For the second consecutive year, Byron ‘BJ’ Ferguson Jr. has been nominated as an ‘Under Armour Pre-Season High School All American’ and invited to attend the ‘Under Armour Pre-Season All America Tournament’, scheduled for January 13-15, 2012 in Tucson, Arizona. The tournament is hosted by Baseball Factory.
In addition, Ferguson Jr. has also received an invitation to the prestigious ‘Perfect Game World Baseball Showcase’, January 7-8, 2012 at Terry Park, in Ft Meyers, Florida, spring training home of the Boston Red Sox. Scouts from all 30 Major League Baseball (MLB) teams regularly attend this event and this will be a great opportunity for Ferguson Jr. to continue to expand his exposure to the highest level of baseball. Ferguson Jr. is the son of Byron Ferguson Sr. and Robertha ‘Bobbie’ Ferguson, and the older brother of Travis Ferguson.
Byron Sr. is the coach of the Junior League Phillies in the Junior Baseball League of Nassau (JBLN) and Travis was an outstanding player in the JBLN’s Major League in the 2011 season. Ferguson Jr. is a product of the JBLN and has been playing high school baseball at Trinity High School in South Florida for the past three years.