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2019 DRAFT DAY SCHEDULED

2019draftThe 2019 Mid-West Baseball League Draft is scheduled for Saturday February 23rd, 2019 at 10:30 AM ET.

The 2019 MWBL Draft Order has now been posted including the winning lottery teams & the complete 336 Pick, 15 Round Selection Order has been posted.

The Long Beach Dirtbags held on during the Lottery & will have the #1 Pick in the 2019 Mid-West Baseball League Draft.

#2 – Mesa Solar Sox – #3 Southwest Detroit Fighting Chihuahuas – #4 Rosemere Renegades – #5 Southbend Lynx

The 2019 MWBL Draft Order

Again this year will be start time of 10:30 AM ET to allow the West Coast Franchise Owners a few extra minutes of sleep.   Please be advised that with this start time, the 2019 MWBL Draft will conclude later in the day for the East Coast Contingent, so please adjust your plans accordingly.

New this year will be 3 Extra Rounds, which will NOT be done live, but in a E-Mail portion of the Draft a few days after Draft Day.   Only CARDED PLAYERS will be available during this portion of the Draft.  Details will follow as we get closer to the 2019 MWBL Draft Day.

GENERAL MANAGERS MEETINGS 2019

General Managers Meetins 2019

It’s not a mandatory thing, but it is kind of fun to be online and talk trade with 20+ General Managers of the Mid-West Baseball League.  We will be using our SLACK CHAT – CHAT ROOM for the General Managers Meetings & Draft Day 2019.

We always appreciate it when we get a lot of Community activity from the General Managers, much of the off-season wheeling & dealing is usually done at this time.

It’s a precursor to Draft Day to make sure everyone can get into the SLACK CHAT – CHAT ROOM.

The Commissioner Office will arrive in the SLACK CHAT – CHAT ROOM around 8:45 PM ET on the dates listed below, and General Managers can come and go as they please.  The Meetings usually last about one hour maybe two.

The Three Dates are as follows: 
01/27/2019
02/10/2019
02/17/2019

2019 MWBL DRAFT DAY is Scheduled for Saturday February 23rd, 2019 – 10:30 AM ET.

2019 HALL OF FAME INDUCTEE

VladimirGuerrero2019IntoPhotoFinalThe Mid-West Baseball League Commissioners Office is proud to announce the following player has been inducted into the Mid-West Baseball League Hall of Fame – Vladimir Guerrero.

Here are the results of the 2019 Mid-West Baseball League Hall of Fame Voting Results.

This lone inductee will make up the Hall of Fame Class of the 2019 of the Mid-West Baseball League. 

 

2018 MWBL CHRISTMAS CLASSIC HOME RUN DERBY

Miami Florida – The Mid-West Baseball League Christmas Classic moved this year to a new day – Christmas Day, & to a new ballpark as well.   Marlins Park Capacity 36,742 patrons made their way in for the Mid-West Baseball League annual Christmas Classic.  This year’s weather was a perfect 73 degrees mostly cloudy with a humidity of 67% & the winds blowing out at 11 MPH.   A perfect day for the 2018 MWBL Christmas Giancarlo_Stanton2018-1CCClassic, as well as a hitters dream as we would soon find out.

The cast of the 2018 Christmas Classic can be found here. This would be a great show for the fans & give great exposure for the league itself.  A perfect way to showcase some of the league’s best bats. Continue reading

2018 CHRISTMAS CLASSIC PARTICIPANTS ANNOUNCED

The 2018 Christmas Classic will be held on Christmas Eve – December 24th, 2018 in Honolulu Hawaii at Hohokam Park.

How does the MWBL going to handle the Christmas Classic Home Run Derby?  This is an idea that came from a league (BUNT), that the Commissioner checks out from time to time.  Dave Snyderman one of the members produced the idea a few years ago and which has been refined somewhat as they went along.  The MWBL refined the idea a little more and adopted the concept for the Christmas Classic Home Run Derby.

Representing the American & National League teams they finished 2018 with, will be the following twelve (12) players.
Started in 2017 – No Mid-West Baseball League Franchise will have more than one representative.

NATIONAL LEAGUE
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Giancarlo Stanton Cody Bellinger Joey Votto Joey Gallo Logan Morrison Josh Donaldson
Sacramento Triple Creek Tempe Pittsburgh Bethesda Valdosta

 

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