Checked out this great piece on Tom LaStella, current Braves second baseman and former N.E.B.A.S./Bergen All Stars player. Tom played for Closter in our N.E.B.A.S. / Bergen All Stars
baseball many years ago. He was also a star at St Joseph Regional High School in Montvale before moving on to college and then into the pros. Kudos to Tom and his family.
N.E.B.A.S. Baseball League where it began.
The 2014 NEBAS / Bergen All Stars League has a few openings left for teams in Bergen County, NJ and Rockland County, NY.
Please visit our master league site to download all forms by clicking here, 2014 NEBAS Summer League.
N.E.B.A.S. PLAYOFFS 2014
The semifinal round of the 2014 N.E.B.A.S. Baseball League season begins on Sunday, June 1, 2014
2014 N.E.B.A.S. 8u Baseball League
(4) Tenafly Black at (1) Oradell
(3) Hillsdale at (2)Tenafly Orange
2014 N.E.B.A.S. 9u Baseball League
(4) Mahwah at (1) Hasbrouck Heights
(3) Hillsdale at (2) Tenafly Orange
2014 N.E.B.A.S. 10u Baseball League
(4) Emerson at (1) Hillsdale Green
(3) Englewood Cliffs at (2) Hillsdale Gold
2014 N.E.B.A.S. 11u Baseball League
(4) Cresskill at (1) Rutherford
(3) Emerson will play at (2) Hillsdale Gold
2014 N.E.B.A.S. 12u Baseball League
Fort Lee American(4) at Hasbrouck Heights(1)
River Vale(3) at Rutherford (2)
2014 N.E.B.A.S. 12u, 50/70 Baseball League
(4) Northern Valley at (1) Tenafly
(3) River Edge at (2) Franklin Lakes
2014 N.E.B.A.S. 13u Baseball League
(4/5) River Edge at (4/5) Hillsdale, played Saturday, may 31. Won by River Edge.
(4) River Edge at (1) Cresskill
(3) Tenafly Orange at (2) River Vale
2014 N.E.B.A.S. 14u Baseball League
(4) Hillsdale at (1) Cresskill
(3) Emerson at (2) New City Generals
Lenny Rosenberg is the Umpire Assignor who assigns the games for all Fall and Spring N.E.B.A.S./BERGEN ALL STARS GAMES.
To Book An Umpire for Your NEBAS/Bergen All Stars/Bergen Travel Baseball League Fall or SPRING Game, click here:
Send Umpire Assignor Lenny Rosenberg An Email
OR call Lenny Rosenberg at (201)314-3627.
- Umpire’s Strike Three Call Is ‘Whoomp, There It Is’ (bleacherreport.com)
Friday June 7, 2013
I feel that we need to send out the following message to everyone. Please do not forfeit unplayed games.
When we outlined a 10 game NEBAS Spring season it was done to allow the players in our league to enjoy a Spring NEBAS Season that would give them the most number of games against superior competition. The weather this season was not as accommodating as we would have liked where we lost at least 3 weeks of play on Sundays, maybe not in every region where our teams are but in enough of them to have an effect on many of the games in our league.
We try to begin each Spring season at least a few weeks before local Rec Leagues or Little Leagues begin to give the travel player a head start because once his/her town season begins there will be at least another 2 days per week of a commitment.
We are now at a point where Town Rec Leagues are in full swing with regular season games, their own makeup games and town playoffs.
Nearly every makeup game for Spring NEBAS / Bergen All Stars , yesterday, was either canceled before the game began or canceled after the game began and there will be no games played today as well. Many of the towns have taken the pressure off of coaches and have already closed their fields/parks for tomorrow, and some of the low lying areas will not be ready for Sunday either.
The goal/mission statement of our league is to get games played. A travel league should not be a league that the results are negotiated to a forfeit because of a conflict on a replay OR because there are too many games to be made up. I cannot tell any of you what to do but can only make a suggestion. Each of you gives up your time to your players and associations selflessly and should be commended for that. The many veteran coaches who have been doing this for years get those lost games played the very next week so they do not back up and even those coaches ran out of time this year because of our weather and many non games related reasons.
We are extending the day to get all of your Spring regular season games in until Saturday June 15. Please try your best to get your full slate of games in that were originally scheduled. We do not want people to feel the pressure to get games in, coaches feeling they have to forfeit a game to accommodate a team who is trying to get into the playoffs. This is about playing the games. I do not think there is a coach in the league who does not have at least 1 game to be replayed and some as many as 5 games to be played. Please play these games, do not forfeit them. A playoff this year is simply not going to work this year. I am sure some of you will agree and some of you will not. I do believe the decision will best benefit the league and the players in it. You may not get ALL of your games unplayed in, but you will get some of them in. For our older players, in grades 6, 7 and 8 we do not want players to have to choose between a game and a final exam, a game and family graduation party. The 2013 Summer NEBAS season begins on June 17 and if you are in another league or Williamsport you are also beginning then. Please do your utmost to get whatever games you can get in between now and June 16. As always thank you for your support of Spring NEBAS / Bergen All Stars. If you have any questions or comments please feel free to email or call.
Moving forward, Spring NEBAS Fall 2013 season and Spring NEBAS Spring 2014 season and all future NEBAS seasons moving forward will have an 8 game regular season with 2 weeks built in for makeup games which will be better and easier for you. We do not want Spring or Fall NEBAS/Bergen All Stars to be an annoyance or a burden to you or your players but more so something to look forward to. Overall this will be better for everyone.
Spring NEBAS Trustee
Summer NEBAS Trustee
Fall NEBAS Trustee
Bergen All Stars Board of Trustees
- 2013 Summer Updates NEBAS /Bergen All Stars (bergenallstars.wordpress.com)
Mario A. Barquin (@MBarquin0526) tweeted at 7:07 PM on Sun, May 12, 2013:
@BergenAllStars 10U Spring Travel Game played 5/12 at Tenafly
Tenafly Orange 11
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Rob Foreman (@robforeman) tweeted at 8:25 AM on Mon, Apr 29, 2013:
@BergenAllStars FINAL SCORE 13u Akadema 9-Harrington Park 5 played on 4/27/13
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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
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.
Registration is open for the 2014 Spring Bergen Travel Baseball League (N.E.B.A.S.) .
They can be downloaded at:
You can fill in an online registration form here:
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 !