Photos: New Northfield Indoor Baseball Training Facility

The Yard, Illinois Baseball Academy's new baseball training facility held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Nov. 27.

Information provided by Winnetka-Northfield Chamber of Commerce.

The Winnetka-Northfield Chamber of Commerce held a new business Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at the The Yard, Illinois Baseball Academy on November 27 in Northfield.

The Yard is the Illinois Baseball Academy’s new baseball training facility located at 164 Northfield Road in Northfield. 

Read the business profile of The Yard: New Indoor Baseball Facility to Open in Northfield

Chris Beacom and his partners, Tom Burr and Matt LaFontaine opened the new venue to work with young baseball players in the community. 

The Illinois Baseball Academy has helped players on the North Shore since 2005 and the owners decided to open a new indoor facility, The Yard.

The Yard features three hitting cages, a pitching tunnel with a “big-league” dirt mound, and fielding area. 

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