Traveling Boys Baseball Team Holding Tryouts (9-10yr)

Sep 08, 2007

In order to gear up for the 2008 baseball season,’s Boy’s Traveling Little League Team will be holding tryouts on Saturday, September 22nd. Five of the 11-boy-team roster have been pre-selected and the remaining six positions will be considered from those trying out.


Sex: Boys
Age: Must be 9 or 10 on May 1st, 2008


When: 4pm, Saturday, September 22nd, 2007
Where: Whiteley Park, Poplar Bluff*
*Preference during tryouts will be given to those who pre-register via email (see note below).

The team will be coached by Mike Coleman and Brian Becker. Their coaching philosophy goes deeper than wanting a winning team, they train the boys in the fundamentals and finer points of the game. Though practices will be exhausting, the boys will be treated with respect and encouraged to have fun while playing one of the greatest games invented.

Travel Schedule:
The team has plans to play in at least 8 “live arm” weekend tournaments from April through July of 2008. Most of the tournaments will be played within 75 miles of Poplar Bluff, however, the team will be traveling to Columbia in late July.

Practice Schedule:
During the remaining Fall and Winter months, the team will conduct occasional practices with an expanded practice schedule beginning in February.

Players’ entire uniform including pants, belts, jerseys, and caps will be provided by

Team Fees:
Players will pay $25/month from April through July to supplement the tournament entry fees.

Registration For Tryouts:
By registering for tryouts, players will be pre-assigned a tryout number and given preference over non-registered players during the tryout (for example, extra evaluation swings). To register, send an email with the following information to

Player Name:
Player Birthdate:
If player is a pitcher or catcher, please indicate.

For More Information:
If you have questions, please email or call Coach Mike at 429.7629.