Last Updated: September 23, 2017
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MABRL 2018 Winter Training Program!
MABRL is pleased to announce that a 2018 Winter Training program will be made available to all players that register for the 2018 Spring Season prior to December 31 2017. Spring Registration will be opening in early October but we are looking to gauge interest now. Please complete a quick 2 question survey by clicking HERE so we can determine interest in this program.
For more details, please read this letter.
USA Baseball requires new bats for 2018 Season
USA Baseball, in conjunction with all major Youth Baseball Organizations, including Babe Ruth, Cal Ripken and Little League, have enacted new bat standards for 2018 season. Any bats that are in use today, will no longer be allowed this coming Spring Season. Any bat used next season must have the USABat logo so the league and our umpires know that it complies with the new standards.
Here's a link to the announcement on the Babe Ruth website. Our league sponsor, Dick's Sporting Goods, also has great information, as well as a video, on their website. Remember to use the coupon that is printable off our homepage!
DICK'S Sporting Goods Coupons
Congratulations 11U All Stars!
Congratulations to our 11U All Star Team for winning the District 11 title last week in Matawan, beating Marlboro 12-6 in the finals. Our boys start play in the state tournament this Thursday....good luck to all the boys and coaches! Represent MABRL and our towns well and make us proud!
Congratulations to our American, National & Senior League Champions
Congratulations to our 2017 National League Champions Nationals who beat the Mets in a thrilling 1-0 game on Tuesday June 20th. We also want to congratulate the 2017 American League Champions Royals who beat the Yankees 8-4 on Tuesday. Finally, a big congratulations go to Matawan Maroon who beat Holmdel 13-3 to take home the Senior Leage title. It was a rainy season but the MABRL Board would like to thank all parents and players for their patience and understanding as we worked through a record setting number of rescheduled games.
See you in the Fall!
MABRL Apparel NEW League Store!
Who needs Matawan Aberdeen Babe Ruth League shirts, sweatshirts, or another apparel? One of MABRL's league sponsors, and local businesses, Panther Press, has set up a team store where you can order MABRL branded clothing.
Please check out www.mabrlstore.com and place your orders. Panther Press will let you know when your order is complete and can be picked up.
Help support a local business and proudly show your Husky pride!
MABRL Text Alert System
MABRL will be using a text alert system this season to inform families of urgent news such as rainouts or schedule changes. You can sign up for a league wide text alert, as well as text alerts specific to your child's league. Click on the "Signup for Alerts" link on the league homepage and follow the instructions to set up your phone and select the text group you want to receive.
The Matawan Aberdeen Babe Ruth league has always and will continue to led by our dedicated volunteers who act as managers, coaches and board members and allow this league to run and teach out children the "American Pastime".
We are currently looking for volunteers to coach at all levels of the league, but in particular, in the Tee Ball and Pitching Machine age groups.
We are also looking for prospective Board Members to keep the league running efficiently and plan for the future to ensure the league remains financially sound, while continuing to make the necessary investments to make improvements at Toomer field and around the league.
New for 2017, we are looking for a group of parents to join our Diamond Club which will help us run our snackstand during the 2017 season, as well as work with the board on other fundraising opportunities for the league. We are looking for 5-6 volunteers this season and will waive one registration fee as a thank you for your efforts.
If you are interested in any of these, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or contact our league President, Mike Caldon directly.