• Organized 1958
  • Baseball
  • Softball
  • Brawlers Baseball
  • 62 Years of Athletics for the Community
News

2020 Season Information.

Updated June 28, 2020

Girls softball playing in the Mon Yough Girls softball league (MYGSL).

Season Starts June 15th and Season ends July 31st. Playoffs are August 3rd thru August 6.

8U plays 14 regular season games.

10u plays 15 regular season games.

12u plays 16 regular season games.

MYGSL tentatively plans to have a fall ball season in 2020.

 

Boys baseball playing in the East Suburban baseball league (ESBL).

Season starts June 27th and Season ends September 31st.

ESBL 2020 season will operate fall ball style. They will not have playoffs or championship games this year. Our 8u boys and 10u boys teams have scheduled games starting July 8th and ending the last week in August. For specifics on game schedules please contact the team coach.

 

Boys (16u) colt baseball playing in the South Hills Pony/Colt league.

Season starts June 20th and season ends July 24th. Playoffs are July 27th thru August 1st.

Play 12 regular season games.

 

For more information please check league websites available thru links tab in this website.

 


Mandated Covid19 Waiver

PLEASE READ!

Liberty Borough Council and Solicitor has mandated the LBAA executive board of directors to have a parent(s) or legal guardian of each player sign a waiver for hold harmless due to contracting covid19. These waivers are distributed to the coaches and circulation for signatures has started effective June 16th. Completion of the waiver is not optional. This waiver is available to view on this website thru the handouts tab. Thank You for your cooperation and have a safe, healthy, summer.


Covid 19 Plan For Season Restart


Team Pictures 2020 Season

Team Pictures are scheduled for Saturday July 25, 2020

Location: Breznay Field in Lincoln Borough

Please arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled time with player dressed in full uniform, also bring either bat or glove to use in individual photos if you want.

Team and Time scheduled:

T-Ball Jen McClelland                   9:00am

T-Ball  Ben Savage                      9:30am

T-Ball  Bob Watkins                    10:00am

8u Boys  Garrett Vanscoy           10:30am

8u Girls  Tom Yeager                  11:00am

10u Boys  Brad Haughey            11:30am

10u Girls  Brian DeCecco           12:00pm

12u Girls  Jen Sethman              12:30pm

16u Boys Colt  Jim Knapton        1:00pm


2020 Season Sponsors

Please take a moment and click on the sponsor link in this web site and check out our sponsors. We at LBAA ask you and your family members to please support these businesses. Their support is very important part of our mission to provide an educational and safe youth sports program.  Liberty Borough Athletic Association thanks these business sponsors for their continued support of youth athletics in Liberty Borough.  


Please check us out and like us on Facebook!


Officers for 2020

President; Jim Knapton

Vice President; Brian DeCecco

Secretary; Amanda Rausch

Treasurer; Agnes Knapton

Field Coordinator; Tom Belan

Equipment Manager; Jon Champ

Softball Commissioner; April Marihugh

Baseball Commissioner;  Garett Vanscoy


Looking for more information on your teams league?

Click on links in our website and find the link to local baseball and softball league websites as well as travel teams, sports education, and more!


"New Baseball Bat Requirement for 2018"

East Suburban baseball league "ESBL" which LBAA participates in has adopted the Little League bat stamp requirement for 2018. This new rule requires that bats used in game play have the new "USA Baseball" stamp printed on the bat. Bats not having this stamp are not permitted for use in game play. For Pony and Colt age, players are permitted to use BBCOR bats approved for high school use.


Required Clearances for Volunteers, Please Read!

Any PERSON having contact with players is now REQUIRED by STATE LAW to have completed; 1) State police criminal history background check. 2) Child abuse background check. 3) The keep kids safe disclosure form printed and completed. The cost of these are free. The three forms are required for managers, assistant coaches, score keepers, team moms, and anyone that's involved with field and dugout activities and must be readily available for inspection upon request during all LBAA activities. For softball; coaches are to complete these clearances thru USA softball. Please go to ASA website and follow web-links at www.Registerusasoftball.com and use backround checks. Also for softball if you plan on coaching we request you complete the ASA/ACE certification thru the ASA website. For baseball and all other volunteers, there is more information on clearances and laws please go to www.keepkidssafe.pa.gov/ or use our link.  If you plan to be involved in some capacity with your child's team, please complete the three requirements and submitt two copies of each to LBAA to have on file. For softball additional steps are needed with MYGSL, please contact LBAA board member or team manager for additional instructions. LBAA will accept clearances from other organizations provided they are current through October 2020 and all three steps are complete. Please read disclosure form to make sure you meet the requirements you are signing for. At Liberty Borough Athletic Association child safety is very important to us.


How to Become a Business Sponsor

If your in business and wish to become a sponsor of Liberty Borough Athletic Association please contact us. We will send out an information letter and form with sponsor packages and donation amounts. Send us an email through this website under contacts and include business name, address, phone number, and contact name. Thank You!