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Downers Grove Fury, Longshots to hold tryouts for travel baseball teams

Published: Wednesday, July 17, 2013 4:43 p.m. CDT

DOWNERS GROVE – Even in the midst of the 2013 summer baseball season, it's never too early to start thinking about the 2014 campaign.

Both the Downers Grove Fury and Downers Grove Longshots will hold tryouts for next summer's teams in the coming weeks.

Fury baseball tryouts set to start today The Downers Grove Fury will have seven levels of travel baseball in 2014, and tryouts begin as soon as July 17 (for the 12U team).

Tryouts for the 9U and 10U teams will start Aug. 10 and take place at Washington Park in Downers Grove. The 11U, 12U and 13U teams will hold tryouts at Gilbert Park in Downers Grove, with the exception of the July 17 tryout for 12U, which will be held at McCollum Park.

The 14U and 15U teams will hold tryouts at St. Joseph High School in Westchester beginning Aug. 2. Contact coach Bob Romay at to schedule private tryouts.

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Longshots baseball tryouts to begin July 29 Tryouts for the 2013-14 season of Downers Grove Longshots baseball begin July 29 and continue through August for eight different teams.

Tryouts for the 10U, 11U and 12U teams begin Aug. 3 and will be held at McCollum Park. Tryouts for the 13U-17U teams begin as soon as July 29 and will be held at Whitlock Park.

Tryout dates for the 9U team will be announced later, while those interested in playing 18U should contact Matt Rosenberg at Visit for more information and specific tryout times.

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