Grab a hot dog and watch some baseball this week.  The Dixie Youth Rookie Baseball Tournament begins Thursday at Bowers Park, hosted by Para. Opening ceremonies are at 10:30am Thursday and the games will run through July 11.  Players are from ages 7-12 and tournament brackets will be broken down by age, 7-8, 9-10 and 11-12.  53 teams are participating, including 4 Tuscaloosa teams and teams from East Tuscaloosa and Taylorville .

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