Twinsburg Stars and Stripes Tournament - June 29, 2023 - July 2, 2023
**NEW FOR 2023 - Five Tool Youth Qualifying Tournament**
Teams will be placed in two pools of four teams each, Stars and Stripes. They will play one pool play game either Thursday or Friday and their remaining two on Saturday. The top two teams from each pool play in a bracket on Sunday.
REGISTER via the Five Tool Website
QUESTIONS? Contact TBL travel coordinator Mike Pytash at 330-548-1186 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
"Twinsburg represents community baseball at its best. Their teams are consistently strong fundamentally and more importantly they play the game the right way; with respect."
Former Cleveland Indians & Current Toronto Blue Jays President Mark Shapiro
DRILLS AT HOME
Basic Throwing of the Baseball:
Coaching Beginner Baseball: How to Throw - link (equipment: glove, ball)
Throwing from the Outfield – link (equipment: glove, ball)
Series of Excellent Fielding Drills – link (equipment: glove, 3 balls)
Fielding Mechanics (indoor / outdoor) – link (equipment: glove, 3 balls)
Fielding Drills (indoor / outdoor) – Link (Drills 1 and 2)
Drop Step (outdoor) – link (equipment: glove, ball)
(focus on first 3:30 of video)
Basic of Load, Stride and Swing (indoor / outdoor) – Link (equipment: bat, balls, tee)
Basic Mechanics of Pitching (indoor / outdoor) – link (equipment: ball, glove)
BECOME A TBL VOLUNTEER
It takes a lot of people to put together successfull spring and fall seasons -- preparing fields, running concessions, and hosting special events, clinics and tryouts! Consider registering to serve as a TBL Volunteer!
What this means is that you will receive notice of events or efforts that require additional hands - we recognize that some activities may not be of interest to you or work with your schedule, and that's ok! There is no commitment, but we will always ask!
Interested in joining our board? Email us at email@example.com
TBL 2023 FIELD SCHEDULE
Below is the link to the real time updated TBL master field schedule. Coaches, please schedule practices and rained out game makeups through your league commissioner.
THANK YOU TO OUR TBL SPONSORS!
A reminder to all of our coaches, players and parents ...
1. These are kids
2. This is a game
3. Our coaches volunteer
4. The umpires are human
5. This is not professional baseball
TBL mandates that our volunteer head coaches take an online training course to become registered members of the National Youth Sports Coaching Association and also that they take an online concussion awareness training course. Both courses are also highly recommended for our assistant coaches and any other parents that help out with their children's teams.