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, Ohio. I have been playing in the Central Ohio MABL 18+ division since Charles McCroskey started the league in 1996. The 2020 season will be my 25th so let’s hope it happens!

I have been super busy working 60 hours per week so I haven’t had too much time for work outs. I’m not complaining at all, as I am very grateful to still be working.  With my daughter’s home from school we have been riding our bicycles about every evening when the weather permits. I do hit off the tee a few nights a week, so I am getting some cuts in. But I don’t have anyone to throw with. After 42 years of baseball my arm is like rubber anyway and will snap back in no time!

I have played for the 35-over Central Ohio Reds in the MSBL Fall Classic a few times in the past several years in Florida. I missed 2019 but I plan on playing in Palm Beach this fall.  The Covid-19 virus sure does have everything upside down, baseball included, but certainly there are worse things going on in the world. On behalf of everyone in the COMABL, I would like to thank all the first responders and front line and essential workers that are keeping this country running. Hope everyone stays safe and we will see each other on the baseball field!

Thanks for giving me this opportunity to share my feelings. I would also like to thank everyone involved in MABL/MSBL baseball. I have enjoyed playing in this league for 25 years. Charles McCroskey has been league commissioner for all 25 of those years and is a great ambassador and has represented MABL/MSBL with honor and dignity the entire 25 years I have been around him. He commands respect from everyone that plays in his league. I know he is in the MSBL National Hall of Fame and he certainly deserves it. Thanks again for this opportunity!