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9th Annual Daniel Mercer Memorial Tournament Registration

Click on link below to register for the Daniel Mercer Memorial Tournament.  Scroll down for more information regarding the tournament.

*********We are not accepting any new registrations at this time unless it's a 7u team.**********

9th Annual Daniel Mercer Memorial Tournament

The​ ​2019​ ​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).​  10u​ ​will play​ ​46/65​ ​modified​ ​rules.​  11u​ ​will​ ​play​ ​50/70​ ​modified​ ​high​ ​school​ ​rules.​ 14u​ ​will​ ​play 60/90​ ​High​ ​School​ ​rules (See rules regarding continuous batting lineups).​ For the 14U division, USSSA A Classified teams will be permitted to participate.  ​Please​ ​see​ ​Mercer​ ​Tourney​ ​Rules​  explaining​ ​pitching/lineup​ ​rules​ ​and other​ ​modifications. 

Dates:  June 28, 29, and 30th

Cost:  7u/8u $275   9u-12u $325    14u $350

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. 


Click on the link below to sign up for Franklin College Camps.

Mercer 54 Camp

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

Do you want to help Franklin Youth Baseball?

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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