October 13, NEBAS/Bergen All Stars 2013 Fall 9u/10u Baseball League
- Fall and Spring Umpire Assignor (bergenallstars.wordpress.com)
The Northern Valley being hosted by St. Joseph’s Regional High School, Montvale . Old Tappan threw Junior RH Pitcher John O’Reilly against St. Joe’s lefty Rob Kaminsky, the best pitcher in Bergen County for at least a year, who should be drafted in the first round of this year’s High School Amateur Draft beginning June 6 through June 8. Representatives if the Phillies and Padres were there among others who we could not identify. Will the Yankees or Mets let this home town talent leave? The Mets draft 11th and the Yankees draft 26th and 32nd in the first round. Can’t wait to see what happens.Tournament weathered the storms and the semifinal round began on Sunday May 26 with
The greatest joy in watching today’s game was enjoying how many players on both teams have been a part of the Bergen All Stars /N.E.B.A.S. Leagues through the years. Better than 80% of the 2 rosters have represented their home towns in N.E.B.A.S. League play for their respective towns, needless to say it was a great feeling to witness the players being announced to remind us of the growth and popularity of the North East Bergen All Stars League.
In a game where both pitchers dominated play, where Old Tappan had chances to score early the game turned on a home plate fair ball call in the bottom of the 4th inning. Aby some accounts more than a foot foul of the 3rd base bag was called FAIR by an umpire not in position and very slow to get out from behind the box to make a call. Perhaps future B.C.C.A. semifinal games will bring in a 4th umpire to avoid such terrible mistakes that clouded what was a great effort by Kaminsky but equaled by the younger O’Reilly. It seems like an easy problem to fix but cannot take away from the call made. There were 3-4 news writers along the first baseline who had the perfect vantage point and not one commented that the ball was fair, but the difference being foul by how much., ranging from 1/2 foot to 1 1/2 feet. In a 3 man umpire crew with a man on 1st, the only umpire in position to make the call was the who changed the course of a game by lack of hustle.
Kudos to Rob Kaminsky, who tossed a 2 hit gem and who we will all watch in early June come draft time . There were numerous MLB scouts there, speed guns in hand who saw a great effort by Kaminsky who solidified his spot as one the top HSavailable for the draft and each probably left also making a memo to themselves to follow Old Tappan’s O’Reilly who was on this day equal to Kaminsky, tossing a 5 hit wonder of his own .
For a review of today’s game, please read the game review from NJS: northjerseysports.com, here,
Alison Evans (@AlisonEvans13) tweeted at 8:34 AM on Wed, Apr 10, 2013: @BergenAllStars 13U Saturday 4/6 Cresskill 11 Montvale 10 (https://twitter.com/AlisonEvans13/status/321964304846958592) Get the official Twitter app at https://twitter.com/download
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Opening Day for the 2013 Spring Bergen All Stars season will be Sunday, March 24, 2013. We will be collecting the last of the forms and rosters over the next few days and hope to have schedules out and posted by Mid-March. For any teams that have not yet sent their forms in please send in as soon as is possible. The levels of play for the 2013 Spring Season will be:
7u/8u / 8u/ 9u/10u/11u/12u/13u/14u and High School.
Congratulations to the Hillsdale 12u 2012 Baseball Team for winning the 2012 Fall NEBAS/Bergen All Stars 12u Championship. The 3rd seeded Hillsdale Hawks advanced in the semifinals with a win At #2 seed Teaneck and after a 2 week layoff due to Storm Sandy, Hillsdale came back to beat the # 1 seed Leonia Lions team ! Congratulations to the Hillsdale 12u Hawks on a great season !