Originally Posted by mardor
Anyone have or know any Good/Quality Websites, Links, Etc., for information on quality Travel Baseball sites in Cleveland area ? It seems they're few and far between anymore. Would appreciate it, thanks.
How old is your kid ? Is he highly skilled, middle of the road.......most rosters are pretty well set by now.
There are some nice little independent teams at various ages that may need help. The big clubs already have their better teams formed. Some - run by guys that never want to leave any money on the table - will form 2,3, even 4 teams at 12u to 15u. These are ages when kids with inexperienced parents often leave city teams for what they hope is a step up, and they can end up paying top dollar to a "name" club for a crap-fest. Nothing ruins baseball for a kid faster than bitter parents that choose to act out when they realize/believe that they've been lied to or ripped off. Scorched earth!
There are a few decent city travel teams here - http://www.ssbl1.com/teamtryouts
This site/league has kind of died out - http://www.glbl.org/new/teampost.asp
A step above rec ball, fun for young-uns and affordable. Play up if he's skilled and young - http://www.puritasbaseball.com/
The Plain Dealer closed their forums - trolls ate it up.
Most larger clubs/teams have their own sites.
What teams/managers did your son play last year that you respected ? Have you searched them directly ? Look here - http://www.nations-baseball.com/
I'll help you if I can. I've had a few sons play travel ball, and I coached them when they were young. I've seen a little bit. PM me if you prefer.