Maryland Baseball is a program, not simply a team, located in Southern
Anne Arundel County, Maryland. South Maryland program
fields select teams at 10U, 11U, 12U, 13U, 14U, 15U and 16U. This past
season the South Marylanders took home the Championship trophy
regular season in the Anne Arundel County "B" Division in both 10U and
12U . The 14U South Marylanders took home the
Championship for the 14A regular season and has
already shown that they will be a contender
during next seasons tournaments and seasonal play.
Maryland is not defined solely as an Anne Arundel County program. It is
multi-association program that seeks keen opponents and a broad range
of competitive opportunities.
progression of developmental objectives for each age classification is
further defined on the respective Team Pages. A summary of those
objectives follow below:
Players play on an smaller diamond, 60ft base paths and a 45ft mound.
The program prepares boys for the experience of real baseball.
South Marylanders: Players play
on an intermediate diamond. The program prepares boys for the
transistion to the full-sized diamond at 14U.
Players will be introduced to the 90' diamond, along with a year of
accelerated competition, the program is designed for boys who are
capable of becoming high school players. We commit our team to a VERY
A year of accelerated competition, the program is designed for boys who
are capable of becoming high school players. We commit our team to a
VERY demanding schedule.
primary goal is simple: Attract committed athletes who are focused on
becoming good baseball players. We seek the most talented, toughest,
and committed athletes to fill our rosters. We want players who can
possess these attributes, not because they think they are a finished
Our teams are
grounded in developmental principles that combine learning the game
with playing against the best competition available. Philosophically we
define ourselves as follows:
use coaches who have significant experience. Most of our coaches played
and/or coached in high school or college programs.
seek strong leadership and individual accountability. Excuses for poor
performance will not be tolerated. We want players to learn from
mistakes and to work on fundamentals.
is a performance-based program. Players should be prepared to compete
every day, be it in practice or a game. Nothing is guaranteed. We
expect players to contribute through hard work and performance.
demand that players become their own advocates. Players, not parents,
should address issues of playing time and positional opportunities.
seek strengthen our rosters by a combination of continuity and addition
of new talent. We want players to earn an invitation to return year
after year. However, as players matriculate to the higher age levels we
seek to develop players who are capable of advancement to collegiate
| What it Means to be a South Marylander
in baseball endures individual frustrations. As a player who climbs the
ladder of development, your role on teams will continue to evolve. Some
of this is a result of the hard work you put into your game as a
pitcher, a hitter, or a fielder. Some of it has to do with your growth
and athletic development. Players in the South MAryland program may
become re-defined as players. This is a good thing, not a bad thing.
sacrifices a little “something” to play on the best teams. You are a
South Marylander because you are a good and committed ballplayer. This
does not mean all of you will get to pitch every fourth day, or get
four at bats per game. It means you may play outfield rather than
infield… but you are part of a team and a program that is making you a
better player… one a high school or a college coach will consider a
“gift” when you enter their program.
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