is the best baseball fantasy camp I've ever been a part of...the
staff treated all of us, pros and campers alike, as true Major
Glenn Wilson (Phillies 1984-87)
amazing how this experience brings people together. By the
end, people who had been complete strangers only five days
before were now close friends. Luis
My initial trip [to The Carpenter Complex]
was met with goose bumps
havent felt that in over
40 years. Manny Dias
know that dream you have
The one where the sun is beating down on your head, and the
sweat that has escaped from under your helmet is trickling
over the neck of your red-and-whites.
think to yourself. This is good sun. This is good sweat.
The smells of the natural turf, the leather of your batting
glove, and the dust kicked up by the catchers cleats
fill your nostrils as you squint past the sun to the pitchers
There he is out there, your nemesis, Mitch Wild
Keep it cool, guy, cool.
You know you
only have to get on base. Load em up.
Sure, a RBI would
be nice, but if you just get on base, your teammates will
bring you all home for the go-ahead. You cast a glance back
at the dugout. There they are, your teammates, cheering you
You throw your eyes down the line and your coach, Greg "The Bull" Luzinski, is running through the signs
the green light!
Now its decision time. Do you line one over the head
of Mariano Duncan, drag one towards the Krukker, or do you tattoo
one in the gap sending Jim "Eisy" Eisenreich
on his horse?
Youve got a base hit to make.
Dig in and stare Williams down.
Feel the sun. Stare him down.
Smell the grass. Stare him down.
Feel your heart thundering in your chest. Stare him down.
Hear the crack of the baseball leather against your bat!
Hear the cheers!
IS YOUR DREAM... THIS IS YOUR GAME...