Michigan Travel Baseball

17U Team Tryouts and Looking for Player Notices

NOTE TO PLAYERS: MTB recommends that you contact the team prior to the scheduled tryout. Dates, times, and locations are subject to change at any time. Informing a team of your interest allows them to contact you in case of any changes. Good luck!

A player's league age is determined by the player's age on April 30th.

Brighton Bulldogs 17U
City/Area:Brighton League:KVBSA
Contact:Mike Baitinger
Team Info: A coach will contact players whether they are chosen or not within one week after the last day of tryouts.

All players selected for a team will pay a player fee of $500 for baseball and $450 for softball.

Fee covers the cost of uniforms, field maintenance and preparation, insurance, gym fees for off season training, fundraising, league fees and umpire fees.

Players may also be asked to take part in additional fundraising activities.

We participate in KVBSA and play teams from Livingston, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne Counties and participate in weekend tournaments throughout the state.

Travel teams play a 30 40 game schedule (including tournaments) starting in early April and playing into July.

If you are interested in coaching or know someone who is interested, contact Mike Baitinger
Tryout Notes:To be eligible for a place on the travel team in your age group, you must attend one session, but both sessions are strongly recommended.
Please show up regardless of the weather.

Tryout Schedule:

Coughlin Cubs 17U
City/Area:Macomb County League:MABF
Contact:Art Dudal
Team Info:The team will participate in the Macomb Amateur Baseball Federation (MABF) and play in 4 tournaments.

The team will be coached by Coach Art Dudal. Dudal served as an assistant at Wayne State University (2008-12), Macomb College 2006-08 and Rochester College 2004-06.

He served as a head coach, hitting and pitching instructor within the college ranks. Dudal has had more than 60 players go on to play college baseball and 4 that were drafted by MLB.

He is currently a certified NCAA recruiter. Google "Coach Art Dudal Wayne State University".
Tryout Notes:The Cubs are looking for all positions. Come anytime during tryout times.

Tryout Schedule:
8/5/201405:00 PM - 09:00 PM Fraser High School
34270 Garfield Road, Fraser
Rain date for 8/5
05:00 PM - 09:00 PM Fraser High School
34270 Garfield Road, Fraser

Grossi Baseball 17U
City/Area:Genesee County League:KVBSA
Contact:Matthew Welch
Team Info:Grossi Baseball is one of Michigans oldest and most successful travel baseball programs. We are looking for dedicated and hard working players to continue our tradition of excellence.

Indoor training runs from Nov.1-March 31 and our outdoor season runs from April 1 - Mid July.

2015 will feature Grossi teams traveling to Cooperstown Dreams Park, The Ripken Experience, and Baseball Nationals just to name a few.

Most tournaments will be USSSA with a few AABC.
Tryout Notes:Specific details will be posted on the Grossi Baseball website.

Lakeshore Warriors 17U
City/Area:West Michigan   
Contact:Barry Favier
Team Info:The Lakeshore Warriors Baseball Club is looking for serious local athletes for the 2015 season.

Our mission is to provide an affordable opportunity for baseball players to compete at a high level, in a Christ-centered environment.

The Warriors Baseball Club will have teams at nine levels (9U, 10U, 11U, 12U, 13U, 14U, 15U, 16U, 17U) during the 2015 season.

As a member of the Lakeshore Warriors, you will compete in at least 30 to 40 games across West Michigan.
Tryout Notes:If you are interested in trying out please find the details on our website, www.lakeshorewarriors.com.

LCB Legends 17U
City/Area:Commerce/Walled Lake League:KVBSA
Contact:Duane or Dan
Team Info:LCB Legends Organization is one of the largest Organization in Oakland County with 12 teams ranging from 8U-17U.

LCB strives towards teaching good sportsmanship and preparing the players towards their next level of advancement.

We will play 15-20 league games in the KVBSA league and participate in 4-6 tournaments with one of them being out of town.
Tryout Notes:Tryouts will be held over 2 days and attendance both days is highly encouraged.

Tryout Schedule:
8/2/201404:15 PM - 06:15 PM Hickory Glen Park
400 Glengary Rd, Commerce Twp - Field 1
8/3/201404:15 PM - 06:15 PM Hickory Glen Park
400 Glengary Rd, Commerce Twp - Field 1

Michigan Blue Jays 17U
City/Area:All Areas League:KVBSA
Team Info:The organization will focus on Sportsmanship, Teamwork, development and fundamentals.
Tryout Notes:Registration starts at 8:00 AM. Visit web site for more information.

Tryout Schedule:
7/27/201409:00 AM EMU Recreation Complex
100 Westview St, Ypsilanti
8/2/201409:00 AM EMU Oestrike Stadium
N Huron Dr and N Hewitt Rd, Ypsilanti

Michigan Nationals 17U
City/Area:Belleville, Canton, Plymouth, Ann Arbor League:KVBSA
Contact:Ryan Taylor

Tryout Schedule:
8/2/201405:00 PM Beck Fields
10200 Beck Rd, Belleville
8/3/201405:00 PM Beck Fields
10200 Beck Rd, Belleville

Michigan Strategy 17U
City/Area:Metro Detroit League:League MI
Contact:Craig Cotter
Team Info:Michigan Strategy will be entering its 3rd year as an organization. We feature NON-PARENT Coaching by some of the best High School coaches as well as Highly Decorated former College players.

We have our own facility, Skillbuilder Batters Box, www.skillbuildertraining.com. You have access to that facility if you make the team in addition to your team practices
Tryout Notes:Visit our website for tryout details.

Tryout Schedule:
8/10/201402:30 PM - 05:30 PM Edsel Ford High School
20601 Rotunda Drive, Dearborn