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HHH 100 Lodging Info

The Burkburnett Blacksox organization opens up it's dorms to welcome Hotther than Hell riders each year. The facilities include:  80 single beds 4 private coaches rooms sleeps 2 1 private bedroom that sleeps 8. We provide cater meal Friday included and all bedding, towels, water, ice, coffee, bike lock up, just to name a few.  [...]

By |2016-10-18T18:30:23+00:00July 26th, 2016|News|0 Comments

A Message From Mickey

A Message from Mickey The Burkburnett Blacksox organization is a strong program that has been doing what we love since 1976. We love playing baseball and helping young men to become better baseball players. In a social media age half-truths can spread like wildfire. The Blacksox organization founding principles are honesty and fairness. Everyone from [...]

By |2017-05-23T18:55:52+00:00August 12th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on A Message From Mickey

Off Season Training Tips

Training for baseball doesn’t stop after the season is over.  The best time to get ready for the next season is during the off season, not training camps, and not a few weeks before the opening game.  It takes time to build muscle strength, coordination and skill.  Many of these things can be done at [...]

By |2017-05-23T18:55:52+00:00August 9th, 2014|Tips|Comments Off on Off Season Training Tips

Chase Anderson Called Up By Diamondbacks

Former Blacksox hurler headed to the big leagues… Former Blacksox and Wichita Falls Rider star Chase Anderson has been recalled by the Arizona Diamondbacks. This is will be Anderson’s initial call up to the major league club. Anderson has been absolutely destroying opposing hitters in Double-A this year. In six starts, he has […]

By |2017-05-23T18:55:52+00:00August 1st, 2014|Alumni, Drafted to MLB, Past Player Info|Comments Off on Chase Anderson Called Up By Diamondbacks

Ben Smith Named to Baseball America’s Top 100

Blacksox Alum projected to be an early draft pick… Ben Smith, a key member of the Blacksox 2010 AABC World Series Championship squad has emerged as one of the top pitching prospects in the country. The Coastal Carolina junior has been ranked 48th on Baseball America’s College Top 100. […]

By |2017-05-23T18:55:52+00:00August 1st, 2014|Alumni, Drafted to MLB, Past Player Info|Comments Off on Ben Smith Named to Baseball America’s Top 100

Blacksox Honor Isaac Cook

Isaac Cook’s #15 retired… 05/15/2014, 2:15pm CDT By JT The Burkburnett Blacksox announced that they retired the uniform number worn by former Blacksox player Isaac Cook.  A pregame ceremony was held on Saturday, May 31st before the Blacksox 17u-Black game. The pregame ceremony was at Burkburnett’s  Henderson Field. Cook’s number 15 was the second number retired by the Blacksox [...]

By |2017-05-23T18:55:52+00:00August 1st, 2014|Alumni, Past Player Info|Comments Off on Blacksox Honor Isaac Cook

Spencer LaBrie (1993-2012)

Spencer LaBrie (1993-2012) 11/25/2012, 12:15pm CST By JT Spencer LaBrie, an outstanding player on the 2010 Blacksox World Series squad, died early Saturday morning (November 24, 2012) in a tragic car accident. Labrie played a key role for the Blacksox, as he helped lead them to the storied program’s first World Series title. Spending time [...]

By |2017-05-23T18:55:52+00:00August 1st, 2014|Alumni, Past Player Info|Comments Off on Spencer LaBrie (1993-2012)

Grayson Huffman Drafted By Blue Jays

Blacksox Alum taken in the 2014 MLB Draft... Grayson Huffman (Blacksox Alum) was selected today in the 6th round by the Toronto Blue Jays. Huffman enjoyed an outstanding freshman season at Grayson County. Huffman is an outstanding LHP, who starred for the Blacksox 17u-Black in the AABC 2012 World Series, tossing a no-hitter vs the [...]

By |2017-05-23T18:55:52+00:00July 31st, 2014|Drafted to MLB|Comments Off on Grayson Huffman Drafted By Blue Jays