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2013 MSBL Honor Roll Inductee: Charles McCroskey, Central Ohio MABL

Biographical Information:

Your name: Charles McCroskey

City or town of residence: Columbus, Ohio

League name:Central Ohio Men’s Adult Baseball League

Town where league is based: Columbus and surrounding metro area

Where did you grow up: S/W Missouri and Central Ohio

High school and college, if applicable: Centennial High School

What do you do for a living: Zoning Administrator/Inspector

Family information: Married 22 years, 4 Children

General Questions:

Describe your baseball resume: 18 years in the Central Ohio MABL, 2005 Central Ohio MABL Hall of Fame, 2008 MSBL National Hall of Fame, 2010 League MVP, 5 years in the Columbus MSBL

What is your greatest baseball moment, either watching or playing: Seeing my son hit his first Homerun

When did you start playing for MSBL and how did you hear about it: While in the United States Marine Corps and stationed at Camp Pendleton, California I started playing for a new team in the North County MABL in 1992

Do you still play: Yes

What team and age bracket: Central Ohio MABL (Bison) and Columbus MSBL 35+ (Reds)

What is the best thing about your league: The camaraderie of players in the league

Questions just for fun:

Are there any additional personal comments you wish to add about your playing or life thus far: Enjoy your time as a player because it will end. As a younger player, I used to think I would play forever, but as I have gotten older the body just does not cooperate and I now know that my playing days are limited. Do not take your ability to play this game for granted.

Are there any comments about MSBL you wish to share: I would like to thank Steve for having his idea and follow thru to create the MSBL/MABL. It has given thousands of players like me the opportunity to continue playing the great game: BASEBALL!

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