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Men’s Baseball League

Hart Park
12325 S. Western Ave.
Blue Island, IL.

Join us!

On Wednesday, December 13th, Mens Baseball league (MBL) coordinators, players, and interested individuals will meet for a brief discussion regarding the upcoming 2018 season.

This meeting is open to the public.

What: League Pre-season meet and greet.
When: Wednesday, December 13th. 6:30 pm
Where: Blue Island Beer Company, 13357 Old Western Ave, Blue Island, IL 60406

Guests will have the opportunity to ask questions directly to our league coordinators.

Potential team/player suggestions provided during this meeting will be considered.

Description

There’s a new game in town! We are proud to present you with the release of an all-new league for men, the Blue Island Park District Men’s Baseball League (MBL).

The MBL is a whole new option for men’s baseball teams that includes not only everything you’ve come to love about South-side baseball but the full cooperation and resources of the Blue Island Park District. This includes the use of one of Chicagoland’s favorite baseball diamond, Hart Park, online scheduling and team stat tracking, weekly team/player recognition,  public book-keeping, costumer support, and a league coordinator to provide answers to your toughest questions.

Now is the time to be a part of a new era of Men’s Baseball. Team registrations are now open to the public!

Schedule / Standings

Registration Info

Designed for
Men 18 years or older

Games
16 Sunday games starting April 22nd, 2018

Location
Hart Park
12325 Western Ave.
Blue Island, IL. 60406

League Fee
Team Fee: $1300
Deposit: $150 + Preliminary roster with team information.

Individual Players (Free Agents): Individuals without a team may pursuit placement into a team by contacting the Blue Island Park District. All free agents will be given an opportunity to be picked up by a team in need of players or compiled into a new team composed of free agents (if enough available). Free agents will be responsible for their own fees.

All registrations are first come, first served.

Inquiries
Send all inquiries to Blue Island Park District Recreation Coordinator Josh Edwards
708-270-2333 or
jedwards@blueislandparks.org

League Info

Fee includes baseballs and playoff trophies. A full schedule will be given to each team captain at the league meeting. Top 4 teams will make Playoffs. Full refunds will be processed for teams that paid in full and secured a sponsorship but paid themselves to secure a spot. Registration ends April 1 or when leagues fill, whichever comes first.

Men’s Baseball League Information

  • The MBL will use modified IHSA rules
  • The MBL will play each week on Sundays morning or afternoon.
  • Teams will participate in either a weekly single or doubleheader game.
  • Playoffs:
    • Single elimination wild card game if necessary.
    • Semi Final: 3 Game Series if 3rd game necessary it will be played the following week.
    • Championship: 3 game Series(1 game per week)

Recognition 

  • Scorecards will be the responsibility of the team captain. Scorecards must be turned in after every game. Stats will be on display via the Blue Island Park District’s Quickscore website.
  • Top performers (Pitching and Hitting) will be highlighted weekly via the Blue Island Park District’s social sites. Team captain may provide a photo for reference. 
  • Yearly Awards ( Hitter of the Year, Pitcher of the Year, Best defensive players at positions) will be awarded at the final game of the regular season.
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