Atlanta Braves to Host Hank Aaron Invitational Showcase Game at Truist Park, Sunday, July 31

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WHAT: In partnership with Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA), the Braves will host the top 44 elite high school baseball players from the Hank Aaron Invitational for a special showcase game on Sunday, July 31 at Truist Park. The players will be selected to participate based on their performance during the week prior at the Jackie Robinson Training Complex in Vero Beach, Fla. The Hank Aaron Invitational is an annual event – supported by USA Baseball and the MLB-MLBPA Youth Development Foundation – featuring the top 200 high school-aged players from around the United States.

Tickets for the Hank Aaron Invitational showcase game are free and must be reserved in advance online at

WHEN: Sunday, July 31

6 p.m. Batting Practice

7 p.m. Billye Aaron, Ambassador Andrew Young, and Ken Griffey Jr. meet with HAI players

8:08 p.m. First Pitch

WHO: 44 Hank Aaron Invitational athletes from around the country

Billye Aaron, Henry Aaron’s Wife

Ambassador Andrew Young, Civil Rights Activist

Ken Griffey Jr., MLB Network Host & Former MLB Player

Derek Schiller, Atlanta Braves President & CEO

Danielle BeDasse, Atlanta Braves Senior Director of Community Affairs and Atlanta Braves Foundation Executive Director

Tony Reagins, Major League Baseball Chief Baseball Development Officer

Jeffrey Hammonds, Major League Baseball Players Association Associate Director of Player Programs and Initiatives

Jean Batrus, Executive Director, MLB-MLBPA Youth Development Foundation

WHERE: Truist Park – 755 Battery Ave. SE, Atlanta, GA 30339

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