Past and present FIBS Academists on display in International Stars and MLB College Showcases

Nov 14, 2018 542

Not only did Azzurri manager Gilberto "Gibo" Gerali recently bring Team Italy to Arizona for the Instructional League Exhibition Series to play against MLB prospects, but many former and current Federazione Italiana Baseball Softball (FIBS) Academists also ventured out west during the month of October to showcase their talent.

Led by Mauro Mazzotti, the sixth annual International Stars Showcase recruited many players who had previously trained at the FIBS Academy to travel to Arizona’s Mesa Community College from October 2-12, 2018 for an intensive training camp which included games against Mesa, Central Arizona and Glendale Community Colleges. With the opportunity to compete in front of scouts and college coaches, the athletes played with intensity to increase their chances of securing a scholarship or a professional baseball contract. 

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