2018 TRYOUTS DATES POSTED
Since 2010 - LIT Players Sign MLB Contracts The Last 7 out of 8 Years
- 2017 - BJ Lopez (LIT -Alumni '12) - Rule 5 draft, signes AAA contract w/ Miami Marlins
- 2017 - Omar Minaya (LIT - Alumni '77) - re-joins NY Mets as Special Asst. to GM Sandy Alderson
- 2017 - Kevin Pichardo, RHP (LIT -Alumni '17) - Free Agent Signing - Philadelphia Philles - James Monroe HS
- Coach Mike Turo - LIT Director and James Monroe Head HS Head Coach is the receipient of the Inagural (GNYSAA) Greater New York Sandlot Athletic Association 2018 Coaching Excellence Award Ceremony is November 30, 2017
SPECIAL HONORS TO LIT ALUMNI
- LIT Alum Omar Minaya, Special Assist to Sandy Alderson, GM NY Mets) Inducted to the New York State Hall of Fame.
- LIT Alum Russ Bove - Named MLB Scout of the Year (Toronto Blue Jays)
Long Island Tigers Players Continue to be Selected to Participate in MLB EDI Program.
Our Players, if selected, get a chance to improve their position with Former MLB players as their instructors at Historic Dodgertown (Vero Beach, FL). The reason why LI (Flushing) Tigers Players are selected is because to the long history and tradition the organization has with assisting and mentoring ball players throughout the New York Metro Area. With the long relationship with the MLBPA and MLB, LI Tigers have an opportunity to experience Professional Instruction with it's current staff as well as with Current and Former MLB Players and Coaches. Since 1969, LI Tigers Alumni have been drafted by MLB Teams and/or have been recipients of collegiate scholarships or awards.