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RailCats to host open tryout on Saturday

04/27/2018 8:10 AM -

Contact: Jared Shlensky

GARY, Ind. — The Gary SouthShore RailCats and manager Greg Tagert announced that the club will host their annual Open Player Tryout on Saturday, April 28th at U.S. Steel Yard at 11:00 a.m. If there is inclement weather on Saturday, the tryout will then be rescheduled for Sunday, April 29th at 11:00 a.m.

All players 18 and older are eligible to register for the open tryout. The registration cost is $50.00 and tryout participants must bring their own baseball equipment, including cleats, gloves, wooden bats, catcher’s gear, etc.

Upon arriving at U.S. Steel Yard, players should enter through the RailCats entry gate on Stadium Plaza between Fourth and Fifth Avenue and head directly to the field for registration. There is no need to pre-register before the day of the tryout. Players can only tryout at one position and should wear proper baseball attire.

The Gary SouthShore RailCats open the 2018 season at U.S. Steel Yard on Friday, May 18th vs. the St. Paul Saints. Ticket packages for the 2018 Gary SouthShore RailCats season are available online at and can also be purchased by calling the RailCats ticket line at (219) 882-BALL. The RailCats box office is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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