On March 24, 2011 — Major League Baseball announces that it will organize “El Torneo Supremo” (the Great Tournament) in the Dominican Republic starting April 11th. The event will feature four teams of unsigned prospects who will get an opportunity to enhance their skills and showcase their talent in front of scouts, while also receiving in-classroom education and being taught some life skills. Moises Alou is named Tournament Director, while the managers are Juan Bell, Nelson Norman, Jorge Meran and Nelson Silverio. Mel Rojas and Ben Rivera will serve as pitching instructors.

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Baseball Reference March 24
SABR Games Project
National Pastime March 24
Retro Sheet
Replay The Game

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