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

Originally posted in 2015, we’ve edited to make appropriate for this year. 2019 NTABL Tryouts for all divisions will be held at Prestonwood Christian Academy. Check in begins at 1:00PM. With six different divisions and four different age groups, the North Texas Amateur Baseball League is home to players of all ages and abilities.  At…

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…

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…

Memorial Day Tournament

Gentlemen, Join us in Dallas on Memorial Day weekend for a tournament full of fun for the “elder statesmen”! Why should the young guys get to have all the fun?  Enjoy three guaranteed games on one of Dallas’ premium fields at Jesuit College Preperatory. There are no bad hops on this Field Turf gem in…