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SAMSBL is a league of adult amateurs who play baseball (real hardball) in age divisions of Open, 30 & over, 40 & over, 50 & over, and 60 & over.  The SAMSBL is a member of the national organization known as the Men's Senior Baseball League/Men's Adult Baseball League (MSBL/MABL). The league is for men who love the game of baseball. SAMSBL is in its third decade of existence. We have tryouts once a year in February. We all pay to play from mid-March until August for league games (about 21 games) on weekends. Tournaments are extra and usually occur over the major holidays throughout the summer. The grand finale is the National World Series in Phoenix, AZ during October.
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June 13 Update: Teams listed in July schedule format

June 13, 2017

Several subjects were discussed and approved by the SAMSBL Board.

Season 1 was deemed a success. Games got better from a competition viewpoint.

Season 2 will see a playoff tournament for all teams. Single-elimination format with seeding based on final standings. The "Adolph Rule" will be triggered for 70 and over hitters whose ball finds the outfield grass. No longer can they be thrown out at first base.

Season 2 will start weekend of 22&23 July. Schedule will be up about July 10-15. Note teams listed, now, that will and might play. This list will be updated as required in next few weeks.

The Weimar connection is being resurrected for 60+ tournament teams. Expect games in July and August. Cost is $200 for field and $85.00 for umpires. Each is paid the day you play.

I will host a Labor Day tournament September 1-4. Ages will be 60+, 50+, 40+, 30+, & 18+ with priority on the older divisions, first. Cost is $100 per player. All players must be MSBL members or on a local waiver. More details will be published here in the near future.

World Series 2017 Information, June 7

May 24, 2017

These teams listed below are gearing up for the 2017 World Series in Phoenix, AZ. Contact me (or them, directly if they offer info) if you are interested in participating. Contact at 210 302 8228 and leave message, if interested.

35+ and 55+ Bombers (Invitation Only)

Bill Burgess, 70+ Texans, 210 326 6224.

70+ Red Sox, a few openings

55+ and 60+ Lonestars, Invitation Only

Father/Son, Greg Herrera, seeking pairs

30+ Broncos, Invitation Only.

65+ Red Sox, Invitation Only

Father/Son Red, Invitation Only

65+ and 70+ Broncos, Invitation Only.

40+ Outfitters, Invitation Only

35+ Yankees, Invitational Only

40+ Yellow Pirates, seeking players

Again, call rain out number and leave message for which team you are interested in joining. We will try hard to accommodate all who wish to go to Phoenix.

TRYOUTS June 25, 1:00 PM UIW

June 13,, 2017

Tryouts for Season 2 will be at UIW on June 25th at 1:00 PM. Age group first hour will be 55+.

Age groups for 2:30 pm start will be 35+.

Age group 18+ will be 4:00 PM.

Each candidate signs a waiver and puts on a number. Tryouts consist of catching, throwing, and hitting. All will know prior to leaving field, if they wish to know.

2nd Half Details June 7, 2017

June 7, 2017

We will play 10 games in the 2nd half plus a playoff event. Slots are limited.

Current teams who wish to continue, the Fee is $2,000.00. All due now until too late. When you call, only then will you find out if it is too late.

New team Fees is $2,500 all due now. When you call, you will then find out if it is too late.

Tryouts will be held in late June. Time and location to be announced, here. Stay tuned.

Each team going to MSBL World Series will need 11 games played to be eligible. Each W.S. Manager must ensure all players are eligible to participate in this year's event. I must sign all W.S. Rosters.

LEAGUE RULES REMINDER

January 1, 2017

This policy is meant to be right up front.

Several 2017 National Tournaments are on the horizon. In order to participate in these events, players need to be SAMSBL league members.

To attend the National World Series, a player or team needs to have participated in the SAMSBL league. The SAMSBL has a strict policy regarding tournament players. All League Members sign their respective waivers agreeing to the policy. Any player needs a release from me to play on any other team in the nation.

If you play in the SAMSBL, then support the SAMSBL with your talents on the tournament teams at all times. Even pool players need a release. We send over a dozen teams to state and national tournaments. There is room for all who wish to go.

LABOR DAY TOURNAMENT DETAILS AS OF: June 13

June 13, 2017

Lead Hotel will be Double Tree. Call Kenny Grizzelle, 210 321-4820, direct number for rate details. Mention SAMSBL tournament.

As teams commit, list below will grow until capacity is reached.

Age Bracket 60+: SA Monarchs, Houston Colts 45's, SA Texans, Austin Express,SA Broncos, ALBQR Paladin, SA Lonestars. Maybe one or 2 others.

Age Bracket 50+: SA Bombers,

Age Bracket 40+: SA Reds, SA Pirates

Age Bracket 30+:

Age Bracket 18+:

Print Standings
18 & Over Division Standings
25 & Over Division Standings
30 & Over Division Standings
50 & Over Division Standings
57 & Over Division Standings
Summer Wood Bat Division Standings
18+ Division 30+ Division 50+ Division 57+ Division
SAMSBL POLICY CHANGES FOR 2017
NO TRASH TALKING Policy
Purpose: To stop any type of trash talking 100% of the time. There will be no trash talking between players. There will be no trash talking between managers/umpires and players. There will be trash talking between managers. The League President will implement an arbitrary fine system, at his sole discretion, payable immediately by the offender(s) should they wish to continue playing baseball in the SAMSBL. Ejections are not necessary to trigger fines.

NON-RUNNER EXCHANGE/SHARED POSITION Policy
Purpose: To stop excessive delay of game while waiting for runner exchange to take place. The exact non-runner/shared runner must be immediately available to replace hitter on base OR the umpires will negate the option, immediately.

DEFENSE/OFFENSE EXCHANGE Between Innings Policy
Purpose: To stop excessive delays in the exchange process. Two Minutes, only, is allowed. Umpires can call strikes or balls, as necessary, to trigger the first pitch of the inning. It is possible to have runners on base or an out recorded prior to the first pitch if delay occurs.

ROSTER/WAIVER CURRENCY Policy
Purpose: To ensure all players on the fields are eligible to be there. Managers are to ensure all players are on proper waivers at all times. No player is eligible to play if he has not signed a proper waiver. Roster additions/deletions are addressed between the Manager and League President.

SMOKING/VAPING/CHEWING/DIPPING Tobacco Products or Alternatives
Purpose: To ensure all SAMSBL members know the penalties for violating the simple rule of NO, NOT ALLOWED at any time while playing league games. Nowhere at any ball park are we ever permitted to smoke, chew, or spit. Fines will be implemented, immediately and must be paid, quicker. These fines will be arbitrary and hefty, especially if repeat offender. If smoking areas ARE available, then you are cleared to smoke, chew, and spit in those areas ONLY!

NO non-MSBL TEAM/Payer
IN SAN ANTONIO will be allowed to enter the MSBL world series Purpose: From Steve Sigler on December 2, 2016, 9:32 AM. All interested players who wish to participate in the 2017 and beyond MSBL world series are required to be SAMSBL league members in good standing with the League. No exceptions!

SAMSBL Contact Information   Developed & Designed By
210-302-8228
P.O. Box 690093
San Antonio, TX. 78269
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Martin De Leon
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