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Spring Workday - Thanks for your help!
Thank you to all that showed up at the Spring Work Day this past Saturday.  The turnout was great and a lot of much needed work was accomplished.  It is a good start to what hopefully will be a great season.
Aaron Weber & Steve Bates

by posted 03/20/2017
Congratulations to the Pony Travel Lite Team
Thanks to all of the Pony League players who came out and tried out for the Travel Lite Team.  We had a great turnout at the Pony level this year.  Congratulations to the following players who are on the 2017 Pony TL Team.
  • Blake Bolliger
  • Cameron Collins
  • Ian Conrad
  • Ben Geiger
  • Drew Gullette
  • Tyson Hart
  • Matthew Roecker
  • Zach Saal
  • Tyler Scheck
  • Arkadey Smith
  • Jesse Suttles
  • Tyler VanAntwerp
We will have practice on Monday March 27th from 5-7:30 on Field #6 at Westwood Park. Please let me know if you are unable to attend.
Coach Will Scheck

by posted 03/19/2017
Congratulations to the Maverick Travel Lite Team

Thanks to all of the Maverick League players who braved the cold weather to try out for the Maverick Travel Lite Team.  I am proud of all the boys and want to encourage each player to continue to have fun playing and learning the game of baseball!!  Congratulations to the following players who are on the 2017 Maverick TL Team:

  • Anderson Boss
  • Will D’Alfonso
  • Isaac Davis
  • Bay Gordon
  • Hudson Lovell
  • Brock Mannino
  • Jude Parnham
  • Max Pflederer
  • Brody Pinter
  • Logan Reef
  • Brayden Tindall
  • Cole Whitaker

We will have practice on Monday March 20th from 6-7:30 on the Maverick Field #3 at Westwood Park.  Plan to meet under the Pavilion for a Parent Meeting at the beginning of practice.  Please let Coach Lovell know if you are unable to attend.  


by posted 03/19/2017
Congratulations to the Mustang Travel Lite Team

Thanks to all that tried out for the Mustang travel lite team! Everyone did a great job and it was a very difficult decision. I encourage everyone to keep playing and do a great job with the InHouse league! This is the roster for the Mustang travel lite team in alphabetical order and I will be in touch soon:

Camp Akers
Ian Bair
Uan Chatwell
Lucas Drake
Dax Duffy
Jake Grethey
Sammy Heer
Ewan MacRitchie
Alex McKie
Gil Poshard
Bek Powers
Bennett Toews
Titus Yoder

Our first practice is scheduled for Wednesday, March 22nd from 5:30-7:00 at field #2 at Westwood Park.

Coach McKie

by posted 03/18/2017
Congratulations to the Bronco Travel Lite Team

Thanks to all of the Bronco League players who braved the elements to tryout for the Travel Lite team.  Congratulations to the players below who made the team.


  • Dominic Ceresa
  • Boston Dowds
  • ​Wyatt Franklin
  • Parker Frantti
  • ​Collin Gravitt
  • Chase Grethey
  • Preston Matlock
  • Eli Mulvey
  • Isaac Ober
  • Cordus Pearce
  • Jack Pflederer
  • Brennen Rassi
  • Micah Wong


We will have practice on Monday March 20 from 5:30 - 7pm on the Bronco Field (#1) at Westwood Park.  Please let Coach Matlock know if you are unable to make it.

by posted 03/18/2017
Update on Field Maintenance Positions
Thanks to everyone who showed interested in being part of the field maintenance team for the upcoming MYBA baseball season.  We had many fantastic applicants which made the selection process quite challenging.  The applicants who were selected will be contacted shortly by Steve Bates.
Aaron Weber
MYBA Field Maintenance Director

by posted 03/12/2017
2017 MYBA Sponsorship Drive

Dear Morton Youth Baseball (MYBA) Friends and Supporters,

Another amazing season of baseball is in the books for MYBA.  Our 2016 season was successful in so many ways.  This year’s fabulous weather not only showcased one of the best baseball complexes in the area, Westwood Park, but afforded us the opportunity to develop over 550 youth throughout the season’s 450+ baseball games and countless practices.  The ability to maintain this level of quality does come at a cost.  MYBA invests ~$400 per player each year, but with the support of our local businesses we can keep the player registration fees to approximately $125 per player.  This would not be possible without your continued support.

This year we are getting a leadoff toward our Fundraising and Sponsorship initiative.  We must admit, last year were a bit lax in demonstrating the value for our sponsors’ investments in our program…. that will not happen again.   We know you are asked to make donations throughout the year to many worthwhile organizations so we are reaching out much earlier than in the past to get in front of your budget planning for 2017.  Our new fundraising committee is energetic and plans to maximize the value of your contribution through updated signage and banners at the fields, updating and sharing social media on a frequent basis, and increasing overall awareness of our sponsors well before the season begins. 

We have a couple of changes with this year’s enclosed sponsor form.  We are excited to announce that MYBA is now a 501(c)(3) organization so your donations are all tax deductible!!  We are also offering a GRAND SLAM option that will provide maximum exposure to your organization by “owning” your own field for the season.

The committee is also looking at fresh ideas and opportunities for future sponsorship options such as in-house team jersey sponsorships, vendor / kiosk stands at MYBA tournaments, and whole tournament sponsorships.  Stay tuned!

We can’t thank you enough for the generous support that MYBA has always received from the community and look forward to our future partnership.  Any amount is gratefully appreciated and even the smallest donations will receive MYBA website recognition.   Please let us know if you have any questions and we will be following up with you in the upcoming weeks.

Please click on the MYBA Sponsorships button in the upper right-hand corner of the MYBA website for more information.  https://mortonyouthbaseball.org



MYBA Fundraising Committee

Eric Samp, 309-258-9266, ericsamp75757@gmail.com

Debbi Draeger, 309-264-9454, mitsi22770@yahoo.com

Brad Mitchell, 309-265-5932, wambam2004@comcast.net

Tim Taylor, 309-642-0008, fa18pilot@comcast.net

by posted 10/28/2016
Morton 2017 Travel Tournaments - Registration Open

MYBA is happy to announce that registration for our two Travel Team Tournaments is now open.  The Memorial Day Tournament will take place from May 24th - 28th at Westwood Park in Morton and is open to U9, U11, and U13 teams.  The Morton Classic Tournament will take place from June 21st to June 25th and is open to U10, U12, and U14 teams.  Registration forms can be found under each of the tournament menus above.  If you have questions, please contact Doug Hischke - Tournament Director at .

by posted 10/27/2016
MYBA Mailing Information

PO Box 354
Morton, IL 61550

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