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These tournaments range in age divisions from 9 & Under through Unlimited.
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NABF 106th ANNUAL MEETING 2020
I hope this letter finds you and your loved ones doing well during these uncertain times. I wanted to take a moment to inform you that due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and the travel restrictions and limitations that are in place throughout the country, the difficult decision has been made to postpone the NABF Annual Meeting that was scheduled to take place on November 13 & 14, 2020, until a later date and time. We will keep you informed and pass along new details as they become available.
In the meantime, please visit the "Forms" section of our website to renew your membership for the 2021 season.
A big thank you is due to all of those leagues, teams, and host organizations for keeping the game and spirit of baseball alive, and we wish nothing but good health and happiness to you and those you love.
Kind Regards to All,
Charles M. Blackburn, Jr. Executive Director, NABF
At the 2017 National Amateur Baseball Federation (NABF) Annual Meeting, the Board of Directors and NABF Franchise Member Representatives in attendance voted unanimously to name the ALS Association as the official charity partner of the NABF. The NABF is now officially partnered with the ALS Association in the fight against amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (more commonly known as ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease), and in spreading knowledge and awareness of the disease as well.
The ALS Association is the only national nonprofit organization fighting Lou Gehrig’s disease on every front: supporting cutting-edge research, enhancing access to clinical care, and promoting better public policies. Their nationwide network of chapters comprises one team with a single mission: to discover treatments and a cure for ALS, and to serve, advocate for, and empower people with ALS.
ALS is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord. Eventually, people with ALS lose the ability to initiate and control muscle movement, which often leads to total paralysis and death within two to five years of diagnosis.
Visit ALSA.org to learn more about the tremendous work being done throughout the Association and to make a donation in honor of the NABF/ALS Association Charity Partnership.
2019 NABF Scholarship Award Winners
Joseph Toth of the Diamond League, attending Adrian College
Luke Chappie of the Southwest Ohio League, attending Wilmington College
Matthew McGrath of the Diamond League, attending Walsh University
Matthew McGrath is currently studying Biology. He has both post-graduate and post-doctoral plans to ultimately become an orthodontist, and someday own his own orthodontic practice.
Diamond League President John Mengelkamp presenting Matthew McGrath with his scholarship award
Luke Chappie is currently working hard in college towards a degree in Sports Management.
Southwest Ohio League President Jerry Salyers presenting Luke Chappie with his scholarship award
Joseph Toth is currently double majoring in Biology and Environmental Science, and ultimately hopes to have a career with a conservation agency.
Diamond League President John Mengelkamp presenting Joe Toth with his scholarship award
(L-R) Diamond League President John Mengelkamp, Matthew McGrath, Joe Toth, Ohio Longhorns Coach Aaron DeBord
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