2014 PG Iowa Select Teams (8/15-10/19)

Aug 30, 2014 - Oct 19, 2014

Washington HS - 2205 Forest Dr SE Cedar Rapids, IA 52403 Map

- Washington HS
  2205 Forest Dr SE Cedar Rapids, IA 52403 Map   

- McGraw Park
  3202 Cornelius Dr. Bloomington, IL 61704 Map   

- Harris Stowe College
  3330 laclede ave St. Louis, MO 63103 Map   

- John Wood CC
  1301 S 48th St Quincy, IL 62305 Map   

- 3T's All Stars
  57044 241st St. Ames, IA 50010 Map   

- Belleville East HS
  2555 West Boulevard Belleville, IL 62221 Map   

- University of Illinois-Springfield
  One William Maxwell Ln Springfield, IL 62703 Map   

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- St. Louis University
  3330 Laclede Ave. St. Louis, MO 63103 Map   

- Waubonsee CC
  47 Waubonsee Dr. Sugar Grove, IL 60554 Map   

- Maryville University
  650 Maryville University Dr. St. Louis, MO 63141 Map   

- Kishwaukee College
  21193 Malta Rd Malta, IL 60150 Map   

- Kansas State University
  1700 College Ave Manhattan, KS 66502 Map   

- Lou Brock Sports Complex
  209 S. Kingshighway St. Charles, MO 63301 Map   

- Brookside Park
  1325 6th St Ames, IA 50010 Map   

- Illinois State University
  100 North University Street Normal, IL 61761 Map   

- University of Iowa (Duane Banks Field)
  1 Elliott Drive Iowa City, IA 52240 Map   

- Northern Illinois University
  Stadium Drive West and Stadium Drive South Dekalb, IL 60115 Map   

- Solon HS
  600 West Fifth Street Solon, IA 52333 Map   

- Iowa City West HS
  Hawkeye Park Rd. and Melrose Avenue Iowa City, IA 52246 Map   

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The Iowa Select Teams started in the fall of 2005 as an addition to the Iowa Fall League.  Since the state of Iowa has the high school baseball season in the summer, Iowa players aren't able to play travel baseball in the summer.  The fall is the only time of the year where an Iowa high school player can play in high level travel baseball against competition from across the country.  Since 2005, players have been exposed to high level baseball at numerous Division 1, Division 2, and professional baseball parks across the country.  

Every single player who has come through the PG Iowa Select program has received scholarship offers to play baseball at the collegiate level!  There has also been numerous players who have gone on to play professional baseball.  6 Perfect Game All-Americans have played for the PG Iowa Select program since 2005!  

Event History Since 1996

Event Records  

Category Time/Velo Name St Event year Draft Commitment
FB 93  mph Stetson Allie OH 2008  2 North Carolina
FB 93  mph Ronnie Richardson FL 2008  11 UCF
FB 93  mph Jon Keller IA 2009  11 Nebraska

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