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Membership Meeting

December 4, 2013 – 07:30 PM

SJBCA 41th Anniversary
Membership, AD Booklet form, Diamond Classic Form and Officers, League rep

Congratulations to the 2013 Diamond Classic Champs WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP HS
Champions For 2013
 Washington Twp., Cinnaminson, Eastern, Gloucester Cath, G.C.I.T. (NJ Technical Conference)
 Brooklawn Post 72 American Legion and Gloucester County College win National Titles
South Jersey Baseball Coaches Association’s 41st Anniversary 1974-2014
2013-2014 Calendar

1. Membership Meeting - Please join the SJBCA!

¨ December 4, 2013: Wednesday-General Membership Meeting at Eastern Intermediate H. S. Library at 7:30 P.M.IMPORTANT MEETING PLEASE ATTEND

¨ Membership Cost is $30.00

2. Hot Stovers Baseball Banquet

¨ November 30, 2013: Saturday afternoon at Masso’s Colunbus Manor, Williamstown at 2:00 P. M.

¨ We encourage our baseball community to join the Hot Stovers in the celebration of South Jersey Baseball.

¨ Cost $40 pp. Call Bill Wagner for dinner reservation at 856-767-7170, Tom Haas 856-728-0199¨ Reservations must be made by November 19th . No tickets will be sold at the door.

3. NJSCA/NJSIAA Baseball Clinic Dec 12, 2013
at Jack Crust Baseball

¨ NJSCA Members Cost is $60. Non-Member’s Cost is $80. ($90 includes clinic & membership)

4. NJSIAA Baseball Rules Interpretation 
¨ No fee.

5. Captain's Night Dinner - PLEASE KEEP THIS DATE OPEN (no scrimmages).

¨ March 20, 2014 - Thursday - 7:30 P.M. at Masso’s Crystal Manor, Glassboro, NJ.

¨ Cost is $30 per person. Reservations must be made with League Representatives before March 17th. Reps to email Sam Tropano

6. Important Season Dates:

· Friday, March 7st : Tryouts Begin;
· Monday April 1st : Season Opener;

· May 9th: NJSIAA Cutoff date
· June 7th: State Championship Finals-T.R. School District

7. 41th Diamond Classic Tournament

¨ Dates: May 10th, 17th, 18th - Cut-off is May 4th. Rain Dates are May 11th, and 19th .

The Classic pre-tour dinner Friday May 10th 11:30am to 1:00 pm $20/person

¨ Sites: Maple Shade, Wash.Twp., Deptford HS, Overbrook & Eastern High School (Championship)

  Diamond Classic Lucheon Friday May 9th 11:30am Masso's Glassboro Cost $20. Reservations by May 5th, 2014
8. All South Jersey Pictures

· Pictures -Wednesday, May 28th - Eastern H.S. at 9:30 AM (rain or shine).

9. All South Jersey Dinner

¨ Dinner - Thursday, June 4th - 7:30 P.M. at Masso’s Crystal Manor, Glassboro, NJ.

¨ Cost is $30 per person. Please Contact League Reps for Dinner Tickets by May 30th
TBA Camden County All Star Game-6PM @ Eastern HS

10. Carpenter Cup

· June 2014 at Ashburn Field & Citizen Bank Park. Please advise school officials for consideration of early dismissals for the games. Ju
11. NJBCA All Star Game
at Jack Cust Academy Diamond Nation
¨ June 12th players report at 4:30pm

12. Major League Tryout - (Juniors-Only Invitational

¨ Thursday, June 24, 2014; Washington Twp. H.S. - 8:00 A.M.

13. Acquisition of Ads for the All-South Jersey and Diamond Classic Programs . Due on May 2nd.

14. Nominations for the Selection of College Players of the Year for Divisions I, II, III, and Junior College are to be forwarded to  

    Bill Alvaro Sr. at

¨ Make all checks payable to: “S. J. B. C. A.”
¨ If you should have any questions, please contact Joe Hartmann at (856) 783-7004. or Sam Tropiano 856-627-5753
¨ Fax any information to 856-627-5753
¨ Mail to.. Joseph B. Hartmann,
42 Winding Way
Gibbsboro, NJ 08026

Executive Officers

December 6, 2013

Tom Haas President
Roy Hallenbeck Vice President
Sam Tropiano Secretary
Treasurer Joe Hartmann
Ex-Officio Rich Horan
VP for Activities:Bill Haessler,Bob Burrough,Chuck Roney, and Jim Varsaci, Bill Alvaro Sr.

Bill Alvaro Jr. Olympic American
Bill Bickel Colonial Liberty
Bill Donahue Burlington Liberty
Kevin Merrill Burlington Patriot
Gary Herron Burlington Freedom
Gene Reid  Tri-County Classic
D J Gore Tri-County Royal
Mike Bylone  Cape-Atlantic American
Chuck Dougherty Cape-Atlantic National
Doug Richardson Colonial Patriot
Frank Torcasio Olympic National
Mike Rucci  Tri-County Diamond