Miami Youth Baseball Association: Welcome

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Thursday, December 15
2017 MYBA Spring Season

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2017 SPRING SEASON

SEASON STARTS FEBRUARY 1st 

COACHES MEETING JANUARY 17th, 2017 

Grapeland Park Community Center 

(1550 NW 37 Ave. Miami) 7 PM

Download LEAGUE FORMS from the  "League Documents" Tab on the menu at left

 

Additional Information: Alex Delgado 305) 710-3405   E-Mail MYBA2006@Aol.Com

 


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Tuesday, January 10
Miami Youth Baseball Association - Background Check and ID Card Policy and Procedures

The MYBA requires mandatory Criminal Background Screening and Compulsory Use of ID Cards for all managers, coaches, instructors, umpires, staff, and volunteers. 

Effective IMMEDIATELY  - NO ONE will be allowed in the Batting Cages, Dugouts, or Playing Fields without their ID CARDS hung on the outside of their shirts/tops. 

PROCEDURES

BACKGROUNDS CHECKS All candidates for the above mentioned positions must sign a Release Form for Criminal History and National Sex Offender Registry Search which gives the MYBA the right to check criminal history, national sex offender registry search, verify social security number, and address history search. This work is executed directly, through Protect Youth Sports, and the secure URL at which all candidates can execute their MYBA Background Check request.

Note: Coaches that have an Approved Background that was submitted during the 2016 Seasons DO NOT need to have a new Backgruond for the SPRING 2017 Season. 

the URL to request and authorize YOUR background Check is:   https://opportunities.averity.com/MiamiYBA

No other personal information (e.g. work history, financial, credit, etc.) is checked or researched. The company executing the Background Checks has agreed to such terms contractually, and confirms such annually.

The company never forwards and individual's information to the league where no issues are discovered. In the event that negative information surfaces, the MYBA Screening Committee will review the information to determine the individuals eligibility to participate in the candidates applied for capacity with MYBA.

All information is strictly confidential and will not be made public under any circumstances.

COMPULSORY USE OF ID CARDS All candidates for the above mentioned positions must have their picture taken by the league in order to have an Official MYBA ID Card printed.  Pictures will be taken at Brothers to the Rescue Park on MYBA Game Days/Nights.

All managers, coaches, instructors, umpires, staff, and volunteers MUST Wear their ID Cards while at the Parks, in the batting cages, dugouts, and playing fields.

ID CARDS will not be issued without the completion of an approved Background Check 

NO ONE will be allowed in the Batting Cages, Dugouts, or Playing Fields without their ID CARDS hung on the outside of their shirts/tops. 

Lost of misplaced ID CARDS will be replaced at a Cost of $15 

If a team does not have an eleigible/approved coach for a scheduled game, the game will be FORFEITED!



Thursday, December 1
MYBA 2017 - World Baseball Foundation - International Tournament Qualifier

MYBA 2017 – World Baseball Foundation – International Tournament Qualifier

       January 18 - 22, 2017 

Venues   Grapeland, Brothers to the Rescue (Flagami), and Fern Isle Parks  (other venues may be used)

Divisions:   6U-7U-8U Coach Pitch     9U-10U-11U-12U-13U-14U-16U  (May 1st, 2017 Age Cut-off)

Don’t play for “Points to No Where”

This qualifies you directly to an International World Series

This is a World Baseball Foundation - International Tournament Qualifier: Top 2 teams Qualify for the  6th Annual World Baseball Foundation International Tournament, to be held in Miami, July 29th through August 5, 2017. Past tournaments have attracted over 80 teams representing over 15 countries and the United States.  Past International teams have included delegations from the Philippines, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Venezuela, Nicaragua, Panama, Columbia, Ecuador, Netherland Antilles, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Canada…

Costs (Includes Umpires, Fields, Awards, and Baseballs – 3 Game Guarantee (Weather Permitting)

6U-7U-8U-9U-10U             $495

11U-12U-13U-14U-16U    $595

Awards and Berths

1st Place Team in each Division – Receives PAID ENTRY to WBF International Tournament ($695 - $895 Value) and a set of  Team USA Uniforms  *(Shirts and Caps) as they will represent the United States in this international classic.  

2nd Place Team qualifies and receives a berth in the WBF International Tournament, and individual player trophies. 

 

Additional Information:  Alex Delgado (305) 710-3405  Email MYBA2006@Aol.Com



Friday, December 23
2017 MYBA SPRING League

MYBA SPRING 2017 for MAJORS and AAA Teams

Season Starts Wednesday, February 1, 2017  

MANDATORY COACHES MEETING:  Tuesday, January 17th, 2017 at 7 PM, in the GRAPELAND PARK COMMUNITY CENTER (1550 NW 37 Ave, Miami, Fl. 33125)

 For additional information Call Alex Delgado 305) 710-3405 or email MYBA2006@Aol.Com 

Full Payment of League Fees are due prior to January 17th, 2017. 

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED: Initial Rosters with Parental Authorization Release Forms and copies of Birth Documentation, along with Team Playing Calendar are due Tuesday, January 17th at the manadatory coaches meeting.

League Fees

6U 7U & 8U  Coach Pitch $1,395

8U Kid Pitch /9U/10U/11U/12  $1,595

13U/14U  $1,695

May 1, 2017 Age Cut-Off  (Next Years Age Cut-off)

 Updated as: January 17

Be Part of the MYBA! The best facilities and most organized league in South Florida!  Where the Stars of tomorrow play today!   

Who's Playing: To view who is playing click on the "Teams" on left menu Please note that Divisions with more than 12 teams may be split into AAA & Majors for Play-offs (unless the age division is already divided into a AAA & Majors).

6U Coach Pitch--- Braves Baseball, Team Miami,  Team Miami Rookies,  Ballbusters, Latino Blue,  Latino White   Penciled In:

8U Coach Pitch--- Havana, Clememte Pirates, Phenoms, Bulldogs, MiamiTigers, Latino Blue, Latino White, Team Miami ,Team Miami Rookies, Vipers, Miami Stars  Penciled In: International

9U---Havana,  Phenoms,  SF Contenders,  Ballbusters,  Pirates Baseball,  Miami Tigers, Team Miami, Team Miami Rookies,  Latino Blue,  Internatinal,  Miami Warriors,  Sliders, Hialeah Giants   

10U-- Havana,  Gotham Knights,  Bulldogs,  Latino Blue, Team Miami,  Team Miami Prospects,  International,  Draftpick,  Miami Storm,  Cubs Baseball Academy, Ballbusters 

9/10 AAA ---Bluedevils, Team Miami Rookies, Clemente Pirates,  Metropolitan,  Latino White,  Miami Fearless,  Havana,  Cubs Baseball Academy, Phenoms 

11U-- Bombers, Mustangs, Phenoms,  Miami Rebels, Team Miami, Team Miami Rookies,  Latino Blue,  Chargers,  Phantoms, Draftpick,  

12U-- Team Miami, Team Miami Prospects,  Clemente Pirates, Latino Blue,  Phantoms,  International,  Powerhouse,  All Stars, Belen, Overdrive Baseball, Line Drive Prospects, Phenoms 

11/12 AAA --- International,  Latino White,  Powerhouse,  Metropolitans, Team Miami Rookies,  Doral Thunder,  Elite Aces,  MPB , Penciled In:   SF Contenders

13U--  Team Miami, Team Miami Rookies,  MPB,  Metropolitan, Mets,  Latino Blue,  Explorers  Penciled In   SF Contenders

14U-- (60/90)-- SF Contenders, Team Miami,  Phantoms,  MPB,  Metropolitan 

What you need to register!    NOTE (The league will schedule all games)
A Check for Registration League Fee in the amount of $1,395 for 6U, 7U & 8U Coach Pitch, $1,595 for 8U Kids Pitch/9U/10U/11U/12U - $1,695 for 13U/14U

       Teams playing in the MYBA receive a $50 discount on the  
        2017 MYBA SUMMER CLASSIC 
tournament fee.
      

A Roster and TEAM Photo of Players.                                            No Additions to Roster after March 12, 2017.

Submit Completed and Signed Parental Authorization/Release and  Parental Code of Ethics Forms with Copies Birth Certificates for all Rostered Players. They will be checked and kept in league file 

Dates and Days YOU CAN / CAN NOT PLAY - Submit Your Calendar 

League Rules. Download from the this web-site.

Please download the Team Calendar and Registration Form & Flyer from the "Handout" below for this purpose. Please note dates & time of Home field availability.

DOWNLOAD 
Registration Form, Roster Form, and Rules from this site.

Click on Handout below to download REGISTRATION FORM & SPRING 2017 CALENDAR

If you have any questions, please call Alex Delgado at 305) 710-3405

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 NEW for 2017: RECREATIONAL / AA (Beginners Program)

This is a LEAGUE for BEGINNERS with emphasis on instruction in a strees-free environment.

DIVISIONS   6U Coach Pitch  /  8U Coach Pitch / 9-10 / 11-12

Individual Registration (Per Player):  $100  (6U & 8U)  $120 (9/10 & 11/12)

Regsitration includes Uniform (Shirt & Cap) and 12-14 Game Season

PLAYERS will be placed on league teams after attending tryouts. Games played on Saturdays

Registartion Deadline January 10, 2017 for the Recreational / AA (Beginners Program) 

New Coaches and Partial/Full Teams are Welcome  

For additional information Call Juan Pascual 786) 246-2965 or email MYBA2006@Aol.Com

 



Thursday, December 15
14U Championship Game

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14U Championship Game - Top Gun vs Canes BB Academy

 The #1 top seed Top Gun played a flawless defensive game to defeat Canes BB Academy 4-0 in the Championship Game of the 2017 MYBA Fall Season.  Thank you all for a great season and many memories over the years.



Wednesday, December 7
8U Majors Championship

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8U Coach Pitch Majors Championship - Latinoamericana Blue vs Bulldogs

After splitting games in the double elimination finals, with Latino Blue winning the first game 12 X 2 and the Bulldogs bouncing back 7 X 4 in the second game. Latino Blue outlasted the Bulldogs 9 X 6 in the rubber match.  Congratulations to two great teams!



Wednesday, December 7
8U AAA Coach Pitch Championship

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8U AAA Coach Pitch Championship - Clemente Pirates vs Latinoamericana White

The Clemente Pirates showed their poise by bouncing back and winning the decisive game three vs a young but talented Latino White team by a score of 18 X 8, Congratulation to all the kids!



Tuesday, December 6
9U Championship Game

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9U Championship Game - SF Contenders vs Ballbusters

 The SF Contenders broke open 5-5 tied game in the last inning to defeat the Ballbusters for the Championship with the final score 12-5.



Tuesday, December 6
9-10 AAA Championship Game

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9/10 AAA Championship - Blue Devils vs Ballbusters

The Blue Devils outlasted the Ballbusters 9 X 8 to earn their first MYBA Championship. Congratulations to both teams that had an outstanding season.



Thursday, December 8
10U Majors Championship

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 10U Majors Championship - Phenoms vs Gotham Knights

The Phenoms beat the Gotham Knights to win the 10U Majors MYBA Championship.  Congratulations to all for a great season!



Thursday, December 8
11U Majors Championship

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11U Majors Championship -  Phenoms vs Bombers 

The Phenoms defeated the Bombers 8 X 2 for the MYBA 11U Majors Championship. Congratulations to both teams as they are two very good and well coached teams.



Thursday, December 8
11-12 AAA Championshipp Game

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11/12 AAA Championship Game -  MPB vs International

MPB and International played a cliff hanger Championship game in the 11/12 AAA Division. After five lead changes MPB edged out International 6-5 in one of the most exciting Championship Games played.



Tuesday, December 6
12U Majors Championship

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12U Majors Championship - Hardcore vs Phenoms

The top two seeds battle it out for the Fall 2016 MYBA 12U Division Championship. Hardcore wins the crown in a great game by the score of 3 x 2 



Tuesday, December 6
13U Majors Championship

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13U Majors Championship - Phenoms vs Caribes

The Phenoms defeated the Caribes 6 X 3 in another great 13U play-offs game to take the title in the 13U Majors Division. 



Friday, December 9
13U AAA Championship

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13U AAA Championship Game - Mets vs Raiders

The Mets defeated the Raiders 6 X 3 to win the MYBA 2016 Fall 13U AAA Championship. The Mets broke the tie late in the game to take the crown,  Great job this season by both teams!



Tuesday, November 15
Weather Update

WEATHER UPDATE - 

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Please check your SCHEDULES for MAKE-UP Dates and Game Changes. 

COACHES ONLY! Please DO NOT call Alex Delgado at 305) 710-3405 or Ulpiano Puente at 786) 443-3911 for any weather/schedule related issues Unless the information is not posted hereCOACHES ONLY! 

We will provide information to COACHES ONLY!



Homerun Swing
Tuesday, June 7
MIAMI YOUTH BASEBALL ASSOCIATION: Playing Rules

The Official Playing Rules of THE MIAMI YOUTH BASEBALL ASSOCIATION.

If you are a registered team, and have some rule suggestions, please e-mail use your recommmendations to MYBA2006@AOL.COM

Handout: MIAMI YOUTH BASEBALL ASSOCIATION: Rules & Regulations

Blazing Ball
Friday, June 24
MYBA OFFICIAL Team Roster, Player Registration,Coaches Registration and Player Add/Drop Forms

MYBA LEAGUE FORMS, RULES & REGULATIONS, PLAYERS & COACHES FORMS, AND OTHER DOCUMENTS:

ALL FORMS AND DOCUMENTS MAY BE VIEWED AND DOWNLOADED FROM THE WEB-SITE.

Click on "League Documents" on the left menu and the select and clik on the desired Handout or click on the "Handout" at the bottom of each section for the desirted forms..

MYBA Official Team Roster - Player Registration and Add/Drop Form:

The MYBA Official Team Roster Form MUST be completed with all information for each player (Player's Full Name, Date of Birth, Address, Parental/Guardian Authorization Siganature, and School Attended). Additionally, copies of each player's BIRTH CERTIFICATE & PARENTAL PARTICIPATION AUTHORIZATION FORM MUST be attached to the Roster Form.

The COMPLETE package MUST be turned in to the LEAGUE COMMISSIONER prior to the teams first scheduled game.

Players may be added to the Roster prior the Team's 4th scheduled league game in the MAJORS Division and prior to the Team's 10th scheduled league game in the AAA Division. The MYBA Player Add/Drop Form w/ copies of Birth Certificates and Parental Participation Authorization Form  for each player added MUST be submitted prior to the player elegibility approval.

NOTE: Once a player plays in one league game with a team/organization, he may not quit and play with another team/organization in the same age group.
 


Handout: MYBA Team Roster Player Registration Player Add/Drop Forms

Friday, December 9
MYBA FALL Team Calendar and Registration Form

MYBA FALL TEAM CALENDAR & REGISTATION FORM:

Each TEAM MUST complete the FALL CALENDAR and TEAM REGISTRATION FORM. The Forms along with payment of League Fees MUST submitted Prior to January 17, 2017.

Teams may block off up to a maximum of Ten (10) CAN NOT PLAY dates, with a maximum of Three (3) Saturdays blocked off. No dates may be blocked off for the Play-Off period of  May 11 - June 9, 2017. Regular Season games Will be scheduled two (2) Sundays a month. However, other Sundays Will be reserved for Rain Make-Up Dates. NO GAMES will be rescheduled (Only Rainouts). If a Team can not play as scheduled the game will be a FORFEIT.


Handout: 2017 MYBA SPRING League Registration Form & Calendar

Friday, December 9
Miami Youth Baseball Association - Background Check and ID Card Policy and Procedures

The MYBA requires mandatory Criminal Background Screening and Compulsory Use of ID Cards for all managers, coaches, instructors, umpires, staff, and volunteers. 

Effective IMMEDIATELY  - NO ONE will be allowed in the Batting Cages, Dugouts, or Playing Fields without their ID CARDS hung on the outside of their shirts/tops. 

PROCEDURES

BACKGROUNDS CHECKS All candidates for the above mentioned positions must sign a Release Form for Criminal History and National Sex Offender Registry Search which gives the MYBA the right to check criminal history, national sex offender registry search, verify social security number, and address history search. This work is executed directly, through Protect Youth Sports, and the secure URL at which all candidates can execute their MYBA Background Check request.

Note: Coaches that have an Approved Background that was submitted during the 2016 (Spring or Fall)  Seasons DO NOT need to have a new Backgruond for the 2017 Spring Season. 

the URL to request and authorize YOUR background Check is:   https://opportunities.averity.com/MiamiYBA

No other personal information (e.g. work history, financial, credit, etc.) is checked or researched. The company executing the Background Checks has agreed to such terms contractually, and confirms such annually.

The company never forwards and individual's information to the league where no issues are discovered. In the event that negative information surfaces, the MYBA Screening Committee will review the information to determine the individuals eligibility to participate in the candidates applied for capacity with MYBA.

All information is strictly confidential and will not be made public under any circumstances.

COMPULSORY USE OF ID CARDS All candidates for the above mentioned positions must have their picture taken by the league in order to have an Official MYBA ID Card printed.  Pictures will be taken at Brothers to the Rescue Park on MYBA Game Days/Nights.

All managers, coaches, instructors, umpires, staff, and volunteers MUST Wear their ID Cards while at the Parks, in the batting cages, dugouts, and playing fields.

ID CARDS will not be issued without the completion of an approved Background Check 

NO ONE will be allowed in the Batting Cages, Dugouts, or Playing Fields without their ID CARDS hung on the outside of their shirts/tops. 

Lost of misplaced ID CARDS will be replaced at a Cost of $15 

If a team does not have an eleigible/approved coach for a scheduled game, the game will be FORFEITED!



Delgado Family with Mayor
Saturday, February 5
MYBA Baseball Commissioner Alex Delgado and his beautiful family with City of Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado.

Wednesday, August 1
MYBA Parks and Locations with Directions

MYBA Participating Parks and Locations with Directions
For locations, address and directions to all playing facilities click on "Locations" on the menu at left. Scroll and select the park/field of choice. From here you can link to YAHOO.MAPIT by clicking on the "Compass Icon" next to the park address.


Mayor Tomas Regalado First Pitch
Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado and Commissioner Willy Gort throwing FIRST PITCH
Saturday, February 5
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Mayor Regalado, Commissioner Gort with Alex Delgado & Ulpiano Puente of the MYBA

Opening Day for the Miami Youth Baseball Association

Opening Day was a success with a total of 28 games played. The MYBA had the honor of the City of Miami Mayor - Tomas Regalado, and City Commission Chairman Willy Gort throwing out the First Pitch. This season we have 81 teams and over 1,100 kids playing Americas' past-time.

We would like to thank all the parents for their dedication, and a special thanks to the Mayor and City of Miami Commission for their continued support of our programs. It takes a true team effort in order to put together the best program possible for our kids.

May the best teams win!

 



Saturday, April 14
Official Major League Baseball Rules - ( Web link click Here )

Official Major League Rules.
You can also link to Official Web-sites of Major League Teams and other baseball general information.


Monday, August 20
The NEW Grapeland Park Sports Complex is INAUGURATED

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City of Miami Commissioner Angel Gonzalez throws out the first pitch to Inaugurate the NEW Grapeland Park Sports Complex on Saturday, August 18th, 2007        We want to thank Commissioner Gonzalez for giving the youth of our community first class recreational facilities such as those now at Grapeland Park.

At left is Commissioner Gonzalez throwing out the first pitch.

Pictured below is Commissioner Gonzalez with some of the players representing the numerous teams the will be participating in the 2007 Fall MYBA Season



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Wednesday, May 4
Miami Dade Commissioner Carlos Gimenez - Throws Out the First Pitch

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Miami-Dade Commissioner Carlos Gimenez throwing the first pitch

Miami-Dade County Commissioner and former City Manager of the City of Miami, CARLOS GIMENEZ, threw out the first pitch this past Saturday, April 30th at the Grapeland Park Sports Complex. Commissioner Gimenez was instrumental as City Manager of the City of Miami in getting the bonds on the ballot, and approved by our residents, in order for us to be able to today enjoy the great recreation and sports complex at Grapeland Park. The complex includes the Water Park, Golf Course Clubhouse, Baseball Complex, and Community Center.

In addition to being a strong supporter of the Miami Youth Baseball Association, Carlos has always been an advocate of recreation and sports, and the role they play in the development of our future leaders (our youth).

The MYBA wishes Commissioner Gimenez the best in the upcoming Miami-Dade County Mayoral election on Tuesday, May 24th.



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Commissioner Gimenez enjoying himself at the MYBA ball park