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Advisory Board Member

Phone: (215) ***-****  HQ Phone
Dominican Republic Sports & Education Academy
600 Anita Street #16
Chula Vista, California 91911
United States

Company Description: The Dominican Republic Sports and Education Academy (DRSEA) is in the design stages. The DRSEA is planning a sports and education academy in the Dominican Republic...   more
Background

Employment History

  • Director of Latin American Operations
    Diamondbacks
  • Latin American Coordinator
    Diamondbacks
  • Executive
    Arizona Diamondbacks
  • Director of Latin American Operations
    Arizona Diamondbacks
  • Special Assistant To the General Manager and Director
    Latin American Ops of the Arizona Diamondbacks

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Representative
    Dominican Republic Baseball Academies
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Web References
Advisory Board - Dominican Republic Sports and Education Academy
www.drsea.org, 25 June 2013 [cached]
Junior Noboa - former MLB player, executive with the Arizona Diamondbacks
When Junior Noboa watches those ...
tucsoncitizen.com, 25 Aug 2011 [cached]
When Junior Noboa watches those hands, he sees a .300 hitter. It's what he has seen since the first time he laid eyes on him as a 16-year-old Venezuelan at a tryout eight years ago.
"When we first saw him, we knew that Parra was going to hit at every level," said Noboa, the Diamondbacks' director of Latin American operations.
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Noboa said scout Miguel Nava discovered Parra in Venezuela and the club held a workout for him in Florida during the summer of 2004.
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"I remember when we signed him," Noboa said, "someone with the Yankees came to me and said, 'You guys signed a good player.
GMs, Dominican situation at fault when players falsify ages
www.arizonarepublic.com, 28 Feb 2002 [cached]
"These are kids adapting to many different things all at once," said Junior Noboa, the Diamondbacks' Latin American coordinator."Let's face it, these kids have been malnourished and undereducated their entire lives. . . .
"Throw in the fact that they are facing a tremendous culture shock that includes very little command of the English language, and you can see why these kids take longer to mature into big-league players."
The practice of altering a birth certificate is not new and certainly not solely a Latin American problem.Former All-Star Hal McRae admitted he shaved a year off his legal age to make himself more attractive when drafted.
Junior Noboa - ...
www.mlb-dda.org, 16 Jan 2010 [cached]
Junior Noboa - Representative of Dominican Republic Baseball Academies Junior Noboa is the Special Assistant to the GM and Director of Latin American Ops of the Arizona Diamondbacks and one of the principal pioneers in the development of major league academies in the Dominican Republic. Noboa played eight seasons between 1984 to 1994 as a big league player and coach and is actively involved in reaching out to the local communities surrounding the "Baseball City" complex he designed and constructed near Boca Chica.
Junior Noboa takes in the scene ...
missoulanews.bigskypress.com, 24 July 2009 [cached]
Junior Noboa takes in the scene above the third-base line, standing in a sliver of shade offered by the vacant concession stands. Noboa serves as the director of Latin American operations for the Arizona Diamondbacks, the Osprey's parent club, and he's here to check on one of his prized prospects.
"He's number 48," says Noboa, pointing to Keny Sosa, a lanky, left-handed, power pitcher hailing from Noboa's native Dominican Republic. "He's number 48," says Noboa, pointing to Keny Sosa, a lanky, left-handed, power pitcher hailing from Noboa's native Dominican Republic.
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Noboa, dressed in jeans and a white D-backs polo, watches Sosa jawing with his teammates after finishing their sprints.
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"He has the best chance of making it to the majors," Noboa says. "He's strong. He's fast.
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Keny Sosa signed with the Arizona Diamondbacks two years ago at the age of 20. Junior Noboa, the D-backs’ director of Latin American operations, discovered Sosa playing at Born to Play, a baseball academy in the Dominican Republic. - Photo by Chad Harder
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Junior Noboa, the D-backs' director of Latin American operations, discovered Sosa playing at Born to Play, a baseball academy in the Dominican Republic.
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And after a year at Born to Play, Noboa came to the academy and Sosa caught his eye.
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