‘Inside the Mind of a Scout: What Every Parent Wishes They Knew About the Major League Scouting Process,’ an engaging and comprehensive guide by former Major League baseball scout Jeremy Booth, soared to the #1 Best Seller position in multiple Amazon categories during its official launch on May 22nd. The book has captured the hearts and minds of readers, dominating the Sports & Entertainment Industry, Sociology of Sports, Baseball Coaching, Baseball Statistics, Sports Psychology, and Baseball History categories.
On the book reaching #1, Booth said, “Just writing the book was a significant personal milestone for me. Never in my wildest imagination did I anticipate it becoming a Best Seller. I am deeply grateful to all those who have supported me and embraced the book. It’s truly overwhelming to see how the content has resonated and touched the lives of players and parents. My sincere hope is that the impact of this book continues to spread far and wide, empowering and assisting even more young players in their pursuit of excellence in the world of baseball.”
‘Inside the Mind of a Scout’ offers readers an exclusive behind-the-scenes look into the intriguing world of baseball scouting. Drawing from his extensive 18-year career as a player, coach, and talent evaluator with esteemed Major League organizations such as the Minnesota Twins, Milwaukee Brewers, and Seattle Mariners, Booth debunks myths and misconceptions, sharing what it truly takes for a player to capture a scout’s attention and be drafted.
Booth’s book equips players and parents with invaluable insights and empowers them to navigate the competitive realm of baseball with confidence. Through heartfelt accounts and personal experiences, the book emphasizes the significance of character evaluation, mental fortitude, and emotional resilience. It provides readers with a comprehensive understanding of what scouts truly seek in players’ positions, alleviating the anxiety often associated with being scouted.
‘Inside the Mind of a Scout’ serves as an indispensable guide, providing practical advice and strategies to players and parents. Booth emphasizes the importance of cherishing the journey and the game itself, while also highlighting the role of mentorship, hard work, and dedication in the pursuit of greatness.
As a former Major League Baseball Scout, Jeremy Booth understands the challenges and aspirations of young athletes. He is on a mission to help amateur players from all walks of life reach their full potential. Through his initiatives, PROGRAM 15 and The Future Stars Series in collaboration with New Balance Baseball, Booth aims to discover and support undiscovered talent and provide them with the guidance of former MLB players, scouts, and coaches.
‘Inside the Mind of a Scout’ is a must-read for baseball enthusiasts and aspiring players alike. The book unveils the enigmatic world of baseball scouting, revealing the secrets, strategies, and insights that fuel a player’s path to success. From preparing for the next level to continually honing skills, Booth’s invaluable knowledge and tools enable readers to make intelligent choices and maintain a passion for the game.
Experience the thrill of the hunt through the eyes of a professional baseball scout and embrace the grind while savoring the journey. With the right mindset, support, and guidance, readers will be well-prepared to tackle the ultra-competitive world of baseball.
‘Inside the Mind of a Scout’ is available now on Amazon in both paperback and kindle formats at https://amazon.com/dp/B0C5S9TRS3
About Jeremy Booth:
Jeremy Booth is a former Major League Baseball scout with an 18-year career as a player, coach, and talent evaluator, having worked with Major League organizations such as the Minnesota Twins, the Milwaukee Brewers, and the Seattle Mariners. He is also a renowned Baseball Analyst for KHOU-TV, the CBS affiliate in Houston, and Co-Host of the Extra Bases Podcast. As the Founder, President and CEO of PROGRAM 15 and The Future Stars Series in collaboration with New Balance Baseball, Booth aims to help amateur players from all backgrounds reach their full potential by providing guidance and mentorship from former MLB players, scouts, and coaches.