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2017 Summer Fastpitch Try-outs

Traveling Fastpitch Tryout Information for A and B level teams

 

The tryouts for Traveling Fastpitch softball teams for 10U-18U A and B level teams for the 2017 season will be held on Saturday, October 1st at Ham Lake Lion's Park on 157th Ave.  The back up date due to rain will be October 2th.

For 10U and 12U there will also be C level teams and players do not have to attend this tryout if they know they want to play on a C level team.  You can sign up for C teams in February.

14U-18U only have A and B level teams, no C teams.  If your player is in 14U-18U then they must attend the tryout.

 

More try-out and registration information can be found at

http://www.sodervilleblaine.org/page/show/273249-bengal-fastpitch-tryout-information-for-2017-teams


HAPPY BIRTHDAY SBAA

 

Did you know that it is SBAA 65th Birthday this year?  HAPPY BIRTHDAY SBAA!!! Here is a little history!

On January 1, 1951, the Community Athletic Association of Soderville, Minnesota was organized and shares sold at $10.00 per share.  This money was used to prepare a new field, which is still in use today (Soderville Ballfield is located on Crosstown Blvd., east of Highway 65).  In the 1940s and 1950s the Sunday morning games were the social event of the week.  Tickets for  $.25 -  $.50 were sold, there was a refreshment stand and fans cheered.  The headlines read “Soderville Wins State B Title” on the sports page of the September 16, 1951 St. Paul Sunday Pioneer Press.

1951 Soderville Team

Pictured: Front Row: Milt Gregoire, David Spencer, Dan Anderson, Bill Marchiniak, Quinton Peterson, John Norton, Back Row: Jerry Meyer, Jim Faust, Leo Schleisman, Dick Johnson, George Masko, Larry Winkler, Arnie Oss and David William, Bat Boy.

Do you know any of these players? 

Do you have any pictures of you playing Soderville Ball (either baseball or softball); if you do please send to us and we will share.  It would be great to see pictures over time and how the organization (and uniforms) have evolved and developed.

SAA is now SBAA and still running strong; we are one of the largest Baseball/Softball Associations in the State!!!

20 BATBA teams (Boys Traveling Baseball)
6 Moose teams (Girls Elite Softball)
16 Fastpitch teams (Girls)
42 In-House REC teams (Boys and Girls)
1 Townball team (Mens Adult)

Celebrate with us at the 2016 Kick-Off Party at Route 65 from 3-7.  Sloppy Joes, Chips, beer, silent auction, door prizes and more!  Hope to see you there!



Fundraiser Information

Winners of the 2015 Card Sales

1st place - Jim Peterson
2nd place - Noah and Owen Lamson
3rd place - Sullivan Brunmeier

Congratulations and Thank You so much!  All our winners will be going to the SBAA Saints game to bat boys!!!

Corryn Anderson

Operations Manager

Phone: 763-413-3555

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    About SBAA

    Soderville/Blaine Athletic Association (SBAA) provides in-house level (recreational) youth baseball and fastpitch softball, and traveling (competitive) level fastpitch softball and traveling baseball opportunities to children in many communities.

    SBAA provides this youth sports experience to kids residing or attending schools in the communities of Ham Lake, Blaine East Bethel, Oak Grove, St. Francis, Burns Township, Bethel, and portions of the surrounding communities of Andover, Coon Rapids and Isanti. Players from other communities are also welcome to play in SBAA under special circumstances that must be discussed with SBAA before registering.

    For over 50 years, SBAA has provided opportunities for a rich youth sports experience in our community. The SBAA Board of Directors is committed to not only upholding this history, but also to strive to improve on this experience each year.

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