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Jalal Leach
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I currently:
Coach Baseball, Scout Baseball
Baseball Playing Experience:
Little League, Babe Ruth, College, Independent, Minor League, Major League
Baseball Coaching Experience:
Minor League
Softball Playing Experience:
Who is your favorite hitter and why?
Barry Bonds
More About Me:
Former Major League Baseball Player. I currently own and operate a Baseball School in Sacramento, California. I'm also a Major League Scout for the New York Yankees.

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Professional vs. Amateur Scout

Posted on January 2, 2010 at 12:15am 8 Comments

Professional vs. Amateur Scout

Recently I was hired as a Professional scout for the World Champions New York Yankees. Some of you may be asking what is the difference between the Professional scout and the more visible Amateur scout.

To explain it the Professional scout primarily observes current professional players in organizations from their Big League Club to their Single “A” Club. For example, if I’m given the San Francisco Giants to cover I will have to… Continue

Who Wants it?

Posted on September 6, 2008 at 11:59pm 8 Comments

Who wants it?

I can go round and round about why some players succeed and others don’t. I remember as a kid my dad always telling me that if I wanted to be “good” I had to do more than the rest of the team. What he meant was I had to be the first one to practice and the last one to leave.

I’ve heard sayings over the years like Larry Bird was a “gym rat”, Jerry Rice was a “workaholic” and I (myself) was a “cage junkie”. Well, no matter how much talent you have or you… Continue

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At 2:23am on December 19, 2010, Southwestern States League said…

Jalal , Thanks for the add. Check out us out at

At 3:10pm on October 11, 2010, Kyle Grucci said…
Hey Jalal,

Did you see this recent post?

I thought you might be interested...

Hope all is well!

At 3:10pm on August 19, 2010, Kyle Grucci said…
Hey Leachy, Be sure to enter the
PM 500 Contest for a chance to win a PM Custom baseball Glove. See the one I had made below... It's awesome!

At 3:51pm on February 9, 2010, Josh Tyler said…

what the hell you been up to, How is biz? I have been thinking of starting a "Conference Group" for guys like you and me who run Baseball/Softball Academy's so we can help each other out and give each other ideas of what works and doesnt work etc etc. Would you be interested, we could meet once a year or do a conference call once a quarter, I think we could all benefit from it.

Let me know your thoughts, and other than that, HOW THE HELL ARE YA????
At 3:31pm on January 4, 2010, Jake Scheffler said…
I am 28, I have been clocked at 87-85 for the fastballs and change up 79-80.

here are a few links from my youtube site
At 3:16pm on January 2, 2010, Jalal Leach said…
Thank you very much.
At 3:02pm on January 2, 2010, ANDREW SPARKS said…
I put what you said about scouts on the bottom of our web page under news
At 9:12pm on June 26, 2009, Jason Puckett said…
Hey Mr.Leach i noticed your team was at the USA 16U junoir olympic tournament in Peoria and i was wondering how you guys did.
At 3:52pm on June 17, 2009, Logan Krupp said…
THANK YOU FOR THE INTEREST!!!! I am recovering from a boxer's fracture at the moment! happened about 1 1/2 weeks ago during game. Guarding the plate (stopped the run) but I am out for a bit. I have not been tested on my pop up time, (know that under 2.0 is where I want to be) I will get on that though ASAP. Thanks again, please keep me in mind for future.
At 2:07pm on June 4, 2009, Stevie Barrett said…
in the video I am playing college ball

at the moment i am in france playing, but flying back to canada tomoro morning. a few comitment problems so it's hard to aford to stay.

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