April 14, 2018 Meeting Minutes

SATURDAY, APRIL 14, 2018 

EASTSIDE VFW – ST. CLOUD, MN 

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER BY PRESIDENT RICHTER AT 10:10 AM 

THERE WERE 12 DEDICATED BASEBALL ENTHUSIASTS IN ATTENDANCE 

ROLL CALL SHOWED THAT ALL MEMBERS WERE PRESENT WITH THE EXCEPTION OF MIKE BARRY 

IT IS NOTED THAT MIKE BARRY HAS SUBMITTED A LETTER OF RESIGNATION FROM THE BOARD DUE TO A MEDICAL CONDITION.  THE BOARD WILL BE APPOINTING A NEW BOARD MEMBER WITHIN THE NEXT FEW MONTHS.  

MOTION BRENNAN, SECOND LEMKE, CARRIED TO APPROVE THE MINUTES FROM PREVIOUS MEETING   

MOTION FORSMAN, SECOND KREGER, CARRIED FOR THE FOLLOWING TEAMS TO PLAY NON-MBA TEAMS: -CANNON FALLS TO PLAY BAY CITY ON 6/30 AND RIVER FALLS ON 5/16 & ELLSWORTH 5/23 -LUVERNE TO PLAY LENNOX, SD 5/18 AND GARRETSON, SD 6/29 AND LARCHWOOD, IA 6/16 -PINE ISLAND TO PLAY MAUSTON, WI 5/27 -ROCHESTER ROYALS TO PLAY EAU CLAIRE CAVS, WI 5/26 & 7/7 AND RIVER FALLS, WI 7/6 -ROSEAU TO PLAY TEAM MAXBAT 6/23 & 7/28 -MORA BLUE DEVILS TO PLAY LAKE SUPERIOR, WI 6/30 -BROWNTON TO PLAY TWINTOWN HOUNDS 6/13 AND TEAM MAXBAT 6/20 -CROOKSTON REDS TO PLAY FARGO METS, ND 5/17, MAYVILLE, ND 5/25 AND CASS COUNTY, ND 6/22 -FOREST LAKE TO PLAY OSCEOLA, WI 5/6 AND RIVER FALLS, WI 5/12 -WINONA TO PLAY WHITEHALL, WI 5/18, SPARTA, WI 5/19 AND LACRESCENT, WI 5/26 & 7/18  -RED WING TO PLAY BAY CITY, WI HOME & AWAY, AND HUDSON, WI HOME -HASTINGS TO PLAY SPRING VALLEY, WI 5/4, ELLSWORTH, WI 5/6, RIVER FALLS, WI 6/2 AND PRESCOTT, WI 7/20 -GREEN ISLE TO PLAY TEAM MAXBAT 7/2 -COLOGNE TO PLAY TEAM MAXBAT 7/6 & 7/8 -RANDOLPH TO PLAY SPRING VALLEY, WI 4/27 AND BAY CITY, WI 5/19 

MOTION BRENNAN, SECOND NAGEL , CARRIED TO APPROVE THE NORTH STAR CENTRAL LEAGUE REQUEST TO BE A 15 MILE RADIUS LEAGUE  

MOTION KREGER, SECOND FORSMAN TO APPROVE THE FOLLWING TOURNAMENT SANSTIONS: -CANNON FALLS TOURNAMENT 6/14-6/17  -LAKE HENRY AND ST. MARTIN TOURNAMENT FOR THE “STEARNS COUNTY CLASSIC” 6/1-6/3 -SARTELL MUSKIES AND THE ST. STEPHEN STEVES BASEBALL ASSOCIATIONS TOURNAMENT 6/1-6/3 -RUM RIVER BANDITS BASEBALL CLUB TOURNAMENT 6/23 -CLEVELAND SPIDERS TOURNAMENT 6/16 -WINDOM PIRATES R TOURNAMENT 6/8 – 6/10 -HINCKLEY KNIGHTS TOURNAMENT 6/22-6/24 -ELKO/NEW MARKET TOURNANENT 6/1-6/3 -ATWATER BASEBALL ASSOCIATION TOURNAMENT 6/15-6/16 -CROOKSTON REDS REQUEST THE FOLLOWING TEAMS BE APPROVED TO PLAY IN THE JIM KARN MEMORIAL TOURNAMENT; TOLNA, ND AND BONIVITAL, MANITOBA  

IT IS DULY NOTED THAT NICK ZWACK, MONTICELLO WILL PLAY IN THE PERFECT GAME IN NEW YORK THIS SUMMER AND RETURN TO PLAY WITH MONTICELLO  

IT IS DULY NOTED THAT SAM BAIER, SPRINGFIELD WILL PLAY WITH DULUTH HUSKIES AND RETURN TO SPRINGFIELD 

MOTION NAGEL, SECOND KREGER, CARRIED TO ALLOW JAKE LEIGHTON TO PLAY WITH MINNEOTA 

MOTION LEMKE, SECOND ROUFS, CARRIED TO ALLOW BRYAN LIPPINCOTT  TO PLAY WITH FOREST LAKE 

MOTION ROUFS, SECOND FORSMAN, CARRIED TO ALLOW DOMINIC REED TO PLAY WITH CHANHASSEN 

MOTION KREGER, SECOND FORSMAN, CARRIED TO ALLOW KYLE FISCHER  TO PLAY WITH CHANHASSEN 

MOTION FORSMAN, SECOND ROUFS, CARRIED TO ALLOW EVAN KOHLI TO PLAY WITH HUTCHINSON 

HOMETOWN RULE PLAYERS: -MOTION ROUFS, SECOND BRENNAN, CARRIED TO ALLOW CHAD WEISNER TO PLAY WITH THE ROCHESTER ROYALS  -MOTION KREGER, SECOND FORSMAN, CARRIED TO ALLOW ADAM BURGESS TO PLAY WITH MORA -MOTION FORSMAN, SECOND KREGER, CARRIED TO ALLOW DANIEL ROSENAU TO PLAY WITH BROWNTON  -MOTION FORSMAN, CARRIED NAGEL TO ALLOW DARRON CULBERT TO PLAY WITH LE SUEUR  

 IT IS DULY NOTED THAT THE FOLLOWING PLAYERS ARE PLAYING WITH OUTSTATE TEAMS AND RETURNING TO THEIR RESPECTIVE MBA TEAM: -TOMMY LINN TO PLAY WITH SIOUX FALLS BREWERS AND PEARL LAKE -AUSTIN SMITH TO PLAY WITH VALLEY CITY SAINTS, ND AND RAYMOND -DONALD STRAND TO PLAY WITH SIOUX FALLS SAINTS AND LAMBERTON -JAKE WENDLAND TO PLAY WITH CASTLEWOOD, SD AND HUTCHINSON -BRODY CURTISS TO PLAY WITH GREEN BAY IN THE NORTHWOODS LEAGUE AND RETURN TO BELLE PLAINE 

MOTION LEMKE, SECOND NAGEL, CARRIED TO ALLOW THE LAND O’DUCKS LEAGUE A 5 MILE RADIUS EXTENSION WHICH EXCLUDES MORRIS 

MOTION NAGEL, SECOND KREGER, CARRIED TO APPOINT TIM BEIER AS REGION 4 COMMISSIONER  

2018 TOWN BALL CLASSIC SATURDAY, MAY 26 AT TARGET FIELD CLASS C GAME FEATURES LAKE HENRY VS. KIMBALL AT 10:00 AM CLASS B GAME FEATURES MEISVILLE VS. VICTORIA VICS AT 1:00 PM CLASS A GAME FEATURES ALL STAR GAME MINNEAPOLIS VS ST. PAUL AT 4   

BREAK FOR LUNCH WITH REGION/SECTION COMMISSIONERS 

MATERIALS WERE DISTRIBUTED TO ALL COMMISSIONERS, AS WELL AS, REGIONS AND SECTIONS FOR 2018 

OLD BUSINESS 

NEW BUSINESS – MOTION ROUFS, SECOND FORSMAN TO ACCEPT MARBLE AS A CLASS C TEAM AND PUT IN REGION 10.  THE BOARD ALSO REQUESTS THAT MARBLE BE ACCEPTED IN THE NORTHWEST BORDER LEAGUE. 

WITH NO FURTHER BUSINESS, MOTION LEMKE, SECOND NAGEL, CARRIED TO  ADJOURN AT 1:10 PM. 

NEXT MBA MEETING IS SCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY, MAY 19TH AT 11:00 AM AT THE NEW PRAGUE GOLF CLUB 

RESPECTFULLY SUBMITTED BY DAVE HARTMANN, MBA SECRETARY 

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