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Tiger Woods Learning Center Field Trip–June 07, 2008

Thank you everyone who attended. I really appreciate the fact that those who attended were here on time!! Thank you parents, and thank you kids for getting up early on a Saturday morning!!

Here is information about Mr. Dennis Walters Show. 

 

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 We would like to Thank Mr. Walters for putting on such a great show.  We were all very impressed!!

Please read about Mr. Walters by going to his website at: 

http://www.denniswalters.com/ 

 Pictures from the Field Trip will be posted soon.

Z.

7-11 Summer Camp Registrations are now CLOSED!

Hello everyone

 As of today, June 3, 2008, we are no longer accepting applications for Boys Ages 7-11, June 23rd-June 27th Group. 

Registrations are closed for that age group.

We are still accepting registrations for the girls 7-11, June 23rd-June 27th Group though.

Thank you

Z.

Tommy Davis visits the Academy

Outfielder/Designated Hitter

*Born: March 21, 1939 (1939-03-21) (age 69)

*Brooklyn, New York *Batted: Right Threw: Right

*MLB debut *September 22, 1959 *for the Los Angeles Dodgers

*Final game *October 2, 1976 *for the Kansas City Royals

Career statistics Batting average .294 Hits 2121 Runs batted in 1052 Teams Los Angeles Dodgers (1959-1966) New York Mets (1967) Chicago White Sox (1968) Seattle Pilots (1969) Houston Astros (1969-1970) Oakland Athletics (1970, 1971) Chicago Cubs (1970, 1972) Baltimore Orioles (1972-1975) California Angels (1976) Kansas City Royals (1976)

Career highlights and awards World Series champion: 1963 National League pennant: 1966 2-time National League All-Star National League batting champion: 1962, 1963 National League RBI champion: 1962 National League hits leader: 1962 1 200-hit season 1 season with 100+ RBI 1 season with 100+ runs scored

 

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The China National Baseball Team Visit Academy

The Chinese national baseball team is the national representative team of the People’s Republic of China.

Touring the Academy

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Eating Lunch

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Astros Visit Urban Youth Academy Saturday May 10, 2008

Astros manager Cecil Cooper and his entire coaching staff took time out of a busy game day to visit the MLB Urban Youth Academy in Compton, Calif. Cooper and his staff were given a personal tour by Academy instructor Ken Landreaux, who played against Cooper in the 1970’s when both were in the American League.

This was the first time that Cooper had seen the two-year-old facility and was very impressed. Cooper and his staff took the time to chat with many of the young academy students.

Cooper says he will make it a point to come back to the academy when the Astros are in the Los Angeles area to play either the Dodgers or Angels. (we at the Academy would like to send a big “thank you” to Mr. Ben Platt, from MLB.COM for the pictures and the story)

Houston Astros’ Coaches Touring The Academy and Talking to our Future Major Leaguers

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ACADEMY ACTIVITIES–SATURDAY

Softball Workout with Coach Lorenzo and Coach Kristen

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Spring Structional Program 

 

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Umpire Clinic Monday May 5th, 2008

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Where: MLB Urban Youth Academy, 901 E. Artesia Blvd, Compton, CA 90221

Time: 6:00 PM

Learn the fundamentals of umpiring

Contact me if you have any questions or if you would like to attend:

310-763-3479 Ext. 0

Z. 

 

Middle School Clinic April 19, 2008

We had a bunch of fun this past Saturday at our Middle School Clinic. Thank you everyone who attended and thank you to all those who volunteered to help out. Everything went really smoothly and the kids from the comments I heard had a lot of fun! (click on pictures to enlarge)

 

Kids receiving instruction from Coach Frost

  Batting Cages

GIRL POWER!!

More instruction:

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The Spring 2008 Session

The kids Look like they are having fun!! Don’t they all look like professional ball players?
 

drug and steroid prevention workshop

Please read about it here:

http://mlb.mlb.com/mlb/official_info/community/urban_youth.jsp

Thank you to all those who attended.

Z.

Say to to Steroids—Workshop

SAY NO TO STEROIDS

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 Join us for this very informative Workshop. Any questions, please contact me.

 

Z.

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