Delgado Baseball will host their annual Fall Ball Instructional League. In-person registration is this Saturday, October 22 from noon-1:00 at Kirsch-Rooney Stadium. Advanced registration applicants who registered by mail do not need to attend on Saturday.
The purpose of the Delgado Baseball Fall Instructional League is to provide instruction and improve each participant’s knowledge of the game. Delgado Community College coaches and players will provide instruction and corrections during the games.
The Delgado Baseball Fall Instructional League is open to players in 7th-12th grades. Players will be divided into two divisions, 7th, 8th, 9th graders and 10th, 11th, 12th graders. League games will be played on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday nights beginning in October and running through the end of November. Players from the same school will be placed together whenever possible.
Registration will take place on Saturday, October 22 from noon-1:00 at Kirsch-Rooney Stadium. Play will begin on Tuesday, October 25.
All games will take place at historic Kirsch-Rooney Stadium, located on Delgado Community College’s City Park Campus.
Umpires will be provided.
COST & EQUIPMENT
Cost is $250 per player. The League will provide a t-shirt, hat, and a Marucci wooden bat to each participant. Each player is responsible for providing the remainder of his baseball equipment.
Excess medical expense benefits will be provided by the League. The coverage will be secondary to the family’s existing benefits.
The League is under the direction of the Delgado coaching staff, with several Delgado players serving as coaches and mentors.
Joe Scheuermann enters his twenty-second season as Delgado’s Head Baseball Coach. He has led the Dolphins to numerous conference, region, and district Championships, including the 2007 Junior College World Series. Most recently, Scheuermann led the Dolphins to a 2011 Miss-Lou Conference/Region XXIII championship and South Central District Runner-Up position last season. Last season, Scheuermann’s teams surpassed the 700 win mark over his tenure at Delgado Community College. He lettered at Redemptorist High School and Tulane University.
Michael Tullier enters his second season as Delgado’s Assistant Baseball Coach. Prior to Delgado, Mike boasted a 25-year career as a Major League scout with the both the Chicago Cubs and Baltimore Orioles organizations. During his time as a scout, he discovered several Major League stars including David Dellucci, Mike Fontenot, BJ Waszgis, Jay Powell, Bob McCorry, and Eli Whiteside. Last season, he served as the Dolphins’s Assistant Coach for the program’s regional championship and district runner-up season. He lettered at Nicholls State and is a member of the Colonels’ Athletic Hall of Fame.
In addition to games, the League will also host two Player/Parents nights that will feature guest speakers to discuss the NCAA Clearing House and Pro Baseball. Lectures will be question/answer-format to better educate participants in the college recruiting process and professional baseball scouting process.
REGISTRATION & MORE INFORMATION
Advanced Registration will take place through October 21ST. Applications can be mailed to Fall Ball Instructional Baseball League….c/o 39 West Park Place, New Orleans, LA 70124. In-person registration will take place on Saturday, October 22 from noon-1:00 at Kirsch-Rooney Stadium.
For more information, visit our website, www.dcc.edu/athletics. Any questions should be directed to Tyler Scheuermann (Delgado Baseball Operations) at 504-483-4929 or firstname.lastname@example.org. A league brochure and registration form can be downloaded from the link below…
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