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Our mission is to train players of all ages and skill levels. To hear that one of our players has made their grade school, junior high or high school team is truly fulfilling for our staff. In addition, we take a great deal of pride when players we’ve coached continue their careers on the collegiate or professional level. This is a list of players that have played at the Academy and have continued to pursue their "Field of Dreams" at the next level.

Jim Adduci Jr.

About Jim Adduci Jr.

James Adduci Jr. is a professional baseball outfielder for the Texas Rangers of Major League Baseball.

He grew up in Evergreen Park, Illinois. Adduci attended Evergreen Park Community High School, where he was a two sport star in baseball and basketball. Adduci batted over .500 his junior season and .550 his senior season. He earned team MVP, all conference, and all area in his junior and senior seasons. Adduci was named an all state honorable mention by both the Chicago Sun Times and Chicago Tribune following his senior season. The Florida Marlins drafted Adduci in the 42nd round of the 2003 Major League Baseball Draft. He signed with the Chicago Cubs as a free agent in 2010.

On November 12, 2012, Adduci signed a minor league deal with the Texas Rangers. He spent the 2013 season with the Triple-A Round Rock Express, and made his major league debut on September 1, 2013.

Adduci's father is former Major League Baseball player Jim Adduci, and the Director of Elite Baseball for Bulls/Sox Academy.