place to receive superior skill instruction, honest evaluation and life-changing experiences. The programs and events push kids to work hard and to challenge them to be better on and off the court. For more information, please visit the Nike Elite Youth Basketball web site at www.NIKEEYB.com.
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