Thursday, April 11, 2019

Raines Scholarship Recipient to be announced on April 16

From 1974 to 1976, Mark Raines was an outfielder and catcher for Coach Jimmy White’s Red Foxes.  In 2015 the world lost Mark’s physical presence too soon.  The Southeastern Baseball Classic is pleased to be one of the many wonderful things positively impacted by Mark’s legacy.  Chrisie Raines and Raines Hospitality have joined with the Southeastern Baseball Classic to honor Mark through the Mark Raines Scholarship, presented annually during the tournament.  The 2019 winner will be announced on Tuesday, April 16. 

Without the generosity of Raines Hospitality, the Mark Raines Scholarship would not be possible.  We’d like sincerely thank Chrisie Raines, the Raines Family and Raines Hospitality.  You’ve turned your tragic loss into something positive for others.  We hope your generosity and kindness inspire the young people that play in our tournament, just as the members of our Board and community have been inspired by your actions. 

Please join the SBC Board in welcoming Chrisie Raines to The Jimmy on Tuesday, April 16, for the announcement of the Mark Raines Scholarship recipient. 

Join Us At The Jimmy!

Jimmy White Park at Kelleytown Stadium, aka The Jimmy, in Hartsville, SC is the host site for the annual Southeastern Baseball Classic.  The mission of the Southeastern Baseball Classic to promote the game of baseball, to enhance the lives of athletes through competition and scholarship, and to involve the community by assembling sportsmen in tournament play.  

For the 2019, Southeastern Baseball Classic game schedule, click here.  To visit the official SBC home page, click here.  "Join Us At The Jimmy" is a blog associated with the Southeastern Baseball Classic and its goal is to make people more aware of teams and players visiting Hartsville for the SBC, as well as introducing our guests to the traditions and uniqueness of our town and tournament. 

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