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Bishop Amat has a rich baseball tradition. The program has earned nine Southern Section-CIF Championships. This is more than any other school in the section.  Bishop Amat Baseball has one of the most distinguished lists of alumni in the nation. Some of these players include J.R. Phillips, Michael Young, Dan Haren and Mike Lamb. Amat players have littered the NCAA and MLB with their accomplishments. From World Series to College World Series, Amat players have accomplished boyhood dreams. The program should be on the list of any aspiring baseball student athlete. 

National Champions 2001, 2002
CIF-SS Champions 1968, 1969, 1996, 2001, 2002, 2007, 2008, 2011, 2014
Boys' Baseball Camp

December 27, 28, 29

Check In: 9-9:30

Camp: 9:30-12pm

Lunch: 12 - 12:30  (Bring your lunch.)

Camp: 12:30-2pm

Camp ends at 2pm

Walk ups accepted.  

Boys’ Baseball Tryouts

Placement in the baseball program will consist of freshmen and the best players are selected in terms of ability, hitting, glove & throwing skills, potential, fitness, attitude, and the needs of the program. The freshman baseball team will consist of freshman. The final teams should be selected by November 4.

The following is a list of times and dates for freshman baseball tryouts. Due to the availability of fields it is important that all players arrive on time, so we can begin as scheduled.

  • Wednesday September 20 call out meeting Lunch break in the bleachers at the baseball field.
  • Saturday, October 14 @ 2pm-4:30pm Baseball Field 
  • Saturday, October 21 @ 2pm-4:30pm Baseball Field 
  • Saturday, November 28 @ 2pm-4:30pm Baseball Field

Any remaining tryouts will be posted by the Head Coach.

For those that make the team, practice will commence on February 21st and continue 6 days a week until May 15th.


ALL Candidates must have the Athletic Packet finished and Physical form completed by a doctor. All forms must be completed online before the first scheduled tryout date or YOU will not be able to try out. The Athletic Packet & physical forms are available online.


Cleats, baseball pants, baseball cap, white socks, glove, personal bat, and a light T-shirt with your name written in big black visible letters on the front and back of shirt and it should be worn by all players. A team jersey with your name on the back is acceptable.


Joseph Hoggatt

Titles: Athletic Director, Head Coach
Departments: Physical Education, Athletics, Baseball

Lancers in the MLB


Brian Menendez '14 Arizona Diamondbacks
Scott Hurst ' 14 St. Louis Cardinals
Jared Robinson '12 Cleveland Indians
Daniel Zamora '12 Pittsburg Pirates
David Berg '11 Chicago Cubs
Bernardo Zavala '11 Chicago White Sox
Jerry McClanahan '10 Baltimore Orioles
Rio Ruiz '12 Houston Astros
Wallace Gonzalez '11 Houston Astros
Brandon McNitt '10 Houston Astros
Ryan Goetz '06 Miami Marlins
Pete Lavin '06 Philadelphia Phillies
Jordan Swayden '02 Milwaukee Brewers
Adam Simon '02 Pittsburgh Pitrates
Richie Burgos '00 Detroit Tigers
P.J. Pelitere '99 New York Yankees
Dennis Wyrick '99 Baltimore Orioles
Jim Bullard '98 Chicago White Sox
Dan Haren '98 Los Angeles Dodgers
Jesus Medrano '97 Florida Marlins
Steven Medrano '95 Kansas City Royals
Mike Young '94 Texas Rangers
Mike Lamb '93 Houston Astros
Gabe Alvarez '92 Detroit Tigers
Randy Edwards '92 Colorado Rockies
Ken Kendrena '88 Florida Marlins
J.R. Phillips '88 California Angels
Mike Munoz '84 Colorado Rockies
Manny Estrada '70 Seattle Mariners
Danny Walton '65 Houston Astros