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RTBA - Snow or no snow we cannot be slowed down!
by posted 03/11/2023

RTBA - Snow or no snow we cannot be slowed down!! If your child is 9-12 be on the lookout for an email from your Majors or Minors Manager as the teams were set last night!! Next up, Rookies teams, followed by Tee Ball and Kick Ball in April. 

What should you expect next?
  1. The 10 year olds have 1 more Winter Practice (tomorrow at 9am) at Cubs. All other age groups Winter Practices are complete
  2. Majors, Minors and Rookies will start games on April 1st, the parade for all ages will be later in the season (tbd). 
  3. Tee and Kick Ball will start after spring break, Glen sent details earlier this week. 
  4. We are establishing practice times for Majors, Minors and Rookies that will start next week. We are going to use the turf fields at Peterson and Morris Hills Varsity field leading to April 1st. 
*** We are looking for a couple more Rookie, Tee Ball and Kick Ball Coaches reach out to Dave Dorer ( ) for Rookies, Glen Meyers ( ) for Tee & Kick Ball, Joe Morgan ( ) our Player Agent, myself or any Board member if you are interested. 
The town is offering Rutgers Certification course - there are 2 options for if you aren't certified:
  1. Rockaway Township will be hosting a Rutgers SAFETY Clinic on Thursday, March 30, 2023, from 6:30pm to 10:00pm - click here to register. Please be advised that the clinic size is limited to only 60 people; if you sign up please attend.
  2. There are other local and online options - click here for courses
Other updates are:
  • The next Saturday Swing at ITZ in Flanders is tonight. Check your email as we split the session into TWO, 1 HOUR SESSIONS
  • Registration for Kick Ball, Tee Ball, Babe Ruth (13-15), Middle School Aged MH Clinics and now the McDonald's Baseball Camp are open - here.
  • If you haven't paid for winter sessions please pay here 
  • Reach out if you are interested in helping with:
    • Snack Stand "Managers"
    • Parade coordination
    • Spring Picture Day coordination
  • Registration for the MK5K is open - register here 
Don't miss Team USA start their run against the World tonight at 9pm!!! 
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Commissioner Message 1-29-23
by posted 02/05/2023


Hi RTBA Families - we're just about 2 months away from opening day and there is a ton going on!

  1. Winter practices are off to a great start, if you aren't following us on social media you're missing out!! Over 100 kids from all age groups have attended!!! Is it too late to sign up? NO, we have 6 more weeks reserved - register here
    We finally got our payment process worked out, click here to pay for winter sessions. $25 per child for all 8 sessions please. I'll have a QR code on my phone as well. Please, no cash, so we don't lose track :)
  2. Now is the time to register for the Spring Season!! Registration is open for ages 4-15 here. I met with the town this week and our vision for Baseball Saturday's is becoming a reality!! We can't create teams, order uniforms, and schedule unless kids and coaches are registered! If you aren't Rutgers certified, find a session here.
  3. Our sponsorship drive is HOT - if you'd like to be a sponsor, or know someone who should, please sponsor us here.
  4. Our next meeting is Tuesday, February 7th, if you'd like to participate or just want to meet the people who are making all of these great things happen, stop on by the Senior Center at 8pm.
  5. We have 2 upcoming events where you can off load old gear and get new from our great sponsor Dick's Sporting Goods:
  • There is a trade in event - Feb 3-5 (click here for more info) and Feb 10-12 (click here for more info)
  • The discount instore shopping days at Dick's will be 3/24-3/27, coupon will be distributed when we get closer.

Also, we are working closely within the community to bring additional baseball teams, player and coaches clinics together! One or two more approvals and announcements will flow... stay tuned!!!

As always, reach out with any questions, suggestions, or to get involved.

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Commissioner Message 1-15-23
by posted 01/15/2023

Winter Practice Kickoff

Winter Practice Kickoff

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