Southwest League Professional Baseball Tryouts Scheduled for November
League Announces Official Tryouts for Inaugural Season
Dallas, TX- The Southwest League has announced that the league will be hosting a two-day tryout on November 3rd and 4th at Prestonwood High School in Plano, TX. Southwest league officials including the Field Managers for the Waco BlueCats, Royse City Griffins, Joplin Miners and to be named Dallas franchise will be in attendance.
The tryout will be held in at Prestonwood Christian Academy, 6801 West Park Blvd in Plano, Texas. Check in will start on Saturday November 3rd at 8:00 am. The tryout will be from 9:00am-4:00pm. There will be several cuts made throughout the day with a handful of prospects being asked to participate in simulated games on November 4th from 3:00pm-6:00pm.
There will be a $100 online registration fee or you may pay $175 if you pay on the first day of the event.
If you are a prospective professional baseball player, parent of a prospective player or a professional or college baseball coaching staff member looking to get your players in front of SWL coaching staff members then please contact Stan Hough at [email protected] or 254-709-2995.
Here is a map to the field’s location:
Here is the hotel information
Wyndham Garden Dallas North
2645 LBJ Freeway
Dallas, Texas 75234
The hotel is roughly 20-25 minutes away from the field in Plano, Texas.
$69 rate with breakfast for one. There is a $5 additional adult charge which would include breakfast, which is a full, hot breakfast buffet with scrambled eggs, two meats, breakfast potatoes, biscuits and gravy, waffles, assorted fruits and yogurts, assorted bread and Danish’s, cereals, and juice, milk and coffee.
Special reservation rates for SWL Tryout attendees: CLICK HERE
More Information For Players
The Southwest League will be playing baseball in 2019. Our upcoming tryout is meant specifically for:
- Players that have been released from and affiliated organization.
- Players wanting to continue their professional baseball career. We are not looking for summer job players.
- College Players that were not selected in the recent ML Draft.
- Players that have no eligibility left in college.
For the tryout:
- Wood Bats only – no Aluminum.
- Dress appropriately to play baseball i.e.
- Uniform pants – no shorts or cutoffs.
- Uniform top.
- Metal Spikes or Hard Plastic Spikes are OK. (No Turf Tennis or Running shoes)
- Bring your own Helmet.