Tryout camps: Looking for the next Phillippe Aumont

*Long before Phillippe Aumont (Hull, Que.) was a first-round choice of the Seattle Mariners he showed up at an MLB Bureau camp in Ottawa.  

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Canadian director of the Major League Scouting Bureau Walt Burrows (Brentwood Bay, BC) has set the dates for his annual tour of Canada with his series of open camps.



1) AUGUST 8 Monday, 10:00 am   Montreal, Que., Pierre Elliott Trudeau Park

Cavendish Rd & Mackle Rd


2) AUGUST 9 Tuesday    10:00 am   Trois Rivieres, Que., Stade Municipal

1409 Boulevard du Carmel


3) AUGUST 23 Tuesday   10:00 am   Courtright, Ont. Centennial Park

1595 3 Street


4) AUGUST 24 Wednesday    10:00 am   Welland, Ont. Wellend Sports Complex

Quaker Rd & Niagara St North


5) AUGUST 25 Thurs   10:00 am   Toronto, Ont. Connorvale Park

Brownsline & Valermo Dr


Tryout camps are open to players 15 years of age and higher. To participate all players must have a signed waiver form. They can be obtained at site.



Open camps

1) Tuesday Aug, 16,  Fergie Jenkins Field, Tweedsmuir Ave And Queens St.

Rotary Park, Chatham Ont.

Start time 10 AM


2) Wednesday August 17, Iroquois Park, Victoria St and Henry St

Whitby Ont.

Start time 10 AM

Tryouts are open to all players aged 15 through 23. There is no fee. Registration will be done 30 minutes prior to start of camp. All players must bring their own equipment.


For further information contact Canadian Supervisor Jay Lapp at,



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