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TEAM GEORGIA

TEAM GEORGIA consists of the Top 20 graduating seniors and juniors in the State of Georgia as selected by high school coaches throughout the state.  I have enclosed a list of information needed if your selected to play for TEAM GEORGIA in the SUNBELT CLASSIC BASEBALL SERIES.

1.    A Medical and Travel liability agreement form and a form releasing        
       coaches from any liability in the event your son drives a car while in
       Oklahoma.  All forms should be signed by a least one parent or guardian
       and brought with you when you report for the team.
2.    A Player Information Sheet outlining important information needed to
       make your TEAM GEORGIA experience enjoyable.
3.    A Consent for Treatment for any emergency medical treatment in case
       of illness or injury while participating in Sunbelt Baseball Series play and related activities.

Your sponsorship fee of $500.00 should be paid by May 25th for Juniors and June 7th for Seniors.  Please make checks payable to TEAM GEORGIA and mail to:
                                Don Corr
                                108 Creek Circle
                                Stockbridge, Georgia 30281

We are confident that if selected you will find this the most competitive week of baseball you have ever experienced and will represent your state, schools, and communities in a very worthy and first class manner.

TEAM GEORGIA
PLAYER INFORMATION SHEET

The following information is very important.  Use as a guide for the following:

Reporting Date and Location (Directions enclosed):
Juniors:    Wednesday, June 9th, 12:00 pm at Brookwood High School
Seniors:    Sunday, June 20th, 12:00 pm at South Gwinnett High School

Equipment to bring with you:
Gloves, Shorts, T-Shirts for practice (High School logo preferred), Sweat Socks, White Sanitaries, Bat (if you prefer your own and please mark it), Catchers Equipment (if you prefer your own, it should be navy or red).

You will be issued game uniforms and equipment on the day you report.  All issued uniforms will be checked in immediately following the last game Team Georgia participates in.  BE RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR EQUIPMENT.  You will be financially responsible for lost uniform items.

Lodging:
Players will be staying with host families in McAlester and Norman.  We have had the same families for several years in McAlester and they do a fantastic job of being your home away from home.  Host families will be responsible for meals and transportation to and from games.  As a guest of that family we are depending on you to be courteous, decent, and obedient to their house rules.  Miscellaneous expenses should be determined by your spending habits.

Senior Coaches will be staying at the T.B.A..  If you have an emergency, you can contact the coaches at T.B.A..

Junior Coaches will be staying at the Ramada Inn in McAlester.  If you have an emergency, you can contact the coaches at 1 (918) 423-7766.

Team Photo:
Each player will be given an 8 X 10 team photo.  Individual pictures may be purchased for $5.00 (5 X 7) or $7.00 (8 X 10).

From the time you report, we will be functioning as a TEAM and will be on a very tight time line.  Please have someone bring you to the meeting site.  We cannot accept responsibility for security of vehicles left at the meeting site, while we are in Oklahoma.

All players will refrain from swearing, umpire baiting, arguing with coaches or players or exhibiting any unsportsmanship conduct in games or in practice.  Much of the week will be spent on public display in playing or traveling.  You are expected to conduct yourself in a professional and mature manner at all times.

We will be traveling as a representative of the State of Georgia.  Please wear appropriate dress while traveling and attending official functions.  Slacks or jeans may be worn with a collar shirt.  Socks are to be worn.  Cutoffs, shorts. tank tops, etc. are not appropriate for travel.

It is important that all pitchers inform their summer league coaches of our request that you not pitch in a game after June 5th for Juniors and June 16th for Seniors.  Pitchers will be throwing an inning on the day we report and must be rested and prepared for the tournament proper on the starting date.  Ten games is six days for the juniors and eight games in five days will test our whole staff - your arms must be available.

The coaching staff that will accompany you to the Sunbelt Classic is:
 

Junior Coaching Staff

 

Senior Coaching Staff

Doug Jones Brookwood   Roger Parham South Gwinnett
Wayne Vickery Gainesville   Stuart Chester Cartersville
Don Corr Jonesboro   Reggie Black North Gwinnett
Tim Wilcox Harris County   Jimmy Brown Brunswick
Rob Williams Lee County   Keith Hanson Alexander
Mike Brown L.F.O.   Sean Brinkley Southwest DeKalb

Feel free to direct any question that you might have to the following email:
Coach Doug Jones                   doug_jones@gwinnett.k12.ga.us 
Coach Don Corr                      dcorr@clayton.k12.ga.us

We are very appreciative of the Georgia Dugout Club and their support of TEAM GEORGIA.   The sponsorship fee has in years past been $500.00, however, the Georgia Dugout Club is giving $100.00 per player for players participating in the Festival.  Because of this sponsorship each player who participated in the Festival sponsorship fee is $400.00.  Juniors will have a sponsorship fee of $500.00.  We are also very appreciative of Lee Sports, Reebok Sports, Hickok's Team Sports, Braves 400 Club, Georgia Amateur Baseball Congress, Speedline, Diamond Baseball, Worth Sports, Proline Caps, Rawlings Sporting Goods, Hughston Clinic, Mizuno, Sportsbelle, Wilson Athletic, Schutt Athletic, and Mountain National Bank.   Please support these fine people whenever you can.

We, as the Board of Directors of TEAM GEORGIA, sincerely feel that is a great honor to be selected as an All Star player representing the State of Georgia.  This year's Senior team will represent our state in what has been called by Collegiate Baseball as "The most outstanding interstate baseball series in America".  This year's Junior team will be the first to represent the State of Georgia.  Play your best and represent Georgia as the first class individuals and players that you are.  Remember that you are the guest of the fine people of McAlester and Norman.

Be a CHAMPION in every aspect!

Yours in baseball,

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Hugh Buchanan
Team Georgia
 

Team Georgia Board of Directors:

Name School Position
Hugh Buchanan Parkview High School Chairman
Bobby Howard Columbus High School Director
Harvey Cochran North Cobb High School Georgia Dugout Club
Tommy Seward Tift County High School  
Terry Holder Retired  
Don Corr Jonesboro High School Team Selection
Doug Jones Brookwood High School Junior Coordinator
Dave McDonald Wheeler High School  

Team Georgia Staff:

Name School Position
Wayne Vickery Gainesville High School Northeast Georgia
Keith Brown South Cobb High School Atlanta West
Roger Parham South Gwinnett High School Senior Coordinator
Danny Redshaw Lowndes High School South Central Georgia
Stuart Chester Cartersville High School Northwest Georgia
Jimmy Brown Brunswick High School Southeast Georgia
Rob Williams Lee County High School Southwest Georgia
Scott Lamb Warner Robins High School Central Georgia
Reggie Black North Gwinnett High School Atlanta East

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