The annual Atlanta Braves Tryout Camp is scheduled for Thursday, July 9 at Trustmark Park. Registration starts at 9:00 AM. Tryouts start at 10:00 AM. The annual event is free of charge and under the direction of Area Scout Supervisor Don Thomas.
All players must be between the ages of 16 and 22 to participate and are expected to furnish their own cleats, gloves and uniforms. The Braves will provide any other necessary equipment. American Legion players must have written permission from their coach.
The Mississippi Braves is the Double-A affiliate of the Atlanta Braves. Since making the move from Greenville, SC, in 2005, over 90 M-Braves have gone on to play in the big leagues. The M-Braves have made postseason play three times and went on to win the Southern League Championship in 2008. Tickets are on sale now. Stop by Trustmark Park or call 888-BRAVES4 Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. For the latest news and updates, visit mississippibraves.com, facebook.com/mbraves and twitter.com/mbraves.