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 […]
Former Blacksox hurler headed to the big leagues… Chase Anderson has played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Arizona Diamondbacks, Milwaukee Brewers, Toronto Blue Jays, and Philadelphia Phillies. Anderson was born in Wichita Falls, Texas, and helped his father with the family business. He was a standout pitcher for the Blacksox organization and also at S. H. Rider High School, […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
Former Blacksox star taken in the 17th round… Ben Smith (Blacksox Alum) was taken in the 17th round of the MLB Draft by the Houston Astros. Smith, one of the top LHP’s of the 2014 class, just completed his junior season at Coastal Carolina University.
Brannon Easterling (Blacksox Alum) was taken in the 20th round of the MLB Draft by the Chicago White Sox. Easterling, a hard throwing 6’4″ RHP, played collegiately this past season at St. Edwards University.