Founded in 1996, the Central Ohio Men's Adult Baseball League is an 18 and over amateur baseball league that is a regional affiliate of the MSBL/MABL Inc. The regular season starts approximately mid-April, running through early August. League playoffs are a best of three series in each round and begin mid August with the League Championship Series held over Labor Day Weekend.
For more information, email the league president.
2017 Presidents Cup: It was announced that the President's Cup Series will consist of 30 games between the Central Ohio MABL and Columbus MSBL. In the initial year of the Cup (2015) the two leagues tied 4-4-1 after 9 Cup games. In 2016 the Central Ohio MABL took home the 2nd Annual Cup with a 9-7-2 record. 2017 Central Ohio MABL teams will play 3 games of their respective schedules against Columbus MSBL teams.
The league will hold an open workout/draft on Sunday, March 19, 2017 at Reynoldsburg High School in the Field House (6699 East Livingston, Reynoldsburg). Registration will begin at 12:00 PM. The workout will be held from 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM. The draft will be held after. New players looking to catch on with a team in the COMABL should attend. The teams that are in need of players to augment their rosters will be present. Any player that is not drafted will be kept on a waiting list until the conclusion of the regular season. The league will not know until the day of the workout/draft how many players will be “drafted”. In the past 21 years, several new players that attend the workout/draft are drafted. There is a $25.00 (cash) fee to attend the workout/draft. If drafted to a team, the $25.00 is subtracted from balance of player portion of team fee owed to the league. If a new player is not drafted, player is moved to the waiting list. If player prefers not to be on the waiting list, then the money is refunded.
Central Ohio MABL LCS
Game 1- Tigers 2 Barracudas 1
Game 2- Barracudas 8 Tigers 4
Game 3- Tigers 9 Barracudas 1
Tigers win Series 2-1
The Dublin Tigers defeated the Columbus Baracudas on Sunday, October 2 in Game 3 of the LCS to win their first League Championship. The Tigers won 9-1 in the deciding game of the Best of Three Series. The Tigers were led by the pitching of fourty-eight year old Greg Otto who threw a complete game in the deciding game allowing one run. Game 3 was the 2nd start of the series for Otto who also threw a complete game in Game 1 of the series. Otto was named Championship Series MVP as he was 2-0 on the mound with 16 innings pitched allowing two runs.