Thursday’s Lineup

Greetings Academy Members and Friends,

Today’s baseball workout for ages 13 to 18 takes place from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Pitcher instruction for ages 12 and under begins at 5 p.m. and ends at 7 p.m.

Today’s softball workout for ages 13 and older will start at 3:30 p.m. and end at 5:30 p.m.

Baseball and softball catcher instruction for ages 12 and under will be held from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Happy birthday to former USA softball player Cat Osterman! Osterman played for the University of Texas at Austin and currently holds the NCAA record for strikeouts per seven innings and perfect games. She played for the USA Olympic softball team in 2004 when the team won a gold medal, and in 2006 when the ladies won a silver medal. Thank you Cat for setting a great example for softball players everywhere!

No excuses!

-Staff

Happy Jackie Robinson Day!

Dear Academy Members and Friends,

Today marks the 68th anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking Major League Baseball’s color barrier. In 1947, Robinson took the field for the Brooklyn Dodgers. He paved the way for more Black players and brought diversity not only to the field, but to the stadium.

There is a great article available on MLB.com about Robinson’s legacy. Please follow the link below to view the article.

Major League Baseball Honors Jackie Robinson

As stated by writer Mark Newman, “It is not about one day out of 365. It is a reminder of the courage by Robinson…to change a game and society.” Thank you for all that you have done Jackie Robinson!

-Staff

 

Wednesday’s Schedule

Morning Academy Members and Friends,

Today’s baseball workout for ages seven to nine takes place from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The workout for ages ten to twelve follows, beginning at 4:30 p.m. and ending at 5:30 p.m. Baseball pitcher instruction for ages 13 to 18 begins at 5 p.m. and ends at 7 p.m.

The ages seven to nine softball workout begins at 3:30 p.m. and ends at 4:30 p.m. The ages ten to twelve softball workout immediately follows, beginning at 4:30 p.m. and ending at 5:30 p.m.

Baseball and softball catcher instruction for ages 13 to 18 will be held from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. with Coach Tank.

Have a wonderful day!

-Staff

Tuesday’s Agenda

Good morning Academy Members and Friends,

Baseball’s workout for ages 13 to 18 takes place from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Today’s softball workout for ages 13 and older begins at 3:30 p.m. and ends at 5:30 p.m.

On this day in 1955, Elston Howard became the first Black player to wear a New York Yankees uniform. He singled his first at bat and helped the Yankees defeat the Boston Red Sox 8-4.

Keep working hard!

-Staff

Today at the Academy

Good Morning Academy Members and Friends,

The Academy Stars play a friendly doubleheader today with games beginning at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m.

Today’s ages 14-18 fielding and hitting instruction for invitees will be held from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the auxiliary field batting cages and on the auxiliary field. 

Today’s baseball and softball catcher instruction will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Baseball pitcher instruction will immediately follow from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Both lessons are for Academy members of all ages. 

We hope you all have a great Sunday! 

-Staff

RSVP System

Dear Academy Members and Friends,

The Academy has implemented a RSVP system which requires that all members reserve spots to participate in workouts. A reservation email will be sent on every Saturday, offering the opportunity for members to reserve their place in the following week’s workouts. Reservations will not be accepted any later than that Thursday at 3 p.m. For your information, this email address is uyarsvp@mlb.com and is the address to which reservations should be sent.

Also, if you are not receiving email updates from the Academy and would like to, please send your email address to Tiara Gose at Tiara.Gose@mlb.com noting that you would like to receive email notifications.

Please call the Academy front office at (310) 763-3479 with any questions.

-Staff

Saturday’s Lineup

Dear Academy Members and Friends,

The baseball workout for ages seven and eight begins at 9 a.m. and ends at 10:30 a.m. Ages nine to twelve workout from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Baseball fundamentals for ages 13 to 18 takes place from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Today’s softball workout for ages 12 and under commences at 11:30 a.m. and concludes at 1:30 p.m. Ladies ages 13 and older will work out from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.

The Compton College baseball team takes on Pasadena City College today at 12 p.m. Go Tartars!

Have a great day!

-Staff

Today at the Academy

Greetings Academy Members and Friends,

Happy Friday!

Today’s baseball workout is for ages 7-9 and will take place from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on the Little League Field. The workout for ages 10-12 will immediately follow from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on the Little League Field as well.

Today’s softball beginning pitcher’s instruction is for ages 12 and under and will be held on the Softball Field from 3:30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. Meanwhile, today’s softball open workout for ages 12 and under will take place from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., also on the Softball Field.

Have a wonderful Friday!

-Staff

Thursday’s Agenda

Hello Academy Members and Friends,

Today’s baseball workout for ages 13 to 18 takes place from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Pitcher instruction for ages 12 and under begins at 5 p.m. and ends at 7 p.m.

Today’s softball workout for ages 13 and older will start at 3:30 p.m. and end at 5:30 p.m.

Baseball and softball catcher instruction for ages 12 and under will be held from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Have a splendid day!

-Staff

2015 Pitch, Hit & Run Competition

Dear Academy Members and Friends,

The Urban Youth Academy is hosting the Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit & Run competition.

Boy and girls ages seven to fourteen have the opportunity to compete in three different events: pitching, hitting, and running. The winners of the competition go on to compete to win a trip to the 2015 Major League Baseball All-Star Week.

The competition will be on Saturday, April 25th. Boys will compete from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on the UYA Little League Field. Ladies will compete on the UYA softball field between the hours of 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. To participate, all competitors must complete a registration form. Registration forms can be found in the Academy front office or you can sign up online at www.mlb.com/phr. The player must also bring a copy of his/her birth certificate.

The competition is free and available to all boys and girls ages seven to fourteen!

We hope to see you on April 25th!

-Staff

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