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.
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.
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.
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.