Baseball - Travel

PROGRAM CHAIRPERSON
Name: Perry Martinelli - Asst. Baseball Director
Phone: 410-935-4069
E-mail: perry.l.martinelli@gmail.com
 
  
 

TRAVEL BASEBALL FOR SPRING 2018

Interested in 8U through 12U Spring Travel Baseball?  Click here to be registered for Fall Workouts that begin this fall.  Travel teams for 8U thru 12U will have final selections in February, but we plan to start working out with potential team members and coaches in the fall to get players in shape for our tryouts in February.  These workouts are open to all and there is no cost to register.

 


8U: The 2018 8U Forest Hill Express tryouts will officially be held February 10-11, 2018 at the Harford Sports indoor complex.  However, the 8U Manager will host a Fall workout at the Forest Hill Rec Complex (Field 8, next to Forest Lakes ES) on Sunday 9/10 from 4pm-6pm.  Click here to register for this event if you are interested in signing up.  Any player who will be age 7 or 8 on/by April 30, 2018 is invited.   There is no cost to register for this workout.  Contact John Caslin for details:  jopac22@aol.com, (410) 459-0274. 

9U: The 2018 9U Forest Hill Express tryouts will officially be held February 3, 2018 at the Harford Sports indoor complex.  However, the 9U Manager will host Fall workouts at the Forest Hill Rec Complex (Field 8, next to Forest Lakes ES) on in September (9/6, 9/13, 9/18, 9/20, & 9/27) and Friend's Park (35 E. Jarrettsville Road, Forest Hill, 21050) on 9/15 from 6pm-dark.  Click here to register for this event if you are interested in signing up.  Any player who will be age 9 on/by April 30, 2018 is invited.   There is no cost to register for this workout.  Contact Scott Kalista for details:  kalistaent@aol.com.
 

13U: The 2018 13U Forest Hill Express is still looking for a few players to round out it's 2018 roster.  If you are interested in a private tryout, please contact Bill Hart (billhart13@gmail.com)

 


 

2017 Travel Team Accomplishments:

2017 8U HCTB Tournament Champions

2017 9U-B Spring Classic Tournament Champions

2017 10U-A HCTB Regular Season League Champions

2017 13U HCTB Regular Season League Champions & Tournament Runner-Up

 


 
 Teams begin forming in Fall.  13U and above teams are finalized by November.  12U and below teams are finalized in February.  Workouts for all teams begin in September.
Contact these managers NOW for information about making the team.
       
 

Spring Travel Manager Info for 2018:
 8U Express - John Caslin, 410-459-0274, jopac22@aol.com
 9U Express - Scott Kalista,  kalistaent@aol.com
10U Express - Al Dooling, aldooling@verizon.net, 443-286-7505
 
 11U Express - Mark Worden, mbeworden3798@verizon.net 
 
12U Express - Mike Lechner, 443-528-0030, lech67@verizon.net
 
13U Express - Bill Hart, billhart13@gmail.com, 301-704-0597 
 
14U Express - Perry Martinelli - perry.l.martinelli@gmail.com  410-935-4069 
16U Storm - Open 
17U Express - Todd Celuch, caplus_harco@verizon.net,  443-619-2678
17U Storm - Kris King,  krisking1@verizon.net
18U Storm - Tim Norcross, timnorcross405@gmail.com
 

2018 HCUA Umpire Contacts:
(Umpire fees are $62 per ump for 2017.  Assignor fees are $3)
Harford County Umpire Association
Umpire Scheduler - Chris Coccagna
ccdiihoops@gmail.com
, 443-655-5853 
  
 
Age Cut-off Date: See the table on the in-house baseball page for your proper age group for 2017.
 
Making a Travel Team: How can I improve my chances of making a travel team? Click here for the answer.
 
Playing up as a team: Why doesn't Forest Hill Baseball allow their travel players to play up to a higher age group as a team? Click here for the answer.
 
Playing Travel and in-house: Why does Forest Hill Baseball require their travel players to play in-house baseball? Click here for the answer.
 
Travel Team Rules and Policies: Our travel teams have strict rules and policies about the formation and eligibility requirements. Click here to see our policies.
 
Travel Fees: Forest Hill Travel Baseball is independently-funded and doesn't rely on other programs financially. Our goal for the Travel program is to break even every year, which we achieve. The Rec Council and/or the baseball program makes no profit from the Travel program. All money brought in through fees, fundraisers and other revenue is spent entirely on the players' needs for the season.
 
 
Each July, the 12U Express will be headed to Cooperstown Dreams Park  in New York to play at the national level in a world-class baseball facility.
 
Players/coaches receive home and away uniforms, a American Youth Baseball Hall of Fame Ring, and lodging and meals for 6 nights/7 days in the ultra-secure Baseball Village.
 
Teams get seven games (weather permitting) on 22 lighted, enclosed fields, a berth in the single-elimination championship, tickets to the National Baseball Hall of Fame and are inducted into the American Youth Baseball Hall of Fame.
 
Teams are also entered in the "King of Swat" (home run competition), "Golden Arm" (Throwing Contest), "Road Runner" (Base Running) and "Around The Horn PLUS" (Team Event) competitions.  
 
 

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