Members of the 346-strong Aldergrove Minor Baseball Association at the season opening ceremonies Saturday morning at Aldergrove Athletic Park.

Aldergrove baseball season opens

The new season for the Aldergrove Minor Baseball club opened with a grand ceremony in the sun, Saturday

The new season for the Aldergrove Minor Baseball club opened with a grand ceremony in the sun, Saturday morning at Aldergrove Athletic Park.

AMBA president Lyall Sharman and Township deputy mayor Bob Long shared their comments and thanks to the many volunteers who make the club work.

With a signed roster of 346 players — one more than last year — the AMBA boasts over 25 teams for ages four to 24. The club has had a junior men’s division for the past seven years, for the older players.

Township councillor Bob Long made the first pitch at the opening of the Aldergrove Minor Baseball Association’s season on Saturday morning, as Tadpole player Carmine Scarpino readies for the catch.

Aldergrove Minor Baseball Association’s Tadpole player Carmine Scarpino hands Township deputy mayor Bob Long the first pitch of the season ball.

Members of the 346-strong Aldergrove Minor Baseball Association sing O Canada at the season opening ceremonies Saturday morning at Aldergrove Athletic Park.

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