The players and parents adapted to the Dominican culture. Our players understood that life sometime brings adversity. How you handle and perceptive adversity is the true measure of character. The perception of adversity is all relative. The Dominican players did not see their reality as adversity. They saw it as opportunity. Every time a fastball is thrown, the action of a swing meant, an opportunity to get off the island through baseball.
Team Avneue players understand that we have a lot to be thankful for in the United States of America. Often times we take for granted opportunity. As we develop as people, its important to understand every opportunity presented. Hard work, dedication, and focus are the foundation of success.
Becoming a Big Leaguer in life, is how you really "Play like a Pro."
We will continue to do the PerfectGame events in 2015. These events are highly competative and are for yhe players who wish to play at the next level.
13 & 14U we are kicking off 2015 with Spring Training, tour of ASU and the Triple Crown Spring Championships. This event sells out every year and we have 10 remaining spots. All 13U amd 14U players are welcome to participate. Details...
We will be putting our 2015 schedule up in February.
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Team Avenue Baseball is, "Setting the Standard on a Global Scale." Team Avenue Baseball and The Standard restaurant/lounge has partnered up to launch a concert series. Thank you all who attended our first Fundraising Concert. Thank you to all who help bring it together. Special Thanks to Reggie Smith, April Donelson, and The Standard. Music Artist like Dee Lucas, Epiphany Tones, and Nathan Fasching are amount the stellar line up of Fundraising Concerts for 2015.
Pictures of the 2014 end of the year fundraiser. Fresno helped send young ballplayers to the Dominican Republic.
WWBA PerfectGame Labor Day 2014
Team Avenue Baseball
Why Team Avenue?
Team Avenue Baseball has a different format than most of the traditional baseball clubs and academies. Players from all over the USA and other countries participate in our events. We have no permanent teams.
Players who wish to attend high profile tournaments, international tournaments or need additional game time are welcome anytime to play. Be sure to give us a call with ant questions. 559-761-9421
"I would recommend Team Avenue to any serious baseball player who wants to further their career to the collegiate level and or beyond. Thomari Story-Harden and his staff are willing to help and provide baseball players with the necessary instruments to further their game, the mental approach to the game and when you are not actually in the “game" and teach how the recruiting process REALLY works. Besides the baseball side of things, Team Avenue is very SERIOUS but yet FUN at the same time. I had a tremendous experience with my teammates and
BAT TYPE: Wood bat. AGE LIMIT: Born on/after May 1
Thomari Story-Harden BIO
A local standout at El Cerrito High, the 6 '7 - 270lb Story-Harden starred in football and baseball before getting drafted in the 8th Round of the 1998 Amatuer Draft by the LA Dodgers. He played with the LA Dodgers organization for 6 years. Thomari then made the move to the East Coast playing 3 years of Independent Baseball in which he made the Frontier League All Star Team in 2005.
Once his pro career ended, Thomari re-focused his commitment to giving back to the youth of the Central Valley (California) area by starting the Team Avenue Baseball Academy and Avenue Outreach, a non-profit baseball Read more...