Now's your chance to make it to "The Show! As of October 1, , full payment will be required upon registration. Adult Baseball Camp is open to both men and women, ages 21 and up, with widely varying skill levels represented. If you love baseball and have always dreamed of life as a big leaguer, you'll have the time of your life! Campers are responsible for arranging their own transportation to Arizona including transfers from the airport to the hotel.
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Full disclosure: I recently turned 40, which prompted my wife to turn up the quality of gift-giving to a level not seen since God gave Eve to Adam. A week playing actual baseball, rubbing elbows with nearly two dozen retired players who donned the pinstripes. Memo to self: let her win every argument we ever have again. After a grand total of one trip to the batting cage and more time spent spent shopping for cleats than honing my defense, I packed my bags, kissed the wife and kids goodbye and boarded a plane for what turned out to be an experience like none other I have ever known. After nearly 22 years of not playing an organized game of baseball, I arrived in Tampa, giddy over the thought of degree weather in January. Upon entering the hotel, where scores of campers and retired Yankees congregated in a scene more befitting of the mayhem of a political convention than a gathering of grown men in town to play a boys' game, I received my team assignment and schedule for the week.
Confessions of a Wide-Eyed New York Yankees Fantasy Camp Rookie
Who said camp is just for the kids? Twenty four major league baseball teams offer annual fantasy camps that are not only geared towards adults, but actually require attendees to be a minimum age, usually 25 or One of the big draws of the fantasy camps is the former major leaguers that take part in the camp as either instructors or lecturers. However hey do recommend you be in good enough shape to not drop dead from some calisthenics. Some camps also offer VIP packages, which typically involve more time and a golf outing with the former player.
We've reached the point in the MLB offseason when spring training facilities are humming with activity — not with actual spring training, but with middle-age men and women who pay a bunch of money to live like an MLB player for a week. For those unfamiliar with the concept, fantasy camps allow regular folks to spend a week or so living the major league life — hanging out with former MLB players, wearing real uniforms, playing real games and being generally catered do every hour of the day. I attended a Braves fantasy camp in From the time I learned of the concept as a kid, it was something I wanted to do. For year-old me, it sounded like the coolest thing in the world.