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By Alexie Aguayo
Special to Valley News 

Determined players find new home in local baseball academy


Last updated 1/10/2019 at 11:26pm

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The Fundamentals Baseball Academy has provided over 30 associated players college baseball offers, and four players have signed with professional teams.

According to a survey conducted by the Journal of Sports Behavior, 90 percent of the surveyed college players participated in "select ball" in their youth. It seems that to make it to the big leagues, children need to be in nationwide baseball academies to showcase themselves in front of scouts, but parents wonder if this concept is destroying dreams of many youth baseball players?

The problem is, these young players need to try out and make it onto these academy and travel baseball teams. If a player is good enough at the tryout, the coach will select that player to join. The children nee...

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