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Berkeley County baseball field gets new life with help of Cal Ripken Jr., Atlanta Braves

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BERKELEY COUNTY, SC (WCSC) -

Baseball great Cal Ripken Jr. and the Atlanta Braves have teamed up to overhaul a baseball field for local kids in Berkeley County. 

Tom Conley Field on Discovery Drive near Sangaree Middle School in Ladson is one of six fields in the country selected for the refurbishments.

Organizers say the field renovations by Major League Baseball is a way to honor those that have committed to ensuring America's favorite pastime carries on.

Cal Ripken Jr. will be on hand this afternoon for a ribbon cutting ceremony, baseball clinic and family block party Monday. 

The events begin at 4 p.m. 

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