Voyage Dallas – A New Kind of Media

Originally posted on Kirk Pruitt:
From VoyageDallas.com: Every neighborhood in Dallas has its own vibe, style, culture and history, but what consistently amazes us is not what differentiates the various neighborhoods but rather what they all have in common. From Deep Ellum to Arlington (and everywhere in between) we’ve been blown away by how many…

Scattershooting, July 3, 2017

The Independence Day Holiday affords a little break for the league.  Back in the “olden days”, we took a ten day or two week break around Independence Day.   The league was set up a bit differently then, and teams from Dallas participating in the Texas Cup had a big impact on the schedule, but…

2017 NTABL Rookie League

NTABL Rookie League Ready to sign up? Click HERE! What is it? Rookie League is the NTABL player pool league, instructional league, rust busting and rehab league all rolled into one. It is open to all ages and abilities. Who plays in it? Players who have been away from baseball for a few (or more)…

2017 Open American League Preview

American League Preview 3/22/2017 0 Comments  2014 Champions: Dallas Orioles 2015 Champions: Oak Cliff Pelicans 2016 Champions: Dallas Nationals 2017 Champions: ?????The American League Division has seen some serious growth not only in the number of teams but in amount of quality in the past few years. The New Guys Texas Renegades: This is an…

2017 Season Information

 Sign me UP! 2017 NTABL News The Winter Manager’s Meeting will Be Tuesday, February 7, 7:00PM at Palios Pizza Cafe, 825 W. Royal Lane, Ste 120, Las Colinas, TX 75039 All returning and prospective managers need to plan on attending or sending a team representative. Teams can secure a spot with a $500 REFUNDABLE deposit…

2016! Already Gone? Wow.

This post was started- according to WordPress – seven months ago.  The original title was “2016 Already?  Wow!”  NTABlog is a little ashamed…OK, a LOT ashamed nothing has been done with it since February. You can thank or curse Mark Shonka and his excellent blog piece on the Old Fashioneds for inspiring us  to sit on our butt and write…

Team Fees Due Now

Team Fees Due Now.  No words in the English Language strike more dread in the heart of the Adult Baseball Manager. They dread chasing down grown men and begging them to pay for their summer hobby.  Our particular hobby, at about $300 per player, is a relatively inexpensive one when when you consider a season includes 20+ games spanning…

What to Expect at the NTABL Tryout

With five different divisions and three different age groups, the North Texas Amateur Baseball League is home to players of all ages and abilities.  At our tryout, we’ll host anywhere from twenty to forty players, all hoping to find a team.  We get every type of player imaginable, from players fresh out of college to older…

More Than Just a Baseball League

The NTABL is pretty much a year round enterprise now.  Before our last Fall Ball games are complete and everyone gets back from the Word Series in Florida and Phoenix, we start planning for the next year.  There are phone calls to make, dates to set, bills to pay and taxes to file. This off-season,…

Charity All Star Games Benefitting the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children

  What: NTABL Charity All Star Games Benefitting the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children When: Saturday, August 17 – 9:00AM – 6:00PM Where: Dr Pepper Ballpark, Frisco, Texas The North Texas Amateur Baseball League (NTABL), in partnership with the Frisco Roughriders and Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPS), will hold their Annual Charity All Star games at…

Forfeits, Rain Outs and Other Bummers

What’s the big deal about forfeits? In the NTABL, there should never be a forfeit.  By league rule, teams are allowed to borrow players from other teams to get nine or ten players to the field.  You can even play with eight men.  Really, look it up.  The rule is printed right in the front…

Should Major League Baseball replace umpires with technology?

Hello everyone, This is Richard Davis and I’m a member of this illustrious and long-standing institution. The league we know as the NTABL. I’ve been playing for just over a year, and I can say that making that decision to play is one of the best decisions I’ve made as an adult. It’s kept Dick’s…