Sunday, December 21, 2008

Cooperstown Dreams Park

Cooperstown Dreams Park in Cooperstown, NY uses volunteer umpires for its youth program. In exchange the umpires are housed military-style in a dormitory for six nights and provided three meals per day. They are given an American Youth Baseball Hall of Fame Ring, two Cooperstown Dreams Park pro-style umpire jerseys, Windbreaker, T-shirt, Combo Hat, Plate Brush, Ball Bag, Water Bottle, Trading Pins, Photograph.

The umpires call an average of three games per day and are given a weekly pass to ride the Cooperstown and Charlotte Valley Railroad, and a ticket to the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Laundry is provided.

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