May 3, 2006 - LOVES PARK, Ill. - Do you think you have what it takes to be a Rockford RiverHawk?
You’ll get your chance to put your bat – or arm, or glove – where your mouth is at the RiverHawks’ open tryout Saturday at RiverHawks Stadium. Registration begins at 8 a.m. and tryouts begin at 9 a.m. The registration fee is $75 and includes a tryout camp T-shirt.
Players will be evaluated by members of the RiverHawks staff. Those selected will be invited to join the RiverHawks for spring training.
Last year, about 70 players tried out. Two were invited to camp.
The RiverHawks are members of the Frontier League, a 10-team independent professional baseball league that will play its 14th season in 2006. All games are broadcast live on WRHL-FM, 102.3 – the Hub. Advertising, season-ticket and suite information is available by calling the box office at (815) 964-2255. Fans can also visit the RiverHawks online at www.rockfordriverhawks.com.