Mount Vernon Nazarene
University will be the site of a free major
league baseball tryout camp sponsored by the
Kansas City Royals on Saturday, June 20.
tryout is open to players who are between
the ages of 16 and 22. American Legion
players must have written permission from
their post commander in order to
participate. Players must bring their own
equipment and no shorts are allowed.
Players must register at the camp before
participating. Registration cards will be
handed out at the camp beginning at 9:00
a.m. The tryout will begin at 10:00 a.m.
For more information, please visit the
MVNU baseball website at
e-mail head coach Keith Veale at
Mount Vernon Nazarene University is
located in Mount Vernon, Ohio, just off of
State Route 586 (Martinsburg Road) on the
south side of town. The baseball field is
located on the east end of campus next to
The MVNU baseball program has developed a
strong tradition of producing players who
have gone on to play professional baseball
at various levels. Since 1983, the Cougars
have had 13 players drafted by major league
baseball teams including Tim Belcher, the
No. 1 pick overall in 1983. Seven other
players have signed free agent contracts to
play professional baseball.