College Baseball Classic

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The Visit Panama City Beach College Baseball Classic will be taking place February 3-5, 2023 and features the best programs in National Junior College in a 16 team tournament. Hosted by Gulf Coast Community College and Publix Sports Park, the tournament will feature some of the top Junior College baseball teams in the nation.

Teams committed include Gulf Coast State College (FL), San Jacinto College (TX), Delgado Community College (LA), Wallace-Dothan Community College (AL), Florence-Darlington Technical College (SC), Coastal Alabama Community College (AL), Chattahoochee Valley Community College (AL), Florida Southwestern State College (FL), Northwest Florida State College (FL), Wabash Valley College (IL), State College of Florida (FL), Miami Dade College (FL), Andrew College (GA), Meridian Community College (MS), Chipola College (FL), and McLennan Community College (TX).  All games will take place at Publix Sports Park managed by Sports Facility Management.

The sixteen team bracket will start Friday Feb 3, with Championship game Feb 5; tickets are available at $10 per session or $25 for the tournament. The largest baseball scouting organization Perfect Game USA will serve as the official scouting and media coverage partner for the event. PerfectGame.TV will produce multiple games throughout the weekend with long-time MLB Play-by-Play Daron Sutton leading the coverage. PG's JUCO Baseball and MLB Draft team of Brian Sakowski and Colton Olinger will lead the scouting coverage on the website and social media as well. 

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Many Major League Baseball and D1 College scouts will be in attendance as these NJCAA programs have produced some of the best players in the Nation. An MVP of the event will be named, in honor of Legendary 324 game winner Hall of Famer Don Sutton, who pitched at Gulf Coast Community College.


Day One Schedule 

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TEAMS

Gulf Coast Community College - Panama City, FL

Chipola Community College - Marianna, FL

Northwest Florida State - Niceville, FL

State College of Florida - Bradenton, FL

Coastal Alabama Community College - Bay Minette, AL 

Florida Southwestern State College - Cypress Lake, FL

Miami Dade College - Miami, FL

Andrew College - Cuthbert, GA        

Florence Darlington Technical College - Florence, SC

McLennan Community College - Waco, TX

San Jacinto College - Houston, TX

Wabash Valley College - Mt. Carmel, IL

Wallace State Community College - Dothan, AL

Chattahoochee Valley Community College - Phenix City, AL

Delgado Community College - New Orleans, LA

Meridian Community College - Meridian, MS

 

 

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Notable Major League Baseball Alumni


Miami Dade
Mike Piazza, Raul Ibanez, Bucky Dent, Mickey Rivers, Jaime Navarro, John Cangelosi     

McLennan Community College
Jay Buhner, Craig McMurty, Chris Martin

San Jacinto TX
Andy Pettitte, Roger Clemens, David Rollins

Wallace State Hanceville
Craig Kimbrell, Derek Holland

Wallace Dothan
Mackey Sasser

Chattahoochee Valley
Tim Hudson, Danny Cox, Chuck James

Gulf Coast Community College
Will Smith, Don Sutton, Terrance Gore, Curt Leskanic

Chipola CC
Jose Bautista, Russell Martin, Edwin Alicea, Adam Duvall, Cam Collier, Kenya Huggins  

NW FL State
Jeff Farnsworth, Jason Michaels, Jake Madden

State College of Florida
Jody Reed, Ron Washington, Johnny Grubb, Glenn Davis, Alex Cole

St Johns River State College
Howie Kendrick, Nathaniel Lowe

Southwestern State
Joel Pineiro