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mnbaseball.org searching for content interns

mnbaseball.org is searching for two interns to contribute articles to the website June 1 to Sept. 1



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2014 invitational tournament schedule

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Here is a list of sanctioned tournaments throughout the summer. 



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MBA Board meeting agenda: April 12

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Agenda for the Saturday, April 12 MBA Board meeting at the St. Cloud Eastside VFW. 



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Class B preseason rankings

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The Cold Spring Springers are the unanimous No. 1 Class B team in the preseason polls. 



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Class C preseason rankings

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Four "tuned in" fans will rank their top 10 Class C teams every other Friday. A point system between all four voters is placed to determined the overall rankings. 



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MBA “free agency” ends March 15

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Players must establish residency by March 15 if they are not playing for their hometown or the team they signed their first MBA contract with.



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Rawlings OLB baseball shipments pushed back

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High demand for the Rawlings OLB baseball has pushed back shipments to May 15. 



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Twitter continues to grow with Minnesota town teams

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Social media continues to shape the way Minnesota amateur baseball is promoted and growth in that promotion is clearly evident with MBA teams using Twitter.



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Is it time to consolidate Class A and B?

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While Class C continues to thrive with more than half of Minnesota amateur baseball’s 300-plus teams, the MBA Board is starting to consider ways to help the growth and promotion of Class B, and especially Class A.



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MBA Board minutes: Feb. 15, 16

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MBA Board meeting minutes from Feb. 15 & 16 in St. Cloud.



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Rawlings OLB official baseball of state tournament

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The 2014, 2015 and 2016 state tournament host sites and the Minnesota Baseball Association have reached an agreement with Rawlings to be the official baseball for the Class B and Class C state tournaments over the next three years. 



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Board meeting agendas: Feb. 15, 16

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MBA Board meeting agenda for Saturday, Feb. 15 and Sunday, Feb. 16 at the Holiday Inn, St. Cloud. 



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Cologne Hollanders ready to host night games

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The Cologne Hollanders have installed lights at Robert G. Fritz Memorial Field this winter and will be hosting night games for the first time in 2014. 



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Check your team's contact information

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Jeff Janzen, coordinator of the MBA coaches directory, is looking for your help in keeping team contact information current. 



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Early bird sale on 2014 state tourney gear

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Innovative Graphics is having an early bird sale on 2014 state tournament merchandise. Great deals last until Feb. 28. 



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Belle Plaine set to host 16th Annual Tigertown Classic June 13-15

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Belle Plaine is hosting its 16th Annual Tigertown Classic June 13-15. The eight-team double-elimination tourney features the host Tigers – who placed second in the Class C tourney last year – as well as a state champion in Renner,



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MBA Board minutes: Jan. 4 meeting

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MBA Board meeting minutes from Jan. 4 at Granite Falls. Meeting include a new Home Town/Heritage rule to allow players to reconnect with their hometown areas. 



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Jan. 4 MBA meeting agenda

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Jan. 4 MBA meeting agenda at Prairie's Edge Casino, Granite Falls. 



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2014 calendar of events set

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The MBA Board has set the 2014 calendar of events. 

Click here to view updated schedule.



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Records set at 2013 state tournament

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Updated state tournament records. 



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Nov. 23 Board meeting minutes

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Board meeting minutes from Nov. 23 at the St. Cloud Holiday Inn. 



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MBA Board meeting agenda: Nov. 23

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MBA Board meeting agenda for Nov. 23 at the St. Cloud Holiday Inn.



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I-texts fundraiser available to all MBA teams at no cost

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The Minnesota Baseball Association is excited to announce a new fundraising partnership and initiative with I-texts that will help the MBA create a new revenue stream to help grow and expand the organization throughout the state.



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Agenda: MBA Board meeting, Nov. 23

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MBA Board meeting agenda for Nov. 23 at St. Cloud Holiday Inn.



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Oct. 19 MBA Board meeting minutes

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Meeting minutes from Oct. 19.



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Daryl Hennen receives 2013 Mike Downes Memorial Award

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After MBA President John Richter read a lengthy list of accomplishments, most notably regarding field improvements, the 2013 Mike Downes Memorial Award was presented to Daryl Hennen of Maple Lake.



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Agenda: 90th annual meeting of the MBA, Oct. 19

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The 90th annual meeting of the Minnesota Baseball Association is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 19, at the Eastside VFW in St. Cloud. 



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Jordan’s Mini Met receiving major upgrades

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Jordan’s “Mini Met,” one of the host sites for the 2014 State Amateur Tournament, is receiving major upgrades to the playing surface as well improvements for the fan experience.



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MBA Board special meeting minutes: July 30

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Special meeting minutes on player eligibility from July 30. 



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Attendance numbers on the rise at State tourney

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The official attendance at the 2013 State Tournament was 14,161. That number is the most since 1998 when Hamburg and Chaska drew 17,346 people, which is also the highest mark since 1960. 



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Minnesota Amateur Baseball Hall of Fame to induct five members

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The Minnesota Amateur Baseball Hall of Fame will induct five members into its 2013 class on Saturday, Sept. 14. The banquet and “old timers” reunion will take place at the St. Cloud Civic Center.



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Andrew Deters and Zach Femrite named MVPs

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Zach Femrite of the Cold Spring Springers was named the Class B MVP, while Andrew Deters of the Sartell Muskies was named Class C MVP.



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CJ’s Blog: Championship Weekend [updated 9/2: 5 p.m.]

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CJ's Blog resumes for championship weekend. Check back for updates throughout the week. 



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WCCO's Mike Max MBA Tournament Coverage

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In case you missed WCCO's Mike Max August 17th news broadcast covering the Class C tournament...see it here.



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FINAL scores and schedules: Class B & C

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The 2013 State Tournament ended with Cold Spring as the Class B champ and Sartell as the Class C champ.



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CJ's Blog [Updated 8/25, 2 p.m.]

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CJ’s Blog is back for the 2013 State Tournament. Now in my second year covering the fall classic, my aim is to provide you an inside look at State from my personal experiences at Maple Lake and Delano.



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St. Paul Shamrocks win first ever Class A title

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The St. Paul Shamrocks won their first ever Class A State title with a 4-3 win over the Minneapolis Cobras on Sunday at Red Haddox Field in Bloomington.



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Class B Super Sections

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The Class B Super Sections are set to begin on Friday, Aug. 16 at four locations throughout the state – Marshall, Moorhead, Austin and Victoria. The MBA Board announced Sunday the pairings for each site.



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Class C State tourney matchups set

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After a grueling past few weekends for most teams around the State, 48 teams have punched their ticket to the 2013 Class C State Tournament hosted by Maple Lake and Delano.



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Pull up a chair at Howard Lake

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Many town team ballparks in Minnesota are known for their old-fashioned grandstands or unique viewing areas. Others rely on spectacular field surfaces to make their presence known.



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FINAL: Class B Section tourney results

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The 16 Class B teams to advance to Super Sections are listed here with each section's respective results. 



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Class C Region tourney schedules [updated Aug. 11]

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Here you will find the 16 Class C Region tournament schedules. Scores will be updated as they are reported. 



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Class A State Tournament bracket pairings released

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The Class A State Tournament is set for a two-weekend battle, beginning Saturday, Aug. 10, with all games played at Red Haddox Field in Bloomington.



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Pair of Hall of Famers pass away

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The Minnesota amateur baseball community lost a pair of Hall of Famers recently. Mel Cook, a 1987 inductee from Comfrey, and Jack Ruhr, a 2000 inductee from Miesville, both passed away this summer. 



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Updated playoff brackets: July 28

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We're one week closer to the State tourney, so here's an updated list of playoff schedules around the State.



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Class B, C State Tournament bracket pairings released

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The MBA Board on July 22 released the State Tournament bracket pairings for both Class B and C.



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Playoff races heating up around the State

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Its mid-July and that only means we’re a month away from the State Tournament. To determine the field for the fall classic, leagues around the State are conducting their league playoffs or are in the heat of a seeding race.



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July 13 MBA Board meeting minutes

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Here are the minutes from the July 13 MBA Board meeting held in Maple Lake. 



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Victory League playoffs underway

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It may be hard to believe for some, but postseason play is right around the corner and already here for some MBA teams. For the Association’s largest league, the Victory, that time has come.



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July 13 MBA Board meeting agenda

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Here is the agenda for the July 13 MBA Board meeting in Maple Lake. 



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Chaska's Athletic Park getting its toes wet

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It’s always interesting to note that one of the premier amateur baseball parks in Minnesota is located in the Minnesota River flood plain – that park being Chaska’s historic Athletic Park.



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Austin set for 9th annual SPAMtown Challenge this weekend

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The Austin Greyhounds will host their 9th annual SPAMtown Challenge on June 27-30.



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June 30 roster deadline approaching fast

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Online rosters will be official record. No rosters will be submitted via email, fax or other forms. Requirements for online rosters are player name, number, hometown and college (if played college baseball).



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Longtime Green Isle player/manager "Whitey" Herd passes

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The Arlington-Gaylord-Green Isle area lost a great baseball man on Tuesday – Michael “Whitey” Herd.



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Prior Lake Jays to host Military Appreciation Day on June 20

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The Prior Lake Jays baseball vs. Minneapolis River Rats on Thursday, June 20 at 7:30 p.m. at Veterans Field of Memorial Park will be “Military Appreciation Day 2013” at “The Vet”.



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Maple Lake's Irish Stadium ready to host State tourney

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Maple Lake's manager/player Chad Raiche answered a few questions about the status of Irish Stadium, the host site for this year's State tourney.



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June 15 MBA Board meeting minutes

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Here are the minutes of the June 15 MBA Board meeing held in St. Cloud.



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Future State Tournament host sites announced

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The MBA Board voted at its June 15 meeting on the future host sites of the annual State Tournament. 



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Rum River Bandits set to host 6th annual tourney

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The Rum River Bandits are set to host their 2013 Killebrew Root Beer Bandits Bash on June 28-30 at Larson Field in Cambridge. This is the sixth annual tourney.



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St. Patrick to retire Monte Hennen's No. 13

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The St. Patrick Athletic Association will honor Monte Hennen by retiring his No. 13, with a ceremony set for Sunday, June 16 at Bonin Field.



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June 15 MBA Board meeting agenda

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Here is the agenda for the June 15 MBA Board meeting in St. Cloud.



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Take the CBS Minnesota vote: Best small-town ballpark in Minnesota

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CBS Minnesota (WCCO) is offering an online poll until Thursday at 10 p.m. titled, "Best Small-Town Ballpark In Minnesota?"



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Update: MBA teams on Twitter

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The number of teams on Twitter is growing by the day and now over one-third of all the teams that comprise the MBA have a presence on Twitter – 104 is the known number as of right now.



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Freeport now under the lights

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For the past six years, the Freeport Black Sox have been playing ball at Black Sox Park during the hours of daylight. That all changed on May 17 as they began first round games for the 7th Annual Black Sox Tournament.



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Class B rankings: May 20

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Here are the inaugural Class B rankings for 2013. Defending champion Victoria is the consensus No. 1 with Cold Spring right behind. 



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May 11 Board meeting minutes

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Here are the Board minutes from the May 11 meeting.



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Class C rankings: May 11

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The first Class C rankings of the 2013 season.



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May 11 Board meeting agenda

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Here is the agenda for the May 11 MBA Board meeting, held in St. Cloud. 



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2013 Hamburg/Green Isle Miller Lite Invite bracket released

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The Hamburg Hawks and Green Isle Irish have released the bracket pairings for the 2013 HGI Miller Lite Invitational on June 20-23.



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Nimrod releases bracket for 7th Annual Nimrod Invite

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The Nimrod Gnats have announced the field for the 7th Annual Nimrod Invite, which will be held at Stigman Field on June 28-30.



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April 13 Board meeting minutes

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Here are the minutes from the April 13 Board meeting in St. Cloud. 



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Reusse: Backers going to bat for town-ball hero Driscoll

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Reusse: There’s no better place for this change to start than with Driscoll. He was an ace pitcher and a .350-plus hitter. He played for six state champions. He played in 21 consecutive state tournaments...



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New records from the 2012 State Tournament

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As we wait out this prolonged winter weather with anticipation to start the new season of Minnesota town ball, let’s take a look at the updated record books from last year’s State Tournament.



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April 12 and 13 Board meeting agenda

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Here is the agenda for the April 12 and 13 MBA Board meetings, held in St. Cloud.



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North Star League All-Stars to host St. Paul Saints

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The North Star League All-Stars will compete against the St. Paul Saints on Saturday, May 11 in an exhibition game hosted by the Delano Athletic Club.



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Lighting up Minnesota’s pastime

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Roughly 183 of the State’s 305 town teams have lights at their home ballpark. 



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Happy New Year: Residency begins March 15

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An explanation of the March 15 residency rule from Vice President Fred Roufs. 



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Longtime Jordan manager Charlie Larca passes away

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Larca, a colorful and vociferous manager, led the Brewers to three State Championships, all in separate decades – 1986, 1994 and 2004.



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2013 HWY 55 Tournament bracket

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Kimball and Watkins have announced the 16-team field for their annual Highway 55 Tournament, which will take place June 13-16.



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Coaches Directory update

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The MBA Coaches Directory has been updated for the 2013 season.



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Roster and schedule submission deadline: MAY 15

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Starting this season, all teams must submit their rosters and schedules via their team website provided on mnbaseball.org. Submission deadline is May 15. 



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Freeport announces field for annual tourney

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The Freeport Black Sox have released the eight-team field for their annual tournament, which will take place May 17-19.



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Feb. 16-17 Board meeting minutes

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Minutes from the two Board meetings on February 16 and 17. 



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Arlington/Gaylord High Life Invite bracket released

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The bracket for the 2013 Miller High Life Invite, hosted by Arlington and Gaylord, has been released. The 16-team tournament will take place June 20-23.



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Photo gallery: Reliving the 2012 Class C title game

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Taking a look back at some of the top pictures taken at the 2012 Class C State Championship. 



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Feb. 16-17 Board meeting agenda

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Agenda for the February 16 and 17 MBA Board meetings.



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Belle Plaine set to host 15th Annual Tigertown Classic

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The Belle Plaine Tigers have announced the eight-team field that will participate in their 15th Annual Tigertown Classic on June 7-9.



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Manage your team’s website for free

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Score Monster, the website provider for the MBA, offers individual team pages for every team in the association for free. Many teams have taken advantage of this free offer, but we’d like to see more usage from other teams.



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New Prague Invitational Bracket Set

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The New Prague Orioles have announced the eight-team field for their annual New Prague Invitational, which will take place May 31-June 2. 



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End of an era: Winthrop town ball done after 84 seasons

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After 84 seasons of town team baseball, Winthrop no longer has a team following a merger with Fairfax on January 21.



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Arlington/Gaylord's High Life Invite Teams Set

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The Arlington A’s and Gaylord Islanders have announced the 16-team field for their annual Miller High Life Invite, which will take place on June 20-23.



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Sibley East Coaching Great Don Sauter Passes

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Don Sauter, long time baseball coach at Sibley East High School, passed away suddenly at his home on January 15.



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2013 Stearns County Classic field announced

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This year’s Stearns County Classic will take place on May 31-June 2 and is hosted by St. Martin and Lake Henry. The eight-team field includes five teams that reached last year’s State tourney.



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Jan. 12 MBA Board minutes

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Minutes for the January 12, 2013 MBA Board meeting.



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Jan. 12 MBA Board meeting snapshot

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A quick snapshot of the January 12 MBA Board meeting.



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2013 Green Isle/Hamburg Miller Lite Invitational field set

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The Green Isle Irish and Hamburg Hawks are pleased to ring in the 2013 season with the announcement of the 16 teams that will participate in the Green Isle/Hamburg Miller Lite Invitational. 



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2012 season in review

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The 2012 calendar year is in the books and it was another memorable year for Minnesota amateur baseball. With that in mind, let’s take a look back at the highlights of the 2012 season. 



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Jan. 12 MBA Board meeting agenda

Here is the agenda for the January 12 meeting of the MBA Board. 



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Class B meeting: Jan. 12

The next Class B meeting will take place on January 12 beginning at 9:00 a.m. Representatives will go over issues from the last survey. 



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General Sports Baseball Expo

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Save the date now. On Saturday, January 12, 2013 General Sports is once again hosting its Annual Baseball Expo. There will be manufacturer’s reps from Easton, Wilson, Russell, Majestic, Rawlings, Diamond and more. This year’s Expo will be held at the Ramada Mall of America on the 494 Strip (2300 American Blvd E, Bloomington, MN)



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Arlington/Gaylord looking for participants in annual tourney

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The Arlington A’s and the Gaylord Islanders are looking for Class C teams to participate in their annual 16-team dual site Miller High Life Invitational Tournament June 20-23.



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2013 calendar of events

Here is the calendar of events for the 2013 season.



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Nov. 17 Board meeting minutes

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Here are the minutes for the latest Board meeting, held on November 17. 



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Border Battle? Spring Valley Hawks seeking tournament

The Spring Valley Hawks of the St. Croix Valley Baseball League - which is a member of the Wisconsin Baseball Association - are looking to participate in a Minnesota amateur tournament during the 2013 season. 



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Agenda: MBA Board meeting, Nov. 17

Here is the agenda for the November 17 MBA Board meeting.



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Next Board meeting: November 17

The next MBA Board meeting will be held at the St. Cloud Holiday Inn on Saturday, November 17 beginning at 11:00 a.m.



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Gerry 'Mize' Meyer receives Mike Downes Award

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Gerry "Mize" Meyer of Belle Plaine received the 2012 Mike Downes Award for "outstanding service to Minnesota Amateur Baseball."



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89th Annual Meeting of the MBA minutes

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Here are the meeting minutes from the 89th Annual Meeting of the MBA held on October 20, 2012 in St. Cloud.



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89th Annual Meeting of the MBA agenda

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Here is the agenda for the 89th meeting of the MBA on October 20.



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Minnesota MaxBat set to defend NABA World Series ring Oct. 4-7

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Twenty-two members make up the team “Minnesota MaxBat” who will play at the National Adult Baseball Association (NABA) World Series that takes place in Phoenix on October 4-7.



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Six inducted into Minnesota Amateur Baseball Hall of Fame

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The Minnesota Amateur Baseball Hall of Fame formally inducted six members on September 15 at its annual induction banquet.



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Lake City Serpents founder, HOF member Tom Gwaltney passed away

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Tom Gwaltney, a 2009 inductee of the Minnesota Amateur Baseball Hall of Fame, passed away on July 5, 2012 at the age of 70 after a three-year battle with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease).



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MBA Teams On Twitter

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To stay current on individual teams throughout the offseason, follow them on the ever-growing presence of Twitter.



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2012 Class C State Tournament: Attendance And Competition

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When the MBA Board made the decision to reformat the Class C State Tournament from 32 teams to 48, it’s easy to say there were mixed feelings.



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Class B And C All-Tournament Teams

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The MBA Board announced the Class B and C All-Tournament Teams immediately following each championship on Monday. Here are the members of the 2012 squads.



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VICTORIA VIC'S CLAIM CLASS B TITLE

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The Victoria Vic's claimed their first-ever State title with a 5-3 win in game one and 4-1 win in game two against Cold Spring in the 2012 MBA Class B State Championship Game on Monday night.



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MAPLE LAKE LAKERS CLAIM CLASS C TITLE

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The Maple Lake Lakers claimed the 2012 MBA Class C State Tournament Championship with a 6-4 victory over the Fairmont Martins on Monday at Joe Faber Field.



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Class B Title: Cold Spring vs. Victoria, Class C Title: Fairmont vs. Maple Lake

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In Class B, Cold Spring will take on Victoria at 3:00 p.m. on Dick Putz Field and in Class C, Fairmont will face Maple Lake at noon on Joe Faber Field.



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Championship Weekend: CJ's Blog [Updated 9/3: 11:57 p.m.]

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CJ’s Blog is back for Championship weekend of the 2012 State Tournament at St. Cloud’s Dick Putz and Joe Faber Fields.



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Class B And C State Tourney Scores - Championship Weekend

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Scoring updates from the Class B and C State Tournament on Championship weekend.



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State Tourney Schedule: Aug. 31-Sept. 3

Championship weekend starts Friday for Class B and Saturday for Class C in St. Cloud. Class B is down to six teams, while Class C has narrowed the field to the Sweet-16.

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Rain Delay In Cold Spring Pushes Games Back 2 Hours (1 Hour Behind As Of 4pm)

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Rain in Cold Spring caused a two-hour delay to be called. The first game of the day between Austin and Dundas will begin at 1:00 p.m.



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Class B and C State Tourney Scores (Aug. 24-26)

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Here you will find scores from the Class B and C State Tournament during the weekend of August 24-26.



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2nd Weekend: CJ's Blog [Updated 8/26: 10:47 p.m.]

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CJ’s Blog is back for the second weekend of the 2012 State Tournament at St. Cloud’s Dick Putz and Joe Faber Fields, as well as the Cold Spring Baseball Park.



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State Tourney Re-Admittance Policy Change

Effective Friday night and throughout the tournament, we will be allowing re-admittance to the park(s) on any given day if you leave and want to come back, or if you are going between the two parks.

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Ordering Team Portraits Info

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The Camera Shop in St. Cloud is the official team photographer for the 2012 State Tournament and here is how you can order the team portraits.



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Schedule: Aug. 24-26

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Here is the schedule for August 24-26 at the Class B and C State Tournament held at Joe Faber and Dick Putz Fields in St. Cloud, as well as the Cold Spring Baseball Park.



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Red Wing’s Ryan Boldt Named To Team USA 18U Final Roster

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Ryan Boldt of the Red Wing Aces was named to the Team USA 18-and-under final roster Tuesday evening in Fulterton, Calif.



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Class B State Tourney Bracket Set

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The MBA Board announced the pairings for the Class B State Tournament on Sunday after the conclusion of the Super Sections.



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Class A Title: Minnetonka Millers Defeat Minneapolis Angels 11-5

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The Minnetonka Millers claimed their 11th Class A State Championship on Sunday afternoon at Red Haddox Field in Bloomington with an 11-5 victory over the Minneapolis Angels.



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Class C State And Class B Super Section Scores (Aug. 17-19)

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Check here for running updates of the Class C State Tournament and Class B Super Sections.



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CJ's Blog [Updated 8/19: 10:08 p.m.]

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The first weekend of play at the Class C State tourney is over, Class B Super Sections are complete and a Class A champ has been crowned. It’s been a great weekend for amateur baseball in Minnesota.



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State Tourney Teams Allowed To Play Each Other Prior To State

The MBA Board would like to remind the State Tournament-qualifying teams that they are allowed to play each other in a non-league game or exhibition match prior to the tourney.

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Class C State Tourney Field Set

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The 2012 Class C State Tournament field of 48 teams is set to begin competition on Friday, August 17.



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Class A Final Four Set

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The Class A State Tournament is down to four teams who will compete for the title on August 17-18-19.



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Class B Super Section Pairings

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The eight Class B Sections have wrapped up play and the 16 teams remaining are set for Super Sections, beginning Friday, August 17 at 6:00 p.m.



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UPDATE: Class B State Tourney Dates, Times And Location Shifts

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The MBA Board has announced the shifting of dates, times and locations for the Class B State Tournament.



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Note To Region/Section And League Officials

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Region/Section and League officials will now receive their passes at the main ticket gate by showing identification. They must also report to the Board office upon arrival.



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Class B Super Section Brackets To Be Released Aug. 12

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The Class B Super Section brackets will be released this Sunday night, August 12.



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Class A State Tourney Field Set

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The Class A State Tournament is set to begin on Saturday, August 11 at Red Haddox Field in Bloomington. Twelve teams fill the field, but only four will advance to the double-elimination final weekend.



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Class C Regions Update (FINAL: 8/12/12)

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Here is the final update on the Class C Regions as of Sunday, August 12.



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Cheerful Givers Hosting Breakfast With Twins On Aug. 11

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Cheerful Givers, a nonprofit that provides birthday gifts for less fortunate children in Minnesota, is hosting a breakfast with Minnesota Twins players and wives on Saturday, August 11.



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Class B Sections Update (FINAL: 8/12/12)

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Here is the final update on the eight Class B Sections as of Sunday, August 12.



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Region 5C Review

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Region 5C review courtesy of Brandon Wolf (Owatonna Aces).



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Class C State Tourney Bracket Now Posted

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The 2012 Class C State Tournament bracket board is now posted. The PDF link has all the pairings, locations, dates and times.



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Region 7C Preview

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All Region 7C games will be played at Willkommen Park in Young America, weather permitting, beginning Thursday, August 2.



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Region And Section Brackets Posted On MBA Facebook Page

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You can access the Region and Section playoff brackets on the MBA Facebook page. You don't need a Facebook account, simply click the link in this article to access the brackets.

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Section 3B Preview

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In the first round the teams will play a best of five series. Prior Lake vs. Chaska, Victoria vs. Shakopee.

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Region 6C Preview

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Region 6C play is set to begin Wednesday, Aug. 1 and will be comprised of six teams from the River Valley League in three best of three series.

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Region 8C Preview

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The Region 8C Tournament, which consists of 20 teams from the Victory League, begins Saturday, July 28 at Pierz Legion Park.

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State Tourney Pages Now Live

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The tabs at the top of the MBA home page titled “A State Tourney” and “B|C State Tourney” are now live.

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Class B Rankings: July 20

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The Mankato Twins sustained their standing as No. 1 with the defending champions Sauk Rapids Cyclones in a close second. The Cold Spring Springers jumped up a spot to No. 3.

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Class C Rankings: July 20

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It’s playoff time and that means the State tournament picture is becoming clearer by the day. Here is the July 20 edition of the Class C rankings.

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Information Regarding State Tournament

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The State tournament is approaching fast and with that in mind, here a few pieces of important information regarding the Fall Classic.

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July 14 MBA Board Meeting Notes

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A few notes from the July 14 MBA Board meeting.



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Red Wing Aces Win 2012 Coors Light Classic

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The Red Wing Aces claimed the title at the 2012 Jordan/Shakopee Coors Light Classic on Sunday in Shakopee, defeating the St. Michael Saints 9-2.



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POLL RESULTS: Best Amateur Ballpark In Minnesota

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The results are in and it’s clearly evident that Minnesota has a strong passion for amateur baseball and the fields it’s played on.

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Jordan And Shakopee Set To Host Coors Light Classic This Weekend

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The Jordan Brewers and Shakopee Indians of the River Valley League are set to host the 2012 Jordan/Shakopee Coors Light Classic on July 13-15.

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US Military All-Stars Tour Minnesota July 13-19

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The US Military All-Stars will continue its “Red, White and Blue Tour” in Minnesota from July 13-19 and will play in a number of different cities against Minnesota amateur teams.

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POLL: Best Amateur Ballpark In Minnesota?

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Over the next week, I welcome any input from managers. players and fans of Minnesota amateur baseball on which ballpark is the best in the state. I will base the poll on three criteria.

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Mayo Clinic MOA Offering Concussion Testing

Mayo Clinic is offering a 50-minute evaluation for $20 at their Mall of America Healthy Living Center.

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MBA Board Meeting Moved To St. Cloud Holiday Inn

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Saturday, July 14 MBA Board meeting has changed locations from Dick Putz Field to the Holiday Inn in St. Cloud. Start time remains at 1:00 p.m.

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Class B Rankings: July 7

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The Mankato Twins remain as the No. 1 team, as defending champions Sauk Rapids Cyclones are in second and the Victoria Vics in third.

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Class C Rankings: July 6

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The Lastrup Lakers remain as the No. 1 team with 38 points. The Blue Earth Pirates are second, while the Midway Snurdbirds are third.

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LIVE WEBCAST: RVL vs. DRS All Star Game Thursday, July 5 At Chaska

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The River Valley League and Dakota-Scott-Rice League will compete in the 6th Annual Town Ball All-Star Game on Thursday, July 5 at Chaska. The game will be broadcast live online.

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Midway Snurdbirds Claim Title At 6th Annual Nimrod Invite

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The Nimrod Gnats hosted their 6th Annual Nimrod Invite this past weekend and the Midway Snurdbirds claimed the championship with an 11-4 victory over the host-Gnats.

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Nimrod Gnats And Rum River Bandits Hosting Tournaments This Weekend

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The Nimrod Gnats are set to host their 6th Annual Nimrod Invite on June 29-July 1. The Rum River Bandits are also hosting their own tourney - the 5th Annual Bandits Bash on the same dates.

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Tourney Weekend: Results

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It was a perfect weekend for baseball and that coincided with a number of successful tournaments.

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Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Thrower's Clinic - Saturday, June 23rd

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Mayo Clinic Healthy Living at Mall of America is having a Throwers’ Clinic on Saturday, June 23 at Mall of America.

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Class C Rankings: June 22

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The Lastrup Lakers are the consensus No. 1 team with four first-place votes. The Blue Earth Pirates are second, while the Waconia Lakers are third.

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Class B Rankings: June 22

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We’ve finally put together the four-man Class B polling committee and with that come the first rankings of the 2012 season. The Mankato Twins top the inaugural rankings, followed by the Victoria Vics.

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Tourney Weekend: Previews

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As most teams across the State are hitting mid-season form at the “half-way” point of their 2012 campaigns, a slew of tournaments are set to take place this weekend.

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Sunday Social: June 17 – Issue No. 6

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Owatonna - HWY 55 Tourney Champs; Mankato, River Falls rained out at 25th Annual Dewey Tauer Tourney and Victoria claimed title at own tourney.

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Waseca’s Tink Larson: A Class Act And One-Of-A-Kind Baseball Legend

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Tink Larson compiled an overall coaching record of 2572-1910 (.575) in 4482 games. He led the Waseca High School team to a 420-280 record and a 1990 State Class A Championship.

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Sunday Social: June 10 - Issue No. 5

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The Metro Merchants won the Cannon Falls Tourney over the Minneapolis Cobras, while the Blue Earth Pirates claimed the 14th Annual Tigertown Classic title 6-5 over the Freeport Black Sox.

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Class C Rankings: June 8

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The MBA’s four-man Class C polling committee has released its Class C rankings for June 8. Topping the overall rankings are the Lastrup Lakers, Sobieski Skis and Waconia Lakers.

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Belle Plaine Tigers To Host 14th Annual Tigertown Classic June 8-10

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The Belle Plaine Tigers will host their 14th Annual Tigertown Classic on Friday through Sunday, which includes a familiar cast of eight teams.

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Sunday Social: June 3 - Issue No. 4

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Sobieski Skis – Stearns County Classic Champs, Lastrup Lakers – 6th Annual Omann Insurance Invite Champs, New Prague Orioles – New Prague Invite Champs, Minnetonka Millers – Dundas Invitational Champs

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2012 MBA State Tournament Information

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Here is a link to information regarding the 2012 MBA State Amateur Tournament held at Municipal Athletic Complex in St. Cloud, which will take place August 17 to September 3.

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Green Isle's Chris Knoll Throws 5th MBA No-Hitter Of 2012

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Chris Knoll of the Green Isle Irish tossed the fifth no-hitter in the MBA this season, shutting out the St. Boni Saints 3-0 on May 31 in Green Isle. Knoll fanned twelve and walked five.

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Sartell Muskies To Host 6th Annual Omann Insurance Invite June 1-3

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The Sartell Muskies will host their 6th Annual Omann Insurance Invite on June 1-3. The same eight teams as last season will participate, which calls for some great match-ups.

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Sunday (Memorial Day Monday) Social: May 28 – Issue No. 3

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Happy Memorial Day to everyone and welcome to an extended weekend issue of Sunday Social.

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Class C Rankings: May 25

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The Waconia Lakers, Mankato Mets and Fort Ripley Rebels top the list to start the season.

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Board Director Dave Hartmann To Appear On “Sports to the Max” With WCCO’s Mike Max On Friday, May 25

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MBA Board Director Dave Hartmann will appear on “Sports to the Max” with WCCO’s Mike Max on Friday, May 25 at approximately 6:40 p.m., airing on WCCO News Radio 830 AM.

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May 12 MBA Board Meeting Snapshot

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Here are a few of the highlights from the May 12 MBA Board meeting…

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Shakopee Indians Win 2012 Northwest Amateur Baseball Championships

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The 2012 Northwest Amateur Baseball Championships were held this weekend in Fargo-Moorhead and the Shakopee Indians claimed the title Sunday with a 6-4 victory over the Victoria Vics.

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Sunday Social: May 20 – Issue No. 2

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Welcome to the second issue of “Sunday Social.” We saw a big increase in teams posting scores to their social media pages and the result is a much more detailed Sunday Social.

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Freeport Set To Host Sixth Annual Black Sox Tourney Friday Through Sunday

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The Freeport Black Sox are set to host their Sixth Annual Black Sox Tourney this Friday through Sunday. The Avon Lakers will host the second field for first and second round games.

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Sunday Social: May 13 – Issue No. 1

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Welcome to the inaugural “Sunday Social” – a weekly feature here at minnesotabaseball.org every Sunday night throughout the season where scoring updates posted to Facebook and Twitter can be accessed.

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Two No-Hitters Tossed This Week

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The 2012 Minnesota Baseball Association season has started off with a bang as two Classic Cannon Valley League teams have already registered a no-hitter.

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"Sunday Social" Starts May 13

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A weekly feature titled "Sunday Social" will be posted each Sunday night starting May 13. The piece will provide scoring updates to teams posting their game results to Facebook and/or Twitter.

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April 14 MBA Board Meeting Snapshot

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Here are a few of the highlights from the April 14 MBA Board meeting…

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Former MBA Board Member William “Mac” McGowan Of Gibbon Passes After 104 Years

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William "Mac" McGowan of Gibbon died Wednesday at the Fairfax Community Home in Fairfax at the age of 104. He was a long-time member of the MBA with stints as a director, vice president, region commissioner and manager of the Gibbon town team.

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MBA Meets MMA: Vergas’ Brian Heden Ranked Top-100 In Mixed Martial Arts While Pitching For The Loons

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Brian Heden, a native of Frazee, Minn., is climbing the MMA ranks after recording an upset victory in the inaugural WMMA main event. The rising MMA fighter is also a pitcher for the Vergas Loons.

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New Field, Young Team, Lasting Tradition: Milroy Irish To Open “Irish Yard” On June 2

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The Milroy Irish, who formed in 2009, are completing the final steps of their brand new field, the Irish Yard. The team will dedicate its new ballpark on Saturday, June 2 with a doubleheader.

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CJ Siewert Named MBA Website Coordinator

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The Minnesota Baseball Association announced the hiring of CJ Siewert, a native of St. Peter, Minn. and 2011 graduate of Gustavus Adolphus College, as its Website Coordinator.

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Thank You!

For the last four years I have been the writer for the www.MinnesotaBaseball.org website. It has been a great experience.

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Board Meets Saturday, April 14

The Board of Directors of the Minnesota Baseball Association will meet this Saturday, April 14, 2012 at the Holiday Inn in St. Cloud, Minnesota. The meeting time is 10:00 A.M.

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Sauk Rapids Cyclones Ready to Defend Title

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Sauk Rapids breezed throught the 2011 State Class B Tournament by beating the Austin Greyhounds 2-1, Chaska 5-2, Mankato Twins 8-7 in 12 innings, and the Burnsville Bobcats 12-1 in a run-rule seven inning game.

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MBA Accepting Applicants for Website Columnist @ April 14 Meeting

The MBA Board will be accepting applicants for a website columnist/writer position at the next board meeting in St. Cloud (Holiday Inn), Saturday, April 14. Meeting starts at 1pm.

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Baseball Article by Aaron Worm

Here is a nice article on amateur baseball from Aaron Worm.

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Nominate for the Minnesota Amateur Baseball Hall of Fame

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ST. CLOUD, Minn. - Now is a great time to nominate individuals for the Minnesota Amateur Baseball Hall of Fame, says executive director Bob Karn.

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State Meeting and Bill McGowan Birthday

In one of the shortest meetings ever, the Board of Directors of the Minnesota Baseball Association went over new rules and handed out league supplies to the faithful baseball people in attendance for the 1:00 P.M. meeting.

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State Board Meets Twice This Weekend

The Board of Directors of the Minnesota Baseball Association will meet twice this weekend. On Saturday, March 10, 2012 the Directors will meet at 1:00 P.M. at the Holiday Inn in St. Cloud.

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Essig's Terry Helget keeps busy schedule

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Terry Helget trys to deflect attention from himself, but as talented as he is, he is bound to be noticed.

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Minnetonka's Dave Bigham Dies at 41

One of the mainstays of the Minnetonka Millers, Dave Bigham passed away at the age of 41 on Wednesday, February 22, 2012.

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New Prague Wants to go Deeper

Before 2010 New Prague hadn't been to the Minnesota State Amateur Baseball Tournament since 1997. They had a run of success from 1990 to 1997 (with the exception of '94) in which they made the tourney every year.

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Hamel Tradition Will Continue

Alex Bauer, Ronn VanKrevelen, Dan VandeHey, Tom Steinbach, Billy Soule, Pavelka, Benson, Blanchard, Moselle, Cutshall, Hess, Hartmann and Hondo were all familiar names from the early 80s to late 90s in Minnesota Amateur Class B baseball.

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Perham Landmark to be Demolished

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Mother Nature and Father Time have taken their toll on a Perham landmark. The grandstand at Perham’s Al Krueger Field has been deemed unsafe, and plans are underway to demolish the structure.

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MBA Loan Fund

With the Minnesota Twins bidding for another All-Star game, it brings to mind the last All-Star game the Twins hosted in 1985.

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Board Sticks to Their Decisions

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It was a new place (Bloomington) and a fresh atmosphere that the January, 2012 Board of Directors meeting took place, however, it opened with a familiar topic when five teams asked to be moved back to C.

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DaVinci Software Has a Website for Your Team

Now is the time of year to start thinking about the 2012 baseball season. Along with that, comes a decision to make on your team’s information system (website). What, you ask is an information system?

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Rally Bats Will Give Away Free Bats

Two years ago we ran a story about a free bat give-away on Christmas Eve. Well it is that time of year again and Randy Hartl, the owner of Rally Bats is at it again.

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General Sports Baseball Expo (Saturday, Jan. 7th)

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Save the date now. Put it on the calendar in red just so you don’t forget. On Saturday, January 7, 2012 General Sports is once again hosting its Annual Baseball Expo.

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Fitzgerald Announces Baseball Prices

Fitzgerald Baseball is the official baseball of the 2012 Minnesota Amateur Baseball Class C and B Tournaments. Mark Juberian, area Fitzgerald representative, handles the orders for the Fitzgerald Pro

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Reaction to the Class C Proposal‏ by Brett Kruschke

My thoughts on adding 16 more teams to the Class C State Tournament based purely on fan attendance strongly concur with St. Joseph's Brent Schloe and Stewartville-Racine's Andy Johnson

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Gary Rinehart Benefit

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Gary Rinehart, a longtime amateur baseball player and coach is battling cancer. There will be a benefit for him on Friday, December 2, 2011.

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Board Makes C Tournament Changes

At the annual meeting of the Minnesota Baseball Association in October, Director Fred Roufs brought up the following proposal:

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Board Makes Class B Changes

The Board of Directors of the Minnesota Baseball Association moved 11 teams from class C to class B at their meeting last Saturday, November 19th.

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Hall of Famer Elmer Schleper Dies

Minnesota Baseball Hall of Famer, Elmer Schleper, 87, died of cancer on September 25, 2011. Here is his obituary.

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Attendance Matters

Attendance figures for the 2011 State Tournament in Glencoe, Brownton and Hutchinson were announced at the annual meeting of the Minnesota Baseball Association in October.

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Team Maxbat Wins NABA World Series

Minnesota has a national champion! Team Maxbat won the National Adult Baseball Association World Series by defeating the Colorado Reds 3-2 in Phoenix, Arizona on October ninth.

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Nagel receives Mike Downes Award

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ST. CLOUD, Minn. - "I’m very humbled by this, I’m glad my family could be here," is how Mike Nagel summed up receiving the Mike Downes Award Saturday night, October 15.

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Town Ball Tavern Article

Brett Kruschke of the Belle Plaine Tigers wrote an article on the Town Ball Tavern at Target Field for the website South of Canada.

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Dale Welter on KSTP 5

Dale Welter discussed the Chaska ballpark and what is being done to save it on KSTP Channel 5 on Sunday night October 2, 2011.

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Team Minnesota Maxbat to NABA

The Twins are done playing baseball for the year. So is every team in the Minnesota Amateur Baseball program. But one team, Minnesota Maxbat is going to Phoenix to participate in the National Adult Baseball Association World Series.

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HOF inductees Stuewe and Hanowski featured on Twins pregame show

MINNEAPOLIS - Recent Minnesota Amateur Baseball Hall of Fame Inductees Wendell Stuewe and John Hanowski were featured on the Twins pregame show last week.

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Six inducted to Hall of Fame

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ST. CLOUD, Minn. - Six dedicated baseball men were inducted into the Minnesota Amateur Baseball Hall of Fame on Saturday night, September 17, 2011.

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Check out this story on Todd Mathison

Todd Mathison signed with the St. Paul Saints after his year with the Dundas Dukes ended.

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Class C All-Tournament Team

The Class C All-Tournament Team has been announced. Here are the players named to the team by the Board of Directors of the Minnesota Baseball Association:

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Isanti claims Class C title

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BROWNTON, Minn. - The Isanti Redbirds won the Class C State Tournament on Monday with a gut-wrenching 4-3, 13-inning thriller over the Waconia Lakers.

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Class C Results--Sunday, September 4

Mankato loaded the bases in the first inning, but couldn't score. In the second inning they loaded them again and made it count scoring four runs.

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Class C Results--Saturday, September 3

Matt Loegering snuck a single between the first and second basemen in the bottom of the 11th inning to score Ross Stein with the winning run and eliminate Miltona from the tournament.

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C Results--Friday, September 2

Here are the Friday Results:

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It's Isanti vs Waconia for the Class C Championship

There are two teams left from the starting 32 team field in Class C. Isanti is the lone undefeated team. Waconia beat Mankato 6-3 to earn the chance to play Isanti in the Championship.

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Minnesota Senior Mens will play Baseball in Glencoe

The Minnesota Senior Men’s Amateur Baseball Association, now in its 32nd year will be playing two All-Star games as part of the Minnesota Baseball Association State Tournament in Glencoe on Saturday, September 3rd.

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Class B All-Tournament Team, 2011

Here is the 2011 Class B All-Tournament team selected by the board of directors of the Minnesota Baseball Association:

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Sauk Rapids wins Class B crown

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The Sauk Rapids Cyclones were rated number one the whole second half of the 2011 season. They showed it was no fluke Sunday afternoon in Glencoe by defeating the Burnsville Bobcats 12-1...

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Class C Results for Sunday, August 28

Here are the Class C results for Sunday.

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B and C Results for Saturday, August 27

Here are the B and C results for Saturday, August 27.

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Class B and C Schedules for Sunday, August 28

Here is the Schedule for Sunday, August 28---B and C:

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Friday, August 26 B and C Results

Here are the Class C and B results for Friday night.

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Miesville's Erik Olson

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Baseball players wear helmets, but usually only when they are batting.

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Stockmen's Wins Class A Championship

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With a balanced hitting attack, solid defense and steady pitching Stockmen’s Irish won the 2011 Class A Championship at Haddox Field in Bloomington.

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Moorhead's big leaguer Chris Coste returns to amateur ball

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Chris Coste remembers the good times he had when he played in the State Tournament in the early 90s.

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Snappers Defeat St. Patrick

The St. Cloud Ultimate Snappers got out of a first inning bases loaded jam and went on to defeat the St. Patrick Irish 5-2 in Brownton on Friday night.

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Big Winner - Forsman reaches 500 wins

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DASSEL, Minn. — Dassel-Cokato Manager Mark Forsman added to the resumé of his already hall-of-fame career July 29, when he won his 500th game as manager of the Saints.

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Matt Raso has Baseball Tradition

This article was written by Rocky Hulne in the Austin Daily Herald.

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Tink Larson--50 Years at the Helm

Here is a story from the Waseca County News on Tink Larson.

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Jacobson, Burnsville on to state tourney

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Casey Jacobson and the Burnsville Bobcats cruised through the Super Section Tounament in Dundas over the weekend.

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State Board Announces B Pairings

The Minnesota Amateur Baseball Board of Directors announced the pairing for the eight team State Tournament starting Saturday, August 20, 2011.

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Roufs and Kreger on "Sports to the Max"

Fred Roufs and Joe Kreger were on Mike Max's "Sports to the Max" show on WCCO on Thursday night, August 11th.

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Class A Tournament Updated 8-21-11

The Class A State Baseball Tournament started Thursday, August 11th. The Tri-City Shark beat the Minneapolis Angels 10-5 at Haddox Field in Bloomington. In the second game, the Bloomington Bandits lost to the St. Paul Shamrocks 6-0.

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Class B Super Sections Updated 8-14-11

The 2011 Class B Super Section brackets were released Sunday night.

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2011 Class B Section Updates

2011 Class B Section Updates - Last updated 8-8-11

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2011 Class C Region Updates

2011 Class C Region Updates - Last updated 8-14-11

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Some Guys Never Get Enough Baseball

Here is a story in the July 30, 2011 StarTribune.

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2011 Hall of Fame Inductees

The Minnesota Amateur Baseball Hall of Fame will induct six new members -- Duane Gaulke, Terry Gieser, Don Goracke, John Hanowski, Ken Kuck and Wendell Stuewe -- on Sept. 17, 2011.

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Class B Super Section Details

There have been a lot of questions concerning the format for Class B this year. As in the past, Class B will play their regular Section tournaments. Each Section will send two teams on to represent their Section in the Super Sections.

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Class C Region, Class B Section Updates

Class C Regions and Class B Sections have started. Check here daily for Updates. Updated 8-8-11

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2011 Class B, C State Tournament Brackets Released

The pairings for the 2011 MBA Class B and Class C State Tournaments are now available.

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Brainerd Dispatch Article on Bill Sather's Home Run

Check out this article on what happened when Billy Sather of Fort Ripley hit a home run against Nisswa.

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Mike Max talks Amateur Baseball--Nick Bell Results

Dave Style, one of the 2011 State Tournament co-chairs from Glencoe, will be on the Mike Max show, Sports to the Max, this Friday night July 22nd at approximately 6:45 P.M.

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Last Invitational Tournament of the Year

The Nick Bell Classic in Cold Spring is the last invitational tournament of the 2011 season.

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Class A Hall of Fame Induction

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Class A inducted eight members into their inaugural Hall of Fame on Saturday, July 9, 2011. Tim Kiemel, Mark Young, Larry Gallagher, Jerry Sevlie, Jeff Monson, Steve Winfield and Jim Lawton were all ...

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Tournament Results--July 7-10

There were two excellent tournaments played over the weekend.

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Class A Establishes New Hall of Fame

Class A has established a new Hall of Fame of its own. "It's long overdue in regards to acknowledging "HOF" managers, players and umpires from our leagues," stated Riverview League Commissioner Shawn Vellek.

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Tournaments for July 7 --10

The Coors Light Classic in Jordan/Shakopee and the Miller High Life Invite in Arlington/Gaylord are two great tournaments being held this weekend.

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Larry Gallagher--Baseball Man

Here is a story on Larry Gallagher by Patrick Reusse in the Star Tribune.

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Tournament Results for June 23-26

There were eight tournaments over the weekend. Here is the story.

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Story on Curt Kvam

Here is a great story on Curt Kvam of the Granite Falls Kilowatts.

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Northfield Knights Story

Here is a story on the Northfield Knights in the Northfield News.

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Weekend Tournaments for June 24-26

This is another great weekend to go watch an amateur baseball tournament.

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Weekend Tournament Wrap-up

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Tournament results for the weekend of June 17-19

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Tournaments for June 16-19

There are eight tournaments scheduled for this weekend. Red Wing, Isanti, Watkins/Kimball, Lastrup, Sobieski, Hibbing Victoria and Hanska all have sanctioned tournaments planned.

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Results from the June 10-12 Tournaments

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Recaps from the 2011 Tigertown Classic, Rosco Tournament in Bemidji, Detroit Lakes Third Annual Tournament, and the Cannon Falls Tournament.

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Nice Article about the Quamba Cubs

Check out Patrick Reusse's article about Stan Pererson and the Quamba Cubs in the June 9, 2011 StarTribune:

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Tournaments for June 10-12

There are four tournaments set for this weekend.

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Jordan wins New Prague Tournament

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NEW PRAGUE, Minn. - For the second time this season, Jordan was in the championship game of an invitational tournament.

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June 3-5 Tournaments

There are five tournaments scheduled for this weekend. They all have some excellent matchups and the weather is expected to be beautiful.

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Sebeka Adds Two Nielsons

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SEBEKA, Minn. - When Wadena didn't have a Legion baseball team to play with in 1989, Randy Nielsen joined the Sebeka Legion team. The next year he played for the Sebeka Stingers amateur team.

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Weather Hinders Weekend Tournaments

Rain impacted both tournaments over the weekend. They got all of the games in at the Northwest Amateur Baseball Tournament in Fargo except for the final.

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Tournaments for May 20-22

There are two tournaments scheduled for this weekend. Freeport/Spring Hill and Moorhead are both hosting tournaments May 20-22.

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Luke Beers Article in Marshall Independent; Brewers to Class B

The Marshall Independent had a nice story about the Hadley Buttermaker's game with Marshall this weekend. It was all about Luke Beers and his untimely death over the winter.

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Class C Ranking; Board Meeting

I recruited some help to rate the Class C teams in the state. Here is how the four of us ranked the teams for the week of May 13, 2011.

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Summer Tournaments are Set

There are over 25 invitational tournaments all set to go over the summer baseball season. It all kicks off the third weekend of May. Freeport and Moorhead are both hosting tournaments the weekend of May 20-22nd.

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St. Paul Saints to Play Central MN All-stars

The Saint Paul Saints are going to have another go at an amateur team this weekend. On Saturday, May 7, 2011 the Saints will play at Cold Spring and take on the Central Minnesota All-stars. Game time will be 3:30 P.M.

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St. Paul League to play St. Paul Saints

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The St.Paul All-Stars will be playing the St. Paul Saints in an exhibition game on Sunday, May 1, 2011 at Toni Stone Field at Dunning Complex. Game time is 2:00 P.M.

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State Board Recap - 04/16/2011

The State Board met on Friday, April 15 and Saturday, April 16 and covered quite a bit of ground. The meeting on Friday night was to establish the 16 Regions for Class C. On Saturday, they presented the Region alignment to the Class C commissioners.

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Teams Can Earn Revenue with the MBA Website. Easy!

MBA/DaVinci Software are offering a referral bonus exclusively to the MBA Teams. Team receives 70% bonus on their advertising referrals. The MBA/DaVinci wish to bring awareness to Teams that they can generate revenue with the MBA website.

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Glencoe and Brownton Spruce Up

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The 2011 season hasn’t even started and things are hopping in Glencoe and Brownton. Both organizations are making big upgrades to their parks and the surrounding areas. In Glencoe, they are changing the lights for the first time in 25 years.

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Lamberton Long Sox are on a Roll

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What do you do when a group of young men approach you and want to continue to play baseball but your town doesn't have an amateur team? You start one. That's what happened in Lamberton in 2001.

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Class B Meeting Recommendations

Class B team representatives met at Minnetonka High School on February 19, 2010. The meeting was in response to changes that have recently happened in B.

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New Book on Amateur Baseball

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If you have never heard of Lance Chatworth or Kevin Griffin it might be time to get acquainted with them. They are the main characters in a new book "Beyond the Fence" recently released by Aspen Creek Publishing.

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Tauer Ends His Long Red Wing Career

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Teddy Tauer is going to make some money this year. After seven years as the batboy for the Red Wing Aces, the 11 year old is giving up his batboy duties, freeing him up to chase foul balls for the 50 cent reward.

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Welcome to the New MBA Website

Welcome to the new and improved Minnesota Baseball Association website! Da Vinci Software started from the ground up and built a user friendly space to fulfill all of your amateur baseball needs.

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Baseball Expo to be January 8, 2011

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In conjunction with this the Minnesota Baseball Association Board of Directors will hold their regular January meeting at the Ramada. Meeting time is 11:00 A.M. and is open to anyone interested in amateur baseball in Minnesota.

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Buddy Beier Receives Mike Downes Award

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Beier started playing baseball when he was just 16 years old and played for 12 years. He started managing in 1975 and has managed for 18 years since then. He also was involved in running his town team, the Regal Eagles, for over 35 years.

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Red Wing Inducts 2010 HOF Class

Ron Gernantz During his long tenure as a Red Wing Amateur Baseball Association board member, Gernentz was involved in concessions and fundraising, among other things.

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Tradition is Big for Lund

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Talk to Jake Lund (pictured) for a while and you will understand that team and tradition is important. We sat down after he had earned the complete game win in Midway's 3-0 second round triumph.

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