Schedule posted. The
Ohio Valley League has posted the preliminary schedule of games
for 2013. The season will open on Saturday, June 1 and
should complete on Wednesday, July 31. The schedule consists of 45 regular season games for each
team and a 3 round post season playoff schedule. During
the regular season schedule, Monday are currently Off Days for
each team. Round 1
of Post season games will be single game elimination between the
bottom 4 teams in the final regular season standings.
Rounds 2 and 3 will be best of 3 games series. Regular
season game schedule is subject to change.
Bombers join the OVL. President
Gordon Guess is pleased and excited to announce a
brand new team has joined the Ohio Valley League
for the 2013 season. They are the Dubois County
Bombers of Huntingburg Indiana. It’s a new
team with new ownership, new league membership,
new coach and new general manager, according to
Mike Uebelhor managing partner. With the
addition of the Bombers, the OVL becomes a 6 team
league for the first time. League officials
are currently working on a 45 game schedule to
begin play in late May through July of 2013.
The Bombers will play their home games in historic
League Stadium, which was a location for the
popular 1990 movie “A League of Their Own”
starring Tom Hanks, Geena Davis, Rosie O’Donnell
The Bombers' manager will be Wes Fink, a
University of Southern Indiana graduate who played
on their 2000 NCAA Div II National Championship
team. The General Manager is Skip Kruger, a
The former Bomber team competed in the Prospect
League which stretched all the way from Hannibal
Missouri and Quincy Illinois to Youngstown Ohio.
The close proximity of the OVL teams will not only
reduce transportation and lodging expenses, but
will also create a natural rivalries with the
likes of Owensboro and Madisonville. ”League
Stadium field was the envy of all the teams in the
Prospect league last year, and soon to be enjoyed
by the new teams in the Ohio Valley League,”
according to Uebelhor.
President Guess of the OVL stated it is the
objective to grow the league to 8 teams in the
short term, and a long term vision of adding more
teams to form two divisions within the
league. The OVL presently includes the
Kentucky based teams from Marion, Hopkinsville,
Owensboro, Fulton, and Madisonville. The present
member teams are thrilled to have
the Bombers join the Ohio Valley League.
Visit the Bombers website at www.dcbombers.com
for more team information.
seeking Team General Managers for expansion. The
Ohio Valley League is looking to expand to 8 teams with
adding 3 new locations. The League is considering several small
to medium towns/cities in the process of establishing
franchises. These locales are in excess of 10,000
The League needs Team General Managers. This is an
opportunity to gain invaluable experience on the management side
of baseball. GM's are employed by owners or local
government, and salaries are negotiable. Areas of
involvement and/or responsibility include: Ticketing and
admissions, coordination with owner in hiring staff (coaches,
etc.), managing volunteers, player recruitment and placement
with host families, transportation and feeding of players on the
road, uniform functions, concessions, advertising and promotion,
and coordinating and interfacing with local boosters, e.g.
chambers of commerce, city council and civic clubs.
Additionally, manage team budget and supervision of field
maintenance as necessary.
Persons interested in applying for a Team GM position in the OVL
should contact league president Gordon Guess at 270-704-0953 or
The 2013 season of play will begin near the first of June.
Now is the time to apply as existing teams have all ready begun
to build their teams for the upcoming season.