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Coach Jimmy Breslin has been hired by Players Edge to be the Head Coach of it's newly formed 10 U team.
We are a young team with many players coming to Travel Ball for the first time but the talent pool looks to be outstanding and over time we will be expecting a lot of success from these players.
Players Edge is the one of the most elite indoor training facilities in South Florida.
They have a 20,000 sq foot air conditioned facility featuring a retail store for all of your baseball needs, a practice infield, batting cages and HitTrax, the first and only baseball simulator.
It is located oat 11401 W. Palmetto Road In Boca Raton, Florida.
Their number is 561 672 7474.
16U Florida Pride - 2002
The 2002 Florida Pride featured 3 future first round picks.
Chris Volstad of the Florida Marlins- 16 u Palm Beach Gardens HS
Dennis Raben of the Seattle Mariners - 15 u player - Grandview Prep
David Adams of the Yew York Yankees - 15 u player - Grandview Prep
And 4 players selected later in the draft:
Wade Korpi of the Florida Marlins 16u player- Santaluces HS
Matt Sheehy of the Pittsburgh Pirates - 15u player - Boynton Beach HS
Chris Armstrong of the Washington Nationals - 14u player - Owasso HS, Oklahoma
Steven Vento of the Chicago Cubs -16u player - Boynton Beach HS
COACHES MIKE ADAMS , JIMMY BRESLIN AND DONALD GUNN ASSEMBLED AN AWESOME SQUAD WHICH INCLUDED 10 FUTURE MLB DRAFT SELECTIONS.
LED BY RHP DONALD GUNN TEAM USA WON 5 STRAIGHT AFTER LOSING THE OPENING POOL GAME TO CUBA.
TEAM USA FOUGHT BACK WINNING 4 STRAIGHT GAMES ONLY TO MEET CUBA IN THE GOLD MEDAL GAME. ON 2 DAYS REST DONALD GUNN HELD CUBA SCORELESS FOR 4 INNINGS AND HE LED THE OFFENSIVE CHARGE WITH 3 DOUBLES AND 4 RBIS IN THE BIG GAME.
TEAM USA WON THE GOLD MEDAL GAME 6-4.
Head Coach Mike Spiers
Asst. Coach Jimmy Breslin
Delegate: Mike Adams
Trainer John Wirnsburger
Statistician Mike May
WE PLANNED FOR GOLD - A DISAPPOINTING LOSS in the semi final game TO CUBA PUT US IN THE BRONZE MEDAL GAME
CUBA BEAT VENEZUELA for the gold
Bronze medal winners VERSUS BRAZIL
6-1 OVERALL Record
team USA 14U included 7 future Major League Draft picks
Michael Burgess - 1st round - Chicago White Sox
Hank Conger - ist round - Californai Angels - 2006
John Tolisano - ist round - Toronto Blue Jays - 2nd round - 2007
David Christensen - ist round - Rockies - 2007
Thomas Hickman - 2nd round Florida Marlins - 2006
Chris Armstrong -
Matt Adams - Yale University
michael BURGESS LED THE TEAM WITH 2 HOME RUNS
chris Armstrong led the team in pitching with a 2-0 record
Brandon May led the team in hits with 13
AJ Wirnsburger led the team in rbis with 14