2017 Holiday Baseball Hitting Camp


Ages: 8-18

Location: Papago Baseball Complex – Phoenix, Arizona

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Starts: 1:00pm / Ends: 5:00pm

Registration Closed

Video Analysis Options

Cancellation Protection

Camp Description

America’s Baseball Camps is proud to announce an outstanding opportunity for any baseball player wanting to make a commitment toward the next level of the game. Come work with an outstanding group of instructors striving to advance your knowledge and skill in the art of hitting in partnership with the Arizona State University Baseball Staff. Players will be separated into training groups by age. They will rotate through numerous stations designed to improve all aspects of the offensive part of the game of baseball.


Note: America’s Baseball Camps welcomes all parents and family members to attend, observe, follow player to stations, take notes, ask questions, video tape as well as take pictures. Please feel free to enjoy the experience along with your player.


General Information

Players will be evaluated personally with Video Analysis software and have the chance to have there swing broken down by a Professional Instructor. Professional Instructors will provide an evaluation of feedback, changes and recommend drills to help fix or improve your swing. The cost of package is $60.00 and is a valuable tool to have to increase your knowledge and continued improvement of your swing


Past Staff: Instructors will be comprised of a variety of current and or former professional players, college coaches and professional scouts. 


Past Two Years Staff members included the following Instructors:

Tracy Smith Current Head Coach Arizona State University

Mike Brumley Former MLB Player, Current MLB Hitting Coach
Eric Owens Current Major League Hitting Coach Toronto Blue Jays
Tony De Francesco Current Minor League Manager (AAA) Houston Astros Organization
Greg Sparks Current Minor League Hitting Coach (AAA) Oakland Athletics Organization
Ben Greenspan Current Assistant Coach Arizona State University
Michael Early Current Assistant Coach Arizona State University
JJ Sferra Arizona State Alumni & Former Pro Player Washington Nationals

Doug Linton Current Minor League Pitching Coach (AAA) Colorado Rockies Organization

Jimmy Bosco Current Minor League Player with St. Louis Cardinals
Steve McFarland Current Professional Scout Chicago Cubs Organization
Jose Alguacil Current 1st Base Coach MLB San Francisco Giants
Jeff Osterode Former Professional Player Seattle Mariners Organization
Ben Boulware Owner, Former Pro Player Chicago White Sox Organization
Enrique Cotto Former Professional Player Kansas City Royals Organization
Tyler Gillum Current Assistant Coach South Mountain Community College
Arthur McCoy Current Professional Scout Tampa Bay Rays Organization
Sean Brinkley Former Baseball Head Coach Georgia Perimeter College
Jerod Aker Current Head Coach Apollo HS
Taylor Smart Current Assistant Coach University of Arizona, Former Pro Player
Ray Alonzo Hall of Fame Arizona High School Baseball Coach
Randy Chambers Current Leader 3 Dimensional Coaching
Joe McDonald ABC National Camp Director
Brendon Cunningham Current Director of Operations Arizona State University
Current Arizona State University Baseball Players
+ More Local College Coaches


Players Receive
4 hours of elite, professional instruction
Drill work for the development of a more effecient and effective swing
Opportunity to meet and learn from former professional players
Mid-camp snack
Camp T-shirt


Here is what you can expect to work on while at camp:
Foundation and Balance
Mental preparation and Hitting Philosophy
Hand-eye coordination
Proper weight transfer
Opposite field hitting
Hitting with two strikes
Swing Plane
Off speed pitch hitting
Hitting stations including Soft toss, live, tee work, hitting disk and more
Situational hitting including bunting


What to bring
Players should bring Baseball Pants or Athletic Clothing, Baseball Bat, Batting gloves, Baseball cap, Baseball glove, Helmet if you have one, Water Bottle and any additional items that you feel necessary to compete with.


About Us
America’s Baseball Camps is a premier instructional experience. In 1997 Ben Boulware, a former professional player in the Chicago White Sox Organization, dedicated himself to bringing quality baseball instruction to players across the country. Starting with summer baseball camps in 10-locations, ABC has grown into one of the largest baseball instruction companies in the world. After 17 years and with over 400 locations in 29 states and 4 countries, ABC remains dedicated to taking players to the next level. With destinations coast to coast offering baseball showcases, day, weeklong, or overnight camps, we’ve got the baseball camp for you. See you on the field!


Refund Policy: Cancellation Protection: We offer basic Cancellation Protection to allow participants some peace of mind in case plans change. This allows us to keep our prices low and provide the best service possible. Due at the time of registration, Cancellation Protection entitles you to a full refund of camp fees should you cancel your registration more than 14 days prior to the start of an overnight camp, and 7 days prior to the start of a day camp. If you cancel within 14 or 7 days of the start of your session, we will give you a camp credit for all money paid. The credit is valid for three years from camp date at any of our national locations.


Camp Check-in Information: Hitting Campers that are not in the week long camp need to report to Papago Baseball Complex at 12:30pm for Check In. Camp will begin at 1:00pm and end at 5:00pm.


Directions to Camp

Papago Baseball Complex
1802 N 64th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85008


Emergency Contact: For all emergencies dial 800-222-8152 and an America’s Baseball Camps staff member will give you any assistance needed.