August 2013

Play Ball!

Dear Academy Members and Friends,

Today’s games are underway! Best of luck to both squads.

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-Staff

Baseball Series 2013 Continues

Dear Academy Members and Friends,

The Junior All-Star Japan team took home victories in both games last night. The teams will duel it out tonight in another doubleheader.

Please Note: The second game of today’s doubleheader has been moved to 6:30 p.m.

-Staff

Status Reports

Dear Academy Members and Friends,

Calling all Academy alumni! If you are currently enrolled in college or are working full time and have ever participated at the Academy, we would love to hear from you. Please let us know where you are and what you are doing. Whether you are still involved in baseball/softball or not, we would love to hear about what great contributions you are making in our society!

Please email all updates to Charles Dickerson at Charles.Dickerson@mlb.com.

-Staff

Today at the Academy

Dear Academy Members and Friends,

The baseball workout for ages 13-18 begins at 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Catching for all ages will be from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Pitching for all ages starts at 5 p.m.

Study Hall for softball girls begins at 4 p.m. followed by the 12 and under workout at 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

See you soon!  

-Staff

Say Cheese!

Dear Academy Members and Friends,

Today’s doubleheader is under way! Check out a picture of the Junior All-Star Japan Team below.

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Junior All-Star Japan Team Featured at UYA

Dear Academy Members and Friends,

Today begins the 2013 Baseball Series featuring the Junior All-Star Japan Team managed by 1995 National League Rookie of the Year Hideo Nomo. The Japan All-Stars will face off against the MLB Urban Youth Academy led by Shigetoshi Hasegawa. Opening Ceremonies begin at 2 p.m. and are followed by a much anticipated double header. The first pitch of game one is slated for 3 p.m. with game two beginning at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $10 per person and free for children 12 and under.

The teams will take the field tomorrow for another double header with games beginning at 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

In the words of Hall of Famer Ernie Banks, “Let’s play two!”

Please click the following link to view the event flyer: Junior All-Star Japan Series

-Staff

Today at the Academy

Dear Academy Members and Friends,

It is the middle of the week and time for the 7th inning stretch! This stretch should start by you joining us for the 12 and under workout today, 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. There are also Mental Toughness sessions happening at 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. to help get you through the week. If you would like to participate in a Mental Toughness session, contact Coach Frost at David.Frost@mlb.com.

Any softball girls interested in study hall are welcome to join the fun starting at 4:00 p.m. Directly following that is the 13 and older workout between 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.

Don’t forget your peanuts and Cracker Jacks!

-Staff

Today at the Academy

Dear Academy Members and Friends,

There will be a baseball workout for ages 13-18 at 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Softball is holding study hall 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. followed by a 12 and under workout between 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.

Come out and have some fun!

-Staff

No Pitching Lessons Tomorrow

Dear Academy Members and Friends,

There will be no pitching for ages nine and under tomorrow, August 20, 2013. We apologize for any inconvenience this may bring.

Have a wonderful week!

-Staff

Today at the Academy

Dear Academy Members and Friends,

It’s a gorgeous day at the Academy! Calling all baseball catchers and pitchers: catching lessons begin at 10:30 a.m. with pitching lessons following at 11:30 a.m. Come on out and get some work in. Don’t forget your spikes!

-Staff

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