I have 35 years of major league service with the  Philadelphia PHILLIES.  24 as an ADVANCE SCOUT (LONGEST IN PRO BASEBALL), I also have 6 years of PLAYING EXPERIENCE with The Baltimore Orioles organinzation for Managers Cal Ripken Sr., Billy DeMars and Earl Weaver.  I was Baseball Scout of the year 2009 along with George Brett, Goose Gossage and the Alou family all in Los Angeles California. My Kingplex baseball school will open November 5th with Sunday lessons only, it will be my 18th year (longest in the area). I have placed 93 students in college with 6 signing professional contracts. One presently in the big leagues. My credentials speak for themselves. I learned from experience with big league coaches such as pitching Johnny  Podres, Claude Osteen, infield play Larry Bowa and the late John Vukovich. Catcher,  Bob Boone(Late) Darren Daulton-outfield play Garry Maddox,Dale Murphy. I have worked for 8 general managers, 14 managers, 39 coaches.  Others had a helpful hand Dave Bristol, Juan Samuel, Chuck Cottier and  Brad Mills only to mention a few. My back ground has helped with college coaches all over the country.  The schools my students have attended Notre  Dame, James Madison, Harvard, Bucknell, Leigh,  Xavier. 9 with coach John Shehan of Millersville  I'm a old school teacher teaching all basic fundamentals at every position. Phillies players gave me the nickname of "Hammer", because of my straight downer curveball which I teach my youngster's. I have been blessed to do something my entire life, I had dreamed of since 6 years old. I grew up playing little baseball league in Bridgeport/Upper Merion.  Attended Upper Merion High School lettered in football, basketball and baseball on ALL varsity as a sophmore.

This years Saturday guest speakers will include:

Former PHILLIES pitchers Tommy Greene and Dickie Noles

Umpire Bill Hohn 

Phillies clubhouse attendant Dan O'rouke 

This will commence on Saturday mornings. Pictures, autographs & great stories.

I can be reached at 610-639-6863 or E-mail king1327@comcast.net