Joe Sperle

Joe Sperle

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Joe has over 30 years as a Pro Sports/Baseball Trailblazer, Executive & Consultant, and President/Founder of the Freedom Pro Baseball Minor League in Arizona and playing and professional coaching experience. Joe and his son, Josh, are 3 time Father-Son World Series Champions and Joe was the Father Home Run Champion. Joe was  inducted to the ND Softball Hall of Fame and one of the teams he played on was voted the best softball team ever in ND with a record of 101-4. Joe went 5-5 in the Class A State Championship game that season hitting 5 home runs setting a state record.  Joe hit 50 home runs that season with 7 of them walk-offs to keep their 49 game winning streak going. 

Joe was voted to the American Softball Assocation All-American team after winning the National Co-Ed Softball Championship in Ft. Worth, TX and hitting .722 and playing shortstop.

Joe overcame the death of his mom when he was 11 . His mom was a top athlete and female swimmer from Scotland who was one of the first women to attempt the 21 milestone feat of the swimming the English Channel. Joe's  father became disabled from diabetes and PTSD from war service and passed a few years later at a VA hospital. Joe raised a 3-year younger brother after his parents died and is a Bank Executive.

Joe Trailblazed  4 Professional Minor League baseball teams creating and overseeing all business, stadium and baseball operations and signed and coached over 300 talented college players  to their first pro contract with the Freedom Pro Baseball Minor League playing at the state-of-the art SF Giants, A's, Mariners, Padres, Indians, and Reds spring training stadiums.  Some players after developing their skills in the Freedom Pro Baseball Minor League  were signed and are playing on Major League Baseball (MLB) teams. 

Some of the Freedom Pro Baseball Minor League coaches were not able to find professional coaching jobs after their pro playing days and Joe hired them to their first pro coaching position and mentored them and some are currently coaching for MLB teams.

Joe has also coached and mentored numerous Little League All-Stars and over 300 High School All-Region and All-State players who went on to attend college on a baseball scholarship. 48 players were drafted by the Nationals,Astros,Brewers, White Sox , Red Sox, Dodgers, Yankees, Phillies, , Rays, Royals, Mariners,  Rangers, Angels, A's, & Diamondbacks.

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