The United Shore Professional Baseball League will embark on its second season after a wildly successful 2016 campaign. Seven (7) USPBL players had their contracts purchased by MiLB clubs and five (5) USPBL players were named to Baseball America’s top prospects for Independent baseball.
USPBL will be holding tryouts for our 2017 season at Jimmy John’s Field, April 27-29th. Tryout participants will be evaluated by all USPBL Managers and staff. In 2016 the USPBL signed over 30 players from our inaugural tryout.
Evaluations will include:
- 60 yard dash time (position players).
- Catchers pop time.
- Pitchers velocity.
- Batting practice (position players).
- Simulated games.
Our season begins May 11th and concludes September 10th, 2017. The USPBL offers customized programs to help accelerate player development which include:
- USPBL & DVS throwing program that allowed for 1200+ innings pitched without an injury.
- Our USPBL pitching staff averaged an increase of 1.4 MPH during the 2016 season.
- Customized hitting programs including BATS video breakdown.
Players must be at least eighteen years old (18), been born on or after January 1, 1991 and a United States Citizen. No player may have attained the age of twenty six (26) prior to January 1, 2017. Please note that players with college eligibility remaining should check with their school compliance office before registering.
USPBL Front Office – 248-601-2400
Baseball Operations email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Location: Jimmy John’s Field, 7171 Auburn Road Utica, MI 48317
Check In: April 26th, Jimmy John’s Field 7171 Auburn Road Utica, MI 48317
April 27th: Position Player Skill Assessment and Pitcher Assessment
April 28th: Breakout Groups- Morning and Afternoon Sessions
April 29th: Simulated Games- Morning and Afternoon Sessions