Pro Player Joins GRB Rays

The GRB Rays are excited to announce GRB Rays-Illinois. In conjunction with the Pro Player Canes, the Canes will transition to become GRB Rays-Illinois beginning in the Fall of 2021. The GRB Rays-Illinois will join the GRB Rays and continue the tradition of giving players within the organization the highest level of training and skill […]

Bakes Commits To South Carolina

In late October, Ryan Bakes committed to South Carolina. Bakes is a Class of 2023 catcher at Pro Player, having played at the 15U level for Coach Deain last summer. Bakes is a top rated catcher nationally and is ranked the No. 6 player overall in Illinois by Prep Baseball Report. He attends Huntley High […]

Program Accolades

Pro Player is the top travel baseball program in the area. Establishing itself with high level teams beginning in 2008, Pro Player merged with the McHenry County Hurricanes in 2013 and has been the No. 1 choice for youth and high school players in McHenry County and beyond. With over 300 college commitments, over 20 […]


Pro Player carries the best game schedule in the area. All 15U-18U teams play in a variety of high level tournaments with great competition pitch by pitch. Pro Player competes in top national, regional, and local tournaments every summer, with notable invite only tournaments — featuring Midwest Premier, Bullpen Events, Midwest Prospect League, Hitters Invite, […]

Coaching Staff

Pro Player boasts one of the most diverse and experienced coaching and training staffs not only in the area but the Midwest. In total, there is 130+ years of coaching experience under the same roof. The current group of coaches and instructors are highly regarded. This includes two IHSBCA Hall of Famers, four current or […]

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