Amateur Baseball Development Group (ABDG) is a non-profit foundation with all proceeds supporting amateur baseball in Southern California. 

In a short time THE ABDG FOUNDATION IS PROUD TO HAVE:  revived baseball leagues, built facilities, donated to multiple high school baseball programs throughout Southern California, sponsored youth clinics, High School and Collegiate All Star Games, a 14U Championships team, a 15U Championsips team, a 16U Championships team,  a 17U Championships team, a Connie Mack League, a Connie Mack Team and a Collegiate Team.  ABDG is continuing to raise funds to maintain and support Conejo Creek Park in the City of Thousand Oaks. 

The main fundraising event for the Amateur Baseball Development Group is the annual Mike Scioscia Charity Golf Tournament & Auction. The ABDG has made a difference thanks to our sponsors and all who support the golf tournament.  We will be forever grateful to the Angels Organization, American Technologies and State Farm. 

The ABDG believes the baseball experience is one that should be enjoyed by families for generations to come.

On behalf of Mike Scioscia, Randy Riley, Roger Lazar, Bucky Buchanan, Amy Ashford and the Amateur Baseball Development Group, we would like to thank you for your generosity and support. Your participation is giving our youth options and direction while enjoying our great pastime.  Thanks for helping our young men realize their potential. 

If you would like to contact ABDG, please go to our Contact Us  page.

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2018 Southwest Futures All Star Series
June 9th & 10th , 2018
California State University, Northridge


Dear Coach,  

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim manager Mike Scioscia founded Amateur Baseball Development Group (ABDG) to advance and support youth, high school, and amateur baseball in Southern California. This year, along with ABDG, FieldLevel, Marucci, Sports Academy, and J-Dub are all proud to sponsor the 2018 Southwest Futures All-Star Series. 

On June 9th and 10th at California State University, Northridge in Northridge, CA, we will be showcasing 80 of the Southwest’s best baseball players in the Southwest Future All-Star Series. We are looking for the best high school C/O 2019 & 2020 players to showcase in this event that are division 1 to professional prospect talent level. Please use the nomination form to bring to our attention the best players in your area. This players can be committed or uncommitted. The SWFASS is, and has always been, a COMPLETELY FREE, and invite-only event to all of our participants.

This year's event will be powered by the recruiting network of FieldLevel that will offer our players unparalleled access to showcase their talents. In addition to onsite coaches and scouts, we will be able to collect data and video throughout the game and have the ability to showcase your players to FieldLevel's nationwide network of college coaches through unparalleled recruiting tools and access.

In addition, this years games will again be broadcast live at www.LivePlaySports.tv and allow our out out-of-town coaches, scouts, and recruiters, as well as family members to watch the games remotely. We know that the broadcast will be a great asset to our event and athletes. This will also allow our college coaches to view the event after if has taken place to continue their recruiting search.

Above you can find the link to our Player Nomination Form. One accepted, we will email all selected players a player packet for the event. If you are able to provide us with additional information about each player it will help us in the nomination process. 

For any questions, or a paper copy of the nomination form, please email TimPenprase@yahoo.com.

Best of luck to you and your teams as you finish out the season.  

Best Regards, 
Tim Penprase 
Southwest Futures All-Star Series