League Scheduling Meeting / Baseball Pick-up
Location: Dayton Marriott
1414 S Patterson Blvd
Dayton, OH 45409
8U & 9 U: 6-6:45 pm
10U &11 U: 7-7:45 pm
12U, 13U & 14U: 8-8:45 pm
Age Group Assignment and Regional Splits
Registration now closed / League Fees Due
Registration Closes for 8,9,10,11,12,13 & 14 age Groups
League will start working on divisional and regional assignments.
Registrations for the MOBL 2015 season are available here.
Congrats to the 9u Stealth! They took advantage of the University of Dayton's offer for free admission and a meet and greet with players and coaches. Go Flyers!
We have recently become aware that someone is fraudulently selling raffle tickets for a Harley using the name of Midwest Ohio Baseball. This is NOT a league sponsored raffle. We are working with law enforcement to apphrehend the responsible party. If you have bought any of these tickets, or have any information please contact Wade Westfall via email at: email@example.com.
New team meeting notes for the 2015 season are available here.
Coaches: There were some changes to the league rules which were discussed but apparently not properly uploaded to the rules section. These changes are being implemented immediately. Implementing them now will have no effect on those few games that have already been played and they are important to improve the play and administration of the league. Full details are on the website as the rules have been updated to reflect these changes.
Click HERE to see a summary of rule changes.
Recently, Midwest Ohio Baseball performed an extensive telephone survey in order to get your feedback regarding the past season. We thank the coaches for the very positive responses. Over the past 10 years, both amateur baseball and Midwest Ohio Baseball League have made significant changes. Click HERE to see the answers to common questions about the league.
Coaches, parents and players:
We recently received information concerning the potential that a coach in the Midwest Ohio Baseball League had fraudulently altered a birth certificate. Following our own investigation, we have confirmed that this violation occurred and impacted both the 2013 and 2014 seasons. As a result, the following actions have been taken regarding the coach, the player involved, the team and the organization:
The Coach of the 2013 (13u)-2014(14u) Miami Valley Heat team, Mark Eldridge altered the birth certificate of his son Logan.
Mark Eldridge is hereby Banned for Life from coaching, managing, administering or any other non-parent involvement with ANY team in the Midwest Ohio Baseball League.
Logan Eldridge is hereby Banned for Life from playing in the Midwest Ohio Baseball League.
All wins and championships, both league and tournament, are hereby stripped from the 2013 and 2014 Miami Valley Heat teams. The records of the Midwest Ohio League will note the reason for vacating these wins and championships.
The Miami Valley Heat organization has cooperated fully with our investigation. They have agreed to, and are already implementing, the following sanctions:
1. The Miami Valley Heat will fully support and enforce the Lifetime Bans for both Mark Eldridge and Logan Eldridge.
2. This team will be disbanded.
3. All 2015 Miami Valley Heat players will be required to submit original, certified birth certificates.
4. The Miami Valley Heat will be contacting each and every National affiliation and each tournament venue from these seasons, and vacating all wins and any championships.
5. On their website, and in any and all promotion of their organization, including but not limited to any and all tryout postings, the Miami Valley Heat will cease to use this team in any way. Additionally, any historic records of this team must include a notation that all wins and any championships were vacated due to the unethical use of an illegal player.
6. The Miami Valley Heat will return any team trophies and awards received from the league for this team during 2013 and 2014.
The Midwest Ohio Baseball League considers the altering of birth certificates the "betting on baseball" of youth sports. There has been, and will be no tolerance for such activity.
Gregg Beemer, Vice President Operations
Wade Westfall, President