|The PASADENA BASEBALL CLUB is an all-volunter community-based youth baseball organization operating in Pasadena, Maryland.
Online Registration for Spring 2015 to be activated on or about January 1st
All registrations received before February 1st are automatically entered in a raffle for $50 refund of their fees
Travel Team News - 2015 Spring
Our travel teams play in leagues and tournaments across the county, state and country. They pay registration fees as part of our Club, but frequently raise much more on their own to pay for their expanded schedule and traveling expenses. Home games are listed on our schedule pages (also see upcoming game below) if you want to come out and see some great inter-organizational baseball. More information is available on the TRAVEL page via the left menu.
8U Eagles - Our 2015 8U Eagles are looking for players. Please visit their Team Website, or contact Jennifer Sterry firstname.lastname@example.org.
11U Eagles - Our 2015 11U-A Eagles are looking for players who are passionate about playing baseball, exhibit self-discipline and are great team contributors interested in playing at a competitive level in a travel league with additional tournaments throughout the season. Only players who will be 11 years old or younger as of 05/01/2015 are eligible. If you have any questions or need any additional information, please contact Neil Fluhr at email@example.com or 410-340-4514 or their team website www.teamfluhr.org.
12UA Eagles - Our 2015 12U-A Eagles will be playing in the MABA league, several local tournaments, and Cooperstown,NY Dreams Park in 2015. For more information contact Dan Summers at 410-952-7449 firstname.lastname@example.org .
12UB Eagles - Our 2015 12U-B Eagles are having a Bull Roast on Saturday Feb. 28 at the Stoney Creek Democratic Club from 7pm-12am. The event is catered by Seaside: pit beef , ham, turkey, oysters, and a buffet. There will be a Silent Auction, Raffles, Money and Liquor wheels. For tickets contact Dave at email@example.com.
Flagpole Project - Seeking Sponsors
UPDATE for Spring of 2013. We are one $500 sponsor away from meeting our goal to begin construction.
We are planning to install a new permanent Flagpole at Havenwood Park. The flagpole will be located in the center of the park, with some benches and landscaping around it. We will also be installing a permanent dedication marker/monument as part of the flagpole.
We are looking for sponsors to help us raise $2,000 to begin the construction before a dedication ceremony planned for Opening Day of our next spring season.
All sponsors that contribute $100 or more for this specific project will receive recognition on our website, from the time we receive the contribution, up to one year after dedication of the flagpole.
All sponsors that contribute $250 or more for this specific project will get their business name engraved on the permanent metal marker to be installed near the flagpole.
All sponsors that contribute $500 or more will have their engraving in a larger font size on the same marker.
Thanks for your consideration to help our community! Donations of any amount can be made electronically on this website under SPONSORS on the left menu.
If you have questions, or want to make a contribution in person, please contact Fred Engel firstname.lastname@example.org 410-897-2119.
Major League Baseball isn't necessarily the best place to look for consistent good sportsmanship, but here's one example:
On June 2, 2010, Detroit Tiger pitcher Armando Galarraga was one out away from pitching what should have become the 21st perfect game in major league history. The next batter grounded to the first baseman, but he was called safe at first by the umpire. Galarraga knew the runner should have been called out. Even the runner thought he was out. And TV instant replay (before official reviews were allowed) confirmed for everyone that the runner was indeed out.
So what did Galarraga do? He simply smiled, walked back to the mound, and pitched to the next batter. The story is made even better by the fact that Galarraga remained focussed and got the next batter out for the shutout win, but what makes him a good sport is that when he was unfairly cheated out of a perfect game, he said not one word to the umpire, smiled good-naturedly, and got immediately back to work.
And the firstbase umpire, Jim Joyce, who thought the runner was out when he made the call, later saw the slow replay and realized he had made a mistake. Joyce immediately apologized to Galarraga, and Galarraga immediately and graciously accepted.
Still officially no perfect game in the record books, but PERFECT SPORTSMANSHIP all around.
We practice hard. We play fair.
But most importantly, we have FUN!
The Pasadena Baseball Club has a zero tolerance for unsportsmanlike conduct. Whether you participate in the very relaxed Clinic program, our typical "rec ball" Intramural program, or the highly competitive Travel program, we expect all of our players, managers, coaches, officials, and spectators to demonstrate sportsmanlike conduct at all times. If you can't conduct yourself accordingly, we ask that you please not join our Club.
|Good sportsmanship is NOT CONDITIONAL on the other guy also being a good sport. Good sportsmanship is tested and proven by how you behave when the other guy is being a poor sport.
To help ensure that all members of the Club use good sportsmanship, the Club has established a Sportsmanship Board
to promote good sportsmanship and correct unsportsmanlike conduct.Sportsmanship Board Members
Tom Henry, President
Ray Mills, VP-Clinic
Jan Finch, VP-Intramural
Tim Rathell, VP-Travel
TBD, At large member
We have adopted Anne Arundel County Rec and Parks Code of Ethics and will consult their Disciplinary Actions as necessary. Our Sportsmanship Policy is located under Handouts, and Coach's Code of Ethics and Disciplinary Actions are located under Coaches Box. If you have any questions about this policy, please contact a member of the Sportsmanship Board.
Guess What? You already have!
Your registration fee was actually a membership fee - and with that membership you get the right to help your Club and community to be the best that it can be. And if it isn't the best it can be, its probably only because you haven't taken full advantage of your membership rights.
So please - we are ALWAYS, ALWAYS, ALWAYS looking for more volunteers.
Executive Board Members
- Organize and lead the basic operations of the Club.
Associate Board Members - Assist the Executive Board Members in specific functions, such as division directors, fundraising activities, etc.
- Help complete short-term specific tasks, such as Opening Day activities, Team Pictures, etc.
If you want to help, please contact the appropriate Board Member listed under Contacts, or the President of the Club.
Team Volunteers Managers - Organize and lead each team.
- Assist a manager in teaching baseball.
Team Parent - Assists a manager in keeping other parents informed of Club activities.
* ALL board members, managers and coaches must complete a background investigation by Rec & Parks - see Coaches Info for more details.
|Thursday, Dec 25 |
| Christmas Day || || ||Thursday, Jan 1 |
| Online Registration Begins || || ||Saturday, Jan 31 |
| Walk-in Registration ||10:00am || Havenwood Park Meeting Room ||Saturday, Feb 7 |
| Walk-in Registration ||10:00am || Havenwood Park Meeting Room ||Monday, Feb 16 |
| Late Registration Fees Begin || || ||Wednesday, Feb 25 |
| Manager Selection Meeting || || Havenwood Park Meeting Room ||Wednesday, Mar 4 |
| Intramural Manager Meeting || || Havenwood Park Meeting Room ||Saturday, Mar 7 |
| Field Maintenance Day || || |
| Intramural Player Evaluations || || Havenwood Park ||Sunday, Mar 8 |
| Daylight Savings ||1:00am || |
| Evaluations Rain Date || || Havenwood Park ||Tuesday, Mar 10 |
| Evaluations Make-up Date || || Havenwood Park |
For a complete calendar listing, click here!
Pasadena Baseball Club
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