American Eagles Baseball Club, Inc.   
America's premier international  traveling team since1984.

American Eagles Baseball Club


     America's premier international traveling baseball club since 1984!

The American Eagles Baseball Club was founded in 1984 to travel, compete internationally, and experience cultural exchange through the platform of sport.  Applications to participate are now being accepted from all candidates in all age groups for 2016 & 2017.  Contact

Each player is an important ambassador in sport of the USA.  For those that cannot afford the travel expenses related to participation there may be grant funds and scholarships available.

The Eagles are a charitable non-profit organization (501-C-3) and all contributions are tax deductible. 
Over 1,500 former Eagles' players have played on international tours in over 10 different countries. Over 50 former Eagles have gone on the play professional baseball.  Hundreds have played college baseball.

The Eagles travel to Australia annually to participate in the Major League Baseball Academy (if available), or the Queensland Academy,  the Barrier Reef Tournament, and the Gold Coast Friendship Series.  Age groups include 20U, 18U, 16U, Collegiate, and Masters Open.  We can also help you take your own local team on a similar international trip as the Eagles do. 





Coach Rene Gonzales, former MLB player and coach 


TUE     JUL     26        Depart Los Angeles via scheduled airlines.

WED   JUL      27        Cross International Dateline in flight.

THU    JUL      28        Arrive Sydney, Australia. Connecting flight to Cairns, Queensland.

                                    Coach transfer to hotel. Day free to relax and wander

                                    around downtown Cairns.  Afternoon practice session.

FRI      JUL      29       Great Barrier Reef  Tournament                             

SAT     JUL     30       Great Barrier Reef  Tournament (2 games)

SUN    JUL      31       Great Barrier Reef  Tournament- BBQ party

MON   AUG    01        Morning boat cruise to Fitzroy Island, Great Barrier Reef.

                                    Day of snorkeling and fun on the reef. Afternoon return to Cairns.

TUE     AG 02       Hotel check-out. Depart Cairns, fly to Brisbane. Coach Transfer to the

Gold Coast, Surfers Paradise.

WED   AUG 03        Exhibition Game vs. Queensland  Academy

THU    AUG   04        Exhibition Game vs. Queensland  Academy

FRI      AUG    05        Team meeting with the Australian Director of Major League Baseball 

                                     Exhibition Game vs. Robina High School

SAT     AUG    06        Exhibition Game vs. Robina High School

SUN    AUG    07        Exhibition Game vs. Robina High School

MON   AUG    08        Free Day.

TUE     AUG    09        Depart Brisbane.  Arrive LAX the same day.



PRICE:                        $4,395. From LAX.  Tour price based on airfares, tariffs, land costs, and exchange rates currently in effect.
                                     Cost is subject to change.  Contributions are tax deductible.


NOTE:                         The above itinerary is an outline of  travel, competition and sightseeing; and is subject to change. 







TOUR DATES:          July 26 to August 09, 2016. 


TOUR PRICE:           $4,395.  from LAX. Contributions are tax deductible.




                        *  Round-trip airfare from Los Angeles with stops in Cairns and  Brisbane.  Motor coach transfer to the Gold Coast.

                        *  Accommodations in quality hotels (2-4 per room) and with host families (if possible).                             

*  Entry in the Great Barrier Reef SPI Tournament, and games at Robina High

    School and the Queensland  Academy.

                            (8-9 games total)

                        *  A sightseeing program to include entrance fees to all major ights visited & meetings with Major League Baseball personnel.

                        *  All sanctioning for international competition.

                        *  BBQ's, parties, and social events with the Australian hosts.

                        *  T-shirts and assorted extras.




                        *  Medical/accident, baggage, and trip cancellation insurance.

                            Insurance information can be provided.

                        *  Optional sightseeing and tips for services.

                        *  Meals.

                        *  Passport fees, visa fees (if any), and airport taxes.

                        *  Drinks, laundry, telephone calls, and items of personal nature.




                                    $   500             To confirm participation

$3,895             May, 2014                                                               

                                    $4,395             TOTAL – all contributions are tax deductible.



            NOTE:             Deposits will be accepted until the roster is full.

                        *          The first 15 roster spots are confirmed on a first-come-first-served

                                    basis to those that are invited.  Receipt of your deposit will  confirm participation.

                        *          Cancellation penalty is $500 plus any funds irrecoverable.

                        *          Tour price is based on airfares, land costs, exchange rates, and tariffs currently in effect and is subject to change.

                        *          You must obtain a valid passport and visa to visit Australia.

                        *          The American Eagles Baseball Club tour is operated by Sports Promotions International 
                                    and coordinated & sanctioned by the  USA/Australia Baseball Exchange.

The American Eagles Baseball Club was founded by Coach Jack Hodges in 1984.  Coach Hodges is currently the Head Coach at Saddleback College in Mission Viejo, CA.  Coach Hodges has also been a Head Coach and Assistant Coach many times for the U.S.A. Junior National Team.

In 1988 Vince Askey became the Executive Director of the American Eagles and remains in that position today. Askey has previously been a head collegiate coach at the Univeristy of California, San Diego.  In addition, Askey has served baseball over the decades in several capacities, including being a professional team owner in the Australian Baseball League, a TV baseball broadcaster, a coach in several countries, and a consultant to Major League Baseball.

The Eagles are sustained by the efforts of volunteers who display an extraordinary amount of commitment and hard work, ensuring that our team is a positive influence in the lives of our youth.

The Eagles welcome all players, regardless of race, creed or national origin.

The American Eagles Baseball Club, Inc. is registered as a non-profit organization. We appreciate the generous support of the community, local merchants, and civic organizations.  All contributions are tax deductible.

The Eagles Director, Vince Askey, has been recognized on two separate occasions in the Congressional Record for contributions to international baseball exchange and development!

American Eagles Baseball Cub, Inc.
P.O. Box 423
Solana Beach, CA 92075   USA
(858) 755-1016