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April 2013
Buchanan High Baseball BBR NightApr 26 2013 5:30PMBuchanan High School Baseball Stadium

BBR is EXTREMELY excited to announce that the Buchanan Bears Baseball Team is hosting a special BBR night on Friday, April 26!  The Bears will be taking on Clovis West in what promises to be an exciting game. 

Buchanan High School Athletic Director James Gambrell and Head Coach Tom Donald have put together a great night of events just for BBR.  Below are some details:

- Game time is 7:00 p.m. - Gates open at 5:30 p.m.

- Admission is FREE to all BBR Players who come in uniform (both hat and jersey)

- THE FIRST 200 PLAYERS WHO SHOW UP IN UNIFORM (Hat & Jersey) WILL RECEIVE A FREE T-SHIRT AND BALL - T-SHIRT SAYS "FUTURE BEAR" ON FRONT AND BUCHANAN BASEBALL LOGO ON THE BACK

- BBR Players in uniform will be able to get autographs from the Bears players from 5:30 - 6:00 p.m.

- All BBR Players in uniform will get to come out on the field during the National Anthem and stand next to one of the position players - Before and after the National Anthem players will be signing balls

- Every team that has at least 7 players in attendance will be recognized over the PA and on the field

- During the game, there will be wiffle ball games taking place on the adjacent open field, so make sure you bring wiffle ball balls and bats

- There will be a HUGE snack bar including pulled pork sandwiches, so bring your appetite.

- If needed, there will be extra stands set up to accommodate the extra crowd and create more of a stadium feel for the Bears player

 

THIS IS GOING TO BE AN AWESOME EVENT THAT YOUR PLAYERS WON'T SOON FORGET!

Let's show our overwhelming appreciation to AD Gambrell and Head Coach Donald and PACK THE HOUSE!  Please let your coach know how many in your family will be attending by Sunday, April 21st.


  Address: 1560 N Minnewawa Ave, Clovis, CA
Board MeetingApr 21 2013 7:00PMHi-Tech Home Conference Room

Agenda to follow.


  Address: 2565 Alluvial Ave., Suite 122, Clovis, CA 93611
BBR Night with the Fresno GrizzliesApr 20 2013 7:00PMChukchasni Park

The Buchanan Babe Ruth Night with the Fresno Grizzlies is on Saturday, April 20th at 7:00 pm.  This is a great event for the whole family. All BBR teams will participate in a pre-game team parade on the field and then settle in for a great evening of baseball.

The tickets are just $10.00 each.  The Team that sells the most tickets will get to go on the field with the Grizzlies players during the National Anthem and will have the opportunity to get autographs from some of the players.  The Individual who sells the most tickets will get to throw out the first pitch before the game as well.  

To attend the game, order your tickets from your team manager or team parent. Tickets must be ordered no later than Thursday, April 4th.  Please bring cash or a check payable to BBR in the amount of the number of tickets you wish to purchase to a practice or game by April 4th.

If you have questions regarding this event, please contact Sal Mandal, BBR Director of Special Events, at smandal@alliedelectric.net.


  Address: 1800 Tulare St, Fresno, CA 93721

March 2013
Team Parent MeetingMar 5 2013 5:30PMNew Covenant Community Church - Building 5

Whether you are new to being a team parent or a seasoned veteran, join us at the BBR Team Parent Meeting.  We'll share best practices for helping your coaches make the season the best possible for all your players.


  Address: 1744 E. Nees Ave., Fresno, CA 93720
Scorekeepers ClinicMar 5 2013 5:00PMNew Covenant Community Church - Building 5

Brush up on your scorekeeping skills in this half-hour meeting.


  Address: 1744 E. Nees Ave., Fresno, CA 93720
Opening Day at Chukchansi ParkMar 2 2013 8:00AMChukchasni Park

Buchanan Babe Ruth is pulling out all the stops for it's Opening Day at Chukchansi Park - Home of the Fresno Grizzlies on Saturday, March 2nd.  The schedule for the day is:
 
8:00 am - Gates Open
8:45 am - National Anthem
9:00 am - Games Start (60 minute games) - Your coach will give you specific times for your game and meeting location in the park.
2:00 pm - Home Run Derby
3:00 pm - Last Game of the Day


Download the Game Schedule

Download the Team Picture Schedule


Not only will you have a great day of baseball, we'll also have other fun activities:
 
- Free Entrance & Parking

- Fun zone (Carousel, Bounce House, Huge Slide, and Home Run Derby on Field #4)

- Home Run Derby with Wiffle balls at 2:00pm.  You can only participate with a Fun Zone wristband.  ($8 Day of Event)

- Speed Pitch Competition with prizes for all Divisions (Winners will be announced over the PA system during the last game and also communicated through e-mail and BBR Website)  $1 for 2 balls on Day of Event or unlimited if you purchase the wristband with one of the pre-packages.

- Score Board Messages for Purchase

- Team Pictures

- 50/50 Raffle

- Vendor Booth

- BBR Apparel Available

- Grizzlies Team Store Open

- Grizzlies Food Concessions Open


  Address: 1800 Tulare St, Fresno, CA 93721

February 2013
Make Up Review DayFeb 2 2013 8:30PMCentury Elementary School

All Rookies (7-8 year-olds), Minors (9-10), and Majors (11-12) who missed the Review Day on January 26th must participate in the Make Up Review Day in order to be placed on a team.  The schedule for February 2nd is:

 

8:30-9:00 - Check In
9:00-10:30
- Evaluations

You must check your player(s) in at least 10 minutes prior to the start of their evaluation. No exceptions will be made.


  Address: 965 North Sunnyside Ave, Clovis CA 93611

January 2013
Review DayJan 26 2013 8:00AMCentury Elementary School

Saturday, January 26, 2013
Century Elementary | 965 North Sunnyside Ave in Clovis

 

All Rookies (7-8 year-olds), Minors (9-10), and Majors (11-12) must participate in Review Day in order to be placed on a team.  The schedule for January 26th is:

 

8:00am - 8:45am - Rookie Check-In
9:00am - 11:00am - Rookie Evaluation
10:00am - 10:45am - Minor Check-In
11:00am - 1:00pm - Minor Evaluation
12:00pm - 12:45pm - Major Check-In
1:00pm - 2:30pm - Major Evaluation

You must check your player(s) in at least 15 minutes prior to the start of their evaluation. No exceptions will be made.


  Address: 965 North Sunnyside Ave, Clovis CA 93611
Last On-Site Registration at BBR OfficeJan 23 2013 6:00PMBuchanan Babe Ruth League Office

Register for the 2013 BBR Baseball Season. The registration fees for the 2013 season are:

- $135.00 per player through December 31st.
- $145.00 per player from January 1st until 11:59 pm on January 25th.
- $335.00 maximum per family with 3 or more players.
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(A $25 late fee will be assessed for any registration submitted after January 25th.)

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Review Day for Rookies through Majors divisions is Saturday, January 26th.  Opening Day for all Divisions is Saturday, March 2nd at Chuckchansi Park, home of the Fresno Grizzlies.


  Address: 755 N. Peach Ave., Suite C14, Clovis, CA 93611 (Southeast Corner of Peach and Alluvial).
Board MeetingJan 20 2013 7:00PMDry Creek Elementary School - MPR

Agenda to be posted prior to the meeting.


  Address: 1273 N Armstrong Ave , Clovis, CA 93619
Coaches MeetingJan 20 2013 5:30PMDry Creek Elementary School - MPR

Coaches meeting for Major, Minor National and Rookie National Coaches.


  Address: 1273 N Armstrong Ave , Clovis, CA 93619
On-Site Registration at First String SportsJan 19 2013 11:00AMFirst String Sports

Register for the 2013 BBR Baseball Season. During this event only get 20% off all baseball merchandise at First String Sports (except for bats and gloves) if you register for the 2013 BBR Season or bring in your on-line confirmation email to the store

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The registration fees for the 2013 season are:

- $135.00 per player through December 31st.
- $145.00 per player from January 1st until 11:59 pm on January 25th.
- $335.00 maximum per family with 3 or more players.
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(A $25 late fee will be assessed for any registration submitted after January 25th.)

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Review Day for Rookies through Majors divisions is Saturday, January 26th.  Opening Day for all Divisions is Saturday, March 2nd at Chuckchansi Park, home of the Fresno Grizzlies.


Additional On-Site Registration Date:
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- Wednesday, January 23rd from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the Buchanan Babe Ruth Office, located at 755 N. Peach Ave., Suite C14 in Clovis (Southeast Corner of Peach and Alluvial).


  Address: 6616 N. Blackstone Ave, Fresno, CA 93710
On-Site Registration at BBR OfficeJan 16 2013 6:00PMBuchanan Babe Ruth League Office

It's time to Register for the 2013 BBR Baseball Season. The registration fees for the 2013 season are:

- $135.00 per player through December 31st.
- $145.00 per player from January 1st until 11:59 pm on January 25th.
- $335.00 maximum per family with 3 or more players.
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(A $25 late fee will be assessed for any registration submitted after January 25th.)

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Review Day for Rookies through Majors divisions is Saturday, January 26th.  Opening Day for all Divisions is Saturday, March 2nd at Chuckchansi Park, home of the Fresno Grizzlies.


Additional On-Site Registration Dates:
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- Saturday, January 19th from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at First String Sports at 6616 N. Blackstone in Fresno. During this event only get 20% off all baseball merchandise at First String Sports (except for bats and gloves) if you register for the 2013 BBR Season or bring in your on-line confirmation email to the store.

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- Wednesday, January 23rd from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the Buchanan Babe Ruth Office, located at 755 N. Peach Ave., Suite C14 in Clovis (Southeast Corner of Peach and Alluvial).


  Address: 755 N. Peach Ave., Suite C14, Clovis, CA 93611 (Southeast Corner of Peach and Alluvial).
Board MeetingJan 6 2013 7:00PMHi-Tech Home Conference Room

Meeting agenda to be posted prior to the meeting.


  Address: 2565 Alluvial Ave., Suite 122, Clovis, CA 93611

December 2012
On-Site Registration at BBR OfficeDec 31 2012 4:00PMBuchanan Babe Ruth League Office

It's time to Register for the 2013 BBR Baseball Season. The registration fees for the 2013 season are:

- $135.00 per player through December 31st.
- $145.00 per player from January 1st until 11:59 pm on January 25th.
- $335.00 maximum per family with 3 or more players.
.

(A $25 late fee will be assessed for any registration submitted after January 25th.)

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Review Day for Rookies through Majors divisions is Saturday, January 26th.  Opening Day for all Divisions is Saturday, March 2nd at Chuckchansi Park, home of the Fresno Grizzlies.

 


Additional On-Site Registration Dates:
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- Wednesday, January 16th from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the Buchanan Babe Ruth Office, located at 755 N. Peach Ave., Suite C14 in Clovis (Southeast Corner of Peach and Alluvial).

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- Saturday, January 19th from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at First String Sports at 6616 N. Blackstone in Fresno. During this event only get 20% off all baseball merchandise at First String Sports (except for bats and gloves) if you register for the 2013 BBR Season or bring in your on-line confirmation email to the store.

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- Wednesday, January 23rd from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the Buchanan Babe Ruth Office, located at 755 N. Peach Ave., Suite C14 in Clovis (Southeast Corner of Peach and Alluvial).


  Address: 755 N. Peach Ave., Suite C14, Clovis, CA 93611 (Southeast Corner of Peach and Alluvial).
Board MeetingDec 19 2012 7:00PMHi-Tech Home Conference Room

If you would like a copy of the meeting agenda, please email info@bbrbaseball.org and we'll get you a copy as soon as it's available.


  Address: 2565 Alluvial Ave., Suite 122, Clovis, CA 93611
On-Site Registration at First String SportsDec 15 2012 11:00AMFirst String Sports

Register for the the 2013 BBR Season and get some great deals at First String Sports on Saturday, December 15th from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at First String Sports at 6616 N. Blackstone in Fresno. During this event only get, 20% off all baseball merchandise at First String Sports (except for bats and gloves) if you register for the 2013 BBR Season or bring in your on-line confirmation email to the store.


  Address: 6616 N. Blackstone Ave, Fresno, CA 93710
Board MeetingDec 2 2012 7:00PMHi-Tech Home Conference Room

Meeting agenda to posted prior to the meeting.


  Address: 2565 Alluvial Ave., Suite 122, Clovis, CA 93611
On-Line Registration BeginsDec 1 2012 1:00PM

Visit http://www.bbrbaseball.org to register for the 2013 BBR Baseball Season. The registration fees for the 2013 season are:

- $135.00 per player through December 31st.
- $145.00 per player from January 1st until 11:59 pm on January 25th.
- $335.00 maximum per family with 3 or more players.

(A $25 late fee will be assessed for any registration submitted
after January 25th.)

Review Day for Rookies through Majors divisions is Saturday, January 26th.  Opening Day for all Divisions is Saturday, March 2nd at Chuckchansi Park, home of the Fresno Grizzlies


On-Site Registration dates coming soon.



November 2012
Board MeetingNov 26 2012 7:00PMHi-Tech Home Conference Room

Board Agenda to be posted prior to the meeting.


  Address: 2565 Alluvial Ave., Suite 122, Clovis, CA 93611
Board MeetingNov 12 2012 7:00PMHi-Tech Home Conference Room

Please visit

http://www.bbrbaseball.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/BBR-Board-Meeting.Agenda.11.12.12.pdf

for the meeting agenda.

 


  Address: 2565 Alluvial Ave., Suite 122, Clovis, CA 93611

October 2012
Board MeetingOct 21 2012 7:00PMHi-Tech Home Conference Room

Click HERE for a copy of this meeting's agenda.


  Address: 2565 Alluvial Ave., Suite 122, Clovis, CA 93611

September 2012
Annual General AssemblySep 26 2012 1:00PMDry Creek Elementary MPR

 

In accord with BBR’s bylaws, on WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, AT 7 PM at Dry Creek Elementary MPR, BBR will hold its annual general assembly and conduct an election for the open board positions. We are accepting self nominations emailed to matthewj@csufresno.edu for the following 10 positions until 5 pm on Friday, September 21:

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- Secretary – possibly to be reconstituted as “Special Events Director”

- Equipment Director

- Rookie Director

- Minor American Director

- Major Director

- All Star Director

- Sponsorships Director

- VP of Babe Ruth Division

- VP of Cal Ripken

- President of the Board

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We look forward to the 2013 Cal Ripken/Babe Ruth season (online registration will open in December), and we hope to see you at the Annual Meeting on September 26 to discuss the future direction of our league. 


  Address: 1273 N Armstrong Ave , Clovis, CA 93619
Board MeetingSep 23 2012 7:00PMMVP Insurance

BOARD MEETING AGENDA
Sunday, September 23, 2012, 7:00 pm
MVP Insurance Board Room (1635 Shaw Ave., Clovis, CA 93611)

 

I.    7:00 pm        Call to Order (Matt Jendian)

II.   Value:  “Art of the Possible” Thinking:  We believe that anything is possible for the Buchanan Babe Ruth Baseball League. We will envision success without limitations and then backward map a specific, attainable strategy for achieving that vision.

III.         Roll Call/Attendance & Public Comment Period

IV.         Approval of Minutes from 8/26/12

V.         Financial Report (Jennifer Coffin)

VI.         7:20 pm                                    Old Business

a.    All Star Financials

b.    Board Meeting Attendance throughout the year

c.     Annual Report (each board member was asked to submit a brief paragraph highlighting accomplishments and achievements in outcomes and processes related to their board service for the length of their term)

d.    Rec Uniform & All Star Bag Orders for 2013

e.    2012 Sponsorship Plaques (distribution)

f.      Action Item:  BBR Board Structure (re: VP of Babe Ruth position, Executive Committee of the Board)

g.     Action Item:  MOA with Fall Ball/Travel Ball Teams

 

VII.         8:00 pm                                    New Business

a.    Nominations for BBR Board Elections on 9/26/12

b.    Discussions with the City of Fresno re: Granite Park

 

VIII.         8:15     Identification of Key Issues to be on the next meeting’s agenda

IX.         8:20   Upcoming events/deadline/Announcements

a.    BBR General Assembly, Wednesday, 9/26 and Board Elections at Dry Creek MPR (7 pm)

X.         8:25 pm     Closed Session (no items submitted to Board President as of 8/25/2012)

XI.         8:30 pm                                    Adjourn


  Address: 1635 E. Shaw Ave., Clovis, CA 93611

June 2012
BBR Night with the Fresno GrizzliesJun 2 2012 7:00PMGrizzlies Stadium

BBR Night with the Fresno Grizzlies
Saturday, June 2nd | 7:05 pm

Enjoy an evening of Grizzlies Baseball as they take on the Salt Lake Bees on June 2nd.  Tickets are only $11.00 per person.

Tickets are available on-line by clicking HERE.  For more information email bbrbaseball@gmail.com.


  Address: 1800 Tulare Street Fresno, CA 93721

April 2012
Board MeetingApr 22 2012 5:30PMMVP Insurance

BOARD MEETING AGENDA
Sunday, April 22, 2012, 5:30 pm
MVP Insurance Board Room (1635 Shaw Ave., Clovis, CA 93611)
 
      I.         5:30 pm                                    Call to Order (Matt Jendian)
     II.         Value:  Conflict of Interest:  We agree to disclose any personal or professional conflict of interest that may affect our objectivity before engaging in work that will impact the community. We seek to avoid even the appearance of impropriety.
   III.         Roll Call/Attendance (Orin Hirschkorn) & Public Comment Period
   IV.         Approval of Minutes from 3/25/12

     V.         Financial Report (Jennifer Coffin)

   VI.         5:40 pm                                    Old Business

a.    Manager & Coach verification for each Division (Michelle Browning)

b.    Uniform update (Jennifer Sterling)

c.     Prep/Babe Ruth Registration Totals & Season Information (including uniforms) (Tim Kent)

  VII.         5:45 pm                                    New Business

a.    2012 BBR All Star Teams (Terry Specht)

1.       Elections/Nominations – Outcomes for Team Managers & Board Affirmation

2.       BBR Host Site for 9 YO District Tournament

3.       Uniforms and Equipment

4.       Player Nominations and Tryouts (May 5) and Parent Meetings (May 6)

b.    Scorekeeping and Scorekeepers (list provided to Mary from each Division Director)

c.     Ticket Sales, Distribution, Logistics & Board Assignments for BBR Night at Fresno State, Sat., May 5

VIII.         6:15                                    Identification of Key Issues to be on the next meeting’s agenda

   IX.         6:20                                    Upcoming events/deadlines/Announcements

a.     Division Directors Meeting to immediately follow (chaired by Orin Hirschkorn); agenda includes:
1.       Make up game schedules from each Division Director for Saturday, 4/28
2.       Time Limits for games
b.    Make up Games for all Divisions, Saturday, 4/28 at various locations

c.     Make up Photos Scheduled for Saturday, 4/28 at BHS

d.    BBR Night at Fresno Grizzlies, Saturday, June 2

     X.         6:25 pm                   Closed Session (1 item submitted to Board President as of 4/21/2012)

   XI.         6:30 pm                                    Adjourn – Next Meetings, Sunday, May 6, 7:00 pm, MVP Insurance


  Address: 1635 Shaw Ave., Clovis, CA 93612


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