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The Perfect Game All American Classic Presented By Rawlings Staying In San Diego

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Jerry Ford, President of Perfect Game announced today that the 2013 Perfect Game All American Classic Presented by Rawlings will take place on Sunday, August 11th at Petco Park in San Diego, CA, home of MLB's San Diego Padres. This is the 11th annual edition of the country's premier high school baseball All Star Game.

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The East vs. West match-up will feature the nation's best high school players, battling at Petco Park for the fifth consecutive year, providing them with a rare opportunity to create Major League memories. Past alumni of this prestigious event include Nick Adenhart and Gio Gonzalez (2003), Buster Posey, Jeremy Hellickson, Andrew McCutchen and Justin Upton (2004), Madison Bumgarner, Matt Harvey, Jason Heyward and Rick Porcello (2006), Gerrit Cole (2007), Jameson Taillon and Bryce Harper (2009) and Jose Fernandez (2010). More than 67 players from previous Classics have already debuted in MLB. Six players have been selected #1 overall in the Major League Baseball Draft including Upton, Harper, and Cole.

The 2013 Perfect Game All American Classic Presented by Rawlings will be televised live nationally for the first time on MLB Network, Major League Baseball's Emmy Award-winning 24/7 cable television network. "Following our telecast of the 2013 MLB First-Year Player Draft earlier this month, we are excited to continue to spotlight top high school talent to baseball fans with the Perfect Game All-American Classic on MLB Network," said Tony Petitti, President and CEO of MLB Network.

The selection show will be streamed LIVE on July 17th, 2013 on www.perfectgame.org

"Year after year I am impressed with the extraordinary high school talent this All American Baseball Classic brings to the forefront of the baseball world," said Jerry Ford, President of Perfect Game. "These young athletes have the ability to become Major League stars of the next generation as many have already done before them."

The 2013 version of the Classic will include an even stronger focus on raising money for the event's beneficiary, Rady Children's Hospital. During the game, a "Stand up for the fight against cancer" will be held during the 7th Inning of the game for the first time. Since the inception of the Classic, more than $700,000 has been raised to help prevent childhood cancer.

About Perfect Game

Perfect Game is devoted to furthering the development and career of the high school baseball player. To that end, Perfect Game produces the very highest national level individual player showcases and team tournaments all over the United States. These events have proven invaluable to the collegiate coaching community and Major League Baseball as they can scout a large population of talented baseball players in one location. Perfect Game has a full time staff of 50 plus and well over 100 part time staff. Nearly all have vast professional and/or collegiate baseball experience. Perfect Game staff members are located throughout the country. Perfect Game has the largest scouting department in all of baseball. The Perfect Game high school player database is the largest of its kind anywhere in baseball. At any given time there will be nearly 100,000 high school players being followed via their database.

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