Cunniff Finds Success with AIA Baseball

  MARSHALL, Texas (8/30/11) – East Texas Baptist University sophomore catcher Cayden Cunniff wanted to stay busy this summer and wasn’t necessarily looking forward to leaving the quiet, peaceful, Christian-based atmosphere at ETBU. Ideally, he wanted to stay busy with something that would both benefit his baseball career and his spiritual life, and going home… [Continue Reading]

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Zobrist’s Path to MLB included a Summer with AIA Baseball

  TAMPA, FL – The summer of 2001, after his first year at Olivet Nazarene University near Kankakee, Illinois, Ben Zobrist had the opportunity to play summer baseball in Central America (Mexico and Nicaragua) with Athletes in Action. The competition was intense against some very good players, and the experience uniquely combined playing baseball and… [Continue Reading]

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Brown shares about his summer with AIA Baseball

  MOUNT VERNON, OH – The past two months have been an amazing journey that has been such a powerful experience for me in my life. Just one week after our season ended at MVNU in pool play at the NCCAA national tournament, I set out on May 28th from my home in Westerville, Ohio… [Continue Reading]

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AIA Alaska Moves to Chugiak-Eagle River

CHUGIAK-EAGLE RIVER, AK – There’s a new wind blowin’ through the Alaska Baseball League. The name and logo for the Chugiak-Eagle River Chinooks — formerly known as the AIA Fire — were unveiled at a meeting of the team’s new booster club Thursday night at the Chugiak-Eagle River Senior Center.         “I think… [Continue Reading]

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Donaldson opens season as A’s starting third basemen

XENIA, OH – Athletes in Action Alaska (Chugiak-Eagle River Chinooks) Alum Josh Donaldson opened up the 2012 season in Japan as the Oakland Athletics’ starting third basemen. Donaldson, who played with AIA  in 2005, is a graduate of Auburn University. A converted catcher, Donaldson is making his second appearence at the big league level. He… [Continue Reading]

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AIA’s Collin Radack honored by Baseball America

CONWAY, Ark. – Hendrix College junior outfielder Collin Radack was named to Baseball America’s Top 10 and PerfectGame.org’s Top 30 Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League Prospect List. The Austin, Texas native ranked eighth on Baseball America’s list and 27th on PerfectGame’s. He was the only non-NCAA Division I player to be featured. Pat Hickey of… [Continue Reading]

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