Warriors Coach Joe Perona speaks to the 14u Warriors after a 5-3 win over Midland, MI to advance the Warren Park Warriors to the Central States Tournament Championship. Video excerpt taken from end of season highlight video--thank you to Alyssa and Ciara Martinez
Warriors Baseball team offerings for 2017
We want players who love to play, are willing to make mistakes and want to improve.
Warren Park Warriors
8u, 9u,10u,11u,12u age groups
More info on Warren Park Warriors Development Training with Chicago Baseball Club
Warren Park Warriors teams will have a requirement to play house league at Warren Park as well as play in up to 20 Warriors games outside of their Warren park house league schedules. Most Warren Park Warriors coaches will be parents of existing players. All Warriors teams will attend 2x per week for 10 weeks indoor winter baseball training directed and coached by Joe Perona and his professional coaches.
Warriors teams in 2016 will have two distinctions.
Chicago Warriors 2017 tryout info is below or click this link to go to Chicago Warriors 2017 tryout page
More info on the Chicago Warriors at Chicago Baseball Club website
Chicago Warriors teams will not have a house league requirement and play in 35 to 45 Warriors games. Chicago Warriors coaches will be coaches with college or pro playing experience or experienced high school or youth coaches. Chicago Warriors will play in the MSBL and play 3 to 5 tournaments (15u will play weekend tournaments after HS season) . Chicago Warriors will have once per week practice session for 12 weeks during the outdoor season.
All Warriors teams will attend 2x per week for 10 weeks winter indoor baseball training directed and coached by Joe Perona and his professional coaches. see info on player development.
2015 Warren Park Warriors 14u American Division Mid Suburban Baseball League Tournament Champions and 2015 Junior League Illinois State Champions and Central States Junior Division Regional Finalist
There may be private workouts for some players who were injured or out of town for the dates of the tryouts as team some team rosters continue to be finalized. We have left some room in our rosters to add players. If you missed the tryout and are interested in a possible tryout, send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
including your chilld's birthdate and prior team experience. If a team spot remains after the fall training, Warriors will host winter tryout for remaining team slots.
2015 Warren Park Warriors
Elijah D. hits a game winning home run on a 3-0 count to defeat Midland, MI in the 2015 14u Junior League Central States Regional to send the Warriors to the Championship. The Warriors played in the Central States Regional Championship later that evening and were were defeated by Des Moines, Iowa 6-3. Second place in the Central States Regional meant only 5 Junior League teams in the USA advanced further than the Warriors. By beating the Warriors, Des Moines, IA advanced to the Junior League World Series and won four straight games before losing in the Junior League United States Championship game. Video courtesy of Warrior parent Ben Wong.
2016 highlights coming soon for Warren Park Warriors
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2015 Warriors Team Highlights
updated August 15, 2015
8u Warriors competed in Northside 5 Conference and scheduled a total of 14 Warriors games and one tournament. season complete
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9u Warriors competed in Northside 5 Conference and scheduled a total of 14 Warriors games and one tournament. season complete
10u Warriors completed their season with a record of 8-15-2 and competed in Northside 5 Conference and played in four tournaments. season complete
11u Warriors completed their season with a record of 38-14 record competing in MSBL American Division and have won 4 of 5 tournaments and won the Northside 5 Conference undefeated. Little League District 12 Champions, Gameday Border Wars Tournament Champion, MSBL 11u Jackie Robinson Division Champion, Final 8 of 11u MSBL Tournament, winners of Little League District 12, winner of Little League Section 3 tournament, and Illinois State Tournament appearance. season complete
12u Warriors were a new team this year and completed their season with a record of 7-13-1 having played in the Northside 5 and three tournaments. season complete
13u Warriors completed their season with a record of 23-16 competing in the MSBL American Division, played in 4 tournaments winning the McHenry Memorial Tournament, and reached the final 4 of the MSBL 28 team tournament. season complete
14u Warriors completed their season with a record 37-15-1 record having competed in MSBL American Division, played 5 tournaments. The 14u Warriors won the 32 team MSBL American Division Tournament to become the first Chicago city team to win the MSBL tournament in the 14u division. The 14u Warriors were also the only team in the MSBL who played in a house league as all the players also played house baseball in 2015. The 14u Warriors repeated as Illinois State Champions as they won the 2015 Illinois Junior League State Championship again. Warriors reached championship game of the Junior Division Central States Regional falling one win short of reaching the World Series. Only 5 teams in the United States reach the Junior Division World Series making the 14u Warriors one of 10 U.S. teams to reach the regional Championship. The Junior Division Tournament is not a tournament you can pay to join, you have to earn your way there. The Warriors won 15 games straight before falling to Iowa 6 to 3 in the Central States Regional Championship. They just don't give Championship Banners to anyone. Click here for MSBL playoff results and Junior Division Central States Regional Results Congratulations Warriors! season complete
Warren Park Warrior players will also participate on WPYBLL house teams. House games and Warrior games are scheduled to avoid conflicts. House schedules offer 12 to 16 possible games. Warrior players must attend at least half of house games. All team members will be expected to attend Winter training January to March. Season begins April to mid July.
2014 Warren Park Warriors 13u Intermediate Division Illinois State Champions and 2015 Junior League 14u Illinois State Champions.
Warriors General Info
Most Chicago and Warren Park Warriors teams will have a tryout in the late summer or early fall for the 2016 Warriors travel teams. We do this so the players of the families can make commitments to next season and also participate in winter baseball training.
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The Warren Park Warriors is a baseball program for WPYBLL players to compete against competetive all star and travel teams from the north side of Chicago and suburbs. The Warriors program aims to select the best young baseball players from WPYBLL who can make a substantial time commitment and effort to their spring and summer baseball development. Warriors players continue to play with their friends in the house league as well
As a member of District 12 Little League, WPYBLL offers players the opportunity to make our Little League International Tournament team that will play in the Little League district tournament. This Little League International tournament potentially offers us a chance to play in Williamsport, Pennsylvania at the Little Leauge World Series which is televised on ESPN and ABC. The Warriors International Tournament team may continue to play some games or tournaments after the tournament until the end of July.
The Warriors' players will also be expected to play for their house teams in their regular WPYBLL division and be expected to attend their Warriors practices and games. Each Warrior player will be expected to play in at least 50 percent of their house league games. House league seasons are 12 to 16 games.
Tryouts are open to any player from the league or outside the league.
For the 2017 season, all the Warriors teams will receive professional baseball instruction and coaching training from a team of professional coaches led by Joe Perona and Chicago Baseball Club. Joe is a former professional baseball player, longtime WPYBLL baseball coach and the Head Coach of the WPYBLL 2014 Little League 13u Illinois State Championship Team. Joe also founded the Warriors baseball program in 2010
2014 Little League 13u State Champion Warriors with Mayor Emanual, Ald. Osterman, Ald Silverstein
Contact info for Warriors email@example.com for info and to sign up for early Warrior Winter tryout for remaining winter training spots.
14u Warriors ask parents to join in "Team on 3" cheer after a walkoff win in pool play game in Fort Wayne, IN Central States Regional. Following player introductions are prior to the Central States Championship game. Video excerpt taken from end of season highlight video--thank you to Alyssa and Ciara Martinez