CTV News: New sports field fees could go to needed maintenance

In Bloordale Baseball News by Patrick McConnell

Bloordale Baseball President Patrick McConnell was interviewed by CTV news yesterday regarding the proposed User Permit Fees for baseball diamonds and soccer pitches. The news crew was at Millwood Park and broadcast this story live on the 6 pm local newscast. During the interview, Patrick also commented on the following items but unfortunately, as news works, not all things make it into the story. • The baseball leagues are grateful for the past four months of dialogue and relationship building …

Baseball volunteer lauded for his efforts

In Bloordale Baseball News, Events, Hall of Fame by Patrick McConnell

Patrick McConnell named EBA Volunteer of the Year Community volunteer Patrick McConnell was lauded for his dedication to baseball in Etobicoke during an awards presentation at the Etobicoke Baseball Association (EBA) annual general meeting this week. McConnell is the current president of Bloordale Baseball Association – one of several baseball leagues affiliated under the EBA banner. For the past decade, McConnell has been supporting youth involvement in baseball as a coach, division convener, and board member. In addition to his …

Bloordale Named League of the Year 2011

In Bloordale Baseball News, Bloordale Executive, Hall of Fame, Uncategorised by Patrick McConnell

Last night at the Etobiocke Baseball Association AGM, Bloordale Baseball was named League of the Year. The award was given to Bloordale for all the work our volunteers do to support EBA activities including tournaments, convening select divisions, and EBA Board contributions. We also were recognized for our initiative in rebuilding our website and launching our Social Media Strategy in 2011. Our project leadership in securing 3 tractors and associated supplies for EBA members was also noted during the award …

Dave Lauzon inducted to Carmen Bush Signature Club

In Bloordale Baseball News, Hall of Fame by Patrick McConnell

Dave Lauzon touched hundreds of baseball families in Bloordale, Etobicoke and Toronto. He served his community not only as a coach but also on the executives of Bloordale, Etobicoke and Toronto serving as President for many years on all three of the associations. Dave passed away on the morning of September 7, 2011 following a lengthy illness but his contribution to the baseball community will live on forever. During the recent Toronto Baseball Association Annual General Meeting, Dave was inducted …

Thank You Volunteers!

In Bloordale Baseball News, Events by Patrick McConnell

  Volunteers are the heart of Bloordale Volunteers are the life-blood of our organization. Without our volunteers, Bloordale Baseball would not exist. We have so many people who are front and centre, working with the kids at the park as coach, assistant coach, team manager, scorekeeper or parent helper. And there are also many people working behind the scenes taking care of the “business” side of things to make sure we have a strong foundation to build community baseball in what is …