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Gary Southshore Railcats announce 2019 Open Tryout Camp

The Gary SouthShore RailCats and manager Greg Tagert announced that the club will host an Open Player Tryout on Sunday, April 28th at U. S. Steel Yard in Gary, Ind. The tryout camp will have a player report time of 11:30 a.m.

If there is inclement weather April 28, the tryout will then be pushed back to Wednesday, May 1, with previous start times remaining the same.

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

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 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 RailCats season opener is on Tuesday, May 21 against the Sioux City Explorers.

Fans can purchase tickets for RailCats home games by calling (219) 882-BALL or online at

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