LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Louisville Slugger Field will play host to the 2017 Atlantic Coast Conference Baseball Championship for the first time in stadium history from Tuesday, May 23 - Sunday, May 28, the ACC announced Tuesday. Game times and ticket information will be available at a later date.
The ACC Baseball Championship has been played since 1973 and will be played in the state of Kentucky and city of Louisville for the first time.
"We are thrilled to host to the ACC Tournament at Louisville Slugger Field in 2017," said Louisville Bats President Gary Ulmer. "We would like to thank the Atlantic Coast Conference for choosing our venue; this is a huge win for our community."
The 2017 tournament will feature the top 10 ACC teams with two games on May 23, followed by three games per day Wednesday through Saturday, May 24-27, in a round-robin format. The championship game will be played between the two pool winners on Sunday, May 28.
In 2016, the ACC set a conference record and tied the all-time mark with 10 teams in the NCAA Championship field, including three national seeds.
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