Updated: July 14, pm. The South Dakota Amateur Baseball Association is accepting formal proposals to host the state amateur baseball tournament. Application deadline is June 1, All interested venues can contact SDABA president Dale Weber by phone at or or by email at daleweber triotel.
South Dakota Amateur Baseball Hall Of Fame Inductees - SD AMATEUR BASEBALL HALL OF FAME
Please call South Dakota Magazine at to place your order by phone or if you have any further questions. We apologize for the inconvenience. As a kid in Hamlin County, Burt Tulson was marked for baseball success. He belted rocks with a bat, took batting practice at the granary and played night games under the only yard light on the family farm. He chased foul balls for a nickel at Lake Norden Lakers games and in school he wrote an essay about how he wanted to be in the big leagues and build baseball fields. Tulson has good company.
Amateur baseball in South Dakota has long been a tradition. And the tournament is an event. With teams folding and others struggling to find players some wonder if this storied tradition is slowly dying. Here is how it breaks down this year:. After Avon folded following last season the league sits at eight teams and this year lost one of its bids to the state tournament.
Posted: Wednesday, August 2, pm. Oswald played amateur baseball from , when a knee injury forced him to retire. His strong arm and consistency made him one of the best shortstops to play in South Dakota.