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Information and the Goal of the 2011 Prospect Guide

Information and the Goal of the 2011 Prospect Guide

On Tuesday evening I got the preview copy of the Pirates Prospects 2011 Prospect Guide.  I've been making the final changes and edits to the book the last few days, and making sure everything printed out in the correct order.  I'm hoping to place the order for the first shipment tomorrow, and hoping to ship the pre-sales out at some point next week after I receive the first shipment of books.  I'm still aiming to put the book on sale on January 18th.

Here is some additional information on the book, along with recapping some information I've already given, and the ultimate goal for the book.

Contents of the Book

The book ended up at 194 pages.  It includes information on 237 prospects, and will be the only place you will find our 2011 Top 50 Prospects.  Every report includes some form of first hand knowledge, whether it was seeing the player in person, talking to scouts about the players, talking to coaches/other players, or talking to the players themselves.  The exception com...

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