America’s Baseball Camps is a premier instructional experience. In 1997 Ben Boulware, a former professional player in the Chicago White Sox Organization, dedicated himself to bringing quality baseball instruction to players across the country. Starting with summer baseball camps in 10-locations, ABC has grown into one of the largest baseball instruction companies in the world. 700 locations + locations later in over 29 states and 4 countries, ABC remains dedicated to taking players to the next level. With destinations coast to coast offering baseball showcases, day, weeklong, or overnight camps, we’ve got the baseball camp for you. See you on the field!
Hitting for Power
At ABC Baseball Camps we help you improve you hitting power, a tool that college and pro scouts look forward when evaluating talent as one of the important tools of a baseball player.
Hitting for Average
At our baseball camps we focus highly on the bat path and helping you with muscle memory to have your baseball swings be repeatable. This is one of our specialties.
This tool is vital for learning and mastering to take your baseball game to next level. Heavy focus at our baseball camps and clinics to focus on huge reps for these areas of this tool.
Oh yes! Speed, this is a tool that people love and one many don’t work on enough at baseball camps. At our camps and clinics we focus stations related to this baseball camp tool.
Owner, Ben Boulware
Company was founded in 1997 by Ben Boulware. Boulware grew up in Northern California where he had the opportunity to play in the Little League World Series in 1984 with Los Gatos LL. Going into high school he was selected as the “Freshman of the Year” in all of Northern California by High School Baseball. Made many All Region, All County and All State teams throughout high school along with some record breaking awards at Los Gatos High School. Made the Area Code teams for California and was drafted by the Montreal Expos out of high school. He chose to go to college in San Luis Obispo at Cal Poly where he helped them into two College World Series and became an Alaska Collegiate Summer League All Star with the MatSu Minors in 1992. In 1993 he was drafted in the 7th round by the Chicago White Sox and in 1994 was a Minor League Batting Champion with a .334 Average for the South Atlantic League. Played professional baseball for five seasons before leaving the game to pursue his business career and family.
Once Boulware left the game his passion for competition did not stop. He went off to start his own businesses, and still to this day runs multiple businesses. He was a baseball sports agent for five years while starting and growing baseballcamps.com that since 1997 has conducted over 3000 camps, instructed 100,000 players in 40 states and in 10 countries. He has been coaching/assistant coaching since 1997 at different high schools and at college levels nationwide helping 1000’s of players with private and team instruction from youth through the professional level. During that time he has had a hitting aid product call the “Hitting Disk” accompanied by a DVD series of hitting called the “Hitting Zone”. In 2005 he started collegebaseballcamps.com and abcsportscamps.com that handles all the camp registrations, websites, seo, and camp software for over 1200 college programs nationwide. In 2017 there were over 100,000 camp registrations collected becoming one of the largest camp registration services in the country.
In 2015 Boulware added a baseball bat company, Baum Bats, to his business collection. Baum is a wood composite bat company that has been around since 1993, and to this day makes close to 20,000 baseball bats selling to almost all the MLB teams as well as college and high school players worldwide. Baum is based in Phoenix, Arizona and continues to grow.
With the amazing support of his mother and father growing up it was instilled in Boulware at a very young age that with a great work ethic and support, dreams do come true. His family encouraged him to go after those dreams every day. For Boulware it has been a true blessing to be able to be part of this special journey in life, blending baseball and business at an early age. His passion comes from growing up through competing and playing the game of a lifetime.