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