Latest Update October 2nd, 2023
The Blacksox Nation showed their support this
past weekend for Breast Cancer Awareness.
The teams were excited to get out there in
their new Pink Jerseys and was great seeing the
parents supporting in theirs as well. We told
them Look Good Play Good and that they did.
Congratulations to both Blacksox Nation 10U
and 13U teams for winning the NCTB Fall
Brawl Classic at Twin Creeks Sports Complex.
We would like to officially announce our 2024 Spring Tryout date which will be held on October 28th and 29th. We will be having tryouts for our 9U, 10U, 11U, 12U, and 13U Divisions that weekend.
If interested please see flyer down below and register online.
10U Tournament Results
In the 10U Division, The Blacksox Nation 10U went 4-0 beating East Bay Bandidos (18-2) in the Championship Game. Tournament MVP was awarded to Monte Bailey who hit 2 doubles and pitched great in the ship. Bailey led the team with 6 Hits and ended the weekend batting .667. Anisah Gibbs tripled once and finished with a team high .800 Avg. Eduardo De Lara hit 2 Home Runs and hit .556 for the tournament. Leo Perez smacked in a team high 10 RBI's and hit 3 Home Runs. Perez also finished with a .545 Avg. This is the 2nd tournament in a row making it to the Championship and this time they finish strong and get the job done. The Blacksox 10U improve their record to (9-2-1) through the Fall Season.
#2 Monte Bailey
13U Tournament Results
In the 13U Division, The Blacksox Nation 13U went (4-1) beating Penninsula Kings (8-6) in the Championship Game. Tournament MVP was awarded to Damon Rios who hit 2 Doubles, 1 Triple, and had a team high 5 Runs Scored. Rios pitched great in the Semi-Finals and finished with a .556 Avg. Owen Davidson camu up with some timely clutch hitting and led the team with a .667 Avg. Davidson was a threat on the bases swiping a team leading 7 bags. Lead off batter Ben McMurtry doubled and tripled once finishing with a .467 Avg. The Blacksox 13U have now won 2 out of their 3 tournaments for the Fall Season and have a (13-2) record overall.
#8 Damon Rios
DATE: Oct 7th-8th
LOCATION: Manteca BLD / Mistlin
DATE: Oct 7th-8th
LOCATION: Salinas Sports Complex
2024 Spring Season Tryouts
Sat / Sun
Pinole Valley High
2900 Pinole Valley Rd
Register online at www.BlackSoxNation.com
or contact Coach Buzz at (510) 776-0844
WALL OF FAME
2015 8U International World Series
This was Blacksox Nations first ever Travel Ball team created in 2015. They were Ranked #3 in California for the 8U Major Division. They were the first Blacksox team to make the trip to SoCal for the Usssa International World Series.
2016 9U World Series Champions
The Blacksox 8U attended the AWS World Series in Reno. They did not run an 8U Division this year and was forced to play in the 9U Division. They battled and held their own to come out as Blacksox Nations first World Series Champions.
2017 Triple Crown Champions
This was the first time ever the Blacksox swept all 3 Divisions in the same tournament. The Blacksox won the 8U, 9U, and 10U Divisions all on the same weekend at Twin Creeks.
2017 10U World Series Champions
The Blacksox Nation 10U won the AWS 10U World Series in Reno, NV. This was the first World Series win for this specific age group.
2018 9UAA World Series Champions
The Blacksox Nation 8U played up in the 9UAA Division and won the AWS World Series in Reno, NV. This was the year that the Blacksox Nation did something that no other program has ever done. Blacksox were crowned World Series Champions in all 4 Divisions 9UAA - 9U - 10U - 11U.
2018 9U World Series Champions
The Blacksox Nation 9U won the AWS World Series in Reno, NV. This was the year that the Blacksox Nation did something that no other program has ever done. Blacksox were crowned World Series Champions in all 4 Divisions 9UAA - 9U - 10U - 11U.
2018 10U World Series Champions
The Blacksox Nation 10U won the AWS World Series in Reno, NV. This was the year that the Blacksox Nation did something that no other program has ever done. Blacksox were crowned World Series Champions in all 4 Divisions
9UAA - 9U - 10U - 11U.
2018 11U World Series Champions
The Blacksox Nation 11U won the AWS World Series in Reno, NV. This was the year that the Blacksox Nation did something that no other program has ever done. Blacksox were crowned World Series Champions in all 4 Divisions
9UAA - 9U - 10U - 11U.
2019 10U Youth National Champions
This was our programs first year ever attending the Baseball Youth Nationals. The Blacksox 10U went undefeated winning the Nationals 10U Division in Reno, NV.
2019 12U Youth National Champions
This was our programs first year ever attending the Baseball Youth Nationals. The Blacksox 12U won their respective division along with our 10U in Reno, NV.
2021 14U Youth National Champions
After a disaster year off because of COVID-19 the Youth Nationals was canceled in 2020. The boys decided to come back and defend their Championship in 2021 and did just that. The Blacksox 14U were back to back Champions at Youth Nationals in Reno, NV.
2021 11U PG West World Champions
The Blacksox 11U came into this event as Underdogs with a loaded bracket and some nationally ranked teams. They knocked off Lamorinda 11U in the Semi-Finals and then defeated Team Hype 11U in the Championship Game.
2021 12U PG West World Champions
This was the battle of the Top 2 teams clearly in Northern California.
Blacksox Nation Vs AllSport Outlaws
It was a back and forth game that ended in Extra Innings with the Blacksox coming out on top winning the 12U PG West World Series.
2022 13U PG West Memorial Champs
The Blacksox 13U traveled to Arizona and took First place out of 30 teams. They knocked off Nationally Ranked ZT Elite Cali (7-2) in the championship game.
2022 14U Youth National Champions
The Blacksox 14U made it a 3-Peat knocking off the Valley Bruins 5-4 in the Championship game. More than half of this squad has been playing together since 8U/9U and decided to do it one last time 6 years later.
2022 12U Cooperstown Blacksox
This Blacksox Nation 12U team is the first team to make the trip to NY and participate in Cooperstown in 2022. They represented NorCal to the fullest going (9-1) and taking 2nd place out of 52 teams. They also hit 51 Homeruns which was the most in the tournament for that weekend.
2023 Blacksox '27 National Team
This Blacksox Nation 27' National team went (7-1) and won the 2023 Baseball Youth Nationals in Sparks, NV. They held off a close battle from California Baseball out of Riverside Ca 7-4 to secure the Championship Game. Hats off to Coach Gomez for guiding these boys to another Championship.