2010 FCSL Overview


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2010 FCSL Overview

  1. 1. Florida Collegiate Summer League P u re 2010 Base ball!
  2. 2. Our Mission Provide top-level college baseball players a competitive wood-bat summer experience in a fan-friendly community environment
  3. 3. Our Players •All college players •Student-athletes recruited by teams with no paid contracts •Over half from out of state and housed by volunteer host families
  4. 4. The Result •Players give back to other communities •Better prepared for life in pro baseball and non-baseball careers after college •23 players chosen in 2009 MLB draft, 111 in all through first six seasons •2009 League Attendance of Over 56,000 Fans 23 Players chosen in 2009 MLB draft Mycal Jones/ Atlanta Braves Taylor Wrenn/ Arizona Diamondbacks Kent Matthes/ Colorado Rockies Bobby Rauh / Atlanta Braves Thomas Berryhill/Atlanta Braves John “Nick” Ebert/ New York Yankees Jabari Blash/ Texas Rangers John Lambert/ Chicago Cubs Avery Barnes/ Colorado Rockies Peter Mooney/ Chicago Cubs Chris Heston/ San Francisco Giants John Durham/ St. Louis Cardinals Shane Greene/ New York Yankees Chadd Hartman/ San Diego Padres Jeffrey Walters/ Baltimore Orioles Shane Brown/ New York Yankees Scott Shuman/ Tampa Bay Rays Jose Jimenez/ Los Angeles Angels Eric Thomas/ Seattle Mariners Daley Cox / Chicago Cubs Carmine Giardina / Pittsburg Pirates Jovan Pickett / Kansas City Royals Buddy Monroe / Minnesota Twins
  5. 5. Structure 501(c)(3) non-profit founded in 2003 League operates summer college teams in Central Florida Adheres to all NCAA guidelines Supported and partially funded by Major League Baseball
  6. 6. DeLand Suns Field: Melching Field at Conrad Park, DeLand (Stetson University) General Manager: James Stem (Winthrop) Coaches: Rick Hall Jeff Shaw 2009 Attendance: Over 10,000 Summer Fun with the Suns!
  7. 7. Leesburg Lightning Field: Pat Thomas Stadium, Leesburg General Manager: Bruce Ericson Coaches: Frank Viola Frankie Viola Tony Darden James Scrubbs 2009 Attendance: Over 20,000 2009 FCS L Champio ns
  8. 8. Orlando Mavericks Field: Orel Hersheiser Field, The First Academy, Orlando General Manager: Jon Wano (Rollins College) Coaches: Scott Makarewicz Attendance: Expecting Over 9,000 Stars of tomorrow in your backyard tonight!
  9. 9. Sanford River Rats Field: Sanford Memorial Stadium General Manager: Marc Wassum (Mars Hill) Coaches: Davey Johnson Kevin Davidson 2009 Attendance: Over 16,000 Your Boys of Summer are back
  10. 10. Winter Park Diamond Dawgs Field: Alfond Stadium at Harper-Shepherd Field, Winter Park (Rollins College) General Manager: Cheryl Lacey (UCF) Coaches: Mark Leavitt 2009 Attendance: Over 9,000 Diamonds in the Ruff
  11. 11. Scout Day / HR Derby / All Stars Each year players show their individual skills to pro baseball scouts
  12. 12. Championship Game The Tampa Bay Rays host our Championship Game at Tropicana Field
  13. 13. Ken Griffey Jr Youth League •The five Florida League teams operate a youth league in partnership with their hometown Boys and Girls Clubs •Players volunteer weekly as instructors and coach teams during an end-of-year tournament at Sanford Memorial Stadium •Last year our players provided 120 boys and girls a memorable baseball experience
  14. 14. Baseball at all levels The Florida League supports younger players learning solid fundamentals, preparing for baseball at the collegiate level The Florida League hosts a spring high school tournament for local and out-of-state schools. Florida League, Rollins College and the Winter Park Little League partner to run camps for kids in June and July.
  15. 15. Volunteers always appreciated! •Community volunteers team up with the Florida League to create a fantastic game experience for both players and fans •Host families open their homes housing our out-of-state players
  16. 16. 50-50 Community Nights •Exciting fundraising opportunity available to groups, youth teams and civic organizations •Your very own “Community Night” - your group sells a minimum number of tickets, splitting the ticket revenues 50-50 with the Florida League team. •Your group gets involved in the game – on-field events, First Pitch Opportunity, etc…
  17. 17. Celebrity Golf Tournament •Nov. 16, 2009 at Interlachen Country Club 2009 Celebrities attending: •Davey Johnson •J.R. House •Hunter Pence •Ray Lankford •Zack Grienke •Jackie Brandt •Dave Clark •Jack Billingham •Jim Hickey •Ozzie Timmons •Jarrod Saltamacchia •Daryl Boston •Andrew McCutchchen •Darryl Talley •Mike Stanley •Kevin Gallaher •Gene LaMont •Rick Knapp •Mike Cuellar •Tim Raines Jr. •Jon Niese •Rick Eckstein •Sal Butera
  18. 18. Sponsorship Opportunities Print Poster Schedules Yearbook / Media Guide Website Ticket Sponsor Media Internet Broadcast (every game broadcast online throughout the season) Television Signage Field Signs (outfield and concourse) Promotions Game Night Sponsors In-Game Fan Events (First Pitch, Rubber Chicken Chuck, etc.) Food Team Meals Special Events Celebrity Golf Tournament OVERALL ATTENDANCE FOR THE 2009 SEASON: 56,000 FANS!!
  19. 19. 2010 Ticket Packages Single Game Tickets Season Passes General Admission $5 All home games, all-star game, postseason Children (6-12) $2 General Admission $80 Military w/ ID $2 Reserved Box Seat $100 Senior Citizens $2 Park Hopper Pass (League-wide) $100 Children (5 & under) FREE Family Season Pass $175 (add $25 for additional family member) 2 Adult Season Tickets 2 Kids Season Tickets 1 Food Voucher for each home game (good for free hot dog, popcorn and drink) Team Hat Family Fun Night $25 4 General Admission Tickets 4 hot dogs 4 soft drinks 4 bags of chips Group Outings $10 per person (20 person minimum) Hot dog, side, soda (additional food choices available for upgrade) Flier inserted in game program PA announcement 1st pitch opportunity Special seating section Birthday Party / Team Celebration $10 per person (10 person minimum) Hot dog, side, chips On-field event for entire party PA recognition 1st pitch opportunity Autograph ball for Birthday Child
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  21. 21. www.FloridaLeague.com 321-206-9174