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11U Giants Win MSLB National League Championship

Continuing the success of its travel program this season, the Park District of Highland Park 11U Travel Baseball Team won the 11U National League MSBL regular season and tournament.  This is the first MSBL title in the Giant’s history.

     The MSBL regular season begins in April and finishes in June in preparation for the end of season tournament.  The National League consisted of 22 teams from all throughout the Chicagoland area.  The 11U Giants went 19-1 in regular season play and were the number one seed heading into the end of season tournament. The 11U team then went on to go 5-0 in tournament play winning the championship.  The championship game was played in Sunday, July 9 against Edgebrook Thunder and the final score was 9-5. 

     “This was truly a history making team and their hard work all season paid off with a much-deserved league championship title,” said Chris Maliszewski, lead recreation supervisor for the Park District of Highland Park. “Special thanks go to the coaches who led the team to this great finish including Head Coach Jack Gallo, Assistant Coaches Nick Siegel and Ray Finfer.”

       The Park District of Highland Park 9U – 14U travel baseball season runs from April-July with practices beginning in January.  Tryouts for the 2018 Feeder/Travel Baseball season will be held on August 26, 2017.  For more information contact Chris Maliszewski at 847-579-3131.