2017 AREA CODE BASEBALL

31st

YEAR

2,563

# OF HIGH SCHOOL

BASEBALL PARTICIPANTS 

24

REGIONAL TRYOUTS

8

UPPERCLASS TEAMS

6

UNDERCLASS TEAMS

8
UPPERCLASS REGIONS
6
UNDERCLASS REGIONS

575

MLB SCOUTS & NCAA COACHES

IN ATTENDANCE

 

30

MLB TEAMS & MLB SCOUTING BUREAU

IN ATTENDANCE

MEDIA

2017 AREA CODE

BASEBALL GAMES AWARDS

MOST OUTSTANDING PLAYER

MICHAEL SIANI

YANKEES • OF • 2018

WILLIAM PENN CHARTER • GLENSIDE, PA

ETHAN HANKINS

NATIONALS • RHP • 2018

FORSYTH CENTRAL • CUMMING, GA

MOST OUTSTANDING PITCHER

MOST OUTSTANDING PLAYER

BOBBY WITT JR.

RANGERS • INF • 2019

HERITAGE • COLLEYVILLE, TX

MOST OUTSTANDING PITCHER

SANSON FALTINE

RANGERS • RHP/INF • 2019

RICHMOND TRAVIS • RICHMOND, TX

AREA CODE

BASEBALL GAMES

2017 PRODUCT

• Uniform Top • Uniform Pants • Uniform Socks • Uniform Belt • Lifestyle Hat • Short Sleeve Tech Tee • Long Sleeve Tee •

• Three Quarter 4040 Shirt • Lifestyle Shorts • 4040 Compression Sliding Shorts • Fleece Pullover • Polo Shirt •

• Backpack • Duffle Bag • 4040 Turf Shoes • 4040 Cleats • MXQIKAB3 Training Shoe • MCRUZOG Lifestyle Shoe •

NB FOCUS GROUPS

NEW BALANCE APPAREL TEAM WAS ON LOCATION CONVERSING WITH ATHLETES,

WHILE GATHERING VALUABLE FEEDBACK ON THE LIFESTYLE GEAR

• ATHLETES WERE ENCOURAGED TO "DESIGN THEIR OWN" NB T-SHIRT IN THE PLAYERS LOUNGE

MATT NUZZO WITH NB BASEBALL FOOTWEAR SHOWCASED NEW PRODUCTS TO FAMILIES & ATHLETES AT OPENING CEREMONIES AS WELL AS THE PLAYERS LOUNGE

2017 AREA CODE BASEBALL GAMES

OPENING CEREMONY

SATURDAY, AUGUST 5TH • BLAIR FIELD

THE OPENING CEREMONY FOR THE 31ST AREA CODE GAMES KICKED OFF AT BLAIR FIELD FOR THE SECOND YEAR! ALL PARTICIPANTS AND THEIR FAMILIES IN ATTENDANCE ENJOYED A DINNER PROVIDED BY LEGENDS RESTAURANT.

• ANDRE ETHIER, NB ATHLETE & AC ALUMNI, MADE A GUEST APPEARANCE AND WAS ABLE TO SPEAK ABOUT HIS EXPERIENCE AT THE AC GAMES

• AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE CEREMONY, ATHLETES WERE RELEASED TO RECEIVE THEIR NEW BALANCE GEAR ON BLAIR FIELD

MLB SYMPOSIUM

MONDAY, AUGUST 7TH • LONG BEACH AIRPORT MARRIOTT

• PRESENTATION BY MLB - CHUCK FOX, MANAGER OF BASEBALL OPERATIONS AT MLB

• MLB DRAFT PROCESS

• Q & A SESSION

• APPETIZERS & BEVERAGES PROVIDED

RBI CLINIC OUTREACH

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 9TH • JOE ROGERS FIELD

• 51 TOTAL PARTICIPANTS FROM PARAMOUNT, DOWNEY, CARSON, AND LYNWOOD 

• EACH PARTICIPANT RECEIVED AN NB T-SHIRT & TRAINING SHOES

• MILWAUKEE BREWERS ASSOCIATE SCOUT, NATE TROSKY, LED THE RBI CLINIC WITH THE HELP FROM SEVERAL AC GAMES ATHLETES.

N.E.G.U. OUTREACH

"NEVER EVER GIVE UP"

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 9TH • BLAIR FIELD

• 3 COURAGEOUS KIDS BATTLING CANCER VISITED BLAIR FIELD

• THE NEW YORK YANKEES TEAM GOT TO SPEND TIME WITH THE 3 BOYS & THEIR FAMILIES

 HITTING THE BATTING CAGES, RUNNING THE BASES AND HUNG OUT IN THE PLAYERS LOUNGE

AREA CODE BASEBALL GAMES

HOMERUN DERBY

PRESENTED BY

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 9TH • BLAIR FIELD

NOLAN GORMAN

3B • REDS

WINNER OF THE 2017 AREA CODE BASEBALL GAMES

HOMERUN DERBY PRESENTED BY 

AREA CODE BASEBALL GAMES

SOCIAL & DIGITAL OVERVIEW

6

POST

518

ENGAGEMENTS

200,000

TOTAL IMPRESSIONS

50K

HOMERUN DERBY
LIVE STREAM

AREA CODE CHANNELS

66

POST

13,288

ENGAGEMENTS

1.9M

TOTAL IMPRESSIONS

2.5M

POTENTIAL REACH
MENTIONS

2,175

22

POST

31,030

ENGAGEMENTS

159,000

VIDEO VIEWS

973

USES
NB BRANDED GEO-FILTERS

106K

VIEWS