Question on Age and College Baseball


#1

Hello,

I never did play high-school ball. But, I trained at home, learned to throw near 90mph, learned a change-up, 2 seemer, curve ball, and worked on a cutter. Everytime I came into baseball -pre-season, I got a health issue that selved me. Last year, sinus surgery, this year I had a gallbladder out with complications. I expect I will be throwing again in 3-4 months. Still have complicated heatlh matters, all non-muscular.

How can I get into a local college team when I did not play in high-school, but I do know how to pitch. I would pitch outside daily everyday, even in the winter against the backstop I made. I would make charcole marks on the backstop and aim for certain points with good accuracy, with the fastball and change-ups.

My father would help me train from pitching, to fielding.

And my age, would it matter much for a community college? I won’t be able to play this year, but I plan on training again this summer. I will be 26 when I try out next year. Would this matter much? And how so I go by next year when I do try out since I didn’t do high-school ball.

Baseball has been a passion of mine for awhile, but life has been rough for me these past few years, and like to make it as a pitcher.

Thanks,
George Jr,


#2

I promise if you can throw anywhere close to 90mph that you will get a look from JUCOs and D3 schools.


#3

Here is the extreme of college pitchers, so I can’t imagine that you wouldn’t have a chance.


#4

Thanks for the information. Its been a rough year health wise for me and that was very encouraging. Thanks again!

George Jr.


#5

only D3? if 90mph is D3 then what would be good for D1?


#6

only D3? if 90mph is D3 then what would be good for D1?[/quote]honestly you can tryout for just about anywhere, but I believe that there is a D1 eligibility issue once you get so old. I’m not 100% sure about this, but discussing it with an actual college coach would be beneficial.