The Major League Baseball Scouting Bureau (MLBSB) is a centralized scouting organization within the Baseball Office of the Commissioner. The MLBSB employs many full-time and part-time scouts throughout the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico who provide information on amateur prospects as a part of its mission to support the efforts of MLB clubs in the First-Year Player Draft. The MLBSB also provides professional scouting services, including the collection of video footage of players throughout the professional ranks, both domestically and internationally. Founded in 1974 as an independent organization supported by the Clubs, the Scouting Bureau has officially been under the domain of Major League Baseball since 1985.
© MLB Advanced Media, LP. All rights reserved.
The following are trademarks or service marks of Major League Baseball entities and may be used only with permission of Major League Baseball Properties, Inc. or the relevant Major League Baseball entity: Major League, Major League Baseball, MLB, the silhouetted batter logo, World Series, National League, American League, Division Series, League Championship Series, All-Star Game, and the names, nicknames, logos, uniform designs, color combinations, and slogans designating the Major League Baseball clubs and entities, and their respective mascots, events and exhibitions.