Playing the Game

Q&A with Robert Hirschfeld, Director of the New York Baseball Academy at Hofstra University     What can students expect to learn from the program? It enables players of a variety of ages to receive valuable instruction from college and professional coaches in the aspects of pitching, catching, infield play and hitting in the off-season. This will help prepare them for their team participation next spring and summer. The program allows the staff to evaluate each student’s skills in all the aspects listed above and give them a road map to become more successful and proficient. We provide the “information” through… Read more »

Memories of Baseball Camp: Success with the New York Baseball Academy

Every summer, players of all ages from around the Greater New City Metropolitan area come together to learn the game of baseball from the best. Led by an instructional team consisting of former major leaguers, collegiate coaches, and other baseball experts, the New York Baseball Academy at Hofstra is undoubtedly a summer mainstay of youth baseball instruction. Sam Brinster is one of the hundreds of local youth that have seen improvement in their game after attending New York Baseball Academy at Hofstra. This past summer was Sam’s 8th year at NYBA, and, according to his father Gary, he has shown… Read more »