Lightning Rule Safety

In Bloordale Baseball News, Bloordale Executive by Patrick McConnell

Lightning is very dangerous on baseball field and should not be ignored. The Ontario Baseball Association has developed a Lightning Protocol and an information sheet (PDF) that can be viewed at this link. Here is a summary of the so-called 30-30 Rule If the time between when you see the flash and hear the thunder is 30 seconds or less, the lightning is close enough to hit you. Each second represents approximately 300 metres. If you hear thunder within 30 …

Team Photo Day: June 6

In Bloordale Baseball News by Patrick McConnell

Smile! It’s team photo day with Bloordale Baseball! As you have likely already been notified by your house league division convenor, Saturday, June 6 has been set aside for Bloordale’s team photo day. Future Stars will be sending two photographers to take team and individual photos on this day at Millwood Park (enter off Silverthorn Bush) (Click here for a map to MILLWOOD) We have done our best to schedule teams as closely as possible to your game time while …

Season Opens May 2

In Bloordale Baseball News by Patrick McConnell

Welcome to Bloordale Baseball’s 2015 Season The Bloordale Baseball Executive would like to welcome back all our returning families to the league and extend and extra special welcome to those families who are joining us for the first time. We would also like to thank all of our FABULOUS HARD WORKING VOLUNTEERS (convenors, coaches, scorekeepers, field maintenance crews) who work so hard to make Bloordale what it is every year. Without them, we would not be able to run our …

2015 Registration Closed Call for Details

In Bloordale Baseball News by Patrick McConnell

Our Registration is now closed. The 2015 Season Opens May 2 We have limited room in some of our divisions   Please contact directly the Convenors noted below to confirm space: Bantam (14 or 15 years old as of Dec 31, 2015) Brian Moore, 416-695-0541, [email protected] Peewee (12 or 13 years old as of Dec 31st 2015) Nicole Kreutzberg, 416-388-7384, [email protected] Mosquito (10 or 11 years old as of Dec 31 2015) John Valvano, [email protected] Rookieball (8 or 9 years …

Umpire Clinic April 19

In Bloordale Baseball News, Umpires by Patrick McConnell

The Etobicoke Baseball Association will be hosting a Level 1 and Level 2 umpire clinic on Sunday, April 19, at Humber College’s South Campus, 3199 Lakeshore Blvd W. To sign up for this clinic or to see when others are being held across Ontario at various dates, CLICK HERE If you are interested in earning some cash this summer by umpiring with Bloordale Baseball, you must attend an OBA-certified umpire clinic. Why not attend one in your own backyard, sponsored …

Annual General Meeting Nov 27

In Bloordale Baseball News by Patrick McConnell

Bloordale Baseball will be hosting its Annual General Meeting: Thursday, November 27, 2014 6:30-9:00 pm Arizona Bar and Grill, 215 Carlingview Dr. Parents/Guardians with children registered with Bloordale Baseball during the 2014 season are welcome to attend. Please RSVP HERE before Noon, Monday November 24, 2014 if you plan to attend. The order of business will include: Annual Update on League Activities Financial Report Director Reports Division Reports Election of Officers Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Light refreshments served at …

2015 Ranger Tryout Dates Set

In Bloordale Baseball News by Patrick McConnell

Etobicoke Baseball Association (EBA) Rangers Baseball program is looking for players and parents who are committed in advancing their knowledge and skills while participating in a first class competitive baseball environment. The Etobicoke Rangers Baseball Club is pleased to announce our Open Tryout Dates (click here) for baseball players interested in competing at the AAA level. The Tryouts are open to any player currently living in Etobicoke or playing on an EBA league. As well as any player who has …

5 Teams Headed To Provincials

In Bloordale Baseball News by Patrick McConnell

Bloordale would like to congratulate all of our wonderful rep and select teams on their successful seasons. We have seen some great player development and watched a lot of great baseball being played on Bloordale diamonds and in parks across Toronto and Ontario when teams have travelled to tournaments. Of special note, here is how some of our teams finished up after the championship weekend playdowns: SELECT Rookieball: TBA West Finalist. Qualified for Provincial Championships Mosquito: TBA West Finalist Peewee …

Major Pee Wee Selects Win TBA West Championship

In Bloordale Baseball News, Select Team News by Patrick McConnell

The Bloordale Major Pee Wee Select team capped off a fantastic season sweeping the EBA championships on Aug 8-10. Going into the weekend Bloordale had a perfect record during regular season play. “The boys knew that every team we played wanted to be the ones to beat us,” says Head Coach Mike Woolcock. “But our plan was simple; play the baseball we had all year and we were confident we would come out on top.” On their way to the …