Professional Baseball Tryout Mistakes Part 1

by on April 18, 2012   No Comments

If you’re interested in playing independent professional baseball (indy ball), there are some classic pitfalls to avoid before you even show up at the tryout.  Mistake #1) not contacting the team(s) before you go to their tryout.  It’s ultra-important you send a short e-mail to let the tryout “decision-maker” (field manager, director of baseball operations and/or player procurement) know you’ll be attending; if you’re preregistered, you give that person/organization a chance to do some research on you.  However, in the process of contacting teams, I see many players make potentially career-crippling mistakes that are easy to avoid:

New Professional Baseball Tryouts

by on January 25, 2011   No Comments

The Traverse City Beach Bums ( of the Frontier League will be hosting a tryout at the Indiana Baseball Academy ( on Saturday, March 26th starting at 1 P.M.  For more information on 2011 professional baseball tryouts as they are announced, become a premium member of Five Tool Prospects.

Schaumburg Flyers Pro Tryout Date

by on January 8, 2010   No Comments

The Schaumburg Flyers of the independent professional Northern League has announced their tryout date. To get the details on this and dozens of other pro tryout opportunities, become a Premium member for only $9.99/year and click on the “Events” tab.

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by on January 5, 2010   No Comments

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