On Saturday, August 15, the best young baseball players in the country will be at Wrigley Field to show off their incredible skills.
"The Under Armour All-America Baseball Game provides the world's best high school baseball players with a premier opportunity to compete alongside tomorrow's superstars in a Major League environment," said Jim Bel Bruno, Senior Category Director, Baseball, Under Armour. "Now in its eighth year, the Under Armour All-America Baseball Game is a prime example of Under Armour's commitment to the growth of the game and the empowerment of athletes at every level, from grassroots to the Major Leagues."
Baseball America has a page with profiles of players attending the game.
Since the game's inception in 2008, 185 of the 208 draft eligible players from the Under Armour All-America Game were selected in the MLB Amateur Draft including 51 first round picks. Top players that went on to sign professional contracts in 2014 include Tyler Kolek (2014 No.2 Overall Pick, Miami Marlins); Nick Gordon (2014 No.5 Overall Pick, Minnesota Twins); Alex Jackson (2014 No.6 Overall Pick, Seattle Mariners); Touki Toussaint (2014 No.16 Overall Pick, Arizona Diamondbacks); Grant Holmes (2014 No.22 Overall Pick, Los Angeles Dodgers); Michael Kopech (2014 No.33 Overall Pick, Boston Red Sox).
The game begins at 3:05 p.m. at historic Wrigley Field. To buy tickets, visit the Baseball Factory site.