MYBA is pleased to offer discount programs with partner organizations, providing MYBA players with discounts on some of the best brands in baseball. Our partnership programs provide a 20-25% discount on most products. Use the information below to access products at a discounted price:
Go to: https://lockerroom.maruccisports.com/
Enter Sales Code: myba24
Wilson brands (Wilson, Louisville Slugger, Demarini, Evoshield)
Go to: https://www.team.shop/en-us/explore/join
Invite code: CMAXNWLI (Team Gear custom apparel available until 10/3, Game Day Gear available year round)
Go to: https://axebat.com
Use Discount Code at checkout: MPBASEBALL
PUMPKIN DONUTS FOR SALE AT THE PUMPKIN FESTIVAL!!!
Come purchase pumpkin donuts (yes, the real Pumpkin Festival donuts) from MYBA at our tent in the Family Fun Patch (off 1st Ave alongside the large parking lot). Our teams will be working all shifts throughout the rest of the week. Donuts are $8 for a half dozen. Tips are welcome and will support our teams in 2024!
Spread the word to family and friends. We hope to see you there!
We are pleased to announce the following appointments for the 2023/2024 MYBA Board:
President - Luke Parnham
Vice President - Rob West
Secretary - Wes Ohnesorge (new member)
Treasurer - Chris Sharp
Past President - Jason Vallar
Fundraising Director - Chad Bell
Indoor Facility Director - Tony O’Brian
Registration Director - Ryan Luginbuhl
Travel Director - Brayton Boss
Umpire Director - Ryan Kominkiewicz
Field Director - Josh Hermann
Concessions Director - Leif Hadden (new member)
Equipment Director - Will McMillan (new member)
Scheduling/Website Director - Jeff Bradford (new member)
This group will continue to build our great program and position MYBA for success. Gentlemen, thanks for stepping up to lead and serve our baseball community!
Last, we want to acknowledge Mike McKie and Dave Hoffman as they close out their terms on the MYBA Board. They devoted countless hours to MYBA and were instrumental in growing our program the last 3 years. Thank you, Mike and Dave, for your service and all the great things you did for MYBA!👏👏👏
We are saddened to communicate that the 2023 MYBA Golf Outing on September 22nd has been canceled. We will provide refunds asap and appreciate those who signed up as participants and hole sponsors. We will resume our golf event in 2024.
I would like to thank all of the parents for allowing their youngsters to come out for this year’s 8U tryouts and to the boys for showing up and giving it their all! We had 42 kids come out this year! We want to encourage you to practice with them and encourage them to try again next year if they didn’t make the team.
8U Red Team:
8U Gray Team:
We are seeking a head coach for the 8U Gray team so please reach out to Brayton Boss by 9/8 if interested: firstname.lastname@example.org. We will select and finalize the head coach at the September board meeting. Thank you!
We are 3 weeks away from the 2023 MYBA Golf Outing! There are a handful of spots available to both play and/or be a sponsor!
The 5th annual MYBA Golf Classic will be held Friday, September 22, at Pine Lakes Golf Club.
To sign up your team or participate as an individual golfer, please fill out the form using the link below: https://shorturl.at/cuOWX
This is one of MYBA's primary fundraiser, and has always been a great opportunity for coaches, board members, parents and baseball fans alike to enjoy a great day of golf for a great cause. This year's outing will include lunch at the course.
If you are unable to attend and would still like to participate in the way of a hole sponsorship, raffle/door prize donation or as a volunteer, we would greatly appreciate your contribution.
If you are interested in being a volunteer, please reach out to the MYBA Fundraising Director Steven Smith at StevenSmith@Fastmail.com.
We hope you all can join us for this amazing event and make a difference in the lives of young athletes in Morton!
I would like to thank all of the boys for coming to the 12U Travel Lite tryouts and making it a huge success. We have a very deep age group and want to encourage those who didn't make it to stay with baseball.
Congratulations to the 12U Morton Travel Lite team:
Want to have an impact on youth in our community and play a key role in one of the best youth baseball programs in the state?!
MYBA has a board of directors that provides leadership and support to all aspects of our program. We are extremely grateful for the various board members, past and present, who have devoted time and energy to this great program. As of next month, the following board positions become available:
⭐️Vice President: Assist with various aspects of program leadership, including oversight of our in house program.
⭐️Secretary: Document decisions and minutes at MYBA meetings and support alignment and understanding of rules and bylaws across coaches and board members.
⭐️Website/Scheduling Director: Oversee MYBA website and support coaches with field and game scheduling.
⭐️Travel Director: Plan and oversee travel team processes, including tryouts for all travel and travel lite teams.
⭐️Fundraising Director: Lead and plan fundraising activities throughout the season, including managing relationships with businesses and Village contacts.
⭐️Equipment Director: Manage and oversee our equipment inventory for in house and travel programs.
⭐️Concessions Director: Support management of concessions inventory and assist concessions staff at MYBA events.
We will select individuals for these positions at the September board meeting. If you are interested in learning more or want to express interest in a position, please reach out to Luke Parnham (email@example.com) by September 8th.
“Everybody can be great because everybody can serve.” -Martin Luther King Jr.
I want to thank all the boys for coming to the 11U Travel Lite tryouts. This was the most competitive field we've ever had for this age class and team. For those who did not make the team, I sincerely hope that you continue to work on growing your skills and developing as a ball player.
Congratulations to the following players:
Join us for the 5th Annual MYBA Golf Outing on Sept. 22
We are excited to announce that the Morton Youth Baseball Association is hosting its 5th annual golf outing on Friday, September 22nd, 2023, at the picturesque Pine Lakes Golf Course in Washington. We would be delighted to have you join us for this fantastic event!
The Pine Lakes Golf Course provides the perfect backdrop for a day filled with camaraderie, friendly competition, and golfing fun, all for a great cause. Funds raised from this event will go directly towards supporting the young athletes of Morton, fostering their love for baseball, and promoting a healthy, active lifestyle.
Here's how you can get involved:
Sign up your team: Gather your friends, family, or colleagues and form a team to compete in the golf outing. To sign up, please use the form provided at https://shorturl.at/cuOWX.
Individual Golfers: Don't have a team? No worries! You can still participate as an individual golfer, and we'll pair you up with fellow golf enthusiasts.
Hole Sponsors: Showcase your business or show support by becoming a hole sponsor. Your company logo and name will be prominently displayed at one of the golf holes.
Donations: We also welcome any generous donations to help us further our cause and support young athletes in our community.
For any questions, clarifications, or to express your interest in participating, please feel free to contact StevenSmith at StevenSmith@Fastmail.com.
Thank you for your continued support, and we look forward to seeing you at the golf outing at Pine Lakes Golf Course. Together, we can make a significant difference in the lives of the youth in Morton.
Best regards, Steven C. Smith
Fundraising Director Morton Youth Baseball Association
Our Wilson gear store was accidentally closed down by Wilson so they opened a new team store that is open year-round. You can access at the link below for 20% off bats, gloves, and other gear from the Wilson family of brands (Wilson, Louisville Slugger, Demarini, Evoshield, ATEC).
We are excited to announce a partnership between MYBA and Wilson that will benefit our players and program. MYBA has an official Wilson Team Store that allows year-round access to baseball gear products across Wilson brands (Wilson, Louisville Slugger, Demarini, Evo Shield, ATEC) at 20% off MSRP. In addition, there is a custom apparel store, open for a limited time, that sells custom MP Evo Shield apparel.
The Game Day Gear store (bats, gloves, protective gear, and other items) is open year round and offers 20% off year round. The Team Gear store contains custom apparel and is open until December 7th.
Wilson Team Shop benefits:
-20% off MSRP on all items
-Access to all Wilson, Demarini, Louisville Slugger, Evo Shield, and ATEC products at a discounted price
-Direct to consumer shipping
-Free shipping on orders of $50 or more
-The MYBA program receives a percentage of all sales
A mass email was sent to MYBA members that includes instructions on how to setup a Wilson Team Store account. Please reach out to any MYBA coach or board member if you have any questions.