NUPBL Black Pro Baseball League coming to Mississippi
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
September 25, 2017
Contact Michael E. Mayden
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State-Wide Baseball Tryouts Coming to Mississippi
The National Urban Professional Baseball League will be holding tryouts for baseball players 17 years old and older that are looking for the opportunity to play professional baseball. The tryouts will be held in Jackson, Mississippi at Jackson State University on October 4-5, 2017 and in Laurel, Mississippi at Wooten Legion Field on October 7-8, 2017. The league is open to baseball players 17 years old and older, the participants will be paid. All baseball players interested in trying out for a team should visit our website at www.urbanbaseball247.com or call (972) 546-8894 for registration information.
The National Urban Professional Baseball League will be launching a four team Baseball League teams in the spring of 2018. The league in its initial conception will consist of four (4) teams with plans for expansion. The creation of this professional Baseball League is designed to provide family entertainment, promote diversity in baseball and to honor the history and memories of past African America baseball players (the same as the Negro League Museum in Kansas City, MO). The names of the teams in this league will reflect that of past Negro League players i.e. Rube Foster All-Stars, Satchel Paige All-Stars, and Josh Gibson All-Stars etc. This league in “NO WAY” will be limited to only African America players. We will seek out the best baseball players from across the United State and the World regardless of their ethnic back- round.
GENERAL LEAGUE INFORMATION:
Ninety game schedule
May through August in addition to league play-offs
45 away games/45 home games
6 games per week
15 three game home stands
Teams located within 250 – 350 miles
Team (s) will consist of
1 team manager
24 players per team
The league is open to baseball players 17 years old and older (that have completed or will be completing their H.S. eligibility).
All participants will receive monetary compensation
Tryouts for each team will begin in May, 2017
We will offer a six-week fall league in Arizona, to be held in January 2018 through February 2018.
The league starts in May of 2018
Michael E. Mayden (The Coach) will be available for interviews upon request:
(Please do not release below contact number to the public)
(773) 744-1040 cell * E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org