May 17, 2013
Gentlemen, we have been part of a two month test at MBA that we may be failing. The final results will be tabulated at the end of this month.
As you all know, every team has been requested to spend at least $50.00 after their games at the concession stand. It is not every player who needs to buy that much worth; it is every team including their fans and supporters. Prices being what they are, it does not take many items to reach the requested amount.
These last few days remaining will show much to those watching what we, as a league, will or will not do.
I am hoping we will pass the test.
May 16, 2013
We do not have UIW Saturday, June 1st, at all. The Coach is hosting tryouts for his 2014 team.
Games are moved to MBA for that day.
Also, we will not play at UIW at 10:00 AM on Sunday, the 9th. That game, too, will be moved to MBA. We will play the 2 pm & 6 PM at UIW on the 9th.
The rest of the June schedule will be published shortly.
April 25, 2013
Missions Baseball Academy (MBA) is the name of our newest complex in San Antonio. The web page is www.missionsbaseballacademy.com.
The easiest way to get to the Park is take Hwy 90 West to Del Rio, exit Hwy 151 West to Seaworld, and exit Callaghan Rd. Enter the "decel" lane and turn right at the WEST gate into the parking lot.
CONCESSION STAND IS FULLY FUNCTIONAL. Ample food and drink choice are available. No Outside Food or Drink allowed on property. All teams are to commit to spending at least $50.00 after every game. Please do so.
It appears that the prices will remain where they are. MSBL members are asked not to bring through the Ticket Booth gate outside food or drink.
May 5, 2013
The MBA will host a July 4th Weekend Tournament for all the adult baseball players who wish to over the long weekend. The cost is $100.00 per player. Make checks payable to SAMSBL.
Each team will get 4 games over the four days of the tournament. Though Friday, the 5th is not a holiday, we will have games all that day and night.
We can have 20 teams with a minimum of 15 players per team. A Manager can offer his team or form one just for this tournament. Minimum age is 18.
We need at least 5 teams in one division to make another age division of 35+ or 45+ or 55+ or 60+. All games will be played at one site. Beer in the Concession Stand is available after your last game of the day.
Championship Game(s) on Sunday with winner(s) getting Trophy and one lucky player being named the MVP.
Call 210-269-6725 to register.
April 7, 2013
Every SAMSBL 3rd base or 1st base Coach needs to have at least a skull cap on while coaching. No helmet of any kind is not acceptable.
League officials will ensure all coaches comply.
January 14, 2013
This policy is meant to be right up front.
Several 2013 National Tournaments are on the horizon. In order to participate in these events, players need to be MSBL league members.
To attend the National World Series, a player or team needs to have participated in a regional or local tournament. The SAMSBL has a strict policy regarding tournament players. All League Members sign their respective waivers agreeing to the policy. All tournament players are expected to support the local teams participating. Any player needs a release from me to play on any other team in the nation. Do not expect one.
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.
January 24, 2013
The SAMSBL will host the 19th Alamo Classic Texas Cup during the Labor Day weekend from Friday night August 30 until Monday afternoon, September 2. The cost is $100.00 per player with 16 players minimum per team.
Non-refundable deposits of $500.00 are due by July 1 to PO Box 690093, San Antonio, Texas 78269. The balance is due by the end of July. Make Checks payable to SAMSBL.
The cost rises to $130.00 per player for teams that decide to commit AFTER July 15th. So commit early, please.
The age brackets include 18+ for the last time, ever. In 2014, the minimum age will be 22+. We will also have Divisions of 25+, 35+, 45+, 55+, and 60+ (if at least 5 teams commit to that age group).
The Fields include: The University of Incarnate Word, Blossom Stadium, Alamo Heights Stadium, Lee High School Stadium,Fairgrounds Stadium, East Central High School Stadium, Wolff Stadium, and Missions Baseball Academsy (MBA) Stadiums. We will use St. Mary's Stadium if playable by that date.
We can host 60 teams for this tournament with nearly all teams playing at least one game at MBA where BEER is available after your last game of the day. We can have some games on Friday night (maybe even Thursday night) to set up a 4-team playoff situation for each age division Sunday morning.
In short, we can play a lot of baseball if enough teams commit early enough. Some teams will get 6 games. So bring enough players to compete.
E-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org to register. Each team (except 18+) may have ONE player ONE YEAR younger and ONE player TWO YEARS younger. Neither can pitch. That means NOT 2 players one year younger NOR 2 players 2 years younger. ONLY One each, preferably, none at all.
Each team can have 3 Non-Runners and pitchers can return to the mound in the same game (ONCE) but not in the same inning in which he is extracted AND after THREE (3) outs are recorded.
It will be a fun, competitive tournament for those teams that commit.
The site of the Friday Night Managers' Meeting to be determined, probably MBA.
The Lead Hotel is the SPRINGHILL SUITES at Loop 410 and Fredricksberg. The person to connect with is TRACEY YARBROUGH at 210-737-6086.
FEBRUARY 7, 2012
Jerry Spencer will serve as Vice-President of the SAMSBL for 2013.