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2020 Daniel Mercer Memorial Tournament

10th Annual Daniel Mercer Memorial Tournament

The​ ​2020​ ​Daniel​ ​Mercer​ ​Memorial​ ​Tournament​ ​is​ ​a​ ​premiere​ ​tourney​ ​for​ ​community level​ ​travel​ ​teams.​ ​This​ ​is​ ​not​ ​for​ ​pure​ ​travel​ ​teams.​ ​If​ ​you​ ​are​ ​not​ ​sure​ ​if​ ​you​ ​qualify,​ ​please email​ ​or​ ​call​ ​information​ ​below.​  7u​ ​and​ 8u​ ​“infield​ ​control”.​  9u​ ​Little​ ​League​ ​rules​ ​(See Hitting Rules regarding bats - USSSA or Little League approved bats are permitted for 7u-9u).​  10u​ ​will play​ ​46/65​ ​modified​ ​rules.​  11u​ ​and 12u will​ ​play​ ​50/70​ ​modified​ ​high​ ​school​ ​rules.​  ​Please​ ​see​ ​Mercer​ ​Tourney​ ​Rules​  explaining​ ​pitching/lineup​ ​rules​ ​and other​ ​modifications. 

Dates:  June 19th, 20th, and 21st

Cost:  7u/8u $275   9u-12u $325    

Locations:​  Franklin,​ ​IN​ ​(Games​ ​will​ ​be​ ​played​ ​at​ ​Creekside​ ​Elementary​ ​(700​ ​E.​ ​St.​ ​Rd.​ ​44), Scott​ ​Park​ ​(2064​ ​Younce​ ​St.),​ ​Crowe​ ​Field​ ​(889​ ​Grizzly​ ​Cub​ ​Dr.),​ ​and​ ​on​ ​our​ ​varsity​ ​baseball and​ ​softball​ ​facilities​ ​at​ ​Franklin​ ​Community​ ​High​ ​School​ ​(2600​ ​Cumberland​ ​Dr.).

Daniel​ ​Mercer​ ​Bio

Daniel​ ​Mercer​ ​lost​ ​his​ ​courageous​ ​battle​ ​with​ ​cancer​ ​on​ ​Monday,​ ​May​ ​29,​ ​2006.​ ​He​ ​would​ ​have been​ ​a​ ​2006​ ​graduate​ ​of​ ​Franklin​ ​Community​ ​High​ ​School.​ ​An​ ​athlete​ ​and​ ​avid​ ​outdoorsman, Daniel​ ​participated​ ​in​ ​football,​ ​wrestling,​ ​and​ ​baseball.​ ​He​ ​also​ ​enjoyed​ ​hunting​ ​and​ ​fishing. Daniel​ ​was​ ​a​ ​member​ ​of​ ​National​ ​Honor​ ​Society.​ ​He​ ​was​ ​an​ ​outstanding​ ​athlete​ ​who​ ​was​ ​a state-ranked​ ​wrestler,​ ​honorable​ ​mention​ ​all-state​ ​in​ ​football,​ ​and​ ​a​ ​Division​ ​I​ ​talent​ ​in​ ​baseball. Daniel​ ​was​ ​truly​ ​one​ ​of​ ​a​ ​kind.​ ​He​ ​possessed​ ​a​ ​unique​ ​blend​ ​of​ ​intelligence,​ ​talent,​ ​and​ ​wit​ ​that was​ ​uncommon​ ​in​ ​someone​ ​so​ ​young.​ ​He​ ​had​ ​the​ ​ability​ ​to​ ​succeed​ ​at​ ​extremely​ ​high​ ​levels irrespective​ ​of​ ​his​ ​chosen​ ​field​ ​of​ ​endeavor.​ ​He​ ​had​ ​the​ ​type​ ​of​ ​ability​ ​and​ ​charisma​ ​that​ ​could have​ ​allowed​ ​him​ ​to​ ​succeed​ ​in​ ​almost​ ​any​ ​arena.​ ​He​ ​lit​ ​up​ ​the​ ​room​ ​when​ ​he​ ​entered.​ ​People took​ ​notice,​ ​they​ ​couldn't​ ​resist.​ ​He​ ​had​ ​that​ ​special​ ​something​ ​that​ ​made​ ​him​ ​irreplaceable.​ ​In honor​ ​of​ ​their​ ​late​ ​son,​ ​Jeff​ ​and​ ​Pam​ ​Mercer​ ​of​ ​Franklin​ ​have​ ​established​ ​the​ ​Daniel​ ​P.​ ​Mercer Family​ ​Fund.​ ​The​ ​fund​ ​supports​ ​financially​ ​the​ ​"Set​ ​a​ ​Good​ ​Example"​ ​awards​ ​given​ ​each​ ​year at​ ​both​ ​Franklin​ ​Community​ ​High​ ​School​ ​and​ ​Franklin​ ​Community​ ​Middle​ ​School.​ ​In​ ​addition, the​ ​fund​ ​sponsors​ ​special​ ​projects​ ​such​ ​as​ ​Make​ ​a​ ​Wish​ ​trips​ ​and​ ​the​ ​creation​ ​of​ ​a​ ​children's book​ ​"Common​ ​Ground"​ ​which​ ​has​ ​been​ ​distributed​ ​to​ ​schools,​ ​churches​ ​and​ ​hospitals​ ​free​ ​of charge. 

 

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Mercer 54 Camp

Thank you to the Mercer family and all coaches and players for a very successful Mercer 54 Camp!

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If so, please consider a donation to the below link.  Franklin Youth Baseball is a 501(C)(3) and your donation could be tax deductible.

Franklin Youth Baseball

Franklin Youth Baseball is our travel/showcase program, located in Franklin, Indiana, that provides a great opportunity for an exceptional baseball experience for the youth in our community who are seeking a higher level of competition and development. With the guidance of our High School baseball coaches, we are dedicated to teaching the fundamentals of baseball while instilling the ideals of good sportsmanship, team play, honesty, loyalty,  and courage.  Franklin Youth Baseball is a 501c3 organization.

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