Last Updated: November 27, 2015

Official Website of the

North Jersey Amateur Baseball League


Welcome to the online home of the North Jersey Amateur Baseball League (NJABL). The NJABL is an 18 and up all-wood bat baseball league with teams from Bergen, Passaic, Hudson and Rockland (NY) Counties. The goal of the NJABL is to provide an organized and highly competitive environment for current collegiate baseball players, as well as recent graduates and former professional ballplayers. The strength and commitment of our core teams as well as the quality of the athlete competing will allow the league to grow, succeed and be the premier wood bat baseball league of North Jersey. 

Our site is regularly updated. Feel free to surf our team pages and stats pages as well. Individual players interested in joining teams should fill out the league's free agent player inquiry form found on the left tool bar under online forms or else contact the team representative in the town nearest you. Once completed your info will be circulated to all league managers for review.

2015 NABF World Series

August 10, 2015

The Englewood A's were the first North Jersey Amatuer Baseball League (NJABL) team to ever participate in the annual NABF World Series in Battle Creek, Michigan. The NABF World Series consists of the top 12 amauter teams in the nation affiliated with the National Amatuer Baseball Federation (NABF). The A's run ended with losses to the Cincinnati Chiefs (Cincinnati Rec Commission, OH), Lombard Orioles (Chicago Suburban Baseball league, IL) & the Battistoni Diesel (Buffalo MUNY AAA, NY). Later in the tournament, the Battistoni Diesel went on to defeat Lombard Orioles in the national championship game, crowning the Battistoni Diesel the 2015 NABF national champions.

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Englewood A's headed to Battle Creek, Michigan for NABF World Series

August 2, 2015


10 Englewood A's vs. 0 Bergenfield Yankees (Met League)

The Englewood A's scored 4 in the first and never looked back in the NABF Hackensack Regional championship game as they advanced to the World Series in Battle Creek, MI with a 10-0 win over the Bergen Yankees. Jack Winters (Nyack Indians) went the complete game (8-inning mercy rule), allowing 7 hits and striking out 8 Yanks. Ian Steepy (Little Ferry Devils) scored 3 runs for the A's and Josh Miller drove in 3. The Yankees Kyle Norton had 2 doubles in the game. The NABF World Series begins in Battle Creek on Thursday, August 6th for the A's in their first trip out. Englewood is the first team ever NJABL team to win a NJABL Regional title & qualify for a NABF World Series.

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A's Advance to Final in a Masterful Pitcher's Duel with Brothers (Staten Island, NY)

August 1, 2015
Englewood A's vs. 0 Brothers (Staten Island Baseball Alliance)
Bryan Halberg (Nyack Indians) of Englewood and Andy Wells of Brothers went at it toe for toe in a pitchers duel for the ages in the 2nd semi-final game at Foschini park in Hackensack. Wells retired the first nine A's on strike outs in order thru 3 innings and the first 10 he faced overall. Halberg was nearly as dominant striking out 6 thru 4 and cruising to a 6-hit, complete game shutout with 8 strikeouts that would carry the A's to the Finals. Neither team could break through on the other's ace as Brothers left a total of 10 men on base. However, it was the A's who finally got to Wells with 2 outs and no one on in the top of the 9th when Rich Baerga (Nyack Indians) tripled to deep right center and was driven home by Robin Roberts' single thru the right side. Wells allowed on 4 hits (2 until those final 2 in the 9th) and struck out 15 A's without issuing a walk in his complete game. 



Yankees Eliminate Paramus Birds to Advance to Regional Final

August 1, 2015


The Bergen Yankees advanced to the regional final by coming back from a 9-5 deficit by scoring 8 unanswered runs combined between the 6th and 7th innings. The outburst was highlighted by Kyle Norton's 3-run blast over the left center field fence which capped the scoring. Sean Reitz was brilliant in relief for the Yankees to get the win with 5-innings of work where he only allowed 1 run on 3 hits.


August 1, 2015

Saturday 8/1/15 at Foschini Park in Hackensack:

10am (consolation game)
6 Hackensack Troasts vs. 5 Falcons (NY)

12:30pm (semi-final 1)
Paramus Birds vs. Bergen Yankees 

4pm (semi-final 2)
Staten Island Brothers (NY) vs. Englewood A's 

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July 30, 2015


July 30, 2015

AABC - Mid Atlantic Regional (Albany, NY)

Friday 7/31-

Bergen Pirates v. Albany Athletics 11am at Keenholts Park

Bergen will play either at 2:30 or 5pm at Keenholts Park 


NABF - Hackensack Regional (Hackensack, NJ)

Thursday 7/30-

Englewood v. Hackensack Troasts 8pm at Foschini Park

Friday 7/31

Englewood v. Paramus Birds 5pm at Foschini Park

Paramus Birds v. Hackensack Troasts 8pm at Foschini Park


The Nyack Indians captured their 6th NJABL championship and 9th overall franchise title with  5-0 victory over the Bergan Pirates. Bryan Halberg threw a complete game 3 hit shutout striking out 7 while not walking a batter.  The Indians broke a scoreless tie getting to the Pirate starter Zack Davis with 5 runs in the 6th. The inning started with the 3rd hitter, Mark Duncan getting hit by a pitch. Zac Nersesian followed with a single. Coach Ken Pommerencke decided not to bunt, feeling the hot hand, and after a wild pitch, DH, newcomer Chuck Olsen delivered a 2 run sharp single to center. The inning continued with a walk to veteran Mark Stanford and a clutch 2 out RBI single from 3rd basemen Keith Zeig.

The Indians went undefeated in their playoff run with wins over Wyckoff, Rutherford, Rockland and with a 4-2 Chris Haggerty win against the Pirates in the first game of the finals.



Bergen 2 - Nyack 4

Saturday -

Nyack 5 - Bergen 0

2015 Championship

July 24, 2015

#8 Bergen Pirates vs. #2 Nyack Indians

Game 1 - 7/24 at OverPeck Park 7:30pm

Game 2 - 7/25 at Breslin Field 12:30pm

Game 3 - 7/26 at OverPeck Park 12:30pm (if necessary)

Semi-Final Round

July 23, 2015

#1 Englewood 0 #8 Bergen 4

(Bergen eliminates Englewood & advances to the championship (best of 3) vs. Nyack Indians


 #2 Nyack 4 vs. #5 Rockland 2 

(Nyack eliminates Rockland & advances to championship (best of 3) vs. Bergen Pirates)



Quarterfinal Results

July 22, 2015

#1 Englewood 13  #3 Rutherford 12 (8 innings)

(Englewood eliminates Rutherford & advances to the semi-final round vs. Bergen Pirates)


 #7 Wyckoff 1 vs. #5 Rockland 3 (8 innings)

(Rockland eliminates Wyckoff & advances to semi-final round vs. Nyack Indians)


July 19, 2015

Nyack vs Rutherford   winners bracket  NYACK WINS 3-2

Bergen vs Rockland  winners bracket BERGEN WINS 9-3

Park Ridge vs Englewood  elimination game. ENGLEWOOD WINS 3-0

Wyckoff vs Paramus  elimination game  WYCKOFF WINS 13-2


Playoff seedings set

July 15, 2015

With the regular season coming to an end this evening, final playoff spots were secured by Wyckoff and Bergen.

First Round action on Saturday will see:

#1 Englewood vs #8 Bergen  BERGEN WINS 10-6

#2 Nyack vs #7 Wyckoff  NYACK WINS 7-4

#3 Rutherford vs #6 Paramus  RUTHERFORD WINS 2-1

#4 Park Ridge vs #5 Rockland  ROCKLAND WINS 5-4

Englewood takes back to back titles, 7-5 over Nyack

July 15, 2015

The Englewood A's won their 2nd consecutive regular season title with a 7-5 win over the Nyack Indians. Nyack jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the first and held a 4-1 lead into the 5th where Englewood scored 3 to tie it. Nyack added 1 in the bottom of the 6th to take a 5-4 lead into the final frame. Vito Marichal hit a 3 run homerun in the top of the 7th to propel the A's to the title. Jacinto Saul Gonell picked up the win.

Winner take all, Englewood vs Nyack

July 14, 2015

Englewood will travel to Nyack tonight with the winner taking the regular season League Title. Englewood enters the contest with an 18-5 record, while Nyack enters at 17-6. The Indians own the tiebreaker with an earlier season 9-5 win over the A's. Game time is 7pm at Germonds Park

Rays tame Elks 5-4

July 11, 2015

Nick Romito tossed 5 shut out innings before the Antlers erupted for 4 runs in the 6th tying the score at 4. Rex Macmillan came on in relief in the 5th with go ahead run on second and stopped the Elks come back by retiring 4 straight hitters for the win. Joe Odonnell (1b,2b,3b, 2 RBI) led the Rays bats and Alex Lore knocked in the winning run with a sac fly in the 7th, Romito also doubled in a run in the 5th

Wyckoff tops Rutherford 3-1

July 11, 2015

Jake Flax pitched a complete game to secure the 3-1 victory for the Raiders. PJ Saporito, Cory Kuzmik and Mike Pegg all scratched RBIs on the tonight for the offensive production. Anthony Spinelli helped the Rays offensively going 1-2 with a SAC RBI in the 7th.

Englewood walks off in 7th

July 11, 2015

in the bottom of the 7th inning, Englewood's Pete "The Big Red Machine" Moore hit a bases loaded walk off single to complete the come back for the A's. Moore went 2 for 3 on day with 4 RBIs and hit his team tying 3rd HR of the year. Pitcher AJ Marini was the DH for the A's and recorded his first NJABL hit and RBI, as well as notching his 3rd Win of the year in relief. Andrew Rosario had a multi-hit game for the Sox.

Mother Nature washes out slate

July 9, 2015

Fair Lawn and the Astros made it to the 3rd inning before being washed out. The rest of tonights slate were washed out before starting. The scramble is on to get games in. 

Park Ridge 2-0 over Wyckoff

July 9, 2015

Mike Warren threw a complete game 1 hit shutout, striking out 11 to lead Park Ridge to a 2-0 win over Wyckoff. Chris Dichiaro had a sacrifice fly in the 2nd inning, driving home Jon Molinelli to give Park Ridge a 1-0 lead. Zach Carroll had an RBI double in the 4th inning driving home Corey Pic who had singled. Armond Biagini had the lone hit for Wyckoff in the first inning. Bobby Graber threw well in defeat. Park Ridge improves to 16-5 while Wyckoff drops to 8-12 on the season.

Bergen Pirates edge Little Ferry Devils 5-4

July 9, 2015

The Bergen Pirates came from behind to edge the Little Ferry Devils 5-4 at Little Ferry Field Wednesday night. After Little Ferry jumped out to a 4-0 lead in the bottom half of the 1st inning, the Pirates inched their way back posting 1 run over each of the next 4 frames. Entering the 7th knotted at 4-4, Dan Roeser tripled before scoring the game winning run. The Pirates bats were alive all night posting 12 hits and getting multi-hit performances from Mike Rucereto, Roeser, and Alfredo Monagas. JJ Giordano picked up the win going 6 strong for the Pirates while striking out 5. David Strandberg picked up his first save of the season striking out 2 in a scoreless inning.

Sox pound 12 hits, beat Salty Dogs

July 9, 2015

Phil Mistrette had another 5 RBI day, Mike Coniglio drove in 3 runs, an the Sox rolled with a 13 run 6th inning vs Pearl River. Mike Holland started on the mound and earned his first Black Sox 18+ victory (he came up through the younger program as a high school player) and his first in the NJABL. He gave up 2 runs in 5 innings and Ryan Kiczek and Alex Vargas did the rest. Sox play vs Little Ferry on Thursday, looking for their 10th win of the season.

Bergen Pirates stun Englewood A's 8-7

July 2, 2015

The Bergen Pirates put together a 5 run 7th to stun the Englewood A's 8-7 at MacKay Park Wednesday night. Down 4 entering the the final frame, Tommy Natoli hit a game-tying grand slam off A's closer Vincent Luppino. A walk and a single later brought George Gillies to the plate who ended the game with a walk-off line drive single into the right center gap. Danny Roeser (2) and Matt Ornstein went deep for the Pirates. Loran Kaleci picked up the win in relief for the Pirates striking out 1 in a scoreless inning of work. Junior Erazo and Vito Marichal had 3 hits apiece for the A's.


Sox win behind Hilcher no-hitter

July 2, 2015

JR Hilcher fired the Sox second no-hitter in as many games as the Sox scored 4 in the first inning to split the season series with Wyckoff. Hilcher followed Nick Recarte's and the bullpens performance on Monday with his own 6 strikeouts. Chris Hueth tripled and scored 2 runs, and Franklin Armstrong doubled and scored 2 as well, as the Sox won their second consecutive game heading into their Sunday series vs West Milford.


Wyckoff blanks Paramus 1-0

June 29, 2015

The Raiders completed the shutout Monday night against the Paramus Birds thanks to a stellar pitching performance by Mike Vranesich. Vranesich throw a solid 7 innings giving up 3 hits and struck out 8 batters. Wyckoff picked up the clutch RBI on PJ Saporito's single to left field.

Sox finally defeat Flash

June 30, 2015

Park Ridge has had the Black Sox number in the NJABL. Until Monday night when Nick Recarte, Kyle Kennett and Isaac Spiegel combined to no-hit the Flash, who had previously not lost to the Black Sox since their inception into the league. 
It wasn't pretty, but Recarte worked through 10 walks on the day and left with the bases loaded and the 3 hitter for Kyle Kennet, who struck him out. Kennett and Spiegel were perfect in relief. 
The Sox pounded out 12 hits, led by Jose Garcia's 4-4 2RBI 2R day. Phil Mistrette added 2 hits and 5 RBI, and Mike Coniglio added 2 hits, runs and steals. The scored in every offensive inning

Englewood out slugs West Milford 13-11

June 28, 2015


Big offensive days from the A's Pete Moore & Robin "Bip" Roberts. Roberts had four hits on the day, with a homer & three RBI. Moore had two solo homers & Paul Rosa got in on the action with a grand slam in the second inning. Solid pitching efforts by Vin Luppino & Mike Balash who helped the A's get their fourteenth victory of the season.

Astros stay hot, win 2 more today

June 27, 2015

Rockland Astros won a pair of games today, first beating the Lyndhurst Black Sox 8-1. The Astros held down the Black Sox behind Chris Hutton's (Catholic U) complete game. Chris help the Sox to 1 run on 7 hits for the victory. The Astros had 2 big HR's one 3 run blast by Kyle Unger (Sacred Heart) and the other a 2 run shot by Matt Dedeo (Union) to pace the Astros offense. John Jonas had a hit and scored the Black Sox only run. Game 2 saw the Astros run their winning streak to 6 games with a 7-4 win over Paramus. Casey (Muffin man) Kern (Chestnut Hill) pitched 6 solid innings of 3 run ball. Kevin Frank (Stac) pitched the 7th inning for his first Astros save. Kevin Kolesar (Queens College) led the Astros offense with 3 hits and 2 stolen bases. Dave Schwartz hit a 2 run home run for the Birds in the loss.

Rays repel Raiders 3-0

June 27, 2015

Joe Zembryski allowed 2 hits,0 runs and K'd 10 over 6 innings in a 3-0 victory for the Rays. Cody Mccallum's 2B,1B,RBI led the offense along with an Alex Lore RBI single and a Will Krajnik SAC fly. Kevin Van Dyk earned the save. Rex MacMillan added a key hit and scored 2 runs. Bobby Graber tossed a good game scattering only 5 hits for the Raiders.

Nyack defeats Pirates 7-1

June 27, 2015

Pirates over West Milford 6-2

June 26, 2015

JJ Giordano threw 4 strong innings striking out 6 and scattering 2 hits. Michael Bernstein and Rich Vogt each went 2-3 for Bergen.

Lyndhurst walks off over Rutherford 5-4

June 24, 2015

Nick Ruscingno hit a walkoff single in the bottom pf the 7th to lead the Sox over the Rays 5-4. John Jonas had 2 hits and scored a run. Jose Garcia started the 7th inning rally with a double, followed by a Joe Torre single before Ruscingno ended it with his single. Rex MacMillan went 2-4 with 2 stolen bases for Rutherford.

Park Ridge beats Bergen Pirates 3-1

June 24, 2015

Mike Warren threw a complete game 4 hitter, striking out 7 as Park Ridge defeated the Bergen Pirates 3-1. Connor Walsh went 2-4 and Alex Castro reached base safely in all 3 at bats with a single and 2 walks. Alfredo Monogas had an rbi single in the 1st inning for the Pirates. Loran Kolaci took the loss.

Englewood 8-1 over Paramus

June 24, 2015

Little Ferry out slugs West Milford 8-7

June 25, 2015

Wyckoff blanks Salty Dogs 5-0

June 24, 2015

Park Ridge 3-1 over Englewood

June 23, 2015

Evan Dymond and Mickey Stec combined to shut down an Englewood offense allowing only 1 unearned run in the 6th inning, as the Flash improved their league leading record to 12-2. Englewood's Ryan Page went 4 innings with 11 k's allowing only 1 hit, a double by Zach Carroll who would steal 3rd base and score on an infield ground out by Jonathon Molinelli. Englewood tied it up at 1-1 in the 5th on a 2 out throwing error. Park Ridge would score 2 more runs in the bottom of the 5th with hits by Jeremy Pic, Nick Coppolla and Alex Castro  and 3 walks by A's reliever Jacinto Gonnell. Junior Erazo had 3 hits for Englewood who fell to 11-3.

Astros take 2 from Wyckoff

June 20, 2015

The Rockland Astros defeated Wyckoff 6-3 in game 1 and then took game 2 by a score of 7-3 after Kevin Ferguson hit a walk off grandslam in the bottom of the 7th.

Nyack improves to 11-3 with win over Little Ferry

June 21, 2015

Mark Duncan and Andrew Himmelfarb had 2 hits apiece for Nyack who defeated Little Ferry 7-4. Nyack improves to 11-3 on the year while Little Ferry drops to 2-11

Englewood beats Rutherford 2-1 in 10 innings

June 20, 2015

Englewood A's pitching combination of Josh Kwak & Vin Luppino combined for ten solid innings of work on the mound. Kwak started the game and threw five innings only allowing one earned run, scattering four hits & striking four batters. Luppino came in relief and threw five shut out innings to get the win.. Johnathan Marichal hit a sacrifice fly with one out & the bases loaded, in the bottom of the tenth inning to break the tie in walk off fashion. Josh Miller also provided some offense going three for four on the day.

Pearl River beats West Milford 8-2

June 20, 2015

The Pearl River Salty Dogs beat the West Milford Elks 8-2. Joe Stewart pitched 4 innings to earn the win, with Tom Kalaba closing out the last 3 innings. On offense, John Michael Verwoert hit his 1st Home Run, had 2 hits and 3 RBI's. Jariel Burgos and Henry Villegas each had 1 hit and an RBI, and Nick O'Connor had 1 hit and scored twice.

Park Ridge wins 10th in a row, 5-1 over Nyack

June 18, 2015

Mike Warren took a perfect game into the 5th inning before hitting a Nyack batter. Warren finished with 6 scoreless innings giving up 3 hits and striking out 7. Connor Walsh had 2 doubles and 3 rbi's, Jeremy Pic added a solo home run and Dan McEldowney reached base all 4 at bats with a double and 3 walks for the Flash who won their 10th game in a row. Mark Duncan had an RBI single in the 7th for Nyack. Mark Sanford took the loss.

Rockland Astros blank Fairlawn 5-0

June 18, 2015

Casey (Muffin Man) Kern (Chestnut Hill) shuts out the Cutters in 6 innings of 3 hit ball and fans 9. Eric (Bear) Anderson (FDU) pitched a perfect 9th to complete the shutout. The Astros offense was lead by Malcom Nails 2 run home run in the 2nd inning and all the Astros would need. Fair Lawn had 3 players with a hit on the night.

Englewood beats Pearl River 1-0

June 18, 2015

Combined shutout by starter A.J. Marini & A's newcomer Kyle Mullen. Marini left the game with four innings pitched scattering two hits while striking out one batter. Mullen finished the game with three innings pitch allowing only two hits while striking out five batters to earn his first win as an Englewood Athletic. Vito Marichal provided the offense with an RBI single in the fourth that scored teammate Robin "Bip" Roberts.

Rutherford defeats West Milford 9-1

June 18, 2015

The Rays won their 6th in a row by banging out 12 hits behind a five inning one hit stint by Goose Sangiardi (2-1). The surge was let by Alex Lore's (2H 5RBI) including a big 3 run two bagger and Sphinx Hanna (3H 2RBI). Rex MacMillan also had 2 hits in the onslaught. Nick Romito closed it out in mop up duty allowing one unit in the 7th frame.

Wyckoff outlasts Pirates 4-3 in 11 innings

June 17, 2015

NJABL is a member of the NABF

The North Jersey Amateur Baseball League is affiliated with the National Amateur Baseball Federation (NABF).




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