April 29, 2015
THE FLATS –
For the 13th consecutive year, rivals Georgia Tech and Georgia will collide at Turner Field in downtown Atlanta on May 12 for the Kauffman Tire Spring Baseball Classic for Kids. All proceeds benefit Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.
General admission individual tickets are $12 and will be available only through Ticketmaster. Call 800-745-3000, or click the link above to purchase tickets.
About this Atlanta Charity Sporting Event
The 13th annual Kauffman Tire Spring Classic for Kids is one of Children’s largest fundraising events featuring two of college baseball’s top programs and state rivals. More than 20,000 tickets are sold annually to this game at Turner Field making it one of the nation’s largest college baseball games each year. Proceeds from the event benefit Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.
Tech defeated Georgia 13-6 earlier this season in Athens… The game at Russ Chandler Stadium was rained out… Georgia Tech will be the home team for the 2015 game… The game will be the 364th all-time meeting, with Georgia leading the series 201-160-2… The Yellow Jackets have had the upper-hand recently, having won four of the last five regular-season series… Under head coach Danny Hall, Tech is 43-32 vs. the Bulldogs… Wes Durham and Larry Conley will call the game on Fox Sports South… The record attendance for the Kauffman Tire Spring Baseball Classic for Kids is 28,836, set May 11, 2004 (a 12-5 Tech win).
Top College Baseball Crowds (All-Time)
40,106 — Houston vs. San Diego State (Petco Park, San Diego, Calif.) — March 11, 2004
28,836 — Georgia Tech vs. Georgia (Turner Field, Atlanta, Ga.) — May 11, 2004
27,673 — LSU vs. Tulane (Superdome, New Orleans, La.) — April 10, 2002