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Lawrence Little League All-Stars Come Together At The Academy

Campers that play together, win together! Lawrence Little League All-Stars came together this week at Phillies Baseball Academy to take their game to the next level. In the Rookies division of the Academy, our campers had specific skill instruction with batting and catching...
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Phillies Academy Camper Attends Camp for the Third Year in a Row!

Phillies Baseball Academy camper, Kyle, has the longest throw in the AAA division as well as the longest drive to camp! From Woodstock, Virginia, Kyle has been venturing to Lawrenceville, NJ for the past 3 years to train with the...
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Jeff Francoeur Teaches Campers Golden Glove Worthy Throw

[blog_gallery/] Campers ventured behind the scenes in the Diamond Club Level of Citizens Bank Park where they met Phillies #3, Jeff Francoeur! Francoeur is a strong right fielder, known for his powerful throwing arm in the outfield. From his personal experience,...
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Carlos Ruiz Meets the Academy!

[blog_gallery/] Carlos Ruiz caught his fourth no-hitter of his career on Saturday and tied the Major League record! He caught for Cole Hamels' last game with the Phillies, and spoke about this experience today with our Academy campers. Ruiz gave campers...
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The Story of Two “Campers” Becoming Co-Workers: Part II

Coach Nick began his Phillies Baseball Academy journey as camper when he was just 7 years old. In the summer of 2002, he returned to Phillies Baseball Academy’s campsite in Wilmington, DE, which is where he met Coach Joe! Phillies...
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Campers Meet Phillies Interim Manager, Pete Mackanin!

[blog_gallery/] Campers were astonished today when they walked into the Phillies official batting cages, and Interim Manager, Pete Mackanin, was waiting for them! Despite a long flight back to Philadelphia from Toronto last night, Mackanin's enthusiasm and energy was unwavering. The last time...
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The Story of Two “Campers” Becoming Co-Workers: Part I

This story begins back in 2001 when Coach Joe, his two cousins, and a friend decided to switch up their yearly Phillies game get-together and live the dream of playing at Phillies Phantasy Camp. Coach Joe had the opportunity of a...
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Domonic Brown: thoughts on believing in yourself as a player

"Every batter has their own unique style." This is what Phillies outfielder, Domonic Brown, told our Phillies Baseball Academy campers yesterday during their trip to the park. Domonic believes that every player should have a special routine they perform to...
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A Day At The Ballpark: Bullpen Edition

[blog_gallery/] Today, campers had a once in a lifetime opportunity to meet Phillies Coach, Rod Nichols! Coach Nichols, who was named Phillies bullpen coach in 2012, gave campers insight to what life is like in the Phillies bullpen. Campers had the chance to ask...
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