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Frequently Asked Questions

What does it take to be a NorCal Baseball Player?
NorCal Baseball is a tradition that was established in 1992 with one 15 year old team. That team won the 15&U AAU National Championship and started the run of success on and off the field. Players like Pat Burrell, Jimmy Rollins, Xavier Nady, and Dontrelle Willis anchored those early teams and set the tone of success for the present teams. With early success, NorCal expanded into a four-team structure and began selecting players to field junior, sophomore, freshman and middle school aged teams. This gave players  a four-year opportunity to work with excellent coaches and face accomplished opponents,  in preparation to play at the next level.

What is the mission of NorCal Baseball?
It has always been our mission to create an environment for young athletes to achieve their dreams of playing college and professional baseball. We also believe that through the game of baseball we can help build determination and develop character that will be an  asset to our players not only in the game of baseball, but for life.

Does NorCal just take the best players around?
No. Many players and families approach our club for the wrong reasons. They are looking for an easy way to succeed. We are looking for players who have the physical ability to play  at a national level. We are looking for players that will be as committed to us, as we are  to them.

What should I expect as a NorCal Baseball player?
As a NorCal player, you will be playing with great players against great players. You will have a coaching staff that will work hard to help you reach your maximum potential.  You will be part of a program that has more experience working with college coaches and professional baseball scouts than any organization on the West Coast. It is our mission to get you to the next level. With over 200 NorCal alumni placed within Division I and professional baseball, no program in the country can match our success. 

Are you connected with the other NorCal baseball teams?
No. NorCal Baseball Club is the original "NorCal" baseball team, founded in 1991. You can find other teams that use the "Northern California" geographic description at their respective websites: NorCal Grizzles, NorCal Titans, NorCal Valley

What are the fees to play NorCal Baseball?
NorCal Baseball is a competitively priced, non-profit orgagnization that operates year-round. Players pay a season fee (Fall, Winter, Spring and Summer) which can range depending on number of practices, games, tournaments and special events (such as trips, meetings, private sessions). Please contact us if you are interested in trying out for NorCal baseball at which time the current fee structure will be presented to you.

What are some local national tournments that you send teams to?

  • USA Baseball Championships (Arizona)
  • CABA (Indiana)
  • TBS (Georgia)
  • USSSA (Northern and Southern California, Las Vegas)