2015 Season is Right Around the Corner

We are in the process of planning out the 2015 season. If your community is interested in participating in our Spring, Summer, or Fall seasons, please contact Mases Hagopian at mases26@gmail.com

In 2015, the NSYBA will have a Spring season for the Bronco (5th/6th Grade), and Pony (7th/8th and 9th* Grade).

In a few weeks, registration will open and the NSYBA will take registrations at the Colt (9th, 10th, and 11th Grade Levels), as well as the Palomino Level (Age 18+) to participate in the Northern Lights Baseball League.

In 2015, the NSYBA will be the new online website for the Northern Lights Baseball League. The league runs from early June through late July and plays its games almost entirely on Friday, Saturday, and Sundays.

2014 Fall Champions: Bensenville Bison

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Congratulations to the Bensenville Bison on winning the annual Fall Ball Tournament. After compiling an impressive 9-3-1 regular season record, Bensenville won 4 tournament games to take the championship. After smooth sailing in the first two rounds vs Park Ridge Black and the Evanston Cubs, Bensenville then had a come from behind win in the semi-finals game against Skokie Indians Black. This setup a championship game against Skokie Indians Blue, who had a regular season record of 7-2-1. After falling behind early in the game, Bensenville rallied in route to an 8-4 victory. Great job Bison!

NSYBA Fall Ball Tournament Bracket

The annual NSYBA Fall Ball Tournament will take place the weekend of October 17th – October 19th. The tournament Semi-Finals and Championship will take place on Sunday the 19th at James Park in Evanston. The tentative Fall Ball Tournament bracket is available below.

For any league related questions, contact Mases Hagopian at mases26@gmail.com.

2014 Fall Ball Schedules, Standings, Game Reports

You can view the links below to see the updated league schedule, game reports, and the standings. Any updates to the schedule will be indicated with a time stamp. NOTE: The standings are purely for record keeping and they also include part-teams that play a few games during the Fall. Since it is an unbalanced schedule, standings will not indicate placement in the end of season tournament.

2014 Summer Champions: Niles Red Sox

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Congratulations to the Niles Red Sox on winning the Summer Ball Tournament. After compiling a 5-6 regular season record, Niles went 4-1 in the double elimination tournament, finishing with a 9-7 record on the season. After losing in the second round to Glenview, Niles battled back and beat Glenview twice in a row to take the championship.

NSYBA Summer Ball Tournaments

The 2014 Summer Ball Tournaments will begin on Sunday August 3rd. This year there will be the traditional house-league double elimination bracket, as well as a separate bracket for the participating travel teams. You can view the tournament brackets below and updates will be made on a daily basis as the tournament progresses. Results for each individual game can be found within the Game Results file.

Evanston Buddy BasebALL on Sundays for Disabled Players

Our friends at Evanston Baseball are running their annual Buddy BasebALL event this Sunday. Evanston Buddy basebALL provides individuals with a mental and/or physical disability the opportunity to play baseball, regardless of their abilities. Buddyball is open for players between 5 years old and up to 20 and there is no charge or any fees to participate. Games will take place on Sundays in August at 2pm at James Park in Evanston.

For more information, you can view the post at the Evanston Baseball Website. Please email Mike Hamann at hamann@ameritech.net if you are interested or have any questions. HELP spread the word! The more people that hear about it the better.