SIOUX FALLS, SD (Dakota News Now) – A new 10-field baseball and softball addition to the Sanford Sports Complex, called the Sanford Diamonds, will be the new home of the Sioux Falls Little League, according to a press release from Sanford Sports. Baseball organization.
Sioux Falls Little League Baseball has 35 teams with over 400 players ages 7 to 12.
“Every team needs a home field, and we’re excited to give these young football players who represent a great cause a place to call home,” said Jesse Smith, vice president of Sanford Sports. “This will ensure that the Little Leagues have the opportunity to grow and have access to the best fields in the area for baseball players of all ages and skill levels.”
Sioux Falls Little League Baseball has had great success, reaching the Little League Baseball World Series in Williamsport, Pennsylvania in 2017 and 2021. The team reached the semi-finals of the tournament in 2021.
“Our team has never had a home field, so this will allow our players and organization to grow exponentially,” said Mike Gorsett, president of Sioux Falls Little League Baseball. “I want to thank Sanford Health for being a great partner in providing this world-class facility for our young soccer players to develop their talent and love for the game.”
The Sanford Diamonds opened this fall and will host multiple baseball and softball tournaments next spring. Registration for the 2023 season begins on December 1.
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