East Metro Baseball League

Dont go soft, play hardball!!!





     2016 Coolray Stadium Tourney finals May 21 League  # 770 788 8077
     Regular EMBL season begins on May 16
     
Rainout # 770 788 7985


FACTS ABOUT THE EAST METRO BASEBALL LEAGUE (EMBL)

  • The EMBL was founded in 2003 to provide adult baseball on the east side of Atlanta for adults. It's part of the national Men's Senior Baseball League. Two age divisions- 18+ and 35+.
  • Most of our games are played on week nights, at Salem HS or Newton HS. Games start at 7:30 PM.
  • We welcome new teams! To enter your team or join an existing team, email johngambs@mindspring.com
  • Two new teams are forming in 2016 and you are welcome to try out for them: the 35+ Dodgers and 18+ Reds. Contact johngambs@mindspring.com
  • How fast are the pitchers? In the 35+division, most throw in the 70's or slower; in the 18+ in the 80's.
  • Bats? Wood bats only in the 35+ division; BBCOR or wood in the 18+ division. No metal bats allowed.
  • This is not a "win-at-all-costs" league. The joy of playing baseball and the comraderie is what it's all about!
  • EVENTS IN 2016:

    • Winter Practice Games: Every Sunday afternoon starting January 10, 2016, at Newton HS at 1:30 PM. OPEN to public . You must reserve a spot each week to play: Email johngambs@mindspring.com if you wish to play. $3 per person.
    • Coolray Spring Tournament: Two play-in games in April at Salem HS/Newton HS, then 6 teams advance to Coolray Stadium for the finals in April, date TBA. Cost is $45, payable on this website with credit card.
    • May 15-September: Regular season. Play 14 games once per week on week nights (M-THURS) at Salem HS or Newton HS. $239 per player, credit card/cash/check.
    • All Star Games: 18+Division and 35+ Divison contests- late July. HR Contests precede the games. Players are selected by players or managers. Salem HS or Newton HS.
    • Playoffs: Sept 1 thru early Oct. All series are best 2 of 3 except the play-in games. Fee is included in regular season fee.
    • End of year banquet: Early November. Golden Corral, Conyers. Trophies, guest speakers, lots of food! $5 per person, children are free


    LEAGUE PHONE: 770 788 8077
    RAINOUT NUMBER: 770 788 7985