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Welcome to Elma Marilla Wales Baseball & Softball

The Board of Directors, Baseball Division, E.M.W. Sports, Inc. would like to state that the main purpose of this organization is to provide the opportunity for boys and girls to play, learn and enjoy baseball and softball in an atmosphere of good sportsmanship and fair play. It is essential that all of us conduct ourselves in a manner that will encourage this ideal.

Many hours of time are spent by volunteers to help make this program a success. It is our desire to create a community project in which parents may participate with their children in the baseball and softball programs. Coaches, umpires and workers are always needed and your assistance is most welcome.

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Field Clean Up is Sat. April 22

Saturday April 22nd, is Feld Clean Up Day — starting at 9am.

Volunteers are needed to ensure all fields are playable for the start of the house baseball and softball seasons.  Volunteers that show up on field clean up day will be given priority to the fields that they, and/or their children play on.  The lack of volunteers for a specific league may mean delays on getting that specific field(s) ready on time.

In addition to normal field clean up, volunteer work will be needed to help fix the Major Girls dug out cover framework.

The more volunteers that show up the less work that is needed by each.  Volunteers are asked to bring a shovel or rake, if possible. 

Equipment pick up is also on Saturday April 22nd, from 10am to noon.

Remember, the fields are not open until after field clean up day is complete.  You can practice on the grass, but everyone needs to stay off the dirt portions of the fields.  This will ensure that there is no extra time spent fixing issues that may occur while practicing on unprepared wet fields.

Umpire Training

If interested in becoming an EMW umpire and are 12 years old or older
(6th Grade and up), please attend the two training sessions.

When: Wed. April 19, 2017 & Wed. April 26, 2017 
from 6-8pm 
*Must Attend Both Days*

Where: EMW Boys & Girls Club, 2080 Girdle Rd., Elma

Returning umpires entering their third season do not need to attend however,  must let us know through email you intend to return.

Feel free to contact us with any questions or concerns—

Baseball Umpires:  Marc Matla at MarcMatla@emwbaseball.org
Softball Umpires:  Heather Sieber at HeatherSieber@emwbaseball.org

JOIN US! Skills Clinic & EMW Day at the Ballpark

SKILLS CLINIC at Creek Road Fields 
Saturday, May 20, 2017
10 AM to 12 NOON 
Boys Baseball / Girls Softball Rookie Leagues & Older
$5 at registration & prior to the clinic -OR- $10 day of the clinic

EMW Day at Bisons Coca-Cola Field
Friday, June 2, 2017
(Flex Tickets can be exchanged for EMW Day)

We Need Sponsors!

If interested in sponsoring EMW Baseball & Softball please contact:

Heather Sieber: HeatherSieber@emwbaseball.org

Spring Baseball & Softball Will Be Here Soon!

Coaches will be in contact with their players soon!

In response to those asking what players will need for the season, EMW provides each player with a tee-shirt and hat or visor. Coaches will be given bats and batting helmets for their team. Your player is responsible for his or her mitt, cleats* or sneakers, and baseball pants* of any color. Many softball players also invest in a face guard (optional) and we recommend that boys wear a protective cup. *Long pants and cleats are recommended for Rookie league and older. 

For information contact us at: Registration@emwbaseball.org

EMW Player Shares Story

Drew Partsch, a senior at Iroquois Senior High School in Elma, is serving as a summer intern for BuffaloScoop.com

"EMW baseball is so much more than just a place where kids come to play baseball and softball. It is a place where kids develop long-lasting friendships doing what they love to do most."

Read more of his article about EMW Baseball & Softball's impact on our community …

http://www.buffaloscoop.com/elma-marilla-wales-baseball-softball-big-hit-community/

Field Dedications – June 18, 2016

Thank you to everyone who came out to remember and dedicate 3 fields at Creek Road Park to people who will forever be playing baseball and softball in our hearts …

Ron Reid — Longtime EMW Board Member and Commissioner

Rick Reed — Longtime EMW Board Member and Commissioner

Katie Durkin — Minor girls softball player

Congratulations EMW 12U Tribe — 2016 Lancaster/Depew Baseball Blowout Tournament 12U Division Champions!

Congratulations EMW 9U Tribe — 2016 Cheektowaga Baseball Blast Tournament 9U Champions!

Congratulations EMW 9U Tribe — 2016 Lancaster/Depew Baseball Blowout Tournament 9U Champions!

Congratulations EMW 12U Impact — 2016 Hamburg Xtreme Summer Madness Runners Up!

EMW 12U Impact took the runner up trophy in the Hamburg Xtreme Summer Madness Tournament. Losing to the Diamond Girls in the Championship Game.