Alaska Goldpanners to pair with MLB for 24 Hours of Baseball tournament

Fairbanks (KTUU) The midnight sun baseball game in Fairbanks has been going on for over a century.

This year, the Alaska Goldpanners, with the help of the MLB, USA softball and baseball, Play Ball and American Legion, are bringing a tournament to Fairbanks.

24 Hours of Baseball will start on Thursday, June 21st and feature 10 separate baseball and softball events.

The day starts with an American Legion game at 12:01 am and ending with the 113th annual W.G. and Eddie Strocker Midnight Sun game between the Alaska Goldpanners and the Orange County Surf.

Also happening during the day will be baseball and softball games, as well as coaching clinics with the Goldpanners -- free to participants.

Ticket prices and more information are available at

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