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NEW BRITAIN BEES ANNOUNCE 2017 OPEN TRYOUT

TRYOUT TO TAKE PLACE ON APRIL 11 AT NEW BRITAIN STADIUM
 
(New Britain, Conn., February 23, 2017) New Britain Bees team officials today announced that the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball Club will hold open tryouts on April 11th, 2017 from 6-8 PM. Tryouts will be held at New Britain Stadium (230 John Karbonic Way, New Britain, CT 06051).  This tryout is open to any player who is 18 years of age or older, and is no longer eligible to participate in NCAA athletics. No previous professional baseball experience is necessary, although players who have played professionally before are invited to attend.
 
Players are required to bring their own equipment including: wooden bats, gloves, footwear and catching gear. Attendees will be evaluated by members of the New Britain Bees front office and baseball operations staff. Participating in the open tryout does not guarantee any contract offer. All attendees must sign a tryout waiver before any on-field activities. In event of rain, the tryout will be rescheduled to the first available date during the Bees’ spring training.
 
Players may pre-register by completing a registration form HERE or on nbbees.com under the “Team” tab, and returning it to the New Britain Bees Front Office at New Britain Stadium (ATTN: Open Tryout). A $75, non-refundable fee is required with any pre-registration. Registration on the day of the tryout is $100. 
 
For more information, or with any questions, please contact Chris Knoblock at cknoblock@nbbees.com.
 
About the New Britain Bees
 
The New Britain Bees are members of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball, playing all home games at New Britain Stadium. Season Tickets and Mini-Plans for the 2017 season are available by calling 860-826-BEES (2337), online at NBBees.com, or by visiting the New Britain Bees’ Front Office.
 
About the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB)
 
The Atlantic League has been a leader in professional baseball and a gateway to Major League Baseball since 1998. Over 36 million fans have attended Atlantic League games and more than 800 players and 50 managers and coaches have joined MLB organizations directly from the ALPB.  The Atlantic League emphasizes winning baseball games, showcasing the talent of top-caliber players and offering affordable family entertainment to metropolitan markets serving nearly 15% of the US population.
 
For more information, please visit www.AtlanticLeague.com
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