NILES- One thing that separates ORWBL from other league's is the fact that each team has their own home ballpark. Throughout the years we have seen many great and no so great parks. On Sunday, the Bertrand Bombers played host to the Jet City Junkballers in the inaugural game at Bushwood Ballpark. After a rough 1st season in the league, Bombers Manager Bryan Van Dyke was eager to prove that the Bertrand Bombers belong in the league. After taking 2 out of 3 from Hudson Lake
NEW CARLISLE- Once again, Migley Field will be the site of the ORWBL All-Star Game, as both the league and the ballpark celebrate milestones this summer. The famed ballpark has played host to the previous nine All-Star Games dating back to 2007. With the Friendly Confines commemorating its 10th anniversary this summer and the league marking its tenth season, ORWBL Commissioner Alex Friedman said Migley was the natural choice for the All-Star festivities. Although the All-Star
NEW CARLISLE - Fans visiting Migley Field will notice some changes to the league's most historic ballpark this season. The New Carlisle Newts have unveiled plans to upgrade many
areas of the park. The team will dramatically increase seating capacity and promote the
Newts brand with the improvements.
Most notably, a 27-seat grandstand will be added to the third base side. This project will
raise capacity of the park from 16 to 43. The new seats will provide additional
NEW CARLISLE- New Carlisle Hometown Days has announced that City Championship games will be played at two Old Republic Wiffle Ball League ballparks this summer. The
Palace of Bourissa Hills, home of the Pterodactyls, and Migley Field, home of the Newts, will
be used for the 8th annual tournament.
The Palace, part of the New Prairie Little League complex, will host pool play games on
Saturday, July 28 and early rounds of the single elimination finals on Sunday, July 29.
NEW CARLISLE- For the sixth consecutive year, Migley Field will host the Old Republic Wiffle Ball League All-Star Game. The decision was made by the league owners, with Migley
beating out the Grassy Knoll, 7-3. The home of the New Carlisle Newts has been the site of
every All-Star Game since the league's inception in 2007.
The 2012 All-Star Game will take place on Friday, June 29 at approx. 7:35pm ET. The stars of
the National League will play host to the stars of the
NEW CARLISLE- One of the most unique features of the Old Republic Wiffle Ball League is that each team has its own ballpark, rather than the entire league playing at one field or
complex as many leagues do.
The league was designed to imitate the feel of Major League Baseball, with teams having to
play true road game and home games. The goal was for each team to create a distinct
identity tied to its location and ballpark.
In the early days of the league, teams were