Great Lakes Bay Baseball International Tournament
The Great Lakes Bay Baseball International Tournament traces its roots all the way back to the glory days of local baseball where Saginaw area enthusiasts held tournaments and brought teams to the Saginaw Bay region from near and far. We are happy to bring back this type of tournament and help the Great Lakes region become home to what shall be recognized by many as one of the best tournaments of its kind in North America.
Dates: July 17, 18, 19
Games will start at noon on Friday, July 17. Plan accordingly.
Field Location: 3560 McCarty Rd, Saginaw, MI 48603
Tournament Rules: MLB–American League Rules
An Eight Run Mercy rule will apply to all tournament games. If one team is ahead by eight or more runs after the trailing team has completed their half of the fifth inning, the game is over.
Roster Limits: 25 Players – Final Rosters are Due July 6th
Prize Donation: $1150 to the winning team
Scheduled Play: Pool Play/Semi-Finals/Championship
Tie Breaker Rule:
- Head to Head result
- Runs allowed / innings played defensively.
- Runs for / innings played offensively
- Earned Run Average
- Coin Flip
This is a wood bat tournament. Composite bats are allowed.
Any player, coach, fan or attending member who is ejected from the game is subject to further discipline at the discretion of the Tournament Rules Committee and will be kicked out of the tournament unless the committee votes otherwise.
There are no protests, umpires and Tournament Rules Committee members have the final say.
Should circumstances arise where a game or games are postponed or cancelled, the Tournament Rules Committee has the authority to act upon any alteration to the tournament format or schedule.