Baseball Heaven (BBH) is a 27-acre baseball complex in Yaphank, New York on Long Island. The complex is located close to Long Island's MacArthur Airport. Baseball Heaven attracts talent from the New England and Mid-Atlantic states. The complex features four ninety foot base path artificial turf fields and three are seventy foot artificial turf fields. Approximately 750,000 people visit Baseball Heaven on an annual basis.
1 Ownership 2 Features 3 Notable events 4 References
Ownership Baseball Heaven was acquired by Steel Sports on June 27, 2011. BBH completed the build of a 12,000-square-foot facility, $1.9 million indoor training facility on its site called Steel Sports Academy. Features BBH's amenities include below grade dugouts, connecting bullpens, warning tracks, P.A. systems, electronic scoreboards, and an artificial turf. The complex accommodates its spectators with ballpark seating, concessions, restaurant, and a picnic area. Notable events The Baseball Heaven complex has been host to the National Youth Baseball Championships (NYBC) since 2014. In September 2014, a Long Island Little League coach was struck in the head during warmups by a baseball and was unconscious. He was rushed to the nearby Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center in East Patchogue where he was pronounced dead. References
^ "About Baseball Heaven". Baseball Heaven. Retrieved 3 April 2015. ^ "Steel Sports Acquires Baseball Heaven". Steel Sports. Retrieved 20 July 2016. ^ a b "Company Overview of Baseball Heaven, Inc". Bloomberg.com. Bloomberg L.P. Retrieved 20 July 2016. ^ "Baseball Heaven Announces The Completion Of Steel Sports Academy, A State-of-the-Art Indoor Training Facility". TheStreet.com. Retrieved 20 July 2016. ^ Fisher, Eric (10 August 2015). "Steel Sports expands reach into youth baseball". Sports Business Journal. 18: 22. Retrieved 20 July 2016. ^ Antonio Antenucci (21 September 2014). "Dad dies after getting hit with baseball before son's game". New York Post. Retrieved 3 April 2015.
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