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Revolution open tryout set for Friday, April 5

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While we can’t guarantee coming to the York Revolution open tryout will result in you making the Major Leagues followed by a movie made about it featuring Dennis Quaid, we can guarantee it will be fun.

This spring, the open tryout will be held in the evening under the lights for the first time.  And yes, the Revolution have had players participate in regular season games after attending the tryout, and others who were with the club in pre-season camp.

CLICK HERE for the link and to download the registration form, and here are all the details from the Revolution’s official website:

The York Revolution will be holding its annual open tryout on Friday, April 5, 2013 at 5:45 p.m.  (Rain date is Saturday, April 6.  Registration will begin at 4:30.  The cost to attend the tryout is $40, a fee which is non-refundable.  Checks are made payable to the York Revolution.  Players must be at least 18 years of age to tryout. 

The tryout will take place on the field at Sovereign Bank Stadium in Downtown York, located at 5 Brooks Robinson Way.  Players must provide their own equipment for the tryout, other than batting helmets, which will be provided by the Revolution.

To register, please download the tryout form below and mail back with payment.  Players are encouraged to register in advance, but day-of registration will be allowed if spots remain.

The open tryout has yielded results for the Revolution in the past; spot starter Shawn Hedrick pitched for the Revs in 2009 and 2010, pitcher Brian Holliday and outfielder Colin Roberson were also each offered contracts for the 2009 season after participating in the open tryout, as was catcher Salomon Manriquez in 2010.

Any questions regarding the open tryout can be directed to Baseball Operations Manager Andrew Ball, at aball@yorkrevolution.com.

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