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2021 FALL INSTRUCTS

NOVEMBER 13 - DECEMBER 10  |  TERRY PARK IN FT MYERS, FL  |  SUBMIT FORM TO BE ACCEPTED

INSTRUCTS INFORMATION: The Independent Professional Baseball Fall Instructional Series is a huge opportunity for up and coming ball players to showcase their abilities to premier independent scouts and coaches including Atlantic League managers. It is also a place where experience professionals can come train and earn a pro winter ball contract.  This program is NOT a regular pro baseball season like the regular summer operation. Instead it is a training, learn and improve to show that you can earn a contract.  The top mission every year for the Fall Instructs is to help get players signed to pro winter leagues and a chance to earn next season pro contracts.  The fall series gives players an opportunity to learn directly from the decision makers, get proper training and get additional experience to make improvements. This coming Fall, players can be sent directly to winter leagues or be signed to a 2022 season professional baseball contract.  This is a scouting and player showcase service that helps players get noticed.  Players must be be accepted and directly enroll into the program.

During last years 2020 Fall Instructional Series that took place in Washington, Pennsylvania, players such as Donnie Speranza, Carlos Canelon, Cris Kwitzer, Tyler Hill and others earned 2021 pro contracts.

Players interested must submit the acceptance form below and you'll be contacted by an Empire League executive if accepted. Once accepted, you'll be sent the information to finalize your registration. Once confirmed, players are responsible for booking housing at the authorized county facilities and send housing information to baseball@empireproleague.com with subject "Fall Instructs Housing".

LOCATION: Terry Park - 3410 Palm Beach Blvd. Fort Myers, FL 33916. The facility has four lighted fields with spectator seating including a covered grandstand on the main field. The park is also equipped with batting cages near each field.

Terry Park has hosted some of the games greatest teams and players. Hall of Famers Jimmy Foxx, Bob Feller, Tris Speaker, Ty Cobb, Babe Ruth, and Roberto Clemente are just a few of the great players that have graced the Terry Park Field.

The Philadelphia Athletics were the first major league team to play at Terry Park. They were followed by the Cleveland Indians, Pittsburgh Pirates and the Kansas City Royals. Today, over 160 college baseball teams from around the country use Terry Park in the month of March to begin their college season.

WHAT TO EXPECT: Players can expect on field training and Direct individual instruction from Atlantic League managers and Empire League Instructors. Players will also get to play games in front of Atlantic League and Empire League coaches for exposure. You'll Receive a Fall Series Dri-fit and Shorts along with a hat. Training will take place every single day. (You'll need to bring your own baseball equipment)

COST: Players will be provided the information once accepted into the program. There are LIMITED SPOTS available.

HOUSING: Players must stay at one of the Lee County Sports Complex housing locations. Click Here for the list of locations available.

REQUIREMENTS: Players must have a baseball background (college or professional). Must be able to provide evidence of work in the United States for 2022.