Waldorf, MD – The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs announced on Thursday afternoon that for the first time ever, the team will host a Blue Crabs Fall League at Regency Furniture Stadium. The Fall League, presented by Dash In is for youth baseball teams, and will include two age groups, a 13/14-year-old age group, and a 15/16-year-old age group. Click here to register.
Each age group will have a total of six teams, and each team is guaranteed five games. Every team will play one game per week, and all games will be played on weekdays. The Blue Crabs Fall League will only accept entries from teams as opposed to individual players.
The league will begin on September 28th, and the divisions will be filled first come first serve, the registration period will end on a new updated date of September 24th, with the season beginning on September 29th. The final games of the season will be the championship games for each age group, on October 27th and 28th. Baseballs and umpires are included.
The Blue Crabs will give the players a professional experience on a professional field. All players will have custom headshots for the jumbotron, their own walk-up music, and lineups will be announced by a public address announcer. The cost for entry is $1,000 per team. For more information, contact Andrew Bandstra, [email protected], or 301-374-1124.
About the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs - The Blue Crabs play in the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball. The Blue Crabs, set to kick off their 13th season of baseball, call Regency Furniture Stadium in Waldorf, Maryland home. For more information on the Blue Crabs, please call 301-638-9788 or visit http://www.somdbluecrabs.com for more information.
About the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB) - With eight teams in the Mid-Atlantic and Texas, the ALPB is a leader in baseball innovation and a, player gateway to Major League Baseball. Through its exclusive partnership with MLB, the Atlantic League tests Major League Baseball rules and equipment initiatives. The Atlantic League has sent over 950 players to MLB organizations while drawing more than 42 million fans to its affordable, family-friendly ballparks throughout its 22-year history. For more information, please visit www.AtlanticLeague.com.