Independent Pro Baseball Tryouts – Even The Mayor Took Some Swings

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Here is a short video clip about the St. Paul Saints independent pro baseball tryout from last week:

Even St. Paul’s mayor took a few swings in the batting cage.  While a short clip, the reporter did cover that players may drive halfway across the country for a tryout.

Of interest to prospective players is George Tsamis’ comment about how teams are looking for players all throughout the year.  This confirms what virtually every manager has privately stated: there is a perpetual game of “musical chairs” when it comes to roster spots.

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