2018 

AREA

CODE

BASEBALL

32nd Year

2,720

# OF PARTICIPANTS 

28 REGIONAL TRYOUTS 8 UPPERCLASS TEAMS 6 UNDERCLASS TEAMS

IN ATTENDANCE

675

MLB SCOUTS & NCAA COACHES

 

30

MLB TEAMS 

 

MLB SCOUTING BUREAU

MEDIA

2018 AREA CODE

BASEBALL GAMES AWARDS

AREA CODE

BASEBALL GAMES

2018 PRODUCT

• Uniform Top • Uniform Pant • Socks • Belt • Tech Tee • Long Sleeve Tee • 4040 Three Quarter Top •

• Asym Throwing Shirts • Tech Short • 3/4 Tights • OTK Slider • BP Jacket • Fleece Pullover • Polo • 

3000v4 Cleat • 3000v4 Turf • Lifestyle Cruz Shoe • Duffle Bag •

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 TRY ON, TOUCH, AND GIVE FEEDBACK ON THE LIFESTYLE NB APPAREL

  • MATT NUZZO AND TEAM SET UP THEIR CLEATED FOOTWEAR DISPLAY DURING OPENING CEREMONIES

  • TRAINING FOOTWEAR GROUP SET UP THEIR SHOE DISPLAY TO ATHLETES, PARENTS AND SCOUT FEEDBACK REGARDING SHOE STYLE & COMFORT

  • PF FLYERS DISPLAYED THEIR NEW CLEATS AND SHOES INSIDE THE PLAYERS LOUNGE

2018 AREA CODE BASEBALL GAMES

OPENING CEREMONY

SUNDAY, AUGUST 5TH • BLAIR FIELD

THE OPENING CEREMONY FOR THE 32ND AREA CODE GAMES KICKED OFF AT BLAIR FIELD. ALL PARTICIPANTS AND THEIR FAMILIES IN ATTENDANCE ENJOYED A DINNER MENU CREATED BY LEGENDS RESTAURANT.

• R.A. DICKEY WAS THE GUEST OF HONOR AND SPOKE TO THE PARTICIPANTS ABOUT HIS MLB EXPERIENCE

• AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE CEREMONY, ATHLETES RECEIVED THEIR NEW BALANCE GEAR ON BLAIR FIELD

RBI CLINIC OUTREACH

THURSDAY, 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 8TH • BLAIR FIELD

• 6 COURAGEOUS KIDS BATTLING CANCER VISITED BLAIR FIELD

• THE NEW YORK YANKEES & TEXAS RANGERS GOT TO SPEND TIME WITH THESE COURAGEOUS KIDS  & THEIR FAMILIES HITTING IN THE BATTING CAGES, RUNNING THE BASES AND COOLED OFF IN THE PLAYER'S LOUNGE