Big Apple Softball League: New York City's LGBTQ+ Softball League

League Announcements

Announcements from around the league

Sportsbian Mixer : ASANA World Series Fundraiser

By Paige | Aug 24, 2018 | Comments Off on Sportsbian Mixer : ASANA World Series Fundraiser

Come join us Upstairs at the Stonewall Inn to support our ASANA Softball World Series Bound Women’s+ Softball Teams. There will be some great Raffle Prizes, 2 for 1 Drink Specials.

All proceeds will benefit our Women’s+ Softball Teams as they journey to New Orleans for the ASANA World Series!

 

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BASL All-Star Game

By Paige | Aug 2, 2018 | Comments Off on BASL All-Star Game

UPDATE: The All★Star Game has been rained out all games are cancelled ! We hope that you will still come out and join BASL and support Barrow’s Pub today starting at 12:00pm. They will still be honoring drink specials for the league. Hope to see you there!

Pitchers for $12.50
all bottle beers $4.50 and All Drinks $7.50

Note: cash only bar!

10:00
Field 1 (East): Women+ All★Star Teams
Field 2 (West): Sachs vs. Panarace

12:00
Field 1 (East): Dima vs. Fitzpatrick

 

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End of Season Awards – Sept. 15th

By Paige | Aug 1, 2018 | Comments Off on End of Season Awards – Sept. 15th

Save the Date for the End of Season Awards Party

Saturday, September 15th at Boxers UES

More details to follow!

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ASANA World Series Bingo Fundraiser

By Paige | Aug 1, 2018 | Comments Off on ASANA World Series Bingo Fundraiser

Come Support Resting Pitch Face, The Big Apple Softball League Women’s+ D Division team heading to the ASANA World Series in New Orleans! Come play highly competitive rounds of Bingo for some great prizes and help send us to NOLA!

Dive Bar (96th Street & Amsterdam)

Sun, August 16th

1:00pm – 4:00 pm

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Now Accepting Nominations

By Paige | Jul 11, 2018 | Comments Off on Now Accepting Nominations

We are now Accepting Applications for board members for the Board. The current Positions Open are All Division Representative Positions (1 Year Term), Commissioner (2 Year Term), & Secretary (2 Year Term)

Checkout the responsibilities of the Board Members below and submit the form to nominate a BASL member:
NOMINATIONS ARE CLOSED! Thanks to all that participated!


Duties and Responsibilities of the Commissioner:

A. Direct policies and enforce all the rules of the BASL

B. Preside over all meetings of the BASL Governing Body and Executive Board and be an ex-officio member of all

committees

C. Sign all documents in the name of the BASL when authorized by the Governing Body

D. Not be a manager of any BASL Team or chairperson of any BASL-sanctioned tournament

E. Be a designated co-signer of BASL checks

F. Represent the BASL at NAGAAA and ASANA meetings or appoint an alternate representative

G. Appoint the Financial Control Officer at the October or November meeting

H. Prepare the agenda for Governing Body meetings

I. Perform any duties assigned to him/her by the Governing Body

J. Be the BASL contact with the umpire associations in New York and New Jersey


Duties and Responsibilities of the Secretary:

A. Assume the duties of the Commissioner in the absence of all other officers

B. Assume the office of Commissioner in the event this office, the office of Assistant Commissioner (Open),

Assistant Commissioner (Women’s Division) and Treasurer become vacant, or call for a Special Election to fill

the vacancies

C. Keep and maintain the BASL membership roll, including team rosters

D. Keep all records of the proceedings of the BASL, including BASL correspondence

E. Take the minutes of Governing Body and Executive Board meetings

F. Receive the monthly checking account statements, copy them and send the originals and the cancelled checks to

the Treasurer, and send a copy of the bank statement to the Financial Control Officer

G. Notify the Governing Body of all regular and special meetings, and provide an agenda for all Governing Body

meetings with the notification

H. Perform any duties assigned to him/her by the Commissioner and/or the Governing Body


Duties and Responsibilities of the Division Representatives:

Assist the Executive Committee in carrying out its duties with respect to the teams in his/her division. These duties

shall specifically include:

A. Be a liaison to his/her division’s teams

B. Be a member of the Scheduling Committee

C. Advise division teams on the completing of their NAGAAA or ASANA ratings

 

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Drag Bingo Fundraiser

By Paige | Jul 9, 2018 | Comments Off on Drag Bingo Fundraiser

Join Our Sachs Division Teams in a joint Fundraiser at the Comets Sponsor Bar The Monster in the West Village. There will be Drag Bingo WITH PRIZES, a Raffle with Prizes and of course Drink Specials.

All proceeds benefit the Sachs Division Teams the Jesters, Clippers and Comets!

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Hall of Fame Nominations are Open!

By Paige | Jul 5, 2018 | Comments Off on Hall of Fame Nominations are Open!

We are currently accepting Hall of Fame Nominations for Big Apple Softball League Players that have played or participated in the league for 10 or more seasons. Nominees must be in good standing in the league and must have made strong contributions to the league’s development, and have shown good sportmanship both on and off the field.

All Nominees are reviewed by the Hall of Fame Committee which is made up of all current BASL Hall of Famers. The accomplishments listed in their application is strongly reviewed and used towards the voting process to determine whether or not a player should be accepted into the Hall of Fame.

If you have any questions about how the nomination process works please reach out to hof@bigapplesoftball.com

Fill out the Application today! All Nominations are due by Mid-August

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March with BASL

By Paige | Jun 18, 2018 | Comments Off on March with BASL

March with the Big Apple Softball League in the NYC Pride Parade.

Wristbands are MANDATORY to march this year. Therefore registration is required prior to the event.

1. Register TODAY, there is a limit so it is first come, first serve: https://go.teamsnap.com/forms/128652
2. Wristbands will be given out by Jeff or Team Leader. Pick-up Information is below:
3. Line-up at 16th Street (between 7th & 8th) at 1pm. PDF Attached
4. Push off is estimated 2-3 hours (3-4pm)
5. Note: The Pride Parade Route has changed this year.
6. Wear your team jersey
7. Wear comfortable shoes
8. Bring water, it will be a long day and it gets really hot!

PRIORITY WILL BE GIVEN TO CURRENT OR FORMER BIG APPLE SOFTBALL LEAGUE PLAYERS AND VOLUNTEERS. If you would like to bring Non-BASL members or guests please contact commish@bigapplesoftball.com

We are also looking for a volunteer Leader. Contact Commish@bigapplesoftball.com

Wristband Pickup times:
1. Friday (6/22) – Best Barbers (Clippers Fundraiser) – 228 Avenue B & 14th Street (6-8pm)
2. Saturday – Hudson River Park – Pier 40 (10-12noon) – 92 Hudson River Greenway, New York, NY 10014
3. Arrangements can be made to meet before the parade (email commish@bigapplesoftball.com)

2018 NYC Pride March (Marching Route)

2018 NYC Pride March (Meeting Area)

 

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Pre-Pride Cleanup – June 22nd

By Paige | Jun 11, 2018 | Comments Off on Pre-Pride Cleanup – June 22nd

Kick off pride weekend right on Friday, June 22, 6-8pm at BEST Barber, East Village with a pre-pride cleanup for $25!

Show some love to our Sachs Division Clippers’ generous team sponsor and look your best for pride weekend! There will be beer, snacks, and raffle prizes.

Not sure you need a hair cut right before pride? Boswell Scot, owner of BEST Barber, has a message for you: “A great haircut can change your life. A BEST Barber haircut will get you laid.”

Space is limited! Reserve your cut by calling 646-666-0841 or email hello@bestbarber.nyc.

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A BASL Comedy Night

By Paige | Jun 11, 2018 | Comments Off on A BASL Comedy Night

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