U.S. Army Sergeant Alex Burnett of the 82nd Airborne Division throws the ball with Atlanta Braves assistant bullpen coach Alan Butts, left, prior to a baseball game against the Miami Marlins in Fort Bragg, N.C., Sunday, July 3, 2016. The event marks the first regular season game of a professional sport ever played on an active military base, the first of it's kind in celebration of the nation's servicemen and servicewomen.
U.S. Army Sergeant Alex Burnett of the 82nd Airborne Division throws the ball with Atlanta Braves assistant bullpen coach Alan Butts, left, prior to a baseball game against the Miami Marlins in Fort Bragg, N.C., Sunday, July 3, 2016. The event marks the first regular season game of a professional sport ever played on an active military base, the first of it's kind in celebration of the nation's servicemen and servicewomen. Gerry Broome AP
U.S. Army Sergeant Alex Burnett of the 82nd Airborne Division throws the ball with Atlanta Braves assistant bullpen coach Alan Butts, left, prior to a baseball game against the Miami Marlins in Fort Bragg, N.C., Sunday, July 3, 2016. The event marks the first regular season game of a professional sport ever played on an active military base, the first of it's kind in celebration of the nation's servicemen and servicewomen. Gerry Broome AP

Fort Bragg celebrates history in first Major League Baseball game in North Carolina

July 03, 2016 09:11 PM