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McKnight Complex Remains CLOSED!

Dear Baseball Community, 

We remind the community that the McKnight Baseball Complex remains CLOSED until further notice. No one is permitted to enter or use the facilities at this time. McKnight Baseball Complex is Private Property and is not a township park or field.

Please continue to encourage all children, neighbors and friends to adhere to these restrictions until stay-at-home orders are lifted and we are able to return to the Complex again.

Please note that the league is subject to violations, penalties/fines and potential LOSS OF USE of the facilities, if we are not in compliance with all current township, county and state requirements.

Thank you and stay safe!

MBL Board of Directors


 MBL Spring Rec Baseball and Softball Canceled

Updated May 17, 2020

Along with you, we have been following the latest news and guidance from the town, state and federal authorities. At this time it is with great regret that we have decided to cancel the Spring Baseball and Softball Recreation seasons. Governor Murphy's decision to close the schools for the remainder of the year, the unknown time frame for opening fields and above all, the safety of our players, coaches, and families have informed this decision.

We continue to consider ways to configure Summer and Fall sessions that accommodate any new guidelines and social distancing recommendations. We will keep you posted in the coming weeks. Any new sessions will have new registration links and rates.

We know that canceling the spring season is difficult for all kids as they are excited to get out to play. The league is also challenged since MBL is a registered non-profit 501(C)(3) organization funded primarily by registration fees. Montgomery Baseball League is different from many youth sports programs in town and the region in that we have our own baseball facilities to manage, maintain and operate and is not funded by the Township of Montgomery. MBL has taken actions to reduce our expenses but the league is still faced with significant expenses. We ask members of the community to consider donating all or a portion of the registration fees as a tax-deductible donation. The league will issue registration refunds at your request less transaction and credit card fee. However, we would also like to ask anyone with the means to consider offering their registration fee to the league as a tax-deductible donation.

MBL will be emailing registered families with options to receive either a refund or donate their registration fee to the league. If you have any questions, please send an email to montgomerybaseballnj@gmail.com.

We would like to thank everyone who reached out with encouraging words during this difficult time. We want nothing more than to see the kids on the fields again soon playing baseball and softball, having fun, forging friendships and enjoying a game that we all love!

Sincerely,
MBL Board of Directors


2020 Board of Directors - Open Positions

The Montgomery Baseball League (MBL) elected its new Board of Directors for the upcoming season. In accordance with MBL By-Laws, the newly elected Board members will each serve a term of 1-year beginning November 1, 2019 and running through October 31, 2020.

At this time, we do have 2 board position that are vacant.

Board of Directors Open:

  • VP of Softball - *Vacant*
  • VP of Travel & Tournaments - *Vacant*

If you are interested in one of these positions, please reach out the League President, Gautam Kobla (gkobla@gmail.com) or Misti Pasigos (mpasigos@gmail.com) to express your interest.


The 2020 Cougar Discount Cards are HERE!

Email gkobla@gmail.com to get a card!!




MONTGOMERY BASEBALL LEAGUE ANNOUNCES

2020 COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM


 

Montgomery Baseball League (MBL) is proud to announce the 8th annual Montgomery Baseball League College Scholarship program. The annual fund provides scholarship awards to assist qualified and deserving current and former MBL baseball player applicants attend institutions of higher learning. Each award will be designated for one school year. It is our intent to award up to three individual scholarships with a value of up to $1,000. 

Scholarship applicants must have participated in the MBL program for a minimum of 3 years, be actively involved in community service with their high school baseball program or other community-based activity, be of outstanding character and integrity, exhibit leadership on their baseball teams as well as in their communities, and have demonstrated strong academic performance. Additionally, applicants must submit at least 2 adult references and an original essay of 250-500 words describing what baseball has taught them that will help them be successful in your future endeavors. All application requirements must be received by Monday April, 20th. Scholarship decisions will be made by Friday, May 15th.  

For additional details on the scholarship program requirements, screening, and selection process go here.

 


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Reminder: The McKnight Baseball Complex is PRIVATE PROPERTY! 

The McKnight Baseball complex is PRIVATE PROPERTY.  It is not a public facility and is not associated with the Montgomery Township or Somerset County Parks systems.  The management and maintenance of this facility is funded by the Montgomery Baseball League (MBL) through registration fees, advertising, fund raising, and the generous donations of local residents and businesses. 

Use of the McKnight Baseball Complex is limited to individuals registered for current MBL programs and MBL-sponsored events and groups.  MBL reserves the right to permit or deny any individual and/or team access to the McKnight complex, including fields, batting cages, or concession, seating, and parking areas. 

Use of these facilities for private games, lessons, or training without written authorization from MBL is STRICTLY PROHIBITED.  Any unauthorized use of these facilities for such purposes is at the risk of the Trainer/Coach AND Trainee(s)/Player(s).  Any damage or injuries resulting from unauthorized use of these facilities will be the sole responsibility of Trainer/Coach.  Violators will be considered to be TRESPASSING and may be PROSECUTED. 

Any questions about this use-policy can be directed to any member of the MBL Board of Directors.  If you see unauthorized use of the McKnight Baseball Complex, please contact a member of the MBL Board of Directors or contact the Montgomery Township Police non-emergency number.  Thank you.

McKnight Field Status
McKnight Complex - Field A
McKnight Complex - Field B
McKnight Complex - Field D
McKnight Complex - Field E
McKnight Complex - Field H
Montgomery Park - Field 1
Montgomery Park - Field 2
Montgomery Park - Field 3
Van Horne 1 (closest to Parking Lot)
Van Horne 2 (far field)