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Discussions, and information sharing from those who evaluate players.....HS to the Pros. Do you know of a showcase or try-out camp? Any info that may help to get to the next level?
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If you are looking for a GREAT place to play this winter – a place where you can improve your skills and your chances of breaking into professional baseball or getting signed by a better club – then you should definitely consider signing up for the Puerto Rico Instructional Baseball League (PRIBL) today!PRIBL is the newest instructional baseball program, created to help prospects start or advance their playing careers in Professional Baseball. The program provides players with the opportunity to be trained by former MLB players and current professional league coaches and managers.Our instructors are not only highly qualified with years of experience to help make each player better, but many come to the PRIBL with the ability and eagerness to sign players from the league to their respective organizations. For more information write us email@example.com
Has anyone here know anything about the Puerto Rico Instructional League?
A coach who I had worked with years ago retired and we started talking about the role of the scout and how different it is to actually be a scout compared to those that would like to try it some day. We laughed about the fun and no-so-fun times, and I thought I'd share some of our conversation. If you're going to consider being a scout in this business, you'll get all kinds of professional advice and direction. In additon, here's some of the things that you might want to consider as well.
Bring with you ....
- Folding canvas chair(s) with woven cushions that breath - A stadium slot seat with back, that has a metal “slotted” hook under the seat so the seat can fix itself to the stadium bench. - Umbrella for the sun and rain. - Multiple pairs of sunglasses, either optical or flip style. - “OFF” insect repellant. - Baby oil, talcum powder, Ban-Aids (they stick better), witch hazel. - Polident denture cream, if you wear dentures. This product seems to work best eating a lot of hamburgers with sesame seed buns. - Maalox, Pepo-Bismol, Tums, Toothpicks. - Portable pocket size tape recorder - voice activated. - Two (2) pillows from home. - Extra long tube socks that come up to the knee. These stop ticks and fleas from crawling up your pant’s leg while watching games in the grass. ** Spray OFF on the outside of the socks before getting to the park** - Extra eye glasses. Guaranteed you’re gonna forget, sit on, and destroy the only pair you have right now. - Lots and lots of Bic pens. You’ll lose the first twenty (20) pens during your first week on the road. So purchase fifty (50) before you leave home. - DON’T SHAVE WITH A RAZOR. Go electric. You won’t shave but once, every four (4) or five (5) days anyway. - Stock up on lots of under ware. Boxers are best in the hottest of summer days and nights. T-shirts are a waste of money - except if you have banlon shirts. - Gotta get an Hawaiian shirt, missing the top three (3) buttons. Add a gold chain around your neck and a little bit of chest hair fluffed up. No chest hair? - clip your eyebrows and stick some on. - Get a can of “instant tan” in a can, apply liberally. - Try out a couple of sleazy motels now. Later on there won't be any surprises. - Get use to rusty water with a heavy tint of chlorine. - Bring a bottle of rubbing alcohol with you. When you take a shower, cut the alcohol with water in a cup - three parts water/ one part alcohol. Splash the mix over the bottom of the tub to kill any germs and bacteria. Then wait for the rinse to go completely down the drain. Wait for about three (3) minutes and see what crawls out of the drain. - Bring a small bottle of bleach with you into the motel. Pour about half a cup down the toilet then flush, before using. If any rats use the sewer system to gain access to your room, that’ll stop-em. - A sleeping bag may come in handy just incase your motel room is sold - despite a reservation. Also, be aware of timing your arrival just in time for graduations, special events, and other “sold out” conditions. - Going to be in a small town for more than one day - stop by the local police or sherif’s office and ask how to get to your motel, even if you know where it is. These “good-ole boys” can come in real handy just when you’ll need them the most. Besides ... they all got kids that they’re just tugging at the bit to tell you about them ....LISTEN. Leave your business card. - If you’re a veteran, swing by the local Legion hall and have a brew. You’d be amazed at the talent you can get wind of. Leave your business card. I repeat, leave your business card. - Learn to use a lap top computer with the tiniest keys possible, and a small screen the size of a postage stamp. (Think I’m kind’n, don’t ya.) - Learn to sleep in your street clothes. - Get use to a steady diet of meatball grinders, chilli, milk out of carton, cheese-n-crackers in that little plastic-rap. - If you smoke and you want to quit, start smoking King Edward Cigars while driving around from game to game. You’ll quit smoking your second week- never fails. If you smoke cigars - King Edwards can be found anywhere - enjoy. - There is no cure for the hick ups - sorry can’t help you on this one. - Go on the web and see what a bite from a bedbug and a tick look like. - Bring extra newspaper with you and stuff it in the door jams of your motel room. That space is perfect for small scorpions, centipedes, spiders and fire ants to crawl through. - Keep your notes for the entire season. I guarantee somebody, somewhere, is gonna misplace all your data, call-ins, scouting reports. That includes your expense receipts too! Make copies!!! - Check your gas gauge constantly. - Carry two (2) spare tires, extra wipers, headlight, directional bulb, minor tools. - Never carry a wallet. Get use to a belt-pouch. - Keep your wits about you - you’re alone all the time, an easy target sometimes.. - Keep in touch with family as much as you can. It’s the one thing that’ll remind you of the sanity that’s waiting for you back home.
To all college coaches and scouts,
If a HS or college student wants to make a baseball dvd of himself, what are you looking for on that dvd....is there any format or showcase form like real game situation, running, batting, and fielding...how about school information....need help thanks
You love experiencing the history and amazing sights in Europe. being able to see this part of the world. The fact that baseball can open these doors is amazing. Also learning the different languages, meeting people, and learning about the different cultures is incredible.
Oh yeah, and try all of the different foods as well!
Come over and play ball !!!
If you are intrested in playing international get in contact with
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