Last Updated: August 3, 2015

The Mid-Iowa Baseball League

Inaugural 2015 MIBL Fall League


Logo Design by Tim Rice, Royal Rooster Design Co (Hawks 35+)

Registration will be open until August 9th!


+ Five game season from September 13th through October 11
Sunday Games
+ Open Age Division (18 and over)
+ Limited to the first 78 players to pay (6 teams of 13 players)

+ Teams:  T
eam Manager (volunteer), Assistant Coach (volunteer) and one "protected player" of manager/coach choice.  The remaining 10 players will be drafted from the pool of registrants.

+ Early bird cost is $75.00 for the first 50 players to sign up.  $80 for players after 50.  Fee includes five games, hat & jersey.
+ We are able to accept payments via PayPal and credit/debit card.

+ You do not have to be on a current roster to play fall ball!  Open to ANYONE that is 18 and over as of 9/13/15.

Click Here for a bit more information that will be updated as we receive questions.


All Star Day Re-Cap

Congratulations to 18+ Team Bandits/Aces/Astros winning the MABL All Star game 11-7 over Team .45s/Renegades/Diamond Kings. Steven Baldus from the Bandits was named MVP with a 2 RBI double, a walk and 2 runs scored in the contest. Int he 25+ All Star game Team Hitmen/Monarch/Reds/Cubs managed one unearned run in the first to take the title with a 1-0 win over Team Cardinals/Oaks/Red Sox. Vinny VanEngelenberg was named MVP with a 2 run double, a walk, the games only run and turning the game ending double play. In the Home Run Derby, 6 Contestants made the finals with a championship playoff between Zach Young and Blake Marchant. Zach came away with the title becoming a two-time Mid-Iowa Baseball League Home Run Derby Champion! Congratulations to all the participants in the derby. The league raised $237 for the Wounded Warrior project. Congratulations Steven, Vinny and Zach winners of brand new maple bats.

   Steven Baldus, Bandits                            Vinny VanEngelenberg, Hitmen                        Zach Young, Hitmen

2015 Player Registration (Waiver)

Please complete your 2015 Player Registration/Waiver.  All players intending to play in 2015 must complete an annual waiver.  Only players on a current team roster should complete the waiver.  Free agents or prospective players should not complete the waiver until they have signed up with a team.

Please be aware that your information is not shared with any 3rd party with the exception of our National Organization, MSBL National.

Managers (& players) can click here to see who has signed up as of the date on the form.

Managers:  Please update your 2015 team rosters on the website.


Cownie Lock-Up Procedure

For teams playing night games at Cownie, please do not get locked inside the complex.  The north gate is on a timer & closes on its own.  You should exit out the south gate.
Closing Procedure:
1.  Turn off the field lights (switch located on back side of concession stand).
2.  Close the two bathroom doors.
3.  Exit the parking lot out the south gate.
4.  Last person out should then pull the south gate shut and lock it with the chain and padlock.

MSBL Sports Store Specials

Click here for the current specials at MSBL Sports Store, available to all league members.


League Page on Facebook

The Facebook button at the lower left of this homepage will take you to our League page on Facebook.  The following link will take you to the Facebook page of our National organization, Men's Senior Baseball.

NATIONAL CHAMPIONS!!! 35+ Des Moines Bruins

The Des Moines Bruins captured the MSBL Fall Classic 35+ Central Division championship on Saturday, November 8, 2014 with a 5-2 victory over the Delaware Destroyers in Clearwater, FL.

After finishing in 2nd place in 2003, 2007 & 2010 along with numerous semifinal appearances in Phoenix, the Bruins joined the 2007 Father/Son Iowa Cubs as the only National Tournament Champions from the Mid-Iowa Baseball League.

Read the write-up from MSBL National HERE.

Team members included:
Back row, L-R:  Phil DeVan, Jeff Sanders, Ron Watson, Guy Koenig, David Case, Cris Anderson, Jason McPherson, Kent Klemme, Tim Kirgan.
Front row, L-R:  John Linden, Darren Lewis, Rocky Reeves, Brian Schueller, Joe Smith, Jeff Lantz, Ron Greenwood, Jerry Wise
Not pictured:  Gary Frank


Famous Quote

"Fans like home runs. And we have assembled a pitching staff to please our fans." ~Clark Griffith


No game in the world is as tidy and dramatically neat as baseball, with cause and effect, crime and punishment, motive and result, so cleanly defined." ~Paul Gallico

Upcoming Games/Practices

Monday,  Aug 3
45+ Bill Hyland MSBL
Yankees @ Wildcats 7:30pm Urb 1 (NW)
Grays @ Twins 7:30pm Urb 2 (SE)
Tuesday,  Aug 4
35+ Bill Hyland MSBL
Cubs @ Yankees 7:30pm Cownie
Woodpeckers @ Hawks 7:30pm Simpson
Wednesday,  Aug 5
45+ Bill Hyland MSBL
Grays @ Wildcats 7:30pm Urb 1 (NW)
Twins @ Yankees 7:30pm Urb 2 (SE)
Thursday,  Aug 6
35+ Bill Hyland MSBL
Heat @ Bulldogs 7:30pm Cownie
Woodpeckers @ Demons 7:30pm Simpson
Sunday,  Aug 9
18+ MABL
Des Moines Hitmen @ Renegades 1:00pm North
Astros @ Aces 2:00pm Waukee
Des Moines Cardinals @ Black Sox 4:00pm North
Aces @ Astros 5:00pm Waukee
25+ MSBL
Cubs @ Colfax White Sox 11:00am Colfax
Diamond Kings @ Oaks 11:00am Waukee
Red Sox @ Reds 1:00pm Hoover
Colfax White Sox @ Cubs 2:00pm Colfax
Des Moines .45s Baseball Club @ Monarchs 4:00pm Hoover
Des Moines .45s Baseball Club @ Monarchs 5:00pm Colfax
Monday,  Aug 10
45+ Bill Hyland MSBL
Wildcats @ Twins 7:30pm Urb 1 (NW)
Yankees @ Grays 7:30pm Urb 2 (SE)
Tuesday,  Aug 11
35+ Bill Hyland MSBL
Woodpeckers @ Cubs 7:30pm Cownie
Demons @ Bulldogs 7:30pm Hoover
Hawks @ Yankees 7:30pm Simpson

For a complete schedule listing, click here!