Bloordale Picture Day

In Bloordale Baseball News by Edward Unger

Saturday June 1 will be Bloordale picture day.  Pictures will take place at Millwood Park and Broadacres School Park, and are organized to be as close as possible to a scheduled game.  Pictures at Millwood will take place in the area between the two diamonds, near Silverthorne Bush Drive.  Please open this link to see the schedule for your team. Picture Schedule If any individuals or teams aren’t able to attend on June 1, the retake day will be Monday …

Best Buddies Challenger Program

In Bloordale Baseball News by Edward Unger

From the Best Buddies website, Challenger Baseball is a league designed for youth 5 to 18 years of age with cognitive or physical disabilities to enjoy the thrill of playing baseball, being part of a team, and developing their physical and social skills. The benefit of participating in the Challenger Baseball League is that it is structured to your child’s abilities. Our philosophy is very simple: ‘Play, just for fun!!’ Please see this link for additional information, dates, and registration. …

BLOORDALE BASEBALL THANKS THE TORONTO BLUE JAYS FOR MILLWOOD 2 GRANT

In Bloordale Baseball News by Patrick McConnell

As announced on the April 14 Toronto Blue Jay pre-game show, Bloordale Baseball were the recipients of an incredibly generous grant from Jays Care, the charitable arm of the Toronto Blue Jays. Bloordale had submitted a request to upgrade the Millwood 2 diamond.  This project was one of fifteen grants awarded to projects across Canada. The upgrades to Millwood 2 will include new fencing, a new enclosed players’ bench, and a pitcher warm-up area.  These changes are in addition to …

Parking at Millwood Diamonds

In Bloordale Baseball News by Patrick McConnell

Parking is always at a premium in the area around Millwood #1 and #2.  Parking is available on the south side of the street along Silverthorne Bush Drive and along adjacent streets. We ask all parents, guardians, and other spectators to not park in the parking spots of the apartments next to Millwood #2.  These are the apartments on the corner of Markland Drive and Silverthorne Bush Drive. The parking in these apartment lots are assigned to the building residents …

April 27/28 –Girls’ Skills WEEKEND

In Bloordale Baseball News by Patrick McConnell

Please see the link below for more details and registration for this free clinic. http://pointstreaksites.com/view/etobicokebaseball/news/news_516060 Google map to the Queensway Park (NW of Royal York and The Queensway is below:  

Opening Day – Saturday April 27

In Bloordale Baseball News by Patrick McConnell

And not a second too soon.  Finally, baseball is back. Welcome back to all returning players and families, and welcome to Bloordale to all newcomers. We’ll be playing our first games on Saturday April 27 at various parks around Bloordale. Looking forward to seeing everyone again.

EBA Umpire Clinic Registration is now Live

In Bloordale Baseball News by Patrick McConnell

EBA UMPIRE CLINIC REGISTRATION IS NOW LIVE:    The Etobicoke Baseball Association is pleased once again to host its annual OBA Level 1 & 2 Umpire certification clinic at the Humber Lakeshore, 3199 Lakeshore Blvd. W. April 7th, 2019. 9am-3:30pm. Sign-in begins at 8:15am. The fees for these clinics are as follows; You “MUST” pre-register online before attending, no exeptions, you will be turned away at the door if you don’t. If your registration is declined it means we are full, please search for another suitable …

2019 Registration – Almost Full

In Bloordale Baseball News by Patrick McConnell

Bloordale house league is almost full in all divisions.  Follow this link to register for the 2019 Bloordale house league season using our brand new TeamSnap registration system. https://go.teamsnap.com/forms/159065 If you receive a message that a division is full, you can be placed on the waiting list by completing this form: https://go.teamsnap.com/forms/183574 Questions? Please open this document to view registration rate and age information.  Please note that a player needs to be at least 5 years of age in 2019 …

Wednesday April 17 House League Coach’s Meeting

In Bloordale Baseball News by Patrick McConnell

Bloordale thanks and depends on the many volunteer coaches who make running the league possible. There will be an information meeting on Wednesday April 17 at the Canadiana Restaurant (Six Points Plaza) for all 2019 Bloordale house league head coaches and assistants.  During this meeting, there will be a review of Bloordale policies, followed by break-outs of the various age divisions to review specific rules and answer any questions coaches may have. Finger foods will be served at 6:30 PM, …

Brian Walsh Receives Etobicoke Baseball Lifetime Award

In Bloordale Baseball News by Patrick McConnell

During the November 2018 Annual General Meeting of the Etobicoke Baseball Association, long time Bloordale treasurer Brian Walsh received the prestigious EBA Volunteer Lifetime Achievement Award. As Brian recalls, in 1998, after each of his three daughters had played with Bloordale, the league put out a call asking for volunteers.  With his background in accounting, Brian thought he would help with the league’s finances.  Brian has been the league’s Treasurer ever since. Brian’s contribution extends far beyond managing the league’s …