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National Spring Training
at Pirate City

Get a jump start on your spring season while living like the pros at Pirate City! One of the top-rated spring training facilities in the nation, Pirate City is spring training home to the Pittsburgh Pirates and Official Southern Home of Baseball Factory. Our professional staff works with you one-on-one on hitting, pitching, catching, fielding and base running. This event is invitation-only.

January 13–16, 2017

Pirate City / Bradenton, FL

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Players Receive:

  • Intense Training with professional coaches from morning until night
  • Access to the Major League batting cages
  • Work with our pro instructors on all aspects of your game
  • Our coaches work with you to determine areas for improvement. Together you come up with an action plan to fix your weaknesses and develop your strengths
  • Put your practice and instruction into live game situations
  • Participate in scrimmages and other game situations
  • Our coaches make adjustments based on observations they make during live game play
  • Make changes to your mechanics now to help you find greater success during your high school season, when games really count
  • Updated Baseball Factory Player Page that you can email to promote yourself to college coaches nationwide
  • Your Baseball Factory Player Page will be updated with a written evaluation based on your performance at the Baseball Factory National Spring Training at Pirate City
  • Receive corrective videos targeted specifically for you to continue your development after the event
  • Post-event exposure to college coaches and professional scouts 
  • Your profile will be updated in our online searchable player database, where college coaches login daily to recruit players
  • After attending the Baseball Factory National Spring Training at Pirate City, your name will be listed on as a participant

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Event Info

January 13–16

Pirate City / Bradenton, FL

Pirate City is the Spring Training Home of the Pittsburgh Pirates in Bradenton, Florida. Players will eat and sleep in the same facilities used by Major League players and experience life as a pro.

Important Event Info:

  • Players meet Baseball Factory staff at the Tampa International Airport baggage claim
  • All players will stay in the same facilities that the pros use
  • Players are transported in charter buses/vans from site to site
  • Players are fully supervised 24 hours a day
  • Players are welcomed to bring spending money as needed for souvenirs and/or extra snacks
  • Players need to bring all necessary baseball equipment for training and competition
  • Uniform will consist of Under Armour jersey and hat
  • Uniforms will be washed daily by Baseball Factory Staff
  • Players will have access to water/Gatorade throughout the event
  • Players receive a Recruiting, Education & Development Manual online to assist in their player development and the college recruiting process.
  • Players receive a detailed player info pack upon registration
  • Parents welcome to attend this event, but it is not a requirement for participation (Parents and guests are responsible for providing their own reservation, meals and transportation.)

 Want to join us at Pirate City? Contact us now for more information.

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