Biography



Frank M. Bodner
Tel: NJ 201-207-8088
Tel: NY (516) 404-9602
E-mail: fbodner11@aol.com

 

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  • High School Playing Experience

    Irvington High School, Irvington, NJ Group IV All-State Outfielder

    Established school records in Runs Scored & Stolen Bases/ 3-year varsity letter winner

    HS Career Average .404

    Inducted into Irvington High School, Irvington, NJ Sports Hall of Fame/Baseball 1994 Veteran of Essex County League Baseball, Union County League Baseball, Morris County Majors/ Semi-Pro Leagues
  • College Playing Experience

    Played collegiate OF at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

    Kean University, Union, NJ OF/DH "Team" Player of the Year

  • Coaching / Clinic / Instruction Experience

    Lefty's Lightning 18U Team/ Coach 2005
    Director Of Player Development- New Jersey Mariners Organization Inc. 2003-2005
    Director- New Jersey Big League Baseball Camps & Instruction

    Over 20 years experience in coaching/instructing:
    - Little League Baseball, Babe Ruth Baseball, American Legion Baseball, AAU Baseball, PAL Baseball, High School & College Clinician
    - Major League Baseball/ In The Community
    - Major League Baseball Reviving Baseball In the Inner Cities (RBI Program)
    - Boys & Girls Clubs of America / Baseball Clinics/ Teacher/Coach
    - Professional Baseball Instructor/ Individual and Group Instruction
    - New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association/ Baseball Clinician
    - Batters Box, Lyndhurst, NJ Instructor
    - Lefty's Sports Academy, Clifton, NJ Instructor 2003-Present
    - Ripken Baseball Instructor 2006-Present
    - Play Like A Pro, Hauppauge, NY 2008-Present
    - Baseball Plus Instructor 2007-Present
  • Professional Baseball Scouting

    Associate Scout/Northeast Region/ NJ and NY

    Arizona Diamondbacks, 1998, 1999 (NL West Champions), 2000

    Associate Scout / Northeast Region/ NJ and NY

    Seattle Mariners, 2001 (AL West Champions), 2002- 2007

    Associate Scout / Northeast Region/ NJ and NY

    Los Angeles Dodgers, 2008 (NL Western Division Champions) - Present
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