The Valley Baseball League voted on and approved their 2019 schedule at their meeting last week. The eleven team league will open their regular season on Friday, May 31st and end on Thursday, July 25th. The playoffs will begin immediately their after. The odd number of teams mean that one team will be off each night and the league will have seven days off that teams will use for make up rain dates.
The VBL All-Star Game will be played at JMU Veterans Memorial Park on Sunday, July 7th. The North All-Stars will meet the South All-Stars. Pre-game activities will begin with Batting Practice at 3:30, 60 Yard Dash and Home Run Derby will begin at 5:20, Player Introductions begins at 7:20 and game time is 7:30 pm. Admission to the game is $5.00 for adults, $3.00 for Kids ages 3-12 and Free for Kids ages 3-12 in uniform.
The Turks will open their season by hosting the Charlottesville TomSox at JMU Veterans Memorial Park at 7:30 pm on May 31st. The schedule has been posted on our website. The Turks are selling their 11-game pass $55.00 value for $45.00 now at Wease Auto Exchange, 1489 S. Main Street, Harrisonburg. Passes will also be available to purchase at the gate during the season.
The Turks are planning all of their sponsored games and special events now. The schedule will be posted soon. Be sure to check back for the list of exciting season activities.
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Our 2019 roster has been posted on our website also. Follow our players during their school spring season and welcome them when they arrive in Harrisonburg.
We are looking forward to another exciting summer of Harrisonburg Turks baseball with the best fans around! If you would like to help the Turks by providing a post game meal, or snacks for away games, please contact Teresa Wease by calling 540-434-5919 or e-mailing her at email@example.com We definitely appreciate any and all help taking care of our players.