Last Updated: October 3, 2015
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The Mid-Iowa Baseball League
35+ & 45+ Tourney Brackets
Please find the brackets for the 35+ & 45+ at the following links. Please be aware that due to field availability, these are subject to change at any time. Any changes will be communicated to all parties impacted as soon as they develop.
Games are handled just like the regular season, 2-hour time limit or 9-innings, whichever comes first. Get as many innings in before the time limit expires.
Inaugural 2015 MIBL Fall League
Logo Design by Tim Rice, Royal Rooster Design Co (Hawks 35+)
MIBL Representation in 2015 MSBL World Series (Arizona)
This fall, two teams from the Mid-Iowa Baseball League will head to the Phoenix, Arizona area to participate in the annual MSBL World Series. Please find their schedules and standings below to follow along as they compete later this month.
50+ Wood Cactus - Des Moines Bruins
45+ Wood Central - Des Moines Bruins
Schedule (coming soon)
Daily News (see link above)
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.
MSBL Sports Store Specials
Click here for the current specials at MSBL Sports Store, available to all league members.
League Page on Facebook
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:
"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
For a complete schedule listing, click here!