The Chesapeake MSBL was recognized by the the Maryland House of Delegates with House Resolution #830 which states:
"Be it hereby known to all that The House of Delegates of Maryland offers its sincerest congratulations to the Chesapeake MSBL in recognition of Your years of charity and fundraising for cancer research and giving back to the community.
The entire membership extends best wishes on this memorable occasion and directs this resolution to be presented on this 5th day of October, 2013."
Michael E. Busch, Speaker of the House
The Chesapeake and National Menís Senior Baseball League are pleased to announce our new national charity for 2014: The ALS Association.
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), otherwise known as Lou Gehrigís disease, is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord. The disease robs people of the ability to walk, to talk and even blink an eye. It traps them inside a body they no longer can control and ultimately prevents them from breathing as it takes their life. There is no known cause of the disease, although military veterans are approximately twice as likely to develop ALS as the general population.
It wasn't until 1939 that Lou Gehrig brought national and international attention to the disease when he abruptly retired from baseball after being diagnosed with ALS. Most commonly, the disease strikes people between the ages of 40 and 70, and as many as an estimated 30,000 Americans have the disease at any given time. ALS has cut short the lives of other such notable and courageous individuals as Hall of Fame pitcher Jim "Catfish" Hunter.
The Chesapeake and National MSBL look forward to supporting the ALS Association to find a cure for this terrible disease.
We are pleased to announce a partnership with Pro Bats. Pro Bats manufactures high quality maple baseball bats. They offer many different models, color schemes, and personalization.
Pro Bats is extending an 18% discount for on-line orders. More information on the parnership with Pro Bats can be found by viewing the Sponsors link.
The Chesapeake MSBL has been recognized by the Maryland State Department of Assessments and Taxation and the Internal Revenue Service as a 501(c)3 Non-Profit Organization.
Having the 501(c)3 Non-Profit Status provides opportunities for teams affiliated with the Chesapeake Men's Senior Baseball League as well as the Chesapeake Men's Senior Baseball League itself to pursue fund raising and sponsorships to reduce overall costs to play the game of baseball.
For more information and guidance for pursuing sponsorships or team fund-raising activities, please contact the Chesapeake MSBL President, Duane Cordrey at ChesPres@comcast.net.
Congratulations to the Chesapeake Mariners, Managed by Lee Nelson, for advancing to the Championship Game of the Charlottesville Labor Day Tournament.
Randall (Randy) Fisher, a Business Law and Estate Planning Attorney, with his office located at 170 Jennifer Rd, Suite 205, Annapolis, MD 21401 has agreed to become an official sponsor of the Chesapeake MSBL. He may be contacted at rfisher@fisherbusiness law to assist you and your family with many wealth and estate planning services.
Please visite Randy Fisher's website at www.fisherbusinesslaw.com for more information about the legal services his firm can provide.
The Chesapeake MSBL greatly appreciates his generous support in assisting our league to incorporate as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
The MedStar SportsHealth Organization has become an official sponsor of the Chesapeake MSBL.
MedStar SportsHealth is a recognized leader in healthcare delivery for the athlete and active individual. With eight MedStar hospitals, 41 outpatient rehabilitation facilities and a network of sports medicine specialists and support staff, they have the expertise to offer a complete range of services for active people in the Baltimore/Washington region.
Any member of the Chesapeake MSBL who might require medical services for himself and/or family member, please call Dr. Lew Lyon (cell) 410-688-7230 or John Bielawski (cell) 443-618-6961 and identify your relationship with the Chesapeake MSBL. John and/or Dr. Lyon will triage the need and:
1) Determine whether the condition requires an immediate Emergency Room referral, or 2) Identify the appropriate physician to treat the injury and/or condition.
The injury (if baseball related) may be referred to a physician further away from a patient's home. However, the referred physician will be a specialist in the particular injury area (e.g. hand, shoulder, knee, etc), so as to be the best suited to treat the injury and get you and/or your family member back "back in the game" as soon as possible.
The Chesapeake MSBL thanks MedStar SportsHealth for their generous contribution to our league and for providing the best available sports medicine services to those of us who require medical atttention.