Posted on 04 November 2012.
Players looking to find work next spring have a new option in the Texas Winter League.
The Texas Winter League, which will replace the Arizona Winter League, is put on by the North American League and is the perfect chance for current and aspiring baseball players looking to improve their game under the watchful eyes of veteran professional baseball coaches and managers.
The coaches and managers that will be participating in the TWL are some of the best in independent baseball. Combined they have decades of experience, have won several manager of the year awards, and have won league titles in several different independent leagues.
Eddie Dennis – Manager of the Rio Grande Valley WhiteWings
Al Gallagher – Former Major Leaguer and former manager in the Northern League and American Association
Greg Tagart – Manager of the Gary Southshore RailCats of the American Association
Jaime Bennett – Manager of the Schaumburg Boomers in the Frontier League
Chris Paterson – Twice has won Manager of the Year once each in the Pecos and Continental Baseball League
Not only will you get the instruction of some of the top professional managers and coaches, but 4-6 players will be signed to each team in the United League (a division in the North American League) for spring training.
Teams in NAL/ United League include;
Fort Worth Cats
San Angelo Colts
Edinburgh Road Runners
Rio Grande Valley White Wings
Abilene Prairie Dogs
And 2 new teams to be announced for the 2013 season shortly
This is the only developmental winter league that is back by a professional league.
Players must be 18 years old and have previously played in high school, college, or professional level to qualify.
The Texas Winter League will operate in:
- Harlingen, the Rio Grande Valley, Texas
From January 31, 2013 through March 1, 2013
For more information visit www.TexasWinterLeague.com or contact Chris Paterson at email@example.com
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