Colt World Series returning to Marion, Ill.

Rent One Park to host 2022 PONY Baseball World Series event

MARION, Ill. (KFVS) - For the fifth straight year, Rent One Park in Marion, Ill. is set to host the Colt World Series.

Part of PONY Baseball, the Series welcomes teams from all over the world.

The Colt World Series will begin play on Friday, July 29, and continue through the championship on Tuesday, August 2.

The 2022 event includes teams from Japan, Mexico, German and the Dominican Republic as well as the United States. Two teams are from southern Illinois.

“We do have some exhibition games starting on Monday [July, 25],” said Colt World Series Committee Chairperson Rachel Stroud. “Team Germany will be playing some local teams, so if you want some pre-series action, come out to Rent One Park and check out Team Germany.

In addition to the series, on Friday, July 29 organizers say a big announcement will be made and there will be fireworks.

Free tickets are being offered to all local youth baseball and softball players who wear their team jerseys to a game.

Ticket prices for all others will be $5 per day or $25 for the entire tournament. Ticket sales are at the gate and cash-only.

For more information on the series and events taking place during the competition, click here.

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Jess Todd

Jess Todd

Jess Todd started at KFVS in October 2021 as a sports reporter and anchor.