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We Want Your Old Wooden Broomsticks!

TORONTO PLAYGROUNDS HOUSE LEAGUE BASEBALL IS LOOKING FOR DONATIONS OF OLD WOODEN BROOMSTICKS TO USE IN ITS WIFFLE BALL TRAINING EXERCISES A variety of wooden broomsticks that Toronto Playgrounds House League Baseball could use for its wiffle ball training exercises. The Toronto House League Baseball Committee is in dire need of […]


2017 Toronto Maple Leafs Baseball Forum & Reception

IT WAS A SAY HEY TIME FOR ALL IN ATTENDANCE AT THE INTERCOUNTY BASEBALL LEAGUE MAPLE LEAFS ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM TO KICKOFF THEIR 49th SEASON AT CHRISTIE PITS A supercalifragilisticexpialidocious time was had by one and all at the 2017 Toronto Maple Leafs Baseball Forum and Reception held this evening at the Marriott Hotel to inaugurate the team’s forty-ninth […]


The Art of Baseball

A SWEET SELECTION OF ONE OF A KIND ‘ART BATS’ WILL BE UP FOR BIDS AT THE ‘LIGHT THE NIGHT’ SILENT AUCTION FUNDRAISER AT THE HENDERSON BREWING COMPANY IN SUPPORT OF THE ‘LIGHTS ON 3’ INITIATIVE TO INSTALL LIGHTING STANDARDS AT CHRISTIE PITS DIAMOND 3 Toronto Playgrounds House League Baseball […]


TP UPDATE: All Tee Ball & Rookie Ball Division Preseason House League Practices on May 5 Cancelled

RAIN AND WET FIELD CONDITIONS HAVE SCUTTLED FRIDAY’S SCHEDULED PRACTICES AT ART EGGLETON PARK AND CHRISTIE PITSThe Toronto Playgrounds House League Baseball Committee has announced the cancellation of all Tee Ball and Rookie Ball division preseason practices scheduled for Friday, May 5. Continuing rainfall and wet field conditions at Art Eggleton […]


Toronto Blue Jays Honda Instructional Clinic on May 7 Postponed

THE SUNDAY OUTDOOR CLINIC AT CHRISTIE PITS HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED TO SATURDAY, JUNE 3 Due to the forecasted temperatures and rain expected this weekend, the Toronto Blue Jays Baseball Academy and Toronto Playgrounds House League Baseball have postponed the Blue Jays Honda Instructional Clinic scheduled for Sunday, May 7 from 9 a.m. […]


TP UPDATE: Bantam Division Player Evaluations on May 1 Postponed

WET FIELD CONDITIONS HAVE SCUTTLED MONDAY’S EVALUATION SESSIONS AT DOMINICO FIELD AT CHRISTIE PITS As of 5:30 p.m., the Toronto Playgrounds House League Baseball Committee has announced the postponement of the Bantam Division House League Player Evaluation Sessions scheduled for Monday, May 1 at Christie Pits Diamond 1 (a.k.a. Dominico Field).  Heavy rainfall throughout the day […]


FOR THE LOVE OF THE GAME

OUR TORONTO PLAYGROUNDS MAJOR AND MINOR PEEWEE SELECT TEAMS HOOKED UP AGAIN WITH THE ANNETTE A’s AND MARTINGROVE WHITE SOX AT RAVINA GARDENS TO PLAY IN THE SECOND ANNUAL EBA PEEWEE SELECT PRESEASON INVITATIONAL TOURNAMENT  Game Post composed with file from Jeff Kolyn Beneath a canopy of solemn Spring skies, our Toronto Playgrounds Major and Minor […]


Volunteer Coaches Who Make a Difference On the Diamond

IN AN INITIATIVE TO ENRICH THE BASEBALL EXPERIENCE OF ALL OUR PLAYERS, TP HOUSE LEAGUE BASEBALL HOSTED A PAIR OF NATIONAL COACHES CERTIFICATION PROGRAM (NCCP) TRAINING SESSIONS ON SATURDAY FOR OUR VOLUNTEER COACHES One of the primary strengths of our Toronto Playgrounds Baseball program are the dozens of volunteers who step up to the plate each season and generously give their valuable time […]


Toronto Playgrounds House League Baseball Hall of Fame

FOR SERVING OUR LEAGUE AND COMMUNITY WITH AN UNBRIDLED LOVE FOR THE GAME, BILL EVANS HAS BEEN NAMED THE  INAUGURAL INDUCTEE IN OUR NEWLY MINTED HALL OF FAME Post composed by Paul Hum with a file from Paul Bagnell The Toronto Playgrounds House League Baseball Committee has named Bill Evans as the inaugural inductee into our newly christened TP House League Baseball Hall […]