2016 AREA CODE BASEBALL

30TH

YEAR

3,606 

# OF HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL ATHLETES

24

REGIONAL TRYOUTS

48

STATES REPRESENTED + ALBERTA, BRITISH COLUMBIA, ONTARIO, QUEBEC, PUERTO RICO

8

AREA CODE TEAMS

218

AREA CODE ATHLETES

34

STATES REPRESENTED + ALBERTA, BRITISH COLUMBIA, AND ONTARIO 

 

5

AREA CODE UNDERCLASS TEAMS

125

AREA CODE UNDERCLASS ATHLETES

 

25 

STATES REPRESENTED + BRITISH COLUMBIA AND ONTARIO

600+

MLB SCOUTS AND NCAA COACHES IN ATENDANCE, THE MOST EVER AT THE AREA CODE GAMES

30+

MEDIA MEMBERS IN ATTENDANCE

EDITORIAL CONTENT

723

# OF ARTICLES

388

# OF SOURCES

 

AREA CODE BASEBALL GAMES

8 REGIONAL TEAMS

 

 

MIDWEST REGION

22nd YEAR

28 ATHLETES

CALVIN GREENFIELD

C • JENSEN BEACH HS (FLA.)

JORDAN ADELL

RHP/OF • BALLARD HS (KY.)

FOUR CORNER STATES & HAWAII

12th YEAR

27 ATHLETES

BOYD VANDER KOOI

RHP/3B • SKYLINE HS (ARIZ.)

TREVOR ROGERS

LHP • CARLSBAD HS (N.M.)

JASON WILLOW

3B • LAMBRICK PARK SECONDARY SCHOOL (B.C.)

ISAIAH SMITH

OF • BATTLE GROUND HS (WASH.)

NORTHWEST

6th YEAR

28 ATHLETES

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

15th YEAR

26 ATHLETES

NICK PRATTO

1B • HUNTINGTON BEACH HS (CALIF.)

HUNTER GREENE

RHP • NOTRE DAME HS (CALIF.)

ADAM HALL

MIF • AB LUCAS SECONDARY SCHOOL (ONT.)

ANDREW PAPANTONIS

MIF • DELBARTON HS (N.J.)

NORTHEAST

10th YEAR

29 ATHLETES

JAMAL O'GUINN

SS • BUCHANAN HS (CALIF.)

SPENCER TORKELSON

OF • CASA GRANDE HS (CALIF.)

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA

7th YEAR

28 ATHLETES

RUSSELL SMITH

LHP • MIDLOTHIAN HS (TEXAS)

SHANE BAZ

RHP • CONCORDIA LUTHERAN (TEXAS)

TEXAS & LOUISIANA

20th YEAR

23 ATHLETES

JORDAN ANDERSON

OF • JAMES CLEMENS HS (ALA.)

MASON HICKMAN

RHP • POPE JOHN PAUL II HS (TENN.)

SOUTHEAST

11th YEAR

30 ATHLETES

AREA CODE BASEBALL UNDERCLASS GAMES

5 REGIONAL TEAMS

JARRED KELENIC

OF • WAUKESHA WEST HS (WISC.)

NOAH NAYLOR

OF • ST. JOAN OR ARC CATHOLIC (ONT.)

MIDWEST

3rd YEAR

25 ATHLETES

NICK NASTRINI

RHP • CATHEDRAL HS (CALIF.)

JULIAN BOYD

OF • ST. JOHN BOSCO HS (CALIF.)

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, FOUR CORNER STATES, & HAWAII

3rd YEAR

25 ATHLETES

JASON BRANDOW

OF • VINTAGE HS (CALIF.)

ANDREW WALLING

LHP • R.A. LONG HS (WASH.)

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA & NORTHWEST

1st YEAR

22 ATHLETES

BOBBY WITT JR.

RHP/INF • HERITAGE HS (TEXAS)

LOGAN BRITT

RHP • ALL SAINTS EPISCOPAL (TEXAS)

TEXAS & LOUISIANA

3rd YEAR

20 ATHLETES

BRADY ALLEN

LHP • ST. LUKE'S EPISCOPAL HS (ALA.)

JEREMIAH JACKSON

INF • GEORGE JENKINS HS (FLA.)

NORTHEAST & SOUTHEAST

1st YEAR

25 ATHLETES

HIGHLIGHTS

EASTBAY SIGNAGE

EASTBAY BANNERS THROUGHOUT

FIELD AND STADIUM

YELLOW SUNGLASSES

1500 SUNGLASSES HANDED OUT TO

ATHLETES AND SPECTATORS

THROUGHOUT EVENT

EASTBAY CATALOGS

CATATLOGS DISTRIBUTED TO

ATHLETES AND PARENTS

AT THE MLB SYMPOSIUM 

EASTBAY

20% OFF COUPONS

COUPONS SEEDED AT FRONT ENTRANCE

AS WELL AS HANDED OUT IN THE STANDS

 

SOCIAL HIGHLIGHTS

2016 AREA CODE BASEBALL GAMES AWARDS

 

UPPERCLASS

UNDERCLASS

AREA CODE BASEBALL GAMES 2016 PRODUCT

 

UNIFORM JERSEY

UNIFORM PANT

BELT

SOCK

4040 COMPRESSION SLIDING SORTS

PERFORMANCE TECH TIGHT

BASEBALL TECH SHORT

SHORT SLEEVE ACE BASEBALL JACKET

SHORT SLEEVE 3000 BASEBALL TOP

LONG SLEEVE 3000 BASEBALL TOP

PERFORMANCE TECH POLO

3000v3 METAL CLEAT

3000v3 TURF SHOE

BACKPACK

DUFFLE BAG

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UNIFORM JERSEY

UNIFORM PANT

BELT

SOCKS

4040 COMPRESSION SLIDING SORTS

4040 COMPRESSION TOP

PERFORMANCE TECH TIGHT

BASEBALL TECH SHORT

SHORT SLEEVE ACE BASEBALL JACKET

SHORT SLEEVE 3000 BASEBALL TOP

LONG SLEEVE 3000 BASEBALL TOP

PERFORMANCE TECH POLO

BLACK BASEBALL PULLOVER

FRESH FOAM 80v3 TRAINING SHOES

3000v3 METAL CLEAT

3000v3 TURF SHOE

MARUCCI ARM GUARD

BACKPACK

DUFFLE BAG

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2016 AREA CODE BASEBALL GAMES OPENING CEREMONY

FRIDAY, AUGUST 5TH • BLAIR FIELD • LONG BEACH, CA 

THE 2016 AREA CODE GAMES KICKED OFF AT BLAIR FIELD FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER! ALL PARTICIPANTS AND THEIR FAMILIES ENJOYED A BBQ DINNER PROVIDED BY LEGENDS RESTAURANT. THE CEREMONY CONSISTED OF A VISIT FROM DOMINGO AYALA AND A SPEECH FROM PERFORMANCE SPECIALIST, ERIC CRESSEY. AFTER THE CONCLUSION OF THE CEREMONY, ATHLETES WERE RELEASED TO RECEIVE THEIR NEW BALANCE GEAR ON THE FIELD.

 
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PLAYERS LOUNGE

EXCLUSIVE AIR CONDITIONED LOUNGE OPEN DAILY DURING THE AREA CODE GAMES WHERE ATHLETES COULD ENJOY TIME TO THEMSELVES WITHOUT OUTSIDE DISTRACTIONS

•FOOSBALL TABLE

•LIFESIZE CONNECT 4

•BASKETBALL POP-A-SHOT

•XBOX CONSOLE

•COUCHES/ BEAN BAG CHAIRS

•GATORADE NUTRITION BARS & BEVERAGES

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MLB SYMPOSIUM

MONDAY, AUGUST 8TH • LONG BEACH AIRPORT MARRIOTT

• APPETIZERS & BEVERAGES PROVIDED

• PRESENTATION BY MLB 

• MLB DRAFT PROCESS

• Q & A SESSION

PRESENTER: CHUCK FOX, MANAGER OF BASEBALL OPERATIONS AT MLB

PANELISTS & SCOUTING DIRECTORS: NICK HOSTELER-CHICAGO WHITE SOX,

LONNIE GOLDBERG-KANSAS CITY ROYALS, BRIAN BIDGES-ATLANTA BRAVES

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RBI CLINIC OUTREACH

MONDAY, AUGUST 8TH • JOE RODGERS FIELD

RBI CLINIC

•65+ TOTAL PARTICIPANTS FROM: MARIO MIRANDA BASEBALL ACADEMY, LYNWOOD PARKS & RECREATION BASEBALL PROGRAM, AND URBAN YOUTH BASEBALL ACADEMY

 

•EACH PARTICIPANT RECEIVED NB CLEATS AND A NB T-SHIRT

 

•MILWAUKEE BREWERS ASSOCIATE SCOUT, NATE TROSKY, WITH THE HELP OF AC GAMES NEW YORK YANKEES ATHLETES, PROVIDED BASEBALL SPECIFIC INSTRUCTIONAL

DRILLS AT THE CLINIC

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N.E.G.U. OUTREACH

"NEVER EVER GIVE UP"

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NEGU

•FIVE COURAGEOUS KIDS BATTLING CANCER

VISITED BLAIR FIELD

 

•WHITE SOX PLAYERS AND COACHES HUNG OUT WITH THE FIVE NEGU KIDS AND THEIR FAMILIES ALL AFTERNOON

 

•ATHLETES FROM VARIOUS TEAMS WERE ABLE TO WRITE "ENCOURAGEMENT CARDS" THAT WILL BE USED TO STUFF JOY JARS THAT ARE GIVEN TO OTHER KIDS BATTLING CANCER AS A REMINDER TO "NEVER EVER GIVE UP"

•MORE ATHLETES WERE INVOLVED THIS YEAR THAN EVER BEFORE AT THE AREA CODE GAMES

AREA CODE BASEBALL GAMES 

HOMERUN DERBY

PRESENTED BY

TUESDAY, AUGUST 9TH • BLAIR FIELD 

 

HOME RUN DERBY

 

EIGHT PARTICIPANTS REPRESENTING THE EIGHT AREA CODE BASEBALL TEAMS

 

•PARTICIPANTS WERE VOTED TO COMPETE BY THEIR RESPECTIVE TEAMMATES

 

•WINNING TEAM RECEIVED A PAIR OF CLEATS

 

HR DERBY PARTICIPANTS RECEIVED THE FOLLOWING:

 

•LOW-CUT 3000v3 HERO METAL CLEATS

 

•HOME RUN DERBY SHIRT

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JORDAN ADELL

OF/RHP • WHITE SOX

WON THE 2016 AREA CODE BASEBALL GAMES HOME RUN DERBY PRESENTED BY MARUCCI

AREA CODE BASEBALL GAMES SOCIAL & DIGITAL OVERVIEW

 

INSTAGRAM

94

POST

 

58,386

ENGAGEMENTS

 

159,900

VIDEO VIEWS

TWITTER

141

POST

 

10,191

ENGAGEMENTS

 

3.6M

TOTAL IMPRESSIONS

1,937

MENTIONS

 

11,000

LINK CLICKS

AREA CODE CHANNELS

SNAPCHAT

NB BRANDED GEO-FILTERS

USES: 1,717 • VIEWS: 196,691

 

MARUCCI BRANDED GEO-FILTERS

USES: 268 • VIEWS: 51,169

 

OTHER (DOMINGO/AC GENERIC)

USES: 346 • VIEWS: 40,731

FACEBOOK

40

POST

 

13,998

ENGAGEMENTS

 

301,490

TOTAL IMPRESSIONS

 

49,000

VIDEO VIEWS

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BASEBALL AMERICA INSTAGRAM • 85.2K

*AREA CODE GAMES RELATED CONTENT

 

9

PHOTOS POSTED

753,300

POTENTIAL IMPRESSIONS

 

8,231

LIKES

6

VIDEOS POSTED

502,200

POTENTIAL IMPRESSIONS

 

82.9K

VIDEO PLAYS

155

COMMENTS

BASEBALL AMERICA TWITTER • 189.9K

*AREA CODE GAMES RELATED CONTENT

 

81

TWEETS

 

221

RETWEETS

 

46K

FAVORITES

 

15.72 MILLION

POTENTIAL IMPRESSIONS

BASEBALLAMERICA.COM

 

AC TAB:

22,335,669

IMPRESSIONS

62

ARTICLES POSTED 

140,711

TOTAL PAGE VIEWS 

AC ARTICLES "HOME PAGE" PLACEMENT:

536,972

IMPRESSIONS

AC LANDING PAGE:

52,715

PAGE VIEWS

AC LIVESTREAM:

17,561

VIEWS

SOCIAL CHANNELS

NB TWITTER • 29.2K

 

9

POSTS

 

141

RETWEETS

 

452

FAVORITES

NB INSTAGRAM • 284K

 

8

POSTS

 

44K

LIKES

FONTECO SOCIAL BOOTH

885

PHOTOS TAKEN

724

PHOTOS "SHARED" VIA SOCIAL

905K

POTENTIAL PHOTO IMPRESSIONS​

ASBN LIVE STREAM

75,000

VIEWS

 

560K

MINUTES WATCHED