Beep Baseball on Serotalk Tech Chat 96, April 9, 2011

  • From: "Stephen Guerra" <stephen@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <blindcasting@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 8 Apr 2011 15:18:19 -0500

Glenview Il, April 6, 2011 - The 2011 Beep Baseball season is now upon us
and the National <>  Beep Baseball Association will be
the focus of Serotalk Tech Chat 96 on Saturday, April 9, 2011 at 3:00 PM
What is Beep Baseball
Beep Baseball is an adapted version of the national pastime. The game is
modified with the use of a ball and bases that beep. The ball emits a rapid
beep where the bases sound a buzz so they can be distinguished from each
Each team has six players, who are always blind folded so that the playing
field remains level. Each team also has its own pitcher and catcher. The
object is to maximize the opportunities of putting the ball in play. 
Once the ball is hit by the batter who also is blind-folded, the batters
goal is to reach either of the two bases before the ball is fielded by the
opposing team. The bases are 100 feet from home plate down the first and
third base lines. 
If the batter reaches the base without being put-out, then their team is
awarded a run, but if the ball is fielded by the opposing team then the
batter is out. Their are six innings in a game and three outs per inning.
Each batter is given four strikes and one pass ball. 
Join three members of the National Beep Baseball Association (NBBA) 
*       Eric Mazariegos, a member of the West Coast Dawgs and an All Star
MVP both defensively and offensively 
*       Kevin Barrett, historian and curator of the Hall of Fame of Beep
baseball and 2nd Vice President for Public Relations 
*       Stephen Guerra NBBA Secretary and "The Beep Baseball Guy" 
on Tech Chat 96: Beep Baseball in <>
2011, April 9 at 3PM Eastern Via Accessible Event. 
About the NBBA
The National Beep Baseball Association is a registered 501(C) 3 organization
providing the opportunity of beep baseball World wide. Since its inception
in 1976, beep baseball has been played locally, nationally and
internationally in countries such as Italy, France, Japan, China etc. As of
the 2011 season, The NBBA has currently nineteen teams registered from the
United States and China. 
The 2011 Beep Baseball World Series is being held in Indianapolis Indiana
during the week of July 31 through the 7th. The World series is being hosted
by Indianapolis Parks and rec and will be held at Geiss Park in
Indianapolis. More information can be found on The NBBA 2011 World
<>  Series Page
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