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  • Congrats to 2018 MD State Runner Ups- Maryland Dodgers
  • Congrats to 2018 Champions- Maryland Monsters
  • Congrats to 2018 Mid-Atlantic World Series Co-Champion- Baltimore BrewCrew
  • Congrats to 2018 USAB World Series Runner Ups- Baltimore BrewCrew
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SUSQUEHANNA SEMIPRO BASEBALL LEAGUE

 

 

 

The Susquehanna Semipro Baseball League (SSBL) is active each Spring and Summer between late April and early August each year. The league is all wood bat and plays a 30-36 game schedule.  The majority of the games played between Baltimore and Harford Counties.  Our main locations are Harford Community College, Joppatowne High School, Dundalk Community College and Swann Park.  The SSBL features semi-pro level baseball talent consisting of current or former high school, college and professional baseball players. The league is always looking to expand, so if you have are a player, group, or team that would like to enter the league, click on the right under "Register Now" and send us your information! 


2019 Preseason Meeting #1

November 28, 2018

The first league meeting for the 2019 season is set for December 12th at Wegmans at 5:30pm.  All teams will send a representative to meet a discuss the following subjects:

- New Officers

- Fields

- Budget

- New Teams

- More

 

See Everyone There!


BrewCrew Excel in Postseason Tournaments- 1st in MAWS, 2nd in USAB World Series, 3rd in York

The Baltimore BrewCrew, who finished in third place in the Susquehanna after an abbreviated scheduled went to participate in the Mid-Atlantic World Series, the York Colonial Labor Day Tournament, and U.S. Adult Baseball World Series. The BrewCrew once again excel in the tournaments over league play which has been their mantra over the last few years.

 

For at the second consecutive year, the Baltimore BrewCrew were champions of the Mid-Atlantic World Series.  They finished third place out of seven in pool play to advance to the double elimination round.  The BrewCrew took on the NY Hawks in the first round and won behind an offensive explosion behind homeruns by Dre Jones, Andrew Clow, Zach Nadolny and Kevin Baron.  Steve Cooke threw a complete game in the victory.  In the second round, the BrewCrew took on the Potomac Clementes and Cooke once again delivered, this time with a complete game shutout.  In the championship, the NY Hawks defeated the BrewCrew to force the if necessary game.  But due to darkness, both were named Co-Champions.

 

Two weeks later, the BrewCrew traveled to York, PA to compete in the York Colonial Labor Day Tournament for the first time since 2014.  The BrewCrew were able to win their first three games, including two wins by Steve Cooke.  Two close defeats in the 4th and 5th game knocked the BrewCrew out in third place out of sixteen.  Justin Anderson, Scott Merkel, and Zach Nadolny led the offense.

 

A little over a month later, the BrewCrew traveled to Myrtle Beach, SC to compete in the US Adult Baseball World Series, as did the Maryland Dodgers.  The BrewCrew finished 5-0 in their pool and the Dodgers finished 4-1 in their pool.  At 5-0, the BrewCrew moved to the semi-finals of the #1 Seed.  The Dodgers finished 4-1 but due to tiebreakers did not advance to the semis.  The BrewCrew defeated the Greensboro Yard Goats to advance to the championship.  The Cinderella run finally ended with defeat to Tampa Thunder, 10-9.  The BrewCrew had defeated the Thunder earlier in pool play.

 

Overall, it was an excellent tournament season for the Susquehanna League.  Between the teams, there were seven top three finishes in postseason tournaments.  

 

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2018 Susquehanna League Champions- Maryland Monsters

Congratulations to the 2018 Susquehanna League Champions, the Maryland Monsters.  They finished the season with a 16-2 record.  The Monsters defeated the third place Baltimore BrewCrew in the semi-finals before leaving for the AAABC World Series in Colorado.  The Maryland Dodgers defeated the Chesapeake Trojans in the other semi-final.  The Championship Series was never played.  The Maryland Dodgers took the league's entry into the State Playoffs.

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Maryland Dodgers Are Runners Up in MD State Championships

The Maryland Dodgers advanced to the Maryland State Finals after the Maryland Monsters decided not to take the Susquehanna League's bid.  The Dodgers had finished second in the Susquehanna League and had advanced to the championship of the league before the championship series was cancelled.  The Dodgers won in the first two rounds of the state tournament to advance to the championship.  In the championship, the Dodgers lost a close game to the Cumberland Orioles to finish second in the state.

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