Baseball - Travel

PROGRAM CHAIRPERSON
Name: Perry Martinelli - Asst. Baseball Director
Phone: 410-935-4069
E-mail: perry.l.martinelli@gmail.com
 
  

TRAVEL BASEBALL FOR SPRING 2018

Interested in 8U through 12U Spring Travel Baseball?  Click here to be registered for Fall/Winter Workouts that begin this fall.  Travel teams for 8U thru 12U will have final selections in February, but we plan to start working out with potential team members and coaches in the fall to get players in shape for our tryouts in February.  These workouts are open to all and there is no cost to register.

 

8U Express:  Tryouts will officially be held Feb 10 & 11th, 2018 at Harford Sports.  Contact John Caslin for information regarding the 8U winter workouts. Cell: 410-459-0274 or email: jopac22@aol.com

Click HERE to register for this event if you are interested in signing up.

9U Express:  Tryouts will officially be held Feb 3, 2018 from 9-10:30AM at Harford Sports.  In preperation for the tryout, a number of open workouts have been scheduled at Harford Sports (121 Industry Lane, Forest Hill, MD 21050).

Current sessions are:

1/9 - Harford Sports - 6:30-7:30PM  

1/16 - Harford Sports - 6:30-7:30PM

1/23 - Harford Sports - 6:30-7:30PM

1/30 - Harford Sports - 6:30-7:30PM

Click HERE to register for these events if you are interested in signing up.  There is no charge to register but there will be a fee to particpate based on the number of participants.

Contact Scott Kalista for more information regarding the 9U winter workouts or tryouts. email: kalistaent@aol.com

10U Express:  The 2018 10U Forest Hill Express tryouts will be held February 3, 2018 at the Harford Sports indoor complex.  In preparation for the tryout a number of open session fall/winter workouts will be held at the Forest Hill Rec Complex. 

Current sessions are: 

11/24 - Forest Lakes Elementary School - Field 8 - 10:30AM 

12/3 - Forest Lakes Elementary School - Field 8 - 11:00AM

12/9 - Forest Lakes Elementary School - Field 8 - 10:30AM - CANCELLED - Conatct Coach Al for a reschedule date.

The plan is to also include indoor sessions in the lead up to the February tryouts with times and locations to be determined.  Click here to register for these events if you are interested in signing up.  There is no cost to register for the fall workouts.  For any additional questions regarding the 10U team please contact Al Dooling at 443-286-7505 or aldooling@verizon.net.

11U Express:  Tryouts will officially be held Feb 3rd, 2018 at Harford Sports.  Contact Mark Worden for information. email: mbeworden3798@verizon.net

12U Express: The 2018 12U Forest Hill Express tryouts will be held on February 3, 2018 at the Harford Sports indoor complex.   The 12U Express coaches will be holding indoor winter workouts at the Harford Sports indoor complex on the following Saturdays from 4pm-5:30pm

 

December 9th and 16th

January 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th

 

The cost for these six (6) workouts is $75pp for all 6 sessions.

 

Sign up on-line by December 6: http://leagues.bluesombrero.com/Default.aspx?tabid=777003

These workouts are open to all.  Anyone planning on trying out for the 2018 12U Express is encouraged to participate.   Payment should be made out to FHRC and mailed to Mike Lechner by December 6, 1107 Trestle Drive, Jarrettsville, MD 21084.   Contact Mike Lechner for details at lech67@verizon.net or at 443.528.0030.


 13U Express: The 13U Express has a few openings for its 2018 team.  There will be an open tryout held at Harford Sports on 12/20 from 6-7pm.  If you are interested in attending this event, please contact Bill Hart (billhart13@gmail.com)

14U ExpressThe 14U Express team was formed in August and is currently full.  The 2019 15/16U tryouts will be held in August 2018.  Please contact Perry Martinelli for details. email: perry.l.martinelli@gmail.com

 


 

2017 Travel Team Accomplishments:

2017 8U HCTB Tournament Champions

2017 9U-B Spring Classic Tournament Champions

2017 10U-A HCTB Regular Season League Champions

2017 13U HCTB Regular Season League Champions & Tournament Runner-Up

 


 
 Teams begin forming in Fall.  13U and above teams are finalized by November.  12U and below teams are finalized in February.  Workouts for all teams begin in September.
Contact these managers NOW for information about making the team.
       
 

Spring Travel Manager Info for 2018:
 8U Express - John Caslin, 410-459-0274, jopac22@aol.com
 9U Express - Scott Kalista,  kalistaent@aol.com
10U Express - Al Dooling, aldooling@verizon.net, 443-286-7505
 
 11U Express - Mark Worden, mbeworden3798@verizon.net 
  
12U Express - Mike Lechner, 443-528-0030, lech67@verizon.net
  
13U Express - Bill Hart, billhart13@gmail.com, 301-704-0597 
 
14U Express - Perry Martinelli - perry.l.martinelli@gmail.com  410-935-4069 
16U Storm - Open 
17U Express - Todd Celuch, caplus_harco@verizon.net,  443-619-2678
17U Storm - Kris King,  krisking1@verizon.net
18U Storm - Tim Norcross, timnorcross405@gmail.com
 

2018 HCUA Umpire Contacts:
(Umpire fees are $62 per ump for 2017.  Assignor fees are $3)
Harford County Umpire Association
Umpire Scheduler - Chris Coccagna
ccdiihoops@gmail.com
, 443-655-5853 
  
 
Age Cut-off Date: See the table on the in-house baseball page for your proper age group for 2017.
 
Making a Travel Team: How can I improve my chances of making a travel team? Click here for the answer.
 
Playing up as a team: Why doesn't Forest Hill Baseball allow their travel players to play up to a higher age group as a team? Click here for the answer.
 
Playing Travel and in-house: Why does Forest Hill Baseball require their travel players to play in-house baseball? Click here for the answer.
 
Travel Team Rules and Policies: Our travel teams have strict rules and policies about the formation and eligibility requirements. Click here to see our policies.
 
Travel Fees: Forest Hill Travel Baseball is independently-funded and doesn't rely on other programs financially. Our goal for the Travel program is to break even every year, which we achieve. The Rec Council and/or the baseball program makes no profit from the Travel program. All money brought in through fees, fundraisers and other revenue is spent entirely on the players' needs for the season.
 
 
Each July, the 12U Express will be headed to Cooperstown Dreams Park  in New York to play at the national level in a world-class baseball facility.
 
Players/coaches receive home and away uniforms, a American Youth Baseball Hall of Fame Ring, and lodging and meals for 6 nights/7 days in the ultra-secure Baseball Village.
 
Teams get seven games (weather permitting) on 22 lighted, enclosed fields, a berth in the single-elimination championship, tickets to the National Baseball Hall of Fame and are inducted into the American Youth Baseball Hall of Fame.
 
Teams are also entered in the "King of Swat" (home run competition), "Golden Arm" (Throwing Contest), "Road Runner" (Base Running) and "Around The Horn PLUS" (Team Event) competitions.  
 
 

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