How to find a pro baseball tryouts where you live
This article is part of an eight-article series on pro baseball tryouts and pitching in college.
Thinking about trying out for a professional baseball team but don't know where to find a tryout camp? A great spot to begin the search in is your local newspaper, in the sports section. Start looking in late spring and early summer.
Although the Major League Baseball's amateur baseball draft takes place during the first week of June each year, pro baseball teams typically continue to hold tryout camps through the end of July in the hopes of snagging free agents to round out minor league baseball rosters.
Pitchers have the distinct advantage as being the most likely to get drafted at pro tryout camps. That's because every team needs baseball pitching.
MLB has an excellent online resource for locating pro baseball tryouts. It's divided into three parts. Each link below takes you the specific MLB Web page in a pop-up window.
- Locate the Major League Baseball Scouting Bureau's tryout camp schedule in the United States.
- Locate the Major League Baseball Scouting Bureau's tryout camp schedule in Canada and Alaska.
- Find a tryout camp for a specific major league baseball team.
- Check out pro baseball tryout camp dates and listings at TryoutCamps.com.