Office Hours M - Th 3:30p - 8:00p / Batting Cage Members Daily 9:00a - 9:00p (View Schedule) 6212 West Main St. Turlock, CA 95380 (209) 669-8921
Craig Beevers was born in Turlock and raised in Newman, California. Craig was a four year varsity starter for the Orestimba High School baseball team. Craig attended and played baseball for Merced Community College where he was a All Conference slelection his Freshman and Sophomore years. He attended and graduated from California State University, Stanislaus where he was an All Conference selection his senior year.
Marshall Beyer was born and raised in Tracy, CA. There he attended Tracy High School. Hew was a member of the Varsity baseball team where he would earn MVP honors his Sophomore and Senior years. After high school, he attended and played ball at Delta Junior College where he earned MVP pitcher as a freshman. He would then attend CSU, Stanisluas where he earned his BA in Liberal Studies and earned his Multiple Subject Teaching Credential. While playing baseball at Stanislaus, Marshall earned All CCAA Honorable Mention his senior year.
Marshall currently is in his 6th year of teaching where he teaches 4th grade at Wakefield Elementary in Turlock. There he met his wife, Deborah, who is also a teacher. They were married in 2010.
Anthony Jakosa was born and raid in Turlock, CA. He was a 4 year Varsity catcher at Pitman High School. Anthony played at Merced Jr College for two seasons and his sophomore season at Merced he was First Team All-Conference and Conference Defensive Team MVP. Anthony won the Rawlings Gold Glove Award for the Pacific West Region for Jr Colleges.
After playing for Merced Jr College Anthony played one season at NAIA Campbesllsville University in Campbellsville, Kentucky. He spent two summers playing in the semi-pro Western Major Baseball League for the Medicine Hat Mavericks in Alberta, Canada.
Jason Fanconi is entering his 13th year of coaching. Jason is a native of Merced, CA. He was a 3 year Most Valuable Player, Academic All Conference for the Atwater High School baseball team and received the Sportsmanship Athlete of the Year for the class of 1995.
Jason attended and played baseball for Merced Jr College and then went on to play for California State University, Fresno earning a "full-ride" scholarship. He was a two year starter as the Bulldog's shortstop. Jason was a two time Scholar Athlete and most Inspirational Player. A back injury at Fresno ended his career as a player but his love of the game has continued through his passion for coaching.
Jason has coached high school, Little League and travel baseball. Following college he started coaching for Clovis High School in Clovis, CA. Jason was a private pitching and batting instructor for Hardtke World of Baseball in Fresno. For the past six years Jason has coached various Little League and All-Star teams. In 2012 Jason began coaching with Backyard's 9u team.
Jason is a carpenter for the Lawrence Livermore Lab. He is married to his high school sweetheart, Jeanette, together they have two boys Evan and Brock.
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