MSBL Special Features and Videos

North Texas MSBL Raises Money for Scottish Rite for Children Hospital

A message from Gerry Mecca, North Texas MSBL Dallas MSBL Magic turns $50K into $272K!  We have some amazing news to share. In July we broke records and raised $50K…
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Steve Sigler Presents Red With Awards

Red Thompson Inducted into Tri-Valley (CA) MSBL Hall of Fame

Submitted by Bruce Fraser, Tri-Valley League President Red Thompson is one of the most likable Tri-Valley (TV) MSBL umpires that we have ever had officiate our games. He never missed…
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Still From No Baseball for Old Men

‘No Baseball for Old Men’… a film by Kent Gartin, Central Arkansas MSBL, Little Rock, Arkansas

About six years ago I dreamt up the basis of ‘No Baseball for Old Men’ (link below) and wrote most of the script.  Over the next year or two, I…
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Sunday League Nationals 2022 Sacramento

The 2022 Sacramento Nationals: Worst to First in Sacramento!

By Bruce Maiman, Sacramento Nationals 50+ Sunday Division The NFL has seen it happen nearly every year in the modern era. But chump-to-champ transformations are less common in baseball, especially…
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Jeff With Atlanta ASBL League President

Jeff Travis: Tournament Veteran and 17-Year Right-Hand Man to Don Pike in the Atlanta MABL/MSBL

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Jeff Travis, known by most as just Travis, is the ‘Right Hand’ and vice-president to Don Pike, league president of the Atlanta MABL/MSBL, a…
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Tournament Champion Northwest Arkansas

Inaugural Northwest Arkansas Classic Big Success

‘All-Stars Rebound for Championship Victory’ Submitted by Marc Deweese On September 24th and 25th, the Inaugural NWA Classic was played in Springdale, Arkansas at the Randall Tyson Recreational Complex. The…
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Gary Garrett, Central Arkansas MSBL

Gary Garrett, Central Arkansas MSBL: An Arkansas ‘Diamond’ in the Rough

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications The Central Arkansas MSBL, now headed up by Stephen King, has been around since 1989 and is based in Little Rock.  The 68 -year-old…
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True Right hand Man Ray Houle Jr

The Story of a True Right-hand Man: Ray Houle, Jr., Mohawk Valley (NY) MSBL

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications A while back, MSBL Founder and President Steve Sigler asked his league presidents if there are some people involved in their league who have…
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Eric Exner Battling Cancer and Surgery

Eric Exner: Battling Cancer, Surgery, and Standing Tall in Northwest Arkansas

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Eric Exner has been around the block.  The 60-year-old Exner resides in the eight-team Northwest Arkansas MSBL, is a ring-bearing MSBL World Series veteran…
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MSBL Pioneer Bart Zeller Standing On Field

MSBL Pioneer: Bart Zeller, from St. Louis Cardinals to Chicago TSP Fire, and Beyond

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications 81-year-old Bart Zeller is an ex-professional catcher for the St. Louis Cardinals and has also taken his far-ranging teaching abilities to the Independent League…
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MSBL League Profile Western Mass Wood Bat League

MSBL League Profile: Western Mass Wood Bat League, League President Brandon Seymour

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Brandon Seymour is the League President of the Western Massachusetts Wood Bat League in Springfield.  2022 was Brandon’s first season at the helm, after…
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Inaugural Donna Hughes Memorial

Inaugural Donna Hughes Memorial 80-Over Tournament in Canton, Ohio was a Great Success

The Donna Hughes Memorial 80-Over Tournament was held last weekend in Canton, Ohio at Thurman Munson Stadium. “This tournament was in memory of my loving wife, Donna, who died this…
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Bill Lear the Elder Statesman of the DCMSBL

Bill Lear, the Elder Statesman of the DCMSBL at the Age of 85

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications (All photos courtesy of ‘Heater’ Healey) OK.  This player profile, as part of the MSBL 35th Anniversary review, makes no sense.  It’s not possible. …
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Team Balin Makes It Five Championships In A Row

Team Balin Makes it Five Championships in a Row at John A. DeBenedictis Father/Son Labor Day Weekend Tournament  

Team Balin has won the John A. DeBenedictis League Father/Son Labor Day Weekend Tournament the past five years.  The league and tournament were started by the late John A. DeBenedictis in…
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Hardball Magazine 25th Anniversary Final Cover

Hardball Magazine: An MSBL Journey of Passion for Jackie Piro Huyck

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications No 35th anniversary of the Men’s Senior Baseball League would be complete without a re-visit with the managing editor of the beloved Hardball Magazine,…
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The Logo of Beat The Heat MSBL MABL

2022 Montebello Angels Hold Off Sox for 45+ National Division Crown at ‘Beat the Heat’ Labor Day Classic

2022 ‘Beat the Heat’ 45+ National Division Montebello Angels 6, OC Sox 4 Submitted by Robert Oskin, Angel’s manager The MSBL Beat the Heat tournament lived up to its name…
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Detroit MSBL Teams at Labor Day Exhibition

Challenged ‘Warriors’ A Challenge for Detroit MSBL Pickup Teams at Labor Day Exhibition

By Larry Paladino, Detroit MSBL They’re not called Warriors for nothing. The Louisville Slugger Warriors National Amputee Baseball Team is, as you might expect, composed of players who have disabilities…
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The Logo of Beat The Heat MSBL MABL

2022 ‘Beat the Heat’ 18+ American Division

North County San Diego 5, SoCal Sundevils 2 Submitted by Ben Penney, North County manager The team from North County San Diego entered the 2022 MSBL Beat the Heat Classic…
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The Logo of Beat The Heat MSBL MABL

2022 ‘Beat the Heat’ 55+ Division

North County Waves 18, The Hitmen 4 Submitted by Bill Rindone, Waves manager The Waves hit .455 as a team for the five games played. They were led in hitting…
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Capital City Charity Labor Day Tournament Poster

Inaugural Capital City Charity Labor Day Tournament in Sacramento is a Huge Success

Submitted by Alan Van Ness, Sacramento MSBL League President The inaugural Capital City Labor Day Tournament, sponsored by the Sacramento Men’s Senior Baseball League, is a wrap, and five champions…
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Two Men Standing and Posing Together For A Picture

MSBL Baseball Pioneer: Ed Cantor, Long Island Midweek MSBL

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Ed Cantor is a real gem.  That is especially accurate since he has also been a jeweler in New York for the past 45…
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Rick Arbogast Reunites With Mates at Detroit MSBL

Rick Arbogast Reunites With ‘No-Hitter’ Battery Mates at Detroit MSBL

Submitted by Tim Craiger, Detroit MSBL Long-time Detroit MSBL pitcher and one of the original founding members since the 80s, Rick Arbogast, is reunited with his two catchers, Tim Craiger…
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Frank John The Ambassador Of The West Metro Atlanta Msbl

Frank John, ‘THE AMBASSADOR’ of the West Metro Atlanta MSBL and the Men’s Senior Baseball League

By Tom Weckerle, West Metro Atlanta MSBL For those of you who know Frank John, and there are hundreds of you from the last 35 years, he is truly an…
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Jay Broughton Throws 13 Inning Victory

Jay Broughton Throws 13 Inning Victory, Fans 23, in Indiana Baseball League

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Ex-collegiate and professional pitcher Jay Broughton is a 36-year-old flame thrower who tossed an amazing game back on July 31st for his Pirates in…
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Puget Sound Player Has Lucky Accident

Puget Sound Player Has Lucky Accident

Submitted by Bud McKay – Special to the Puget Sound Senior Baseball League 8/28/2022-Artie Huycke caught a lucky break last year. In fact, five of them. After a bicycle accident on the Burke-Gilman Trail in Kenmore…
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Bob Ruling The Infield for The OC Sox At The 2020 MSBL Series

MSBL 35th Anniversary Spotlight: Bob Pone, the ‘Dirtbag’ of the SoCal MSBL

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Bob Pone is a dirtbag.  That is evident as you review some of the pictures within this story.  He dives for balls as a…
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Fidel and His Good Friend Zane Nipper

Fidel Gines Suffers Double-Tragedy in Red River Adult Baseball League; Needs Your Help

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Two weeks ago during a game for the Bossier City Rats of the 30-over division of the Red River Adult Baseball League, 34-year-old Fidel…
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Murder Hornets Win Sacramento MSBL

Murder Hornets Win Sacramento MSBL Father/Son 2022 Central Division Tourney Title with 10-8 Victory Over Cannons  

Submitted by Calvin Nickerson, Hornets manager FIRST OFF, LET ME JUST SAY WOW!!!  THIS TEAM WAS PUT TOGETHER ON ‘WORD OF MOUTH’ WITH HALF OF MY GUYS OUT OF BASEBALL…
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Rocky Oddo and Paul Yemma Receive Sportsmanship Award

Rocky Oddo and Paul Yemma Receive Jason Holman Sportsmanship Award at MUNY–Buffalo MSBL

Submitted by Ralph Proulx, League President Last year the MUNY–Buffalo MSBL lost a long-time player, Jason Holman. The league has started a Sportsmanship award in Jason’s name. This year’s inaugural…
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Peoria Sunday Morning League Crowns New Strikeout King

Peoria Sunday Morning League Crowns New Strikeout King

Submitted by Tim Cundiff, Peoria Sunday Morning League President A few weeks ago, a milestone was achieved.  We crowned a new ‘Strikeout King’ in the Peoria Sunday Morning League!   Clay…
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Gerald Davis SoCal MSBL Player and Mentor

MSBL 35th Anniversary Profile: Gerald Davis, SoCal MSBL Player and Mentor

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications As we have been celebrating the 35th Anniversary of the Men’s Senior Baseball League by publishing stories about some of the pioneers of MSBL,…
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Steve Simmons Throws Perfect Game in Detroit MSBL

Steve Simmons Throws Perfect Game in Detroit MSBL

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Steve Simmons is a 27-year-old master of the mound for the first-place Yankees in the 18-over Pistono Division of the Detroit MSBL, the same…
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2022 Battle For Britain Champion Ireland Buccaneers

Ireland Buccaneers Make Third Trip to MSBL World Series

Editor’s note: MSBL is thrilled to have Ireland again represented at the MSBL World Series in Arizona.  They first competed in the World Series in 2017 and followed up in…
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Mitch Shedlowsky Finds Perfection at Detroit MSBL

Mitch Shedlowsky Finds Perfection at Detroit MSBL

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Tuesday, July 12th was a perfect day in the Detroit MSBL.  At 8:30 pm Mitch Shedlowsky toed the rubber for the Redbirds of the…
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Baseball Blast National Division Champion Royals

Rocky Mountain Baseball Blast Concludes in Colorado Springs; Two Champions Crowned

The MABL Rocky Mountain Baseball Blast was held this past weekend at the Fountain (CO) Fort Carson Baseball Complex.  The tournament was completed with the National Division Championship game between…
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Arizona A Of The AZMSBL 18 Plus National Division Team

From Illinois to the Arizona MSBL, the Arizona A’s found a Home in the 18+ National Division

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications This is a story about the 2017 birth of a successful team in the Arizona MSBL, how they started, and how they have become…
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Redwood Empire League President Rick Cantor With Team

Three Generations Take the Field at Sacramento Father/Son Tourney

Submitted by Rick Cantor, League President, Redwood Empire Baseball League The annual Father’s Day Father/Son Tournament is hosted by the Sacramento MSBL and they have been doing it for many…
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Teammates and Buddies Mike Kane and Joe Burns

Mike Kane and Joe Burns: Capital District MSBL Teammates and Champions

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Mike Kane is a pharmacist professor at the Albany (NY) College of Pharmacy, a position he has held for the past 34 years.  He…
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Ala Loper West Metro Atlanta MSBL

Alan Loper: Still Pounding the Strike Zone after 33 Years in Atlanta and on the National Tournament Stage

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Many of you out there have some league or national tournament trophies or memorabilia stuffed in drawers or maybe proudly displayed on the bookshelf…
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Ever Maldonado Playing in Sacramento

Making a Difference in Sacramento: Ever Maldonado, Catcher, and Teacher

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Ever Maldonado is a winner, everywhere he goes.  At 55 years old and the owner of his own roofing company for the past 21…
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An Old Man Standing Wearing A Red Shirt and Cap

Phillies, Milestones, and Rock and Roll: Wayne Baker, South Jersey MSBL

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications 68-year-old Wayne Baker is a humble guy and a 30-year member of the South Jersey MSBL.  He has avoided the spotlight for decades and…
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Capital District MSBL Pioneers Don Wixon

Capital District MSBL Pioneers: Don Wixon

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communication “For the first time in years, I can run again!”  Those were a few of the opening remarks from my interview with Don Wixon,…
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Remembrances of a Ten-Year-Old College World Series

Remembrances of a Ten-Year-Old College World Series Employee (Re-printed from June 2021)

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications (Updated June 22, 2022) I always get nostalgic this time of year because first of all, I’m getting older and can do that if…
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Chris Schilling and Don Pizzo On The Ground

Chris Schilling and Don Pizzo Keep Things Humming at the Delco MSBL in Pennsylvania

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Chris Schilling is the Butch to Don Pizzo’s Sundance in the Delco MSBL located in Pennsylvania, where they began in 1989, where they start…
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Announcement of 2022 Hall of Fame Inductees

Puget Sound Announces 2022 Hall of Fame Inductees

By Tom Evans Krause, League President Since its founding in 1989, the Puget Sound Senior Baseball League has been the home to many outstanding ballplayers.  The PSSBL Hall of Fame was established in…
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Last Original Member of the Arizona MSBL

Dan Saban: Last Original Member of the Arizona MSBL (1988)

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Soon-to-be 67-year-old Dan Saban has the distinction of being the oldest member of the very successful Arizona MSBL, founded in 1988.  Dan is still…
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Dave Mumaw and Angelo Palladino

30 Year Battery-Mates in Columbus: Dave Mumaw and Angelo Palladino

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications 56-year-old Dave Mumaw is a pitcher and Angelo Palladino is a catcher.  They met in 1985 back in college and now in 2022, they…
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Annual Billy Townsend Memorial Day Tournament

Here are the results from the annual Billy Townsend Memorial Day Tournament held in Atlanta, Georgia

18+ Atlanta Reds 4 Georgia Cherokees 1 MVP-Stantrel Smith (Reds) Stantrel belted two home runs and batted .667.  The Reds posted their record sixth Memorial Day Tournament championship 30+ Gladiators…
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Kevin Wildt Receives Derek Cline Sportsmanship Award

Kevin Wildt Receives Derek Cline Sportsmanship Award at Buffalo/MUNY MSBL

Submitted by Ralph Proulx, Buffalo/MUNY MSBL League President Last year we, unfortunately, lost two members of our leagues.  We decided to give out two sportsmanship awards each year in their…
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Chesapeake Men Senior Baseball League

2022 MSBL League Profile: Chesapeake Men Senior Baseball League

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications We recently sent out a request to Chesapeake MSBL league president Alex E Brunet asking him to answer a few questions for us as…
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Memorial Day Weekend Fun Tournament

MSBL San Diego Memorial Day Weekend Fun Tournament Results

Contributed by Jim Teeter, Tournament Director The 10th annual MSBL San Diego Memorial Day Weekend Fun Tournament was held May 28-30. Playing doubleheaders over the 3-day weekend with pool play…
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Louisville Slugger Warriors Amputee Baseball Team

Louisville Slugger Warriors Amputee Baseball Team take on Southwest Florida MSBL All-Stars in Memorial Day Double-Header in Naples, Florida

Since David Van Sleet, General Manager of the MSBL sponsored Louisville Slugger Warriors National Amputee Baseball Team, Inc. reached out to Tony Castro and Bob Pfeffer of the MSBL SWFL…
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Kip Zelenak At The Game in Cleveland

Kip Zelenak: 64 Years ‘Young’ and Mowing them Down on the Bump in Cleveland

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Kip Zelenak plays in the Cleveland MSBL.  Ok, big deal.  We all play somewhere, right?  So, what’s the story here?  Kip is 64 years…
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Long Island MABL MSBL Veteran Donald

Long Island MABL/MSBL Veteran Donald Hein Passes Away at 58

Submitted by Jim Forde, Long Island MABL/MSBL With a heavy heart, we are sad to announce the sudden passing at age 58 of long-time Long Island MABL/MSBL player Donald Hein,…
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Joe Milcoun, Houston Hardball League

Joe Milcoun, Houston Hardball League: From Father and Son Roots with Son Jeff to Catching ‘The Rocket’ in the MSBL World Series

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications With this being the 35th Anniversary year of MSBL, we have been fortunate in having been able to speak with many players recently who…
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MSBL World Series Pioneer and Tournament Director

Kurt Knop: MSBL World Series Pioneer and Inaugural Tournament Director (Seventh in a Series)

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications In our 35th anniversary tour, we are switching gears just a little in that we are going way back to the beginnings of the…
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Utah Adult Amateur Baseball League

Utah Adult Amateur Baseball League Pioneer Rory ‘Doc’ Docter Still Making a Difference After 30 Years and Multiple Eye Surgeries

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communication Gary Bowman is the League President of the Utah Adult Amateur Baseball League, a position he has held since 2003.  He came into the…
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Joshua Guptel, Seacoast MSBL Man of Many Hats

Joshua Guptel, Seacoast (NH), MSBL: Man of Many Hats

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Josh Guptel wears many hats.  The manager of the newly formed Mariners of the Seacoast MSBL, a wonderful league tucked away in New Hampshire,…
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Connecticut North Legend Ralph

Connecticut North Legend Ralph ‘The King’ Franco Passes Away at Age 83

Submitted by Mark Carroza, Connecticut-North MSBL In May of 1991 at age 53, Ralph Franco walked into right field for the East Haven Jorels of the Connecticut-North MSBL (CNMSBL) and…
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Steve Mahler 30 Years in TVMSBL Dugouts

Steve Mahler: 30 Years in TVMSBL Dugouts

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications A funny thing happened on my way to assembling a story about the only remaining, original member of the Tri-Valley MSBL in California.  67-year-old…
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Pete Colletti and Bunny Brennan, Long Island MSBL

Pete Colletti and Bunny Brennan, Long Island MSBL: 60 Years of Baseball Friendship

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications 68-year-old Pete Colletti plays in the Long Island MSBL for the East Islip Angels in the 55-over division.  Pete’s MSBL journey has spanned 20…
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Celebration of MSBL Jim Durham, Columbus MSBL

How it all Began, a 35 Year Celebration of MSBL: Jim Durham, Columbus MSBL (Sixth in a Series)

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications MSBL National Hall of Fame member and Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Jim Durham has been around the block…and then back again!  With some urging…
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Thurman Munson Memorial Stadium

Thurman Munson Memorial Stadium was going, going, almost gone. Old teammate helped save it

By Steve Doerschuk The Repository (Editor’s note) Joe Sidor and Skip Riser have been mainstays in the Ohio MSBL for decades.  On May 7, in celebration of a $5 million makeover, Thurman…
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Artist and MSBL Veteran Vernon Wells

World Class Artist and MSBL Veteran Vernon Wells Completes his Most Recent Project

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Vernon Wells has been a fixture on baseball diamonds in Texas and has also been an MSBL World Series star for decades while playing…
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Rochester Baseball League and RMSBL

Rochester Baseball League and RMSBL to Merge into One Organization for 2022 Season

Submitted by Vinny Dallo Rochester, NY – With baseball season right around the corner, adult amateur baseball in the Rochester area has seen the two leagues which have been playing…
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Orthopedic Surgeon and Puget Sound League Member

Orthopedic Surgeon and Puget Sound League Member David ‘Doc’ Kuechle Shares Article Addressing Post-Surgical Pain

Below is a link to an article in a series written for the Puget Sound Senior Baseball League website by David “Doc” Kuechle, M.D., who is an orthopedic surgeon in…
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Richard Johnson Rounds The Bases in Arizona

MSBL 35th Anniversary Flashback: Rick Johnson 2003 World Series On-Base Streak

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications (Originally published in 2017) It is always fun to reminisce about special feats from the MSBL World Series and their 30 years of hosting…
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Thomas Evans Krause at Senior Baseball League

How it all Began: A 35 Year Celebration of MSBL, Thomas Evans Krause, Puget Sound Senior Baseball League (Fifth in a series)

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Tom Evans Krause has been the president of the tremendously successful Puget Sound Senior Baseball League in Washington state since 2006.  The non-profit league…
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Mike Maruszczak Crowned 2022 Detroit MSBL

Mike Maruszczak Crowned 2022 Detroit MSBL ‘Bowler of the Year’

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications This past Sunday, April 3, 2022, saw the crowning of the Detroit MSBL ‘Bowler of the Year.’  A tradition since 2018 as a means…
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1988 Sports Illustrated Article Pivotal

1988 Sports Illustrated Article Pivotal in Jump-Starting MSBL

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications 2022 represents the 35th anniversary of the Men’s Senior Baseball League, the first league established in the United States specifically for the purpose of…
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Anderson MSBL Celebrates 20 Years of MSBL Affiliation

Anderson MSBL (Ohio) Celebrates 20 Years of MSBL Affiliation in 2022

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications The Anderson MSBL, located 13 miles southeast of downtown Cincinnati in the Anderson Township, is celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2022.  80 year ‘young’…
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Celebration of MSBL, Mike Juliano, Detroit MSBL

How it all Began: A 35 Year Celebration of MSBL, Mike Juliano, Detroit MSBL (Fourth in a series)

Submitted by Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Mike Juliano is the MSBL equivalent of being thrown off the dock to learn to swim.  Mike is the current league president of…
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MSBL Hall of Famer Coach Charlie LaDuca

MSBL Hall of Famer, League President, Coach Charlie LaDuca Publishes ‘Baseball Is Life Is Baseball’

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications If you are a coach, aspire to be a coach, know how to spell ‘coach’, or have ever been coached in your life, “Baseball…
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Delray Nationals Claim Titles at MSBL

Delray Nationals Claim 35+ Title at MSBL Sunshine Classic in Panama City, Florida

Coming off a tournament win in the 30+ MSBL Holiday Classic the Delray Nationals completed a perfect 4-0 record to win the Sunshine Classic 35+ Division in 11 innings 8-7…
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Star Player Larry Lombardi, DCMSBL

Larry Lombardi, DCMSBL: How it all Began (Part three in a series)

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Larry Lombardi is the architect of the DC MSBL, located in and around our nation’s capital.  He lives in North Carolina, however, and relies…
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Ohio MSBL Pioneer Skip Riser

Ohio MSBL Pioneer Skip Riser Passes Away at 77

Submitted by Joe Sidor, Ohio MSBL League President We are sad to learn of the passing of our teammate, opponent, and friend Skip Riser.  Skip was one of the founders…
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Delray Nationals Claim Titles at MSBL

2022 45+

East Coast Cardinals 15, T Town Jockos 0 Submitted by Ralph Proulx Two days before the team was to head to Panama City, Florida it received some devastating news. Rodney…
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Max Reising, Chicago North MSBL

Max Reising, Chicago North MSBL: How it all Began (Part two in a series)

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications As we continue in our 2022 series of ‘How it all Began’, a celebration of 35 years of MSBL baseball, our mission is to…
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Central Florida Amateur Baseball League

Central Florida Amateur Baseball League Celebrates Ten Year Anniversary with Phenomenal Growth

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications The Central Florida Amateur Baseball League, an MSBL affiliate, started in Lakeland, Florida with four teams in 2012.  Now heading into their tenth anniversary…
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Sacramento MSBL Teams Up with RCOA Umpires

Sacramento MSBL Teams Up with ‘RCOA’ Umpires Association for Necessary Field Updates

Below is a story forwarded to us by Alan Van Ness, League President of the successful Sacramento Men’s Senior Baseball League.  The story of his umpiring crew ‘giving back’ and…
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35 Year Celebration of MSBL, Val Lewis

How it all Began: A 35 Year Celebration of MSBL, Val Lewis, Sacramento MSBL (First in a series)

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Val Lewis is the 1986 founder of the ultra-successful Sacramento MSBL and the headmaster of the popular Father/Son concept utilized for the first time…
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MSBL League Profile Terre Haute MSBL

MSBL League Profile: Terre Haute MSBL

In 1991 a lifelong fan of baseball named Jim Tanner sat down with a group of close friends and contrived a plan to form an amateur baseball league in Terre…
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MSBL League Profile West Metro Atlanta

MSBL League Profile: West Metro Atlanta Men’s Senior Baseball League

Editor’s note: In 2021 we reached out to many of our leagues and asked them to send us a league profile that we could share.  The Atlanta area is a…
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Annual Labor Day Mitchell Hash Benefit Tournament

EC Cardinals Dominate 4th Annual Labor Day Mitchell Hash Benefit Tournament in Fredericksburg, Virginia

The East Coast Cardinals 25+ and 40+ division entries won the 4th Annual Labor Day Mitchell Hash Benefit Tournament going a combined 8–1 record. The EC Cardinals players came from…
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Detroit Tiger Player and Coach and Louisville Slugger Warriors Amputee Baseball Team Coach Kimera Bartee Dies at age 49

A message from David Van Sleet, General Manager of Louisville Slugger Warriors Amputee Baseball Team: “It is with great sadness to hear of the recent passing of former MLB Player…
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Massage Is Every Baseball Player’s Saving Grace From Musculoskeletal Injury

Contributed by Jennifer Davies, special to MSBL Baseball is a sport that can help you stay fit, but it can take a toll on a player’s muscles and bones. Rotator…
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Father and Son Founder Val Lewis Shares His Ring/Award Box

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications   I recently threw out a request for who may have accumulated the most MSBL World Series rings and have published a couple of my…
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Jerry Michael Fall Classic Ring Collection

Submitted by Ray Michael, Southern Maryland I was following along with your World Series daily emails and newsletters when I saw a request for who has the most championship rings. …
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David vs. Goliath: A World Series Moment of a Lifetime

Submitted by Geoff Jacobs, Arizona Scorpions, 73+ Division As you know, there are some major differences between many of the “have’s” and have-nots” teams in the various MSBL World Series…
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An ‘All-Moedritzer’ Infield Makes History for the Seattle Mariners in this Year’s Father/Son Zona Division

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Jerry Duris is the manager of the Seattle Mariners, who recently competed in the Father/Son Zona division of this year’s MSBL World Series.  The…
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A Father/Son Story About Four Yoshinaga Backstops

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Something special is going on within the very popular Father/Son division of this year’s MSBL World Series.  Issac Yoshinaga, from Englewood, California is a…
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3 Up 3 Down Organization and Hudson Valley MSBL Raises more than $22,000 for Charity in Brewster, New York

Submitted by Rick Stockfield, Hudson Valley MSBL League President (October 23, 2021, Brewster, NY) The 3 Up 3 Down Organization held its 4th Annual Charity Poker Tournament on October 23, 2021, raising…
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Seattle Steelheads: A first-time MSBL World Series Participant Report Card

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Mike Leitner just finished playing for the Seattle Steelheads in the 50+ Cactus division in week one of the MSBL World Series in Arizona…
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Puget Sound MSBL World Series Player Maggie Gallagher Breaks Barriers

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Maggie Gallagher is a former University of Washington Softball player. She will also be playing at the 25+ Washington Rangers in the MSBL World…
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Columbus Pirates Win 2021 Ohio Cup, as Hosted by the Cleveland MSBL

Submitted by Rick Fryman, Pirates manager, and Columbus MSBL League President The 2021 Ohio Cup was hosted by the Cleveland MSBL at Mercy Health Field in Avon, Ohio on Sunday,…
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Collegeville Cubs Win 2021 Liberty Bell Classic Held in Philadelphia October 2-3

Submitted by Nick Chichilitti, Tournament Director The 2021 Liberty Bell 45+ Classic was held October 2-3 in Philadelphia.  The Champions are the Collegeville Cubs, managed by Mike Vasas. It was…
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2021 Rocket City Classic Labor Day Tourney Crowns Decatur Braves as 55+ Division Champion

Decatur Braves 11, Atlanta Giants 3 Submitted by Phil Ellis, Tournament Director A total of seven teams competed in the 55+ Divisions of the MSBL 2021 Rocket City Classic (RCC)…
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Jeff Lowery, APN Video: The Man Behind the Lens at the MSBL World Series

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Editor’s note: Jeff Lowery and I have been working together for over a decade to promote his expertise behind the camera.  I consider Jeff…
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Tigers Hold-Off Upstart Leftovers for 25+ Division Championship in Rocket City Labor Day Classic in Huntsville, Alabama

Huntsville Tigers 6, Chattanooga Leftovers 4 Submitted by Phil Ellis, Tournament Director 2021 saw the return of the 25+ Division at the Rocket City Classic in Huntsville, Alabama.  Four teams restarted…
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Tennessee Dirtbags Win 40+ Rocket City Classic (AL) Labor Day Tourney

‘Dirtbags Comeback Secures One-Run Championship Game Victory’ Submitted by Phil Ellis, Tournament Director A total of eight teams competed in the 40+ Divisions of the MSBL 2021 Rocket City Classic…
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Longtime Puget Sound member Bruce Morrison Passes Away After Battle with Cancer

Submitted by Thomas Evans Krause, Puget Sound Senior Baseball League president Longtime player, GM, and friend, Bruce Morrison, passed away on August 30, 2021, after a courageous battle with cancer. He…
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Longtime Sacramento MSBL Member and National Tournament Participant John Daly Passes Away

Submitted by Alan Van Ness, Sacramento MSBL League President It’s with a heavy heart that I am writing to all of you about the passing of a Sacramento legend on…
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66 Year ‘Young’ Steve Chase Wins Both Ends of a Double-Dip in 18+ and 25+ Divisions in San Jose MSBL

‘An MSBL Baseball Day to Remember‘ Submitted by Lisa Sonoma Steve Chase, 66 years young, pitched and picked up wins in both ends of a double-header on August 29th in…
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North Texas Amateur Baseball League Raises Over $35,000 to Benefit Scottish Rite for Children

August 29, 2021, Riders Field, Frisco TX American League Sweeps National in NTABL Charity All-Star Tilts Submitted by Courtney Krauss (Photos courtesy of Roy Rice) On August 29th, the North…
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Rhode Island MSBL Veteran Mike Squatrito Publishes Baseball Memoir ‘Love Winning’

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Mike Squatrito is a ‘50 something’ knuckleball pitcher who plays for the Rhode Island Sea Dogs in the Rhode Island MSBL.  OK, so what? …
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2021 MSBL League Profile: Fort Worth MSBL

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications The Fort Worth MSBL has been around for 20 years ago with many of the original members and past presidents still taking part.  The…
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2021 MSBL League Profile: Central Arkansas MSBL

Submitted by Chris Hall, League president The Central Arkansas Men’s Senior Baseball League is a long-standing baseball tradition, having started their MSBL affiliation in 1989, and located in and around…
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Mike Lindberg Logs Career Day at Puget Sound Senior Baseball League

Submitted by Tom Evans Krause, PSSBL League President Once in a great while, a PSSBL player has a career day.  That was the case recently for Mike Lindberg.  Lindberg, who has…
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2020 and 2021 Puget Sound Senior Baseball League Hall of Fame Inductees

by Tom Evans Krause, League President 8/19/2021 Since 1989 the PSSBL has been the home to many outstanding ballplayers.  The PSSBL Hall of Fame was established in 2011 to honor those exhibiting…
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Longtime Lehigh Valley Member Lou Tita Passes Away

Submitted by Turk Starniri, Lehigh Valley (PA) MABL/MABL League President Lou Tita lived for this league and always defending me when there was much negative information floating around about me. …
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2021 MSBL League ‘Snapshot’: Red River Adult Baseball League

Welcome to the Red River Adult Baseball League (RRABL). Based in Shreveport, Louisiana, we are a baseball league for mature and responsible adults with two-player requirements. First, players must be…
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2021 MSBL League Profile: Indiana Baseball League

Editor’s note: Damon Grothe is the new league president of the Indiana Baseball League, located in and around Indianapolis, a post he assumed in January of 2021.  This most successful…
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‘Join Now’ Feature on MSBL National Website a Huge Success

By Steve Sigler, MSBL Founder, and President “MSBL has received and disseminated over 2,000 ‘Join Now’ entries from January 1, 2021, to the present.  In some cases, this has funneled…
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Joe Zich Talks About Pitching in Hardball at Age 81

JR Radcliffe, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Joe Zich doesn’t have one secret to staying on a baseball diamond at age 81. He has several, and he’ll tell you all about them.…
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Father and Son Pitching Duo Contribute to Staff No-Hitters on Different Teams in Same Week in Indiana Baseball League

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Damon Grothe, League President of the Indiana Baseball League in the Indianapolis region, sent us the following information regarding a very special week for…
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MSBL League Profile 2021: Mid-South Adult Baseball League (Memphis)

Submitted by Paul Tingley, Mid-South League President The Memphis MSBL started in 1996 for 30-over players.  It had developed into an 18+ and 28+ format by 2005 and eventually just…
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MSBL League Snapshot: Hudson Valley & Westchester (NY) MSBL, President Rick Stockfield

Welcome to the Hudson Valley Men’s Baseball League (HVMSBL). The league was established in 1990 as the Hudson Valley Rookie League.  In 1996, the HVMSBL spun off became what it is today.  It…
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2021 MSBL League Profile: Rhode Island MSBL

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications They say great things can be found in small packages.  Welcome to Rhode Island, home of the Rhode Island MSBL.  Established in 1989, this…
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MSBL Veteran Frank Castro Stares Down Cancer Diagnosis in California

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Frank Castro is a 55-year-old living in Whittier, California who played professional right field in the Angels organization and currently resides in the SoCal…
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MSBL League Spotlight 2021: Vermont Senior Baseball League

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications The Vermont Senior Baseball League began in 1984 and then came under the MSBL umbrella in 1991.  The league’s current president is Billy Waller. …
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Remembrances of a Ten-Year-Old College World Series Employee

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Here we are in the midst of another exciting College World Series, an event that began in 1947 in Kalamazoo, Michigan.  The CWS moved…
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A Very Special Father’s Day in Indianapolis

Submitted by John DeCosta, Indiana Arrows manager Riley Mertl and Jackson Ballentine are second generation Arrows now playing in the Indiana Baseball League in the 18-over national division.  Eric Mertl…
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2021 MSBL Billy Townsend Atlanta Memorial Day Tournament 50+ Champions Raleigh Braves

The 50+ Raleigh Braves, managed by David Halley, capped off an undefeated tournament in Atlanta, Georgia by going 2-0-1 in the round-robin and then winning two close playoff games in the semis and the championship.   …
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East Coast Cardinals Maintain Tournament Dominance with 40+ Championship in Billy Townsend Memorial Day Weekend Tournament in Atlanta

Submitted by team coach and Buffalo MSBL League President Ralph Proulx The East Coast Cardinals, led by their manager David Hash, coach Ralph Proulx, coach Glenn Hauptman, and coach Steve Garrett, won the 40+ division championship…
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Images from the 2021 MSBL Las Vegas Open

The 2021 edition of the MSBL Las Vegas Open was very special indeed. After a 2020 layoff due to covid, the 2021 class came back with a full capacity turnout…
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Atlanta Reds Win 18+ Championship in 27th Annual Billy Townsend Memorial Day Weekend Tournament

Submitted by Don Pike, Atlanta MSBL League president The 27th Annual Billy Townsend Memorial Day Weekend Tournament got off to a rough start after a storm rolled through late Friday…
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Marucci June 2021 Monthly Product Specials Exclusively for MSBL Players

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Dear MSBL/MABL Player, Marucci is back on track in 2021 with a June special assortment of products for your arsenal and as an added…
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Bay Area Player Julian Vigay Needs Your Help After Hit and Run Accident

Submitted by Jim Frenn, Bay Area MSBL League President Julian Vigay plays ball with the 35+ Oaks. He is new to the BAMSBL having formally played in Tri-Valley MSBL and…
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Unique 68+ Division Takes Flight at Sacramento MSBL

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications (Photos courtesy of Don Logsdon) The Sacramento MSBL has expanded their Golden League to include a newly devised and specialized 68+division.  The simple expansion…
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MSBL World Series Team Profile 2021: SoCal Blue Jays

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Vince Woods is the architect of the very successful Southern California Blue Jays, who continue to annually hover in the toughest divisions of the…
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MSBL League Spotlight 2021: Southwest Florida MSBL Naples

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications The Southwest Florida MSBL Naples is the latest addition to the MSBL family, having thrown out their first pitch on April 25th.  Under the…
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MSBL World Series Team Profile 2021: Cal Vets

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Don and Shari DeCordova are a partnership, on and off the field, as they head up their multiple Cal Vets teams every year in…
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MSBL League Spotlight: Syracuse MSBL, est. 1988

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Rob Allen is League President of the Syracuse MSBL and has been active in the league since 2008.  They have been a part of…
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Louisville Slugger Warriors/MSBL 2021 Charitable Contributions

Louisville Slugger Warriors/MSBL 2021 Contributions To make a contribution: MSBL National Office One Huntington Quad, Suite 3NO7 Melville, NY 11747 Phone: 631-753-6725 Fax: 631-753-4031 info@msblnational.com To read more about the…
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MSBL League of the Month 2021: SoCal MSBL, Established 1988

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications The SoCal MSBL is one of the building blocks of the MSBL foundation, having begun in 1988 and still going strong.  They are also…
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MSBL League of the Month 2021: Arizona MSBL, Established 1989

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Have you ever thought what it would be like to play on the MSBL World Series spring training fields and stadiums all year long? …
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MSBL World Series Team Profile 2021: OC Sox

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications You’ve heard the phrase before but it bears repeating: ‘if you look in the dictionary under’…etc., etc.  Well, this MSBL World Series example rings…
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MSBL World Series 2021 Team Profile: Motor City Firebirds

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communictions Mike Juliano is the long-standing league president of the Detroit MSBL and also the architect of the successful MSBL World Series entry, Motor City…
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2019 65+ MSBL World Series Champion Minnesota Bandits Mourn the Tragic Loss of Greg Beaubien and Rick Boyer

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications 75 year-old Frank Hanford is a well-traveled MSBL member who has played in Minnesota, Milwaukee and currently shares residences in Red Wing, Minnesota and…
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MSBL’s Very Own Phillie Fanatic Publishes Book

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Steve Potter was the founder and President of the Kennett Men’s Senior Baseball League and is an inductee and former Vice President of the…
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Jim Tamarack from Savannah Adult Baseball League Seeks Help for Baseball 4 Africa Effort

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications  Jim Tamarack has been a card-carrying member of the Savannah Adult Baseball League for nearly 30 years and is also the founder of Baseball…
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Al Albert Notches Win #350 as Skipper of SanTan Brewers of Arizona MSBL

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Al Albert is the manager of the SanTan Brewers, the perennial powerhouse residing in the 35-over National division of the Arizona MSBL.  In 2020…
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Sacramento MSBL Wins Prestigious Award for Design of Army Depot Park Baseball Complex

Forest Hill, MD – December 8, 2020 The American Sports Builders Association (ASBA), the national organization for builders and suppliers of materials for athletic facilities, has announced the winners of…
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Update on Red Thompson and Our Go Fund Me Campaign

By Tom Prendergast Tuesday January 26th – Las Vegas, Nevada A special shout out and big thank you to all of the folks of the MSBL Community who donated money to…
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Jim Kearschner Logs 400th Win at 2021 MSBL Holiday Classic as Member of Boston Wolfpack

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Jim Kearschner, while pitching for his Boston Wolfpack was credited with recorded win #400 of his MSBL career at the Holiday Classic in Viera,…
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He Just Wanted to Play Catch. They Got Relief from Troubled Times

A callout on social media for a game of catch in Dallas drew a varied group of strangers who found escape from society’s turbulence in the most banal ritual. By Mike…
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2021 MSBL Holiday Classic Final Results

Here are the 2021 MSBL Holiday Classic champions and the final division standings.  Congratulations to all of the champions! 30+ Suela South Dade 8 Coral Gables Athletics 3 45+ Detroit…
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Joel ‘Lefty’ Zich Turns 80 Years ‘Young’ as Member of Milwaukee-Rock 62+ Lugnuts

Joel ‘Lefty’ Zich is a member of the Milwaukee Rock Lugnuts and is turning 80 years ‘young’ today, January 18th.  Lefty has been a league member on 45+, 55+ and…
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Autism and Sports: How Baseball Can Benefit Children on the Autism Spectrum

Submitted by Jennifer Davies, Special to MSBL Sporting activity for children with autism is both essential and challenging. In fact, two-thirds of teens with autism are overweight, according to a…
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Longtime MSBL Veteran Brian Cass Passes Away in California on 65th Birthday

Longtime MSBL veteran Brian Cass recently passed away in California.  Teammate and friend Gary Firestone conveyed his thoughts and remembrances about Brian. “Brian Cass played in MSBL with me for…
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MSBL Veteran Bob Sherwin Subject of Local Newspaper Article

MSBL Veteran and 29-year World Series competitor Bob Sherwin was recently the subject of an article in his local paper, The Acorn, Agoura Hills, California Bob Sherwin grew up playing…
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Omaha MSBL Treasurer and Longtime Member Tom Stewart Passes Away after Battle with Covid-19

Submitted by Tim Lukowski, Omaha MSBL President “It’s with an extremely heavy heart I write this to all of you letting you know our friend Tom Stewart has passed away…
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League Champion Message from Steve LaMontia, MSBL Director of Communications

Greetings from MSBL!  2020 is finally in the rear-view year and even though there is no light switch to change everything, optimism is the word of the day and hopefully…
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Red Thompson ‘Go Fund Me’ Update

Submitted by Tom Prendergast, MSBL World Series Tournament Director We’ve Reached Our Fund-Raising Goal of $20,000 for Red and Judy The MSBL Version of “It’s A Wonderful Life”! A couple…
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36 Year-Old Sacramento MSBL Veteran Matt Graver Passes Away

“Matt Graver was a fierce competitor with passion for the game. We played together for nearly 16 years and I watched him grow up from a kid to a man.…
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Longtime MSBL World Series Umpire Red Thompson Diagnosed With Cancer

By Tom Prendergast, MSBL Tournament Director For as long as I can remember, Red Thompson has been an integral part of the MSBL World Series and regional tournaments in Palm…
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Men’s Senior Baseball League Fall Classic Brings Baseball Back to Palm Beach County’s Spring Training Facilities

December 10, 2020 – Below is a news article published by the Palm Beach County Sports Commission outlining their association with the MSBL Fall Classic held every November in their…
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Ron Saslow Pitches Record Breaking World Series Game, Fights for Life 45 Minutes Later

By Steve LaMontia, MSBL Director of Communications On October 28th while competing for the Houston Old Stars of the 55+ Cactus division at this year’s MSBL World Series, hurler Ron…
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Longtime MSBL Members Manufacture the Perfect Holiday Gift

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Do you want to put a little ‘sizzle’ into your holiday giving?  We found just the gift!  But this great gift for the barbeque…
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Las Vegas Kickoff Classic 2021 Logo One

2021 MSBL Desert Classic in Palm Springs Canceled; Kickoff Classic in Las Vegas in March and Las Vegas Open over Memorial Day Weekend Expected to Attract Record Numbers

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Below is a November 30th memo from MSBL Founder and President Steve Sigler to all potential Desert Classic managers addressing the cancellation of the…
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DCMSBL player and Major League member Tom Carroll of the 1975 ‘Big Red Machine’ finally receives his World Series Ring

Preface by CJ ‘Heater’ Heatley III, DCMSBL Cardinals Manager “68-year old Tom Carroll was a right-handed pitcher in the ‘bigs’ for the Big Red Machine of the mid-70’s,but bats left-handed. He…
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2021 National Tournament Dates Announced

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications With the craziness of 2020 soon to be in the rear view mirror, the Men’s Senior Baseball League is excited to publish the 2021…
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South Jersey MSBL Continues to Brighten the Holidays for Those Less Fortunate

Submitted by Lou Marshall, South Jersey MSBL League President I wanted to share this years’ experience of the South Jersey MSBL’s 2020 ‘Toys for Tots/Holiday Food Drive’. What a great…
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MSBL World Series Week Three Champions Crowned as 2020 Edition of the MSBL World Series is a Wrap

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Week three is in the books as champions were crowned in 45+ and 60+ divisions.  National, Central and Cactus division winners are spotlighted in the…
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MSBL World Series Week Two Champions Crowned

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Week two is in the books as champions were crowned in 40+, 55+, 65+, 73+ and Father/Son divisions. The much anticipated 60+ division and…
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Boston Men’s Baseball League Holds Virtual Awards Ceremony Featuring MLB Legends and MLB Network’s Heidi Watney

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications The message and video enclosed below was provided to MSBL by Boston Men’s Baseball League’s longtime web administrator and friend Dan Field.  If I…
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2020 MSBL World Series Week One Champions Crowned!

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Week one of the much anticipated MSBL World Series ‘2020 Edition’ is in the rear view mirror, as week two recently kicked off with…
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2021 MSBL National Tournament Schedule Announced

Here is the new MSBL National Tournament schedule for 2021!
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The 2020 Liberty Bell Classic in Philadelphia is on for October 17-18!

The Liberty Bell Classic regional baseball tournament in Philadelphia is taking place October 17-18!  There is a three-game minimum plus a four-team playoff in 45-over and 55-over divisions! You can…
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Important MSBL Tournament Player Pool Update

Greetings!  The MSBL World Series in Arizona and MSBL Fall Classic in Florida are a little over a month away and players and managers alike are finding out their needs…
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John Lenart Overcomes Serious Vision Issues to Return to the Ball Field in Milwaukee Rock MSBL

Editor’s note: I was recently forwarded this remarkable story about the passion and resolve of a friend of mine, John Lenart, from the Milwaukee Rock MSBL.  John struggled with a…
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45-over A’s Notch Unconventional Triple Play in Arizona MSBL

Submitted by Chris Means, Arizona MSBL On Tuesday night, August 25th, our 45-over A’s team played the 45+ Dbacks team and our team recorded a legitimate TRIPLE PLAY in the first…
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Father-Son Duo Joe and Andy Karpowicz both pitch 2020 victories in Columbus MSBL

Editor’s note: I was informed by Columbus MSBL league president Rick Fryman that something special had happened in his league, as father-son teammates had both achieved victories in the same…
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2021 National Tournament Dates Announced

For information or to enroll your team, you can contact the MSBL offices at 631-753-6725 or email info@msblnational.com
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MSBL League Profile Western Mass Wood Bat League

Western Massachusetts Starts Up July 8th with a Six-Pack of 25-over Teams

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications The Western Massachusetts Wood Bat League is run by a Bullie.  Well, that’s not exactly a bad thing.  35 year old league president Tony…
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West Metro Atlanta Kicks-off their Midweek and Saturday Competition on July 11th

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Rick Crain is the headmaster of the West Metro Atlanta MSBL ‘Midweek’ segment while Don Etheridge handles the duties in the ‘Saturday’ division.  Both…
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David Winstead Attracts 16+ Division in Willamette Valley MSBL in Salem, Oregon

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications The Willamette Valley Men’s Baseball League is a Salem, Oregon based baseball league comprised of the Oregon Men’s Senior Baseball League and the Mid-Willamette…
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Second Year President Derek Stewart Leads Connecticut to Their July 12th Opening

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications 44-year old Derek Stewart is the sophomore league president of the Connecticut MSBL and has had the task of steering the ship through the…
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South Jersey MSBL Holds Successful Annual Youth Equipment Drive During Pandemic

Editor’s note: Lou Marshall is the president of the South Jersey MSBL, who annually holds a youth equipment drive benefiting the Camden Little Leagues.  Even though this year makes hosting…
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MSBL/MABL 2020 Upcoming League Start Dates

Below are the dates that leagues are anticipating opening across the country. We will continue to update this list as new leagues open up. The leagues are listed in order…
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Baseball and Diabetes: What You Need to Know About Playing After a Diagnosis

Submitted by Jennifer Davies, special to MSBL Roughly 34.2 million Americans have diabetes. Despite it being such a common condition, many may not realize that a diabetes diagnosis doesn’t mean that…
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Cleveland MSBL Gears Up in Gold and Silver Divisions Under Leadership of Tony Martin

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications 18 is a lucky number in the 25-over Cleveland MSBL.  Started in 2011 with six teams by current league president Tony Martin, he sits…
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Turk Starniri Takes Over Familiar Role as President of Lehigh Valley MSBL

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Turk Starniri is the new league president of the Lehigh Valley MSBL, having taken over in 2019, but is by no means navigating unchartered…
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Greater Philadelphia MABL/MSBL Starts up Right After America’s Birthday

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications (Action photos courtesy of Michael Hildebrandt) The Greater Philadelphia MABL is a league where teams and players get to participate in unique and exciting…
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Competitive ‘D4’ Baseball League Starts Inaugural Season on July 8th in Brick, New Jersey

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications The Division 4 Baseball League ‘D4’ began in the minds of current 57-year old league president Paul O’Sullivan and his brother David while in…
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Michael Stubbs Takes Over in First Year at Savannah During Pandemic

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications 37-year old Michael Stubbs is the rookie president of the 14-year old Savannah Adult Baseball League and is actually a late returnee to baseball…
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Chautauqua MSBL Begins July 12th in Fredonia, New York

Submitted by Charlie LaDuca, Chautauqua MSBL Board Member The Chautauqua MSBL, located a robust 299 miles from New York City, finally got its 27th season underway this past Sunday July…
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Rookie President Eddie Sapp Takes on the Virus in his New Role in Tucson

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications 47-year old Eddie Sapp is the rookie president of the Tucson MSBL due to the recent passing of longtime league president Kirk Jacobs.  Founded…
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Hudson Valley-Westchester MSBL begins July 7th in New York with 19 Teams in Two Divisions

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Rick Stockfield has been heading up the Hudson Valley-Westchester MSBL in New York the past five years and began playing in the league in…
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32 Team Indiana Baseball League Starts Up in Indianapolis July 1st Under DeCosta Leadership

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications The Indiana Baseball League kicked off 2020 on July 1st in their 45-over division and their 18+, 25+ and 35+ divisions were able to…
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MUNY-Buffalo Starts Up on July 6th under Leadership of MSBL Hall of Famer Ralph Proulx

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications The MUNY-Buffalo MSBL, based in Buffalo, New York and its suburbs, came about in the late 80’s when the long-standing MUNY leagues, which began…
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Columbus Men’s Baseball League Launches 2020 Season on July 8th with 17 Teams

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Rick Fryman heads up the Columbus Men’s Baseball League, a fantastic league offering competition in 25+, 35+ and 45+ divisions and totaling 17 teams in 2020. They…
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Delco Adult Baseball League (PA) Begins Their 31st Season

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Don Pizzo is the architect of six-team, 25-over Delco Adult Baseball League (Delaware-Chester County, PA) which started their 2020 season on July 8th.  The…
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Feeling Like a Kid Again … Sort of / From the Sidelines

(Above: Danny Summers pitching for the Cardinals in the Southern Colorado Men’s Senior Baseball League. Photos Courtesy of Garrison Summers) By Danny Summers, Sports Reporter, Pikes Peak Newspapers, Colorado Springs,…
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Chicago Elite Starts Strong in Midwest Suburban Baseball League

Henry Perez of the Chicago Elite from the Midwest Suburban Baseball League located in and around Chicago supplied us with a brief recap of their first game in 2020, which…
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Mid-Iowa Baseball League Plays Special Game at ‘Field of Dreams’ Movie Location on July 2nd

Submitted by Brian Schueller, 2017 MSBL Hall of Fame Inductee The Mid-Iowa Baseball League celebrated Independence Day weekend with a night game on Thursday, July 2 at the ‘Field of…
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MSBL League Profile Terre Haute MSBL

Terre Haute MSBL Opens Up Under the Watchful Eye of League President and Public Health Official Darren Brucken

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Darren Brucken is the league president of the Terre Haute MSBL.  It is a position he secured in 2007 and stepped away from in…
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Jacksonville MABL Opens Up in Quality Fashion in Florida

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications There is a talent pool in Jacksonville, Florida known as the Jacksonville MABL.  As evidenced by the name, the MABL league is technically an…
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Chicago Central Opens Up with 20 Teams in 30+, 43+, 53+ and 60+ Divisions

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Matt Scott is a rookie league president, in a sense, having taken over the league in 2019.  His sophomore season of leadership has been…
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Chicago North MSBL Reaches Out to Bensenville to Begin 2020 Campaign on June 11th

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications The Chicago North MSBL started way back in 1988 and remains one of the gleaming arrows in the MSBL quiver.  Though down about 20%…
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Connecticut North Cranks it up on June 28th with Play in 25+ and 35+ Divisions

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications The Connecticut North MSBL is located in Connecticut, rightly enough, but not exactly in Northern Connecticut.  They are actually located in central Connecticut, as…
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Palm Beach Baseball Starts Their 2020 ‘Hurricane’ Session on June 21st

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Palm Beach Baseball has been suiting up in Florida since around 1990 and just joined the MSBL family in 2019.  Dave Salley was the…
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DCMSBL Kicks off in our Nation’s Capital

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications (Pictures courtesy of C J ‘Heater’ Heatley III) The DCMSBL, located in our nation’s capital, had its heart broken when on the 2020 opening…
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‘A Beacon of Hope, Fairbanks Baseball Shines Through Adversity’

The 115th annual ‘Midnight Sun Game’ took place in Fairbanks, Alaska on Saturday, June 20th.  Members of the MSBL affiliated Fairbanks Adult Amateur Baseball League, headed up by league president…
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Baseball and Diabetes: What You Need to Know About Playing After a Diagnosis

By Jennifer Davies, Special to MSBL Roughly 34.2 million Americans have diabetes. Despite it being such a common condition, many may not realize that a diabetes diagnosis doesn’t mean that you…
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Spokane’s Inland Northwest Men’s Baseball League Starts Up In Idaho

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications The Inland Northwest Men’s Baseball League, located in the Spokane area, started their 2020 season on Saturday, June 20th with games in the 32-over…
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Sacramento MSBL Veteran John Caputo Passes Away

Submitted by Scott Brown, Sacramento MSBL John Robert Caputo (JC, nickels, 55) passed away recently after a long hard fight with pancreatic cancer.  He is survived by his wife Julie,…
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Central Florida Amateur Baseball League Kicks off June 14th in Lakeland

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Aaron Eberhardt is the maestro of the symphony called the Central Florida Amateur Baseball League.  The 20-team league resides in the middle of a…
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Seacoast Men’s Baseball League is Alive, Well and Playing in New Hampshire

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications There is a little six-team gem of a league that plays it’s games every Sunday in East Rochester, New Hampshire, a neighborhood within the…
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Metro Tulsa Starts Off Strong with 144 Members on Seven Happy Teams

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications The seven-team, 144-member strong Metro Tulsa Baseball Association started up on May 31st with league president Pat Macek making sure everything went smoothly.  “We…
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Houston Hardball League Opens, Extends Season into October

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications June 14th marked the opening of the Houston Hardball League 2020 season.  24 teams make up the four-division league, though only two divisions have…
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Central North Carolina Picks Up Where They Left Off in April

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications The Central North Carolina MSBL is located in the Raleigh/Durham area and sports three divisions, 18+, 40+ and 50+.  Now in his third year…
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Northeast Ohio Kicks Off Season at Thurman Munson Stadium in Canton

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications The Northeast Ohio MSBL has been around for a dozen years and always under the watch of 71-year old League President and MSBL veteran…
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Kansas City MSBL Joins the Ranks of 2020 League Openings

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications The Kansas City MSBL began their 2020 season last Sunday, June 7th.  League President and MSBL World Series Tournament Director Tom Prendergast conveyed that…
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Louisville Slugger Warriors Go to Bat for Two High School Seniors

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications The Louisville Slugger Warriors Amputee Baseball Team has become a staple at MSBL national tournaments, including very impressive showings at recent MSBL World Series’…
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Peoria Sunday Morning League celebrates 105th Opening Day on June 7th

The eight-team Peoria Sunday Morning League, the oldest amateur baseball league in the country, celebrated their 105th season with games on June 7th to kick off their season.  League president…
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Video Coverage Comes to the NE Ohio MSBL/MABL

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications The NE Ohio MSBL/MABL kicked off their season on June 7th and 12oz Sports Network was there to provide video coverage.  In their first…
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2020 MSBL/MABL Updated League Startup Dates

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications As leagues are faced with the ultimate delay to the start of their MSBL seasons because of the coronavirus pandemic, we decided to post…
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The John Gambs East Metro Baseball League in Atlanta Started Play June 1st

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications 72-year old Willie Rogers took over the helm of the East Metro Baseball League in Atlanta in 2017, after league president John Gambs passed…
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Anderson MSBL Celebrates 20 Years of MSBL Affiliation

Anderson MSBL Off and Running in Ohio

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications (Photos courtesy of Billy McDonald) The Anderson MSBL wasn’t named after a long-time MSBL player named Anderson but rather a community established a mere…
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Rock League in Milwaukee Kicks Off on May 26th

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Rock League Baseball powered by MSBL started up Tuesday night, May 26th, at the fabulous Rock Sports Complex located in Franklin, Wisconsin located 16…
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A Brief Trip Down Memory Lane with Tim Craiger, Detroit MSBL

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications So much of our current news is understandably centered on our country’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, and with that how it impacts our…
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What should the Ideal Diet for Baseball Players Consist Of?

Submitted by Jennifer Davies, special to MSBL Around 15.9 million people in the U.S. play baseball, a number that is indicative of how fun and challenging this sport can be. As…
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Rob Owens: MSBL World Series Iron Man

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Rob Owens was cited in 2017 for his having attended every MSBL World Series since it’s inception, all 30 of them, as he continues…
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New Orleans Adult Baseball League Gets Back on the Field

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications New Orleans is world-renowned for its distinct music, Creole cuisine, unique dialect, and its annual celebrations and festivals, most notably Mardi Gras. The historic heart of the city is the French…
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MSBL League Startup Update for Sunday, May 24th

Sunday, May 24th 2020 Updates: As leagues are faced with the ultimate delay to the start of their MSBL seasons because of the coronavirus pandemic, we decided to post what…
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Play Ball! Off and Running in Salt Lake City!

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications The Utah Adult Baseball League begins their season May 26th. In preparation for the beginning of their MSBL season, they played an exhibition game…
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The Passing of Joe Maiden: Missing a Good Man

Submitted by Tom Shess Joe Maiden died last week.  To his family, friends and those in amateur senior baseball circles, he was a charismatic leader who didn’t seek the spotlight.  His satisfaction came from helping…
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The Currie Family Baseball Legacy Spans Three Generations

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications 73-year old William (Bill) Currie lives in Flemington, New Jersey and plays for the Hunterdon Bucks in the 55-over division of the Lehigh Valley…
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Lou Perske Swings from a Tree to Stay Ready for the Season! (Well, sort of)

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Lou Perske is a member of the North County MSBL, located in San Diego, and plays for the San Diego Giants. Like all of…
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Greg Cason, Detroit MSBL…From EMT to Patient

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Greg Cason is a retired EMT who plays in the Detroit MSBL for the Diamondbacks in the 52-over division but stays glued to the…
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Mike Sable, Attending Physician and Long Island MSBL Shortstop

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Mike Sable is a very modest attending physician who teaches residents part time at Queens Hospital Center in Jamaica, New York and is careful…
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Early MSBL World Series Memories

By Tom Prendergast, MSBL World Series Tournament Director and Kansas City MSBL League President Steve Sigler started the concept of the Men’s Senior Baseball League World Series in the fall…
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Ex-Pros in the MSBL: Jason Garcia, Atlanta MSBL and Baltimore Orioles

Submitted by Don Pike, League President Atlanta MSBL “Jason played with us two years ago and is a great guy and really loves the game. Jason was able to land…
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Keith Barker: Columbus Police First Responder and Columbus MSBL Center Fielder

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Keith Barker is a Sergeant with the Columbus, Ohio Division of Police.  He is currently the Field Training Sergeant responsible for the training of…
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John Kelly Works Out in Charlotte for MSBL Fall Classic ‘4-Peat’ for the Carolina Pirates

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications So, how do you stay in baseball shape when living in Charlotte, North Carolina?  Just ask John Kelly, league veteran and MSBL Fall Classic…
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MSBL Veteran Bruce Maiman Describes His Brief Encounters While Delivering the Mail in Loomis, California

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications 64-year old Bruce Maiman is a long-standing journalist who has been impacted by career adjustments and is now delivering mail in Loomis, California.  He…
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Working 60 Hours Per Week Doesn’t Stop Tommy Harmon from Dreaming of Baseball in Central Ohio MABL

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Tommy Harmon, Central Ohio MABL, in his own words! My name is Tom Harmon and I am 50 years old and live in Lancaster,…
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Zach Young Stays Engaged with Baseball and Family During Pandemic as it Impacts Des Moines, Iowa

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Zach Young lives in Des Moines, Iowa and plays in the Mid-Iowa Baseball League under the watchful eye of MSBL Hall of Fame League…
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Remembering Joe Ayala, Fresno Men’s Baseball League

Submitted by Doug Plaster, Fresno MSBL I was asked to highlight someone from our Fresno Men’s Baseball League but sadly this story is about an exceptional friend and ball player…
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Tim Small Embraces the Fun and Challenges of Managing His Marlins in the Detroit MSBL During a Pandemic

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications 2001 is when Tim Small joined the Detroit MSBL and his career has grown to currently managing and playing for the Marlins in the…
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Rick Woodcock Overcomes Shoulder Surgery and Adjusting to the Virus in the Detroit MSBL

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Editor’s note:  Rick submitted his responses at the end of March so some of his Virus-related comments may be outdated, as each state’s mandates…
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From Lead Singer in a Band to Manager of an MSBL Team, Dave Disinger Has Logged a Few Miles in the Syracuse MSBL

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Dave Disinger is a three-decade inspiration of the Syracuse MSBL and while he and his wife are both in their mid-seventies, his heart remains…
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Don Carson Utilizes Platelet Rich Plasma and Taking Cuts in the Yard to Stay in the Game in Savannah

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Don Carson lives on a tidal creek in Darien, Georgia, which is on the coast about an hour south of Savannah, where he plays…
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MSBL Fall Classic Veteran Jerome Stabile Witnesses First Responders Up Close at His Job at Long Island Hospital

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Jerome Stabile is a 27-year veteran of the Long Island MSBL and a frequent player/manager in the MSBL World Series in Arizona and the…
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Mini Wiffle Ball BP and Classic Games on the Tube Keep Brian Robert Thinking Baseball During Shutdown of Detroit MSBL

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Brian Robert will be in his 13th year participating in the Detroit MSBL in 2020 and continues to play in the always tough 18-over…
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Kareem Evans Adjusts to COVID-19 Restrictions in the Central Florida Amateur Baseball League

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications 33-year old Kareem Evans lives in Tampa, Florida and is a player/manager of the Tampa Mariners in the Central Florida Amateur Baseball League, where…
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Columbus MSBL ‘Silver Slugger’ Adrian Riley Spends His Day on the Front Lines as Assistant Nurse Manager at James Cancer Hospital

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Adrian Riley is an Assistant Nurse Manager at Ohio State University James Cancer Hospital and is now in his third year in the 35-over…
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Player Profile: Henry Fregeau, Bux-Mont (PA) MSBL

Submitted by Nick Chichilitti, Bux-Mont League President Henry Fregeau started his scholastic baseball career under coach Ron Ravena at Ballston Spa High in Upstate, NY. He also starred in football…
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David J. Sweeten Plans on Keeping His 15 Year World Series Streak Alive in the 73-over and 75-over divisions in 2020

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications David J. Sweeten is a tough Texan who plays in our senior divisions of the MSBL World Series in Arizona.  He will be playing…
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Ex-Pros in the MSBL: Woody Williams, Houston Hardball League

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Woody Williams has quite the major league pedigree and has held on to our great game even though his admirable and very successful pro…
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Frank DiMaria Keeps Perfect MSBL World Series Attendance Intact Heading into 2020

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Frankie DiMaria is 73 years old and splits time between Chicago and Florida.  But there is one address you can catch him at in…
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Jason Bonder’s Journey to the Greater Philadelphia MABL and the Impact of COVID-19 on Family and Baseball

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Jason Bonder resides in North Wales, Pennsylvania and plays in the 35-over division of the Greater Philadelphia MABL.  He began playing in Philly in…
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Ex-Pros in the MSBL: Matt Walbeck, Sacramento MSBL

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Matt Walbeck lives in Fair Oaks, California and has participated in the Sacramento MSBL since 2017.  Matt was drafted in the eighth round of…
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Health Professional Eric Mertl Balances COVID-19 Testing and America’s Pastime in Indiana

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Eric Mertl and his wife both work in the medical profession in Indiana, while Eric plays in the Indiana Baseball League in Indianapolis.  Eric…
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MSBL Member Paul Hendrickson Stays Busy with Wiffle Ball and Volunteering for Savory Sunday in Madison, Wisconsin

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Paul Hendrickson lives in Madison, Wisconsin, home of the Badgers.  He also has been a member of the MABL of Madison (Southern Wisconsin) for…
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MSBL Veteran Alden Stiefel Donates 25,000 Masks in Illinois Through His Company Maxxsonics

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Alden Stiefel is the President and CEO of Maxxsonics, located in Libertyville, Illinois.  Established in 2001, Maxxsonics is a global leader in the mobile,…
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MSBL First Responder: Dr. Steven Almany, Director Cardiac Interventional, Beaumont Hospitals, and Detroit MSBL Member

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Here are a few words from Dr. Steven Almany regarding the effect of the COVID-19 virus on the Detroit region.  Dr. Almany is also…
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MSBL First Responder: Dr. David Baldini, Bay Area MSBL Member and ER Physician

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications David Baldini has been an emergency room doctor with Kaiser in the San Francisco Bay Area for the past 30 years.  He is also…
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Ex-Pros in the MSBL: Teddy Dziuba, Boston Men’s Baseball League

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications  Teddy Dziuba is an ex-professional ball player who currently is a catcher in the Boston Men’s Baseball League under the MSBL banner.  He has…
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Boston Men’s Baseball League Gives Back

The Boston Men’s Baseball League has teamed up with ‘Heal with a Meal” to give back to the community in honor on league president Jeff Coveney’s father David, who recently…
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Atlanta MABL Goes the Extra Mile to Help Youth Sports

Submitted by Don Pike, Atlanta MABL League President Atlanta MABL continues to go the extra mile to secure fields and build/strengthen relationships with Metro Atlanta School’s athletic programs. Last fall I…
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Social Media, Netflix and a new Spin Bike keep Ed Simmons on his game in Southern Maine

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications 57 year ‘young’ Edward Simmons resides in Buxton, Maine and plays in the Southern Maine Men’s Baseball League in the 25-over and 35-over divisions…
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Allie Kubik Battles Cancer, Gives Birth, then Donates 10,000 Masks to the Hospital Staff in Minnesota

Submitted by Ryan Lutzka, Twin City (MN) MABL League President “I think this story is worth sharing.  Devin Kubik is the TCMABL 18+ Manager of the Minneapolis Expos.  His wife…
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Detroit MSBL Loses a Legend

Submitted by Mike Juliano, Detroit MSBL League President  Joe ‘The Legend’ Pistono lost his battle with cancer on March 16th.  He has played in the Detroit MSBL since 1991 and has…
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The Baseball Fan’s Guide to Surviving the Lockdown

Submitted by Jennifer Davies, special to MSBL Ninety-nine percent of sporting events have been postponed or cancelled as half of the world is currently on lockdown to contain the spread of the…
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MSBL First Responder: Scott Martin, Physician’s Assistant and SoCal MSBL Member

Submitted by Jef Brown, SoCal MSBL League President Scott Martin is a Physician’s Assistant at Western Medical Center in Santa Ana in their Emergency Medicine division. He is also a…
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Bux-Mont and MSBL Fall Classic Veteran Mike Vasas ‘Keeps on Truckin’

Contributed by Nick Chichilitti, President Bux-Mont (PA) MSBL, 2004/2020 Mike Vasas started playing competitive baseball at Bishop Kenrick High School in Norristown. Mike starred in baseball as well as in…
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Mike Favoretto Relies on Basement Gym Workouts and Tik Tok to Stay Dialed In

Mike Favoretto is a 24-year veteran of the Detroit MSBL and has a nice string of 20 game wins on the bump.  Mike was gracious enough to share with us…
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Ex-Tiger Matt Walbeck Uses Zoom Training Sessions at His Academy to Help Others During Down Time

Matt Walbeck is an ex-major league ballplayer who resides in Fair Oaks, California and plays for the 50-over Seals in the Sacramento MSBL.  The former Detroit Tiger was in professional…
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Jim Reagle Concentrates on Charity Work and Kettle Balls to Stay in the Game in Lehigh Valley MSBL

Jim Reagle has been a manager and player in the Lehigh Valley MSBL since 1994. His Volpe Orioles compete in the 10 team, 25-over Division which each year gets more competitive as new players…
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Long Island Veteran Bill Rattazzi and Son Ronan Stay Sharp as Workout Buddies

Bill Rattazzi joined the Long Island MSBL in 1991 and played for the Massapequa Angels.  That stint was short lived, as he got together with good friend Bob Gotterbarn in…
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MSBL First Responder: JJ Janetsky, Capital District MSBL Member and Amsterdam, NY Police Officer

JJ Janetsky is a police officer in upstate New York for the city of Amsterdam, which is about 25 miles west of Albany.  He plays in the Capital District MSBL…
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Detroit MSBL Veteran Bob Hoffman Walks His German Shepherd ‘Ruger’ to Stay In Baseball Shape

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Bob Hoffman is a 55-year old veteran of the Michigan MSBL living in Ann Arbor, Michigan.  As Michigan braces for the onslaught of the…
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Murph Appling Hits the Weights and the Pushups to Stay Toned for the Season

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Murph Appling is a Memphis MSBL veteran living in Germantown, Tennessee and a long standing MSBL World Series participant as a member of the…
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MSBL First Responder: Jim Lacki, New York State Trooper and MUNY-Buffalo MSBL Member

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Jim Lacki is an 18-year trooper for the New York State Police as well as a MUNY-Buffalo MSBL member and frequent MSBL World Series…
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MSBL First Responder: Detective Scott Polgar, Columbus MSBL

Detective Scott Polgar, Columbus Division of Police, Homicide Unit In his own words… Thank you for your interest and support for the first responders who play in the Men’s Senior…
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MSBL First Responder: Commander Steven M. Needleman, MD, North Texas (Dallas) MSBL

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Commander Steven M. Needleman, MD is an Anesthesiologist in Austin, Texas and plays in the North Texas (Dallas) MSBL.  He is also a longtime…
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Long Island MSBL Police Department Teams Come Together for Tournament Charity Fundraiser

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications We recently asked MSBL first responders to share how they are coping on the front lines during our current pandemic.  Sometimes a simple message…
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Todd Cochrane Creates a Solo Baseball Workout Tool in the Trees of Seattle

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Todd Cochrane is 57 years old and will be playing in his 24th year in the Puget Sound Senior Baseball League in Seattle, where…
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Writing and Recording Music and the MLB Network Keep Aaron Selix Content in San Francisco

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Aaron Selix from Millbrae, California plays in the 35-over and 50-over divisions of the Bay Area MSBL located in (you guessed it) San Francisco. …
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Living Through the COVID-19 Outbreak in South Jersey

My name is Bill Mason from the 21+ Division of the South Jersey MSBL league.  I’m a player/manager of the Philly A’s.  This is unprecedented times in our country and…
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MSBL Members Brian Baker and Tom Koch Answer the Bell in Rhode Island

Submitted by Kevin Curt, manager, Rhode Island Sea Dogs, Rhode Island MSBL We have two players on our Rhode Island Sea Dog team who are right there in the front…
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A Message from MSBL Founder and President Steve Sigler

“This temporary pause to our MSBL/MABL seasons has given us the opportunity to highlight the amazing stories of our members from across the country.  Many have been highlighted already and…
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Jerry Weaver from KC MSBL Plans on Playing at ‘Field of Dreams’ in Iowa this Summer

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Jerry Weaver lives in Shawnee, Kansas and plays in the 55-over and 65-over divisions of the Kansas City MSBL.  This is a step up…
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David Coveney, Father of Boston MSBL League President Jeff, Passes Away Due to Complications from COVID-19 Virus

Jeff Coveney is the league president of the Boston MSBL.  His dad, David, passed away on April 4th from complications from the COVID-19 virus.  Jeff posted a wonderful Facebook tribute…
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‘Heater’ Heatley Uses Brick Walls and Instructional Videos to Stay Engaged in DCMSBL

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications C. J. “Heater” Heatley III calls Alexandria, Virginia home and plays in the 50-over and 60-over divisions of the DCMSBL, where he has participated since…
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Steve Lundeberg Recruits Wife for Wiffles, Tennis Balls and a Game of Catch

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Steve Lundeberg is a veteran of the Willamette Valley MSBL in Salem, Oregon and currently plays in the 40-over division, this being his 27th…
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MSBL League Profile Western Mass Wood Bat League

Dan ‘Gunner’ Genovese Perfects a Solitary Workout Routine to Stay Sharp

Fifty-eight-year-old, Western Massachusetts Baseball Hall of Famer and member of the Western Massachusetts Over 25 Wood Bat League (WMWBL) Dan “Gunner” Genovese “wants to be ready”. A long-time member of…
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Tommy Bottichio and First Responder Wife Lindsay Stay Dedicated During Breakout

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Tommy Bottichio lives in Marietta, Georgia and plays in the 18-over National division on the powerhouse Atlanta MSBL.  He is now entering his seventh…
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Longtime Inland Northwest MSBL Player, Manager and Hall of Fame Member John Lehman Passes Away in Spokane

John ‘Scrap Iron’ Lehman passed away on March 12th after many years and championships in the Inland Northwest MSBL in Washington.  He had recently been inducted into the inaugural class…
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Britton Scheibe and Sons Perfect Soft Toss to Stay Focused in San Diego

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Britton Scheibe plays in the North County MABL located in San Diego in the 18-over division.  We’ll let him explain his History! “I started…
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Johnny Billera Uses Rolled Up Socks and PVC Pipe to Stay Sharp in Queens

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Johnny Billera is from Forest Hills, Queens in New York, right in the middle of ground zero of the virus.  He has been playing…
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Mike ‘Pank’ Pankow Uses a Turfed Yard and Plenty of Golf to Stay Active

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Mike “Pank” Pankow lives in Shingle Springs, California and has played the last 25 years in the Tri Valley MSBL, most recently in the…
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Welcome West Michigan MABL, Holland, Michigan!

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Mike Hughes is the 64 year ‘young’ baseball fanatic who is also know as the league president of the newly formed West Michigan MABL…
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‘Nacho’ Hurtado Uses Bicycles and Pushups to Stay in Baseball Condition

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Ignacio Hurtado is known as NACHO in the Arizona MSBL, where he calls home.  He lives in Scottsdale and plays with the Indians in…
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Trevor Hall Stays Focused with ‘Stuffed Animal Play Time’ with his Daughter in Jacksonville

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Trevor Hall plays in the Jacksonville MABL 18+, though in his words, ‘even though I’m an old guy, I’m playing for the Jacksonville Fireflies…
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Billy Ferran from San Diego Hits the Garage to Stay Sharp

This is Billy Ferran in San Diego. I have been playing in the San Diego North County MSBL for over twenty years.  I know everyone is anxious to get back…
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New Jersey Shore League President Gregg Balin Stays Connected at Florida Home During Outbreak

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Gregg Balin is the President of the Jersey Shore MSBL, the league he has played in for the past 20 years, and continues to…
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Joel Cuellar Stays Focused with the Help of His Family in the Austin Metro Baseball League

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Joel Cuellar lives in Austin, Texas and plays in the Austin Metro Baseball League with his 22-year old son Aaron.  Joel participates in the…
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Dave Sacco Battles the Virus and the Elements to Stay in Shape in Connecticut

Dave Sacco is the player and manager for the Rocky Hill Caps baseball team from the Connecticut North MSBL. They compete in the 35-plus division and have made the finals…
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MSBL League Profile West Metro Atlanta

West Metro Atlanta Finds Ways to Stay in the Game

A few words from Don Etheridge, West Metro Atlanta Founder and Officer “The West Metro Atlanta MSBL is encouraging all of its players to stay in shape, especially in baseball…
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Ralph Caputo Survives the Virus at Capital District (NY) MSBL

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications While shivering under three blankets from March 15th-21st and trying to fight this Viral Menace (I refuse to call it by its proper name)…
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Player Profile: Jason Yormark, Puget Sound Senior Baseball League

During this brief lull in the action, MSBL would like to share what is going on throughout the leagues across the country by reaching out their players and managers as…
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Keeping Focused in the Central North Carolina MSBL

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Central North Carolina MSBL league president Rob Isbell trys to work out with his fellow players every week and they continue to attempt it,…
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Important MSBL ‘Player Pool’ Update

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Greetings!  MSBL is implementing a new procedure regarding our management of our popular ‘Player Pool’ website page to better assist managers and players alike…
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MSBL in conjunction with the Southern Colorado MSBL and Marucci Sports presents ‘The Show’ PS4 Tournament!

JOIN THE SHOW TODAY! Opening day is April 1st. The cost is free and games are weekly with an end of season tournament. Game schedules can be adjusted based on feedback from…
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Tell Us What You’re Up To During the Coronavirus Outbreak

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Greetings everyone!  As our lives and our baseball activities are drastically impacted by the Coronavirus Pandemic we need to continue to stay connected as…
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Improve Strength, Speed, and Agility Through Conditioning Training

Submitted by Jennifer Davies, special MSBL contributor Conditioning training is essential to build the strength, agility, and speed necessary for baseball. It can also help lengthen an athlete’s career over…
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MSBL Veteran and World Class Artist Vernon Wells Completes MSBL Player Commissions

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Vernon Wells, Sr. has been an MSBL member in Texas and a tournament participant for many years, culminating in an entire chest full of championship rings. But…
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2020 MSBL Kickoff Classic Week One Championship Game Results

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications The first weekend of the 2020 MSBL Kickoff Classic in sunny Las Vegas is a wrap!  Champions were crowned in 18+, 35+, 55+ and…
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Chicago North Cubs Celebrate Amazing 55+ and 60+ 2019 MSBL World Series Titles at Combined Ring Ceremony

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications The Chicago North Cubs stamped quite an impressive message at this past year’s MSBL World Series as they captured both the 55+ and 60+…
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Tim Burkitt Logs 400th Victory at Sacramento Men’s Senior Baseball League

Submitted by Alan Van Ness, Sacramento MSBL League President    (photos courtesy of Jane Burkitt) Tim Burkitt pitched his 400th MSBL win last week while playing for the Royals at…
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Bob Gibson and 1968: The Year of the Pitcher Revisited

By Steve LaMontia, MSBL Director of Communications Those of you born after 1968 may have heard of Bob Gibson but didn’t have the privilege of witnessing the season that truly…
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Longtime San Antonio MSBL Member Freddie Douglas Passes Away at 65

Submitted by Ben Koehler, San Antonio MSBL One of the longtime core members of the San Antonio Bombers, #21 Freddie Douglas, passed away recently.  I spent a couple years with…
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MSBL Caribbean Winter Baseball Championships Crown Winners in Puerto Rico

By Rich Rosenblum, tournament Director Without a doubt, the 2020 MSBL Caribbean Championship featured the most competitive and exciting baseball in 26 years!  More about that later in this article. The…
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Pat Kelly and Friends from the Sacramento MSBL Deliver Baseball Equipment to Nicaragua

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Pat Kelly is a long-standing member of the Sacramento Men’s Senior Baseball League, where he began playing in 1993. He is also an annual participant at…
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Which Baseball Position Fits Your Personality?

Submitted by Jennifer Davies, special to MSBL Approximately 16 million Americans play baseball. With so many people running the bases in ballparks across the U.S., there’s tons of personalities represented by the…
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Hudson Valley Hosts Fourth Annual 3 Up 3 Down Charity Poker Fundraiser to Benefit Youth Baseball

The Hudson Valley Westchester Men’s Adult Baseball League in New York is hosting their fourth annual 3 Up 3 Down Charity Poker Fundraiser on March 28th to benefit youth baseball…
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Former Northwest Arkansas League President Don Prim Passes Away

Submitted by Stephen Boudreax, NWAMSBL League President Former Northwest Arkansas MSBL League President Don Prim passed away peacefully on the morning of February 13, 2020.  The Northwest Arkansas MSBL owes an…
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MSBL League Spotlight: Columbus (OH) Men’s Baseball League

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications The Columbus (OH) Men’s Baseball League starts their 32nd season in 2020 smack in the middle of Buckeye country, having started in 1989 with…
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Good Baseball and the True Meaning of Sportsmanship

By Louis Patler, Dragons 60+ World Series Player My team, the Dragons from California, were playing against the Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) Phillies in the 60+ division of the 2019 MSBL…
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Longtime Chicago North MSBL Member Gregory Rieves Fatally Shot

Chicago North MSBL member Gregory Rieves was fatally shot in a Lisle, Illinois cigar lounge Friday, less than a year into his retirement from a 25-year career with the Illinois…
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MSBL League Spotlight: West Metro Atlanta MSBL

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications The West Metro Atlanta Men’s Senior Baseball League was founded in 2005 by Don Etheridge as a midweek alternative to the Atlanta Sunday League.…
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Tips to Avoid and Recover from Baseball Injuries

Submitted by Jennifer Davies, Special to MSBL Tips to Avoid and Recover from Baseball Injuries For baseball players of all levels, there’s a risk for injury at every game and…
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MSBL Announces New National Labor Day Tournament in Irvine, California

The First Annual 2020 BEAT THE HEAT TOURNAMENT! For the first time, MSBL/MABL will host a national tournament at The Great Park in Irvine, California. Friday, September 4 – Monday,…
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2020 MSBL Holiday Classic Championship Game Results

2020 MSBL Holiday Classic Championship Game Results 30+ National Brandon Bombers 5, Del Ray Nationals 4 30+ American Orlando Lugnuts 7, Coral Gables Athletics 3 45+ National Vituro Health Cardinals…
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MSBL League Profile: Greater Philadelphia Men’s Amateur Baseball League

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications The Greater Philadelphia Men’s Baseball League came into existence in 2001 and was founded by current league president Brett Mandel, who works as CFO…
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Next Up: MSBL Las Vegas Kickoff Classic, March 7-9 and March 14-16

Happy New Year from MSBL! Now that the MSBL Desert Classic in Palm Springs and the MSBL Holiday Classic in Florida are all set to go next week, we now…
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Gregg Balin Reaches Amazing Milestone of 162 Games Played in 2019

By Gregg Balin, Jersey Shore MSBL League President Editor’s note: This is an amazing story of someone who has accomplished the near impossible…162 games played in a single season, replicating…
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A Tribute to Kenny Beecham, Tri-Valley Friend and Legend

Submitted by Art Scears, Tri-Valley MSBL Tri Valley MSBL tragically lost one of our All-Time great guys recently and one of our absolute greatest ball players.  Kenny Beecham and I were the…
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MSBL ‘Top Ten’ Stories of 2019

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Every year at this time there is reflection as part of our review of 2019 and the things that are special to us all. …
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Spirits Win Brazos North Texas Fall Championship Behind Carrasco’s Gem

Submitted by Shawn Lee, Spirits manager “The title is the team’s sixth in its history and the team will look to regroup and start it all over again next March…
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A Tribute to Anthony Martin and the Men’s Senior Baseball League

by Randall Swearingen, Houston Hardball League member and author Anthony Martin was 63 years old as he was playing baseball in Florida recently.  As he often did, he pulled the…
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Team Aruba Takes on DCMSBL 40+ Mustangs in Nation’s Capital

This past summer DCMSBL hosted a visiting team from Aruba to a three-game match week, as the Arubans played baseball and toured our Nation’s Capital. Aruba played a game vs.…
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South Jersey MSBL Hosts Sixth Annual ‘Toys for Tots Holiday Food Drive’

By Lou Marshall, South Jersey MSBL League President Saturday November 9th was our sixth annual Toys for Tots Holiday Food Drive. It was a great success! We filled a 15’ U-Haul truck…
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Cleveland Steve’s Sports Wins Capital City Classic, Tunes up for Fall Classic in November

Submitted by Cleveland manager John Ramsey Cleveland Steve’s Sports won the 2019 Capital City Classic (Oct 12-13). The Pool play began on Saturday where Cleveland went 2-0. The day started…
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Anderson MSBL Celebrates 20 Years of MSBL Affiliation

Cincinnati MSBL and World Series Veteran Paul Drake Passes Away

Submitted by Ralph Lewis I wanted to take a minute to share the news of a longtime MSBL member who passed yesterday morning. Mr. Paul Drake played with teams such…
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MSBL HOF’er and Former NTABL League President Gerry Mecca Helps Close down Globe Life Park in Arlington

(Photo Credits: Robert Fredette, Fort Worth MSBL) Gerry Mecca has had a long romance with baseball getting his taste of it on a Little League Field in Haddonfield NJ in 1969. But…
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Diamond Dream Mustangs Claim Richmond Labor Day Classic 53+ Title in Richmond, Virginia

In the first year of the 53+ age division, the Diamond Dream Mustangs, out of the DCMSBL, went 5-0 to win the Charlottesville MSBL Labor Day Classic in Richmond. With…
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MSBL League Profile West Metro Atlanta

West Metro Atlanta Crowns 2019 Champions

Submitted by Ron Huck, West Metro Atlanta League President
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Team Balin Goes Undefeated, Wins John A. DeBenedictis Father/Son Tourney in Chester, Pennsylvania

Supplied by Gregg Balin, Team Balin manager and Jersey Shore MSBL President The annual JA DeBenedictis League Father/Son Tournament was recently held in Chester, PA and was won by our Team…
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2019 Chesapeake Braves Continue Amazing Undefeated Streak in 2019; Finish year at Five Year Record of 130-0-1

Chesapeake MSBL, 35+ Division Braves 12, Tigers 3 (Editor’s note: I began covering this story five years ago when first informed of an undefeated team in the Chesapeake MSBL, which…
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Brittany Womack Wins Gold as Member of USA Baseball National Women’s Team in Pan American Championships

AGUASCALIENTES, Mex – The USA Baseball Women’s National Team won gold at the 2019 COPABE Women’s Pan-American Championships with an 8-5 victory over Venezuela at Estadio de Beisbol Alberto Romo Chavez…
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Omaha MSBL Celebrates 30 Years with the Men’s Senior Baseball League

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Congratulations to the Omaha MSBL as they celebrate their 30-year anniversary in 2019! MSBL Honor Roll member Tim Lukowski is the current League President,…
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Long Island Twins Capture 20+ Championship at Charlottesville Labor Day Tourney in Richmond, Virginia

Submitted by Simon Whitley, Twins manager The Long Island Twins, representing the Long Island Midweek MSBL in New York, won the 20-over division at the MSBL David Hash/Charlottesville Labor Day…
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Sacramento Men’s Senior Baseball League Hosts Army Depot Park Grand Opening and Thank You Celebration

Submitted by Alan Van Ness, Sacramento MSBL President (Photos by Jane Burkitt) The Army Depot Park Grand Opening and Thank you Celebration was a success and the league showed its…
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MSBL League Spotlight: Indiana Baseball League

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications The Indiana Baseball League is located in and around Indianapolis and was conceived and organized in 1989 to begin play in 1990. It was…
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DCMSBL Co-Founder Roger Stanley Passes Away at 71

By Larry Lombardi, DCMSBL League President It is with a heavy heart and great sadness that I announce the passing of DCMSBL League Treasurer and league Co-Founder, Roger Stanley, on…
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Redwood Empire Hosts Event Celebrating 30 Years with MSBL; Honors Six ‘Legacy’ Members

Submitted by Rick Cantor, Redwood Empire League President On Saturday night, August 17th, the Redwood Empire Baseball League hosted an event celebrating their 30-year anniversary under the MSBL banner. They…
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MSBL Member Practice Ball Special from our Friends at BSN Sports…Expiring at Midnight August 27th!

Here is the newest special offer for MSBL members as offered by Bill Carey from BSN Sports. You can contact Bill at 845-394-2100 and also check out their complete catalog…
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Austin Metro Member and Cancer Survivor Mike Coy Shares Cancer Screening Warning

(Editor’s note) Mike Coy is an ‘over 65’ Austin Metro Baseball League member, an MSBL World Series and Fall Classic participant since 1990 and most recently a five-year throat cancer…
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South Jersey Honors Retiring Member Bill ‘Pops’ Julio

Submitted by Lou Marshall, South Jersey MSBL league president The South Jersey Men’s Senior Baseball League honored long time player Bill “Pops” Julio #7 on Sunday, August 18th. Bill has…
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MSBL World Series HOF Member Charlie LaDuca Shares Post-Surgery Rehab Insight

(Editor’s note: As we age, we trade surgical stories like baseball cards in the spokes as kids. 2018 MSBL World Series Hall of Fame member and feared southpaw on the…
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Donald Brooks Fights Off MS to Make Impact in Colorado Springs MSBL

Submitted by Susan Fisher, Southern Colorado MSBL A good heart-warming story has unfolded this season in the Southern Colorado MSBL in Colorado Springs. The 10-5 Colorado Springs Zephyrs recently picked…
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Tackling Common Skin Conditions Faced by Baseball Players

 By Jennifer Davies, Special to MSBL (Editor’s note: Jennifer is a content writer and health nut, who left her corporate job to pursue her passions and spend more time with…
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APN Video Productions Will Once Again be Recording Games at This Year’s MSBL World Series

Hey World Series managers! Do you wish to have a game professionally recorded at this year’s Men’s Senior Baseball League World Series in Arizona? APN Video Productions has been working…
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‘Reading the Bat’…Advice from former MLB Pitcher David Cone

Submitted by Mark Pizzo, Chicago Fire MSBL World Series Participant I heard something interesting during today’s Yankees-Jays game. David Cone (far-and-away the best thing about the Yankees booth) was calling a sequence of pitches…
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Simple Ways to Manage Stress as a Baseball Player by Jennifer Davies, Special to MSBL

Contributed by Jennifer Davies, Special to MSBL Simple Ways to Manage Stress as a Baseball Player With 44% of Americans reporting that their stress levels have increased within the last five…
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MSBL League Spotlight: Bay Area Men’s Senior Baseball League, League President Jim Frenn

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications The Bay Area MSBL began right along with the initial emergence of the Men’s Senior Baseball League in 1988. Side by side they began…
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MSBL Regional Labor Day Tournament Calendar

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Seven Labor Day tournaments will take place beginning August 31st and you can still get your team involved. Here is a list of what…
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MSBL League Spotlight: New Orleans Adult Baseball League, League President James Brossette

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications New Orleans is world-renowned for its distinct music, Creole cuisine, unique dialect, and its annual celebrations and festivals, most notably Mardi Gras. The historic heart of the city is…
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North Texas Amateur Baseball League to Hold Annual Charity All-Star Game to Benefit Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Gerry Mecca, past president of the North Texas Amateur Baseball League, is the Chairman of the North Texas Amateur Baseball Foundation. The league is…
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MSBL Tournament Player Pool Update

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications The MSBL Player Pool has become a vital element in assisting managers in filling out their rosters for the MSBL World Series and Fall…
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Sacramento Men’s Senior Baseball League Relocates to New Army Depot Park

Submitted by Alan Van Ness, League President (Photos by Jane Burkitt) The Sacramento MSBL opened the Sacramento Army Depot Park, our new home, on July 17th, 2019. The city of…
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Dave Reynolds, Puget Sound Senior Baseball League: ‘A Baseball Miracle’

The story below was written by Puget Sound Senior Baseball League president Tom Evans Krause and posted on the Puget Sound website for all to read. We obtained permission from…
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2019 Pikes Peak Classic in Colorado Springs Crowns Champions

Submitted by Bud Maison, Tournament Director The 2019 Pikes Peak Classic MABL Championship finals between the Rocky Mountain Royals and the Rocky Mountain Oysters was won in comeback style. The…
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Redwood Empire Baseball League Celebrates 30 Years with MSBL

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications The Redwood Empire Baseball League (REBL) is one of the MSBL’s premier leagues and is located in Sonoma County, California. Started in 1990 by…
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MSBL League Spotlight: Western Mass Wood Bat Baseball League

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications The 25-over Western Mass Wood Bat Baseball League is an MSBL affiliate that began play in 2009, currently boasts eight teams and is headed…
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South Jersey MSBL Holds Annual Camden Little League Baseball Equipment Drive

Submitted by Lou Marshall, League President It was a scorching hot day but people turned out for our fourth annual equipment drive, started in 2016. We filled two trucks with…
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‘Ageless Arm’ Rod Tafoya Reaches 350 MSBL Victory Milestone

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications It took three tries but New Mexico MSBL member and 2014 MSBL National Hall of Fame inductee Rod Tafoya reached the magical milestone of…
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Suffolk Raiders Play Weekend League Series in Cooperstown

Submitted by Pete Vardaro, Suffolk Raiders manager Thanks to the combined efforts of Jimmy Rose (President of the Long Island Stan Musial Baseball League) and the Long Island MSBL, we…
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How To Get Help If You Suffer From A Baseball Injury

By Jennifer Davies, Special to MSBL Baseball has a lower percentage of injuries compared to other leading sports like basketball and football. Baseball still has a high rate, even though not…
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Metro Tulsa Baseball Association Digs in to Restore Flood Ravaged Baseball Fields

Here is a story about the MSBL’s Metro Tulsa Baseball Association that aired recently on their local television news program. Tulsa was hit hard with flooding earlier this year and…
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Charlie Best, MSBL Oldest and Newest Fan, Visits the Detroit MSBL

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Back in April we published a wonderful story about 95 year-old Charlie Best, ‘MSBL’s Oldest and Newest Fan.’ Charlie loves baseball and particularly watching his…
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Vernon Wells: MSBL Superstar and World Class Artist

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Vernon Wells, Sr. has been an MSBL member in Texas and a tournament participant for more years than either of us wish to revisit.…
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Puget Sound Senior Baseball League Inducts Four Into 2019 Class of Hall of Fame

By Tom Evans Krause, League President A very special PSSBL event took place Monday, June 3rd, at T-Mobile Park prior to the Seattle Mariners game against the Houston Astros. Four…
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Bissell Picks Up 200th Career Win in Connecticut River Valley Baseball League

Dummerston, Vt. — In Connecticut River Valley Baseball League action, the Putney Fossils defeated the Connecticut River Iron Men, 9-8. Starting pitcher and league founder Richard Bissell notched the 200th win of his career,…
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Atlanta Reds Top Orlando Madness for 25+ Title at Billy Townsend Memorial Day Tourney in Atlanta

Submitted by Don Pike, Tournament Director In the 25th Annual Atlanta Memorial Day Tournament, and the 22nd named in honor of Billy Townsend, the Atlanta Reds captured their fourth championship…
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Carolina Pirates Win 40+ Division of Billy Townsend Memorial Day Tourney in Atlanta

Submitted by Don Pike, Tournament Director The Carolina Pirates and the Tainos got to the 40+ division Championship game of the annual Billy Townsend Memorial Day Tournament in Atlanta by…
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Delco MSBL Mourns the Passing of Sean Michael Walker

Submitted by Chris Schilling, Delco MSBL The Delco MSBL lost one of its own recently when Sean Walker of the Media Mustangs was recently killed in a motorcycle accident. I…
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2019 San Diego Memorial Day Weekend Senior Baseball Tournament Results

Submitted by Jim Teeter, Tournament Director The 9th annual MSBL San Diego Memorial Day Weekend Fun Tournament was held May 25-27, 2019 in San Diego’s North County. It’s a wood…
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Cleveland Mets Throw Combined Opening Day No-Hitter in 25+ Gold Division of Cleveland MSBL

By Steve LaMontia, MSBL Director of Communications The Cleveland Mets threw a combined no hitter on opening day, May 5th, for a 12-0 opening day victory over the Brewers in…
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A Note from MSBL Travel to All New MSBL World Series Teams or Teams Coming Back to Phoenix!

We’re glad you’re going to be at the MSBL World Series this Fall, and want you to be among the first to grab the absolute best rates at our #1 hotel…
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2019 MSBL Las Vegas Open Champions Crowned

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications The 2019 edition of the MSBL Las Vegas Open concluded Monday as four champions were crowned. Individual game stories will be published on the…
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Puget Sound Senior Baseball League Founding Father and Past President Craig Hogan Passes Away on May 16th

Submitted by Tom Evans Krause, Puget Sound Senior Baseball League President One of our longtime players, board members, GM and friend, Craig Hogan, lost his battle with cancer and passed away…
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Suffolk Raiders Pull Off Triple Play in Extras, Go on to Walk-Off Victory in Long Island MSBL

 Compiled by Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications The Suffolk Raiders defeated the New York Astros this past weekend in a 35+ Federal AAA match-up of the Long Island MSBL. The…
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Why Playing Baseball Makes You a Better Person

By Jennifer Davies, Special to MSBL Baseball is quite a popular sport, with about 15.64 million people in the United States taking part. We all know how beneficial playing baseball can be for…
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Tricord Traitors Off to Fast Start in Monterey (CA) MABL

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications The Tricord Traitors are currently eating up the Monterey (CA) MABL with a 3-0 record and a run differential of 20-7. Here are some…
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Arizona MSBL Head Umpire Mark Hrako Begs the Question…SO, YOU WANT TO BE AN UMPIRE?

By Mark Hrako, Head Umpire Arizona MSBL Many ballplayers have been around long enough to think they need only a few “pointers” to get going on an umpiring career. However,…
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MSBL Long Island Black Sox Full of Baseball Hopefuls and Lifers Who Just Love the Game

Compiled by Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications The following article written about Jimmy Rose and the Long Island Black Sox of the Long Island MSBL was published on April 27,…
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Why Bats Break

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Charlie LaDuca is a member of the MSBL National Hall of Fame, inducted in 2018. Charlie is also the owner and resident bat expert…
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Helping Your Body Keep Up with The Game

Submitted by Jennifer Davies, special to MSBL Baseball is conducted in fits and starts of activity, and that can be tremendously taxing on the human body. Injury is disproportionately high…
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Past and Present Major League Players in the MSBL…Take Two!

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications A year ago we had a fun time asking you to send us the names of any ex-major league ball players that you know…
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Reverchon Redux! North Texas Amateur Baseball League Turns Groundskeepers

Submitted by Mark Shonka, copywriter and NTABL member March 3, 2019…Imagine waking up early on a Saturday morning after a night of imbibing a gallon or so of Lone Star,…
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MSBL Player Spotlight: Steve McNeely, Sacramento Men’s Senior Baseball League

Submitted by Scott Brown, Sacramento Seals Steve McNeely will be 67 years ‘young’ in September and plays on our Seals in the Sacramento MSBL 50+ Sunday team, our Spring team…
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An Essay on the Passing of Stan Gotinsky, Detroit MSBL

By Larry Paladino, Teammate and Friend (Reprinted from October 2018 after Stan Gotinsky died tragically of a heart attack) With fear and hate seeming to multiply around the world faster…
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Power-Up Your Next Game with a Wholesome Smoothie

By Jennifer Davies, special to MSBL Unlike other sports where playing time is quick and finite, baseball players must strategically prepare diets to keep them sustained for an unknown length…
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Important Player Pool Page Update

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Greetings potential MSBL national tournament team managers! I am responsible for entering our Player Pool entrants on to the Player Pool page of the…
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Here’s What’s New at BSN Sports

Our friends at BSN Sports have you covered with apparel, field equipment, team sports needs and everything in between. Below are a few specials that are going on right now!…
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Revisiting the Venues: Largest Stadiums in Major League Baseball

By Jennifer Davies, Special to MSBL With baseball season imminent, thousands of fans and their major league teams will soon descend on stadiums across America to celebrate the sport. Major…
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Charlie Best: MSBL’s Oldest and Newest Fan

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Editor’s note: This story isn’t about a 95 year-old MSBL ball player but actually a snippet explaining his journey into our backyard. Charlie Best…
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Do You Have a Story to Tell? We Want to Hear It

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Baseball is upon us all, one way or the other. Some warm weather leagues are underway while others are working out as a Memorial…
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Tucson MSBL League President Kirk Jacobs Passes Away at 41

Obituary for Kirk Jacobs It is with great sadness that the family of Kirk Jacobs announces his sudden passing on March 23, 2019 at the age of 41. Kirk is…
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Ulnar Collateral Ligament (UCL): How it Has Changed the Game

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications I love reading baseball books. My current read is ‘The Arm’ by Jeff Passan, written in 2016. No, I am not endorsing the book…
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MSBL National and Regional Memorial Day Tournaments Approaching in Las Vegas, San Diego and Atlanta

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications There are three national and regional tournaments in Las Vegas, San Diego and Atlanta coming up over the Memorial Day holiday. Now is the…
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‘A Brother’s Gift — and Love of the Game — Keeps a 78-year-old Judge Hitting Liners’…by Mike Newall, Philadelphia Enquirer

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Judge Ben Lerner resides in Philadelphia and plays in the John A. DeBenedictis Baseball League managed by league president Pat Fynes, an MSBL affiliate…
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MSBL/MABL Welcomes the Palm Beach (FL) MABL League

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Good things come to those who wait. We’ve all heard it. But reality has kicked in for the Palm Beach MABL, as well as…
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2019 MSBL Las Vegas Kickoff Classic Week Two Champions Crowned

The 2019 edition of the MSBL Las Vegas Kickoff Classic concluded on Monday, March 11th and six champions were crowned to join the five champs from week one. It was…
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2019 MSBL Las Vegas Kickoff Classic Week One Champions Crowned

Week one of the MSBL Las Vegas Kickoff Classic is complete as five champions were crowned in four age divisions. Week two begins this Saturday, March 9th, and concludes on…
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Northwest Arkansas MSBL Hosts Second Annual Youth Baseball Camp in April

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications The Northwest Arkansas MSBL has been in operation in and around the Fort Smith area since 1991 under the MSBL banner and is currently…
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MSBL Player Profile: Andy Allen, Houston Hardball League and MSBL World Series Veteran

Editor’s note: Andy Allen plays in the Houston Hardball League and is a 20-year MSBL veteran and also an annual participant in the MSBL World Series in Arizona. Andy was…
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Is 2019 an MSBL Anniversary Year for You? We Want to Hear All About It

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications 2019 represents another chapter in the MSBL legacy and with it comes inevitable anniversaries worthy of celebrating. If you have a personal baseball milestone…
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San Quentin Baseball Program is Looking for Teams to Fill-out Their 2019 Season

Dear MSBL friends, My name is Michael Kremer and I lead the inmate baseball program at San Quentin Prison in Marin County, California. The baseball experience at San Quentin is truly a one-of-a-kind. There is a full baseball diamond in the prison yard, and the…
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Sacramento MSBL Players Travel to Nicaragua to Host Youth Baseball Clinics

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications 67-year old Pat Kelly is a long-standing member of the Sacramento Men’s Senior Baseball League, where he began playing in 1993. He is also…
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2019 MSBL Caribbean Winter Baseball Championship in the Books

Submitted by Rich Rosenblum, Tournament Director Thanks to our excellent managers and players for the best ever Caribbean Winter Baseball Championship in 25 years! The tournament was held in Puerto…
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Louisville Slugger Warriors Amputee Baseball Team Adds New Website

By Steve LaMontia, MSBL Director of Communications The Louisville Slugger Warriors Baseball Team is the chosen charity of the Men’s Senior Baseball League. They are designated by the IRS as…
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2019 MSBL Las Vegas Kickoff Classic Schedules Complete

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications The 2019 MSBL Las Vegas Kickoff Classic schedules are now complete! Beginning on March 2nd and continuing for the following two weekends, concluding on…
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MSBL League Profile: Bux-Mont MSBL, Montgomery and Bucks Counties, Pennsylvania

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications The Bux-Mont MSBL has been a part of the MSBL family since 1992 and is located in and around the Philadelphia region within the…
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Player Pool Update

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications After launching our new website last summer it has become apparent that one of the most popular segments, based on our analytics, is the…
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From Mom’s Hands to a Son’s Heart: Billie and Curtis Dancy

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Curtis Dancy is 61 years old and plays in the Red River MSBL located in Shreveport, Louisiana, where he has played and coached since…
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MSBL Player Designs Commemorative Baseballs. How Cool Are These?!

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Steve Ramer is a ball player in the Lehigh Valley MSBL located in Pennsylvania. He is also an artist who paints baseballs, bats, home…
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2019 MSBL Holiday Classic Champions Announced

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications The 2019 version of the MSBL Holiday Classic recently concluded in beautiful Kissimmee, Florida. Five champions were crowned in 30+, 45+ and 54+ divisions.…
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2019 MSBL Desert Classic Champions Crowned

The 2019 edition of the MSBL Desert Classic in a wrap! 12 champions were crowned on Monday in beautiful Palm Springs, California. The results of the championship games are listed…
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2019 MSBL League Profile: Mid Iowa Baseball League

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications The Mid-Iowa Baseball League (MIBL) is located in and around the Des Moines, Iowa region and was founded in 1994. Now approaching their 25…
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MSBL Team Spotlight: 35+ Valley Mets, Los Angeles Men’s Senior Baseball League

MSBL 2019 Team Profile: 35+ Valley Mets, Los Angeles MSBL Compiled by Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Submitted by Gary Zelman, Valley Mets founder, manager, sponsor I, Gary Zelman, have…
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2019 Desert Classic Schedules and Divisions Now Posted

The 2019 edition of the MSBL Desert Classic in Palm Springs, California takes place January 19-21. Competition includes 25+, 35+, 45+, 55+ 60+ and 65+ age brackets divided into various…
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Hydration Tips for MSBL and MABL Baseball Players

By Jennifer Davies, sports nutritionist A scientific study published in The Sports Medicine Journal in 2017 showed that dehydration among baseball players led to performance impairments. If you want to play your best,…
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MSBL’s Best Kept Secret: Las Vegas Rattlers

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications There’s an MSBL powerhouse tournament team lurking in the desert in Las Vegas just waiting to assemble and make you wish you hadn’t seen…
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Diamond Dream Mustangs Capture 45+ Labor Day Title in Richmond, Virginia

Submitted by Michael LaComb, Mustangs manager The Diamond Dream Mustangs won the 2018 45+ division of the Mid Atlantic Regional Labor Day Classic in Richmond, Virginia with a thrilling, extra…
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2018 Tucson MSBL Champions Crowned in Four Divisions

The Tucson MSBL crowned four champions in 2018. Their pictures are all displayed below with their championship game summaries coming shortly. The champions are: 18+ National: Angels 25+ American: Twins…
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You Can Take Part in a Goodwill Humanitarian Baseball Tour to Nicaragua in 2019

Submitted by Hal Young, Worldwide Child Relief Foundation Hello Fellow MSBL Ballplayers! We have a great opportunity to make a goodwill humanitarian baseball tour to Nicaragua in late January and…
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Happy Holidays from Louisville Slugger Warrior Carlo Adame and ‘Benny’

Submitted by Sally George, Louisville Slugger Carlo Adame is a second baseman for the Louisville Slugger Warriors National Amputee Baseball Team and served four tours of duty in Iraq as a US Army Sergeant…
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2018 Fall Classic Week Two Champions Crowned

The 2018 edition of the MSBL Fall Classic has come to a close and Saturday’s week two champions were crowned on Saturday, November 17th. Four of the six hailed from Puerto…
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Redwood Empire Players Travel to San Quentin for Exhibition Game

Submitted by Steve Solis, Redwood Empire Baseball League This past summer we all had one of the best times of our baseball lives. I led a group of Redwood Empire…
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South Jersey MSBL Hosts Fifth Annual Toys for Tots/Holiday Food Drive

Submitted by Lou Marshall, President, South Jersey MSBL Despite some rainy weather all day Friday, Tom Hewitt, one of my league managers, and I got to the field early Saturday…
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Week One of 2018 MSBL Fall Classic in the Books!

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications The first week of the 2018 edition of the MSBL Fall Classic in West Palm Beach, Florida is complete and six champions were crowned.…
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Heading to the Fall Classic? Here are Some Meal Deals That You Can’t Pass Up!

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications The MSBL Fall Classic begins November 4th in West Palm Beach, Florida and continues through November 17th. We have assembled some great meal deals…
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“Batters Box Mobile” Makes a Stop at the MSBL World Series at Tempe Diablo Stadium

A note from Kyle Stewart, Batter’s Box Mobile “Batter’s Box Mobile” is a proud member of the MSBL family! We are located inside Tempe Diablo Stadium during the MSBL World…
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The MSBL World Series Begins October 14th: Here’s How to Stay Connected!

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications The MSBL World Series in Arizona is finally here and will begin October 14th and involves 13 different age brackets, including the ever popular…
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Favoretto Notches 20 Win Season for the Second Time in Four Seasons in Detroit MSBL

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications For the second time in four seasons, Detroit MSBL veteran pitcher, Mike Favoretto just completed a 20 win season. Playing in both the 35+…
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Marucci: Front and Center at This Year’s MSBL World Series in Arizona!

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Marucci is the official bat of the MSBL. Why? Ask John Tompkins, Director of the Marucci Mobile Tour which makes a three week stop…
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APN Sports Announces 21st Year as Videographer at MSBL World Series

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications APN Sports has been involved with the MSBL World Series as a videographer for more than 20 years and is also the hard working…
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Joe Careccia: MSBL Player and America’s Oldest Collegiate Second Baseman!

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Joe Careccia is a 54 year old second baseman and center fielder who is a resident of Albany, New York and plays in the…
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Multisport Indoor Scoreboard Available at Incredible Savings from BSN Sports

A message from Bill Carey, Sales Pro, BSN Sports Attached is a special we are running on scoreboards for any MSBL players who are involved in winter sports as coaches,…
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MSBL Welcomes Mercury Luggage as New Partner

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Travel like a pro! Whether for business or MSBL tournaments, Mercury Luggage lets you travel in style with custom MSBL embroidered luggage and accessories.…
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San Diego North County MSBL Premiers 70+ League

‘New 70+ League Opens Up With a Dinger’ Submitted by Jim Teeter, North County MSBL (San Diego) Doug Johnson’s North County MSBL League in San Diego, California’s North San Diego…
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27th Rocket City Classic Labor Day Tournament is in the Books

Contributed by Phil Ellis, Tournament Director The 27th Rocket City Classic MSBL Regional Tournament was played over Labor Day weekend in Huntsville, Alabama. This year the tourney featured 18 teams…
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San Quentin A’s Shipwreck MSBL Sacramento Pirates

WRITTEN BY INMATES – ADVANCING SOCIAL JUSTICE September 2018 San Quentin, California 94964 Population: 4,253 A’s shipwreck Sacramento Pirates seniors, 8-4 (MSBL Editor’s note: Michael Kremer is responsible for scheduling the games…
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Champions Crowned Amid Tragedy at Rosie Shootout Labor Day Tourney

Rosie Shootout Labor Day Tournament, Atlanta Georgia Atlanta Reds 2, UAG Tianos 1 (championship game) Submitted by Don Pike, Tournament Director The 11th Annual Rosie Shootout in Atlanta, Georgia, held…
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Time Health: People Who Do Team Sports May Be at an Advantage Over Solitary Exercisers

By JAMIE DUCHARME September 4, 2018 TIME Health For more, visit TIME Health. Experts like to say the best form of exercise is whatever kind you’ll actually do. But a new study finds that people…
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Talkin’ With the Pros: Fred Holdsworth, Chicago North MSBL

Editor’s note: MSBL is proud of the many ex-professional ball players within the ranks across the country. We will be periodically publishing their stories of their times in the ‘Bigs’…
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DCMSBL Member Matt Mika Survives 2017 Congressional Baseball Practice Shooting

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Matt Mika was shot three times while practicing for a baseball game in Alexandria, Virginia. A lobbyist, an MSBL participant and a longtime coach…
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San Antonio Lonestars Win 55+ Division of Rocket City (AL) Classic Labor Day Tourney

Submitted by Bill Rector, Lonestars manager The San Antonio Lonestars won the 55 Division of the Rocket City Classic in Huntsville, Alabama. The SA Lonestars went 5-0 for the weekend…
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Braves Compile an Unprecedented 104-0-1 Record in Chesapeake MSBL 35+ Division

Submitted by Jeff Wolf, Braves manager The 2018 Chesapeake Braves completed their fourth consecutive undefeated season to run their record unbeaten streak to 104-0-1. They finished the regular season 19-0-1…
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Longtime Chautauqua MSBL Player Bart Carruth Passes Away at 60

Submitted by Charlie LaDuca, Chautauqua League President It is with a heavy heart that I write about the passing of a great friend and teammate. Bart Carruth was the co-founder…
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MSBL ‘Player of the Week’: Brett Mize, Tulsa Liners, Metro Tulsa Baseball Association

Editor’s note: If you have a nominee for our ‘Player of the Week’ please send an email to msbllamontia@aol.com Submitted by Joe Gho, Tulsa Liners manager On July 31st Brett…
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MSBL Player of the Week: Heath Smith, Dallas Orioles (North Texas Amateur Baseball League)

Submitted by Boston Coppedge and Shawn Lee (July 24, 2018 – Dallas, TX) In a match-up of contenders in the Open American League of the North Texas Amateur Baseball League (NTABL), Heath Smith…
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Louisville Slugger Warrior Carlo Adame Displays New Cutting Edge Prosthesis

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Carlo Adame is a military veteran who plays for the Louisville Slugger Warriors Amputee Baseball Team, the official MSBL charity and a frequent participant…
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Rod Tafoya from Albuquerque MSBL Pitches in Pecos League for Alpine Cowboys

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications MSBL veteran pitcher Rod Tafoya from the Albuquerque MSBL was signed two weeks ago by the Alpine Cowboys of the Pecos League of Professional…
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Take Advantage of the MSBL National Tournament Player Pool

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications The Men’s Senior Baseball League has been endorsing the player pool for its players for many, many years but there is a new generation…
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Meet the Coaches of the Louisville Slugger Warriors National Amputee Baseball Team

Former Major League players Curtis Pride (left in photo) and Kevin Mench are the coaches of the Louisville Slugger Warriors National Amputee Baseball team who will be competing in the…
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Atlanta Dragons Notch 300 Victories in 22 Years in Atlanta MSBL

Submitted by Brett Washburn, Dragons manager DRAGONS 17, CHEROKEES 0 The Dragons reached an impressive franchise milestone with their 300th team victory coming over the rival Cherokees. There is a…
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MSBL Partners

The Men’s Senior Baseball League partners and supports many companies who are eager to assist our members both on and off the field. We are continually on the lookout for…
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Welcome Clarksville (TN) MABL!

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications There is a brand new gem of an MSBL league located in Clarksville, Tennessee, located right outside the gates of Ft. Campbell, Kentucky and 45 minutes west…
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MLB Veteran Pitcher Robbie Ross Finds a Home in Lexington (KY) MSBL

Submitted by Brad Shepherd, Lexington Adult baseball League Former Texas Rangers, Boston Red Sox, and (most recently) Chicago White Sox reliever Robbie Ross found himself released by Chicago in June and, consequently and unexpectedly, a free…
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Sacramento MSBL Announces Their 2018 Hall of Fame Inductees

Submitted by Jim Tygrett-DeNuzzi, Sacramento Hall of Fame Chairman (Photos courtesy of Jane Burkitt) The Sacramento MSBL held its 12th annual Hall of Fame banquet on Saturday July 14. The affair was hosted at the…
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Former MSBL World Series Umpire in Chief Lou Myers Passes Away in Mesa, AZ at 88

Submitted by Tom Prendergast, MSBL World Series Tournament Director Longtime MSBL World Series Umpire in Chief, Lou Myers passed away July 20th in Mesa, Arizona. He was 88 years old.…
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MSBL ‘Player of the Week’: Clayton Jones, HC Phillies, Indiana Baseball League

Submitted by Matt Longfellow, Hamilton County Phillies manager Clayton Jones is the center fielder for the Hamilton County Phillies from the MSBL’s Indiana Baseball League located in and around Indianapolis. It…
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MSBL Welcomes the Columbia, South Carolina MABL!

By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Trevor Woodlief is the 32 year old league president of the new Columbia MABL located in Columbia, South Carolina. The league was an independent…
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MSBL/MABL Benefits of Membership

Visit our website at www.msblnational.com Questions? Send us an email to info@msblnational.com or call 631-753-6725 National Insurance Program MSBL/MABL National offers two alternate policies, a general liability policy without medical…
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First Annual ‘Rally on the River’ Tourney in Bettendorf, Iowa a Huge Success

Submitted by Brian Schueller, Rally on the River Tournament Director Did anyone mention baseball in the heat and humidity of the Heartland over the 4th of July weekend? Well, we…
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