Finksburg Baseball Family:

Thank you to everyone who helped make 2022 another great year. A special thank you to all of our league coordinators, coaches, team managers, those who worked in the Roarin Run snack shack, and those who helped maintain the fields over the season. I'd also like to thank each of the parents, guardians, grandparents, and all of you who trusted Finksburg Baseball to mentor your children over the season. We are honored to have been given this trust and do our best each year to deliver the best experience possible. I also want to thank our Board members. I recognize that many of you do not know these individuals, but trust me when I say that they are a very dedicated group of individuals that love youth baseball!

It has been an amazing year of transition for the league. This is our first season without having Covid impacting everything we do. This led to an increase in our headcount for the 2022 season having 300 registered rec baseball players. We adopted and implemented a new website and registration system that we believe to be a significant improvement, and hopefully, you have experienced some of these benefits.

At the end of each season, it is important that we reflect on the successes of the season and assess what did not work as well. Our committed volunteers take pride in delivering the very best product possible and are constantly working to improve the league. This year is no exception. This year we expanded the winter clinics program, which had over 100 participants over two weekends. We enhanced the pre-season coaches clinic and added a pitching clinic for coaches. We are deeply invested in the development of your players and are always looking for opportunities to enhance their experience.

Lastly, I'd like to thank all of our sponsors. As we are all feeling rising costs in our own way, the cost to run a league is not immune and these costs increase each year. It is through the generous contributions of our sponsors that allows Finksburg Baseball to happen. Thank you!

Thank you all again for a great 2022 Spring Season. We have several upcoming events as we enter the summer. Finksburg's annual Summer Bash Tournament (a 12U and 13U weekend tournament) will be held at Roaring Run (Sandymount, and Deer Park) June 24 - 26; Sam Snider's Baseball Summer Camp has some remaining spots and runs July 12-14; and Fall Baseball registration is open. We hope to see some of you back for the Fall and all of you back in Spring 2023. Bring a friend next year, we'd love to have them!

Frank Roelke

President, Finksburg Baseball