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SINCE 2003, BIG LEAGUE EDGE PERFORMANCE BASEBALL HAS CONTINUED TO BE THE LEADER IN PERFORMANCE BASEBALL TRAINING THROUGH OUR WORLD CLASS FACILITIES, MLB CALIBER TRAINING, AND NATIONALLY ACCLAIMED INSTRUCTION STAFF. OUR COMMITMENT TO EXCELLENCE ON AND OFF THE FIELD IS WHAT DRIVES EVERYTHING WE DO.



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JIM PARQUE
OWNER AND FOUNDER
JIM PARQUE GREW UP IN PASADENA, CA. THROUGH HIS FATHER'S COACHING, JIM EARNED ALL STATE, ALL LEAGUE, AND ALL CIF HONORS. THIS EARNED PARQUE A FULL ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIP TO UCLA AND A 50TH ROUND DRAFT PICK BY THE DODGERS IN 1994.

AS A FRESHMAN AT UCLA, PARQUE WAS THE FIRST FRIDAY NIGHT STARTER IN 22 YEARS, EARNING FRESHMAN ALL AMERICAN HONORS IN 1995. BY PARQUE'S JUNIOR YEAR, HE WAS THE TOP DIVISION 1 COLLEGE PITCHER IN THE NATION, LEADING ALL OF COLLEGE BASEBALL IN STRIKEOUTS, INNINGS PITCHED, AND WINS. HE EARNED ALL AMERICAN HONORS (2 TIMES), ALL PAC 10 (2 TIMES), AND PAC 10 PITCHER OF THE YEAR IN 1997. HE WAS SELECTED TO COLLEGE BASEBALL'S SMITH SUPER TEAM AS WELL.

IN 1996, PARQUE WON AN OLYMPIC BRONZE MEDAL IN THE 1996 ATLANTA OLYMPIC GAMES. IN 1997, JIM WAS SELECTED BY THE CHICAGO WHITE SOX IN THE FIRST ROUND AND MADE IT TO THE MAJOR LEAGUES BY 1998, WHERE HE SPENT 6+ MAJOR LEAGUE SEASONS AS A STARTING PITCHER FOR THE SOX, DEVIL RAYS, AND DIAMONDBACKS.



CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
HIGH SCHOOL
1994 ALL CALIFORNIA STATE
1994 CALIFORNIA STATE PITCHER OF THE YEAR
1994 PACIFIC LEAGUE MVP
1994 LA TIMES PITCHER OF THE YEAR
1994 50TH ROUND DRAFT PICK BY DODGERS
COLLEGE (UCLA) AND OLYMPICS EARNED FULL ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIP TO UCLA
PITCHED UCLA TO THE 1997 CWS
1995 FRESHMAN ALL AMERICAN
2X ALL AMERICAN FOR COLLEGIATE BASEBALL AND BASEBALL AMERICA
1997 SMITH SUPER TEAM SELECTION
INDUCTEE INTO UCLA HALL OF FAME. 2ND IN STRIKEOUTS, 2ND IN INNINGS PITCHED, AND 4TH IN WINS
WON OLYMPIC BRONZE MEDAL IN 1996 ATLANTA GAMES
1997 1ST ROUND DRAFT PICK BY WHITE SOX
PROFESSIONAL BASEBALL  WENT 14-6, 4.02 ERA IN 2000 WITH THE WHITE SOX.
WON A TRIPLE A WORLD SERIES IN 2002 WITH DURHAM BULLS
TOOK A NO HITTER INTO THE 7TH INNING (2 TIMES) AND A PERFECT GAME INTO THE 8TH INNING ONE TIME.
COACHING  HS ALL AMERICAN GAMES
USA COACH FOR THE LABC
BASEBALL CONSULTS FOR WHITE SOX AND RAYS
UCLA COLLEGE PROSPECT GAMES
BASEBALL CONSULTS FOR 20+ COLLEGE BASEBALL PROGRAMS
18U CRIMSON COLLEGIATE AND BLE SHOWCASE SUMMER BASEBALL TEAMS
CHARITY
GARTH BROOKS TOUCH EM' ALL FOUNDATION
MLBPA ALUMNI ASSOCIATION
ANGELS IN SPORTS
COMPASSION CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION
ST. JUDE'S CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL




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