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Motor City HIT DOGS

The Motor City Hit Dogs have been the leader of youth baseball in the Midwest for over 13 years. We are recognized by USSSA, PERFECT GAME & TRIPLE CROWN  as one of the top 10 programs nationally.  We are a high quality youth program emphasizing advanced skills and technique within a competitive environment. Superior coaching of the fundamentals, multiple practice facilities and solid parental support are the backbones of this elite program, with the development of players tools being the number one priority.

Hit Dogs Arizona Powered by Trosky Baseball

 The Motor City Hit Dogs will be partnering with Nate Trosky from Trosky Baseball, and board advisor and Arizona resident Tony Busseri, to add teams to play a full roster of tournaments in Arizona for the 2021 baseball season .

The Arizona based Motor City Hit Dogs teams will be called the “Motor City Hit Dogs powered by Trosky Baseball.

The Motor City Hit Dogs Detroit  will be playing in the Valley for the first time. The 10U, 12U and 14U (2024) teams are playing in the Arizona USSSA Veterans Salute NIT November 9 - 11, 2019.

For more information visit Hit Dogs Arizona.

Rawlings Platinum Club

The Hit Dogs have partnered with Rawlings Sports and will represent Rawlings as one of eight Platinum Clubs in the Nation for the 2020 Season. 

Please click on the link below to read the full release.

2020 Programming Update

Rochester Hills, Michigan, August 8, 2019 - The Motor City Baseball Club Hit Dogs are pleased to announce its youth boys travel baseball programming for the 2020 baseball year commencing the fall of 2019.

Please click on the link below to read the full news release.

Rawlings Spirit store powered Burkes Sports Haven

Buy your player access only gear at discounted prices. Available until September 15, 2019

Hit Dog Alumni

MLB Alumni

Nick Plummer 2015 1st round ST. LOUIS CARDINALS

Blaise Salter 2016  31st round DETROIT TIGERS


Matt Ruppenthal 2016  17th round HOUSTON ASTROS

Harrison Wenson 2016  22nd round ANAHEIM ANGELS

Sterling Sharp 2016  22rd round WASHINGTON  NATIONALS

Karl Kaufman 2019 2nd round COLORADO ROCKIES

Jase Bowen 2019 11th round PITTSBURGH PIRATES

Longtime Hit Dog Jase Bowen Signs with the Pittsburgh Pirates

More than 120 NCAA College Commits



ATTENTION 4-9 year old's


Registration period for the 2019/20 MCBC Hit Dogs Little Dogs Academy is now open! Only 15 spots per session available- they go QUICK every year. Don't wait!

Session One:

October - end of December

Session Two:

January - end of March

SPOTS GO VERY FAST FOR THIS ACADEMY. Contact Coach Conklin ASAP if you’re interested.

The Motor City Baseball Club (MCBC) Hit Dogs "Little Dogs" program for 4-9 year old’s is a development training program that will focus on the fundamentals of baseball at a young age. These young boys will learn proper hitting mechanics, fielding mechanics, base running, and pitching. The boys will have a lot of fun while learning the game at the same time. Training will be two days a week through the end of the session. Also, our indoor infield, at our facility, provides us the opportunity to play scrimmages indoor during the winter as well as ample area to do many various types of baseball training drills. Select players from this program will be invited to play for our 8U MCBC team for the following 8U season. We have a proven track record at MCBC- we train to develop.

The training will be done by our top Motor City Hit Dogs head coaches and trainers: coach Devon Conklin, who is the current head JV baseball coach at Waterford Mott High School (district champions and regional finalists in 2018) as well as the current 15U MCBC Hit Dog head coach as well as our individual and team trainer when not with his 15U team. Devon will be assisted by coach Tony Leonard, one of the best coaches around at teaching the game. Coach Leonard’s teams have been ranked nationally year in and year out in USSSA power rankings. Your son will receive top notch training for three months and is guaranteed to greatly improve their game.

If interested, please contact Coach Conklin for the registration form.

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Contact Us

Tony Leonard

Tony Leonard

Co-Owner, Head Coach, Trainer, and Board Member

Scott Leonard

Co-Owner, Head Coach, Trainer, and Board Member

Phone: 313-334-8306

Devon Conklin

Devon Conklin

Head Coach, Team/Individual Trainer, and Board Member

Great life experience for Tony “CA”. Exceptional coaches and wonderful loving team family.
We all loved being part of this baseball family.

Only Michigan team to be mention in Travel Ball Select National Rankings top 20! Motor City Hit Dogs 12U come in at #6 and 9U come in at #5 - these 2 ages close to my heart but amazing accomplishment for 13U to come in at #3! So - are we heading back to East Cobb!???

Learn baseball the right way. Excellent program bar none. Paul Baetz Chief of USSSA Umpires.

Program Testimonials

Matt Sandles to Mcbc Hitdogs

This is the BEST travel baseball program in Michigan, bar none. When you look at their player development, list of alumni, and success both on and off the field, this is a program parents should be looking at. I am very, very impressed with what the Hit Dogs have to offer and have accomplished.

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