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…

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…

Reverchon Blues

Our league has a long tradition of playing at Reverchon Park.  As the oldest baseball field in Dallas, it has quirks, character and immense history.  The location is superb, the setting is beautiful and many of us consider it a treat to play there.  Countless locals as well as players from baseball’s “Golden Age” have…