Springfield Minor Baseball Board members past and present as well as community members attend the unveiling of the new sign dedicating our batting cage to Al Suggitt Wednesday June 26th.





Springfield Minor Baseball will be honouring Al Suggitt for all that he did for sport in our community by naming the batting cage at Oakbank Community Club "Suggy's Batting Cage".


Please come join Springfield Minor Baseball Board members past and present as well as community members at the unveiling of the new sign and a short presentation on Wednesday June 26th at 7:00PM.


SPRINGFIELD HAWKS Baseball Fan Wear 2024

Online ordering for SPRINGFIELD HAWKS Baseball Fan Wear 2024 ends on Sunday April 7, 2024 (11:59 PM CDT)



2024 Online Player / Coach Registration is now open!!

Visit the link below for more information and to register:





Baseball Manitoba honoured Al Suggitt:

Honour Society: Al Suggitt (Red River Valley) (Posthumous)

Here is his family accepting the award on his behalf.





Oakbank Community Club, 7:30 pm
All are invited to attend

Board Positions Up for Vote:


Vice President


Uniform Manager

Baseball Development Manager

Grad Slam Coordinator

Fundraising Coordinator



Job descriptions and responsibilities for positions can be found in the Constitution, posted under "Handouts"



Any registrations after April 1, 2023 will be subject to a $50 late registration fee.

2023 AA/AAA Tryouts will take place between March 10th - 19th, 2023. If interested please register for tryouts at time of registration

Exact age group session dates, fees and locations to be provided to those that register

Link to register below:





Springfield Minor Baseball was saddened to hear of the passing of Al Suggitt; and we offer our condolences to his family and friends.

He was an incredible and lifelong advocate for youth sports in our community and he will be missed.







Please join us for our 

AGM - Monday September 19th at 7:30PM in the OBCC Boardroom

Elections will be held for the following positions:




Equipment Manager

Rally Cap Coordinator



We would like to congraulate our U13 Team #2 who won the RRVB Championship!!

Well done!



Hello Hawks Families,

We are excited to announce the Hawks clothing website, the link is below:




Online Store Deadline: Sunday April 15th, 2022 (11:59pm CDT)

This store is estimating to ship products by April 4th, 2022



Baseball Registration is now OPEN!

Registration closes March 31, 2022.





Baseball registration is NOT open yet. We will update both the website and the Facebook page as soon as it is.





The Springfield Minor Baseball Association is looking to fill the following board positions:

Diamond Scheduler

Fundraising Coordinator

Please email: springfieldminorbaseball@gmail.com for more information or to express your interest





Oakbank Community Club, 7:00 pm
- All are invited to attend
- Board Positions available: Vice President, Treasurer, Baseball Development Manager, Grand Slam Coordinator, Fundraising Coordinator, and Special Events Coordinator
are up for vote.

Job descriptions and responsibilities for positions can be found in the Constitution, posted under "Handouts".



Springfield Minor Baseball Association is looking to fill the role of Rally Cap Coordinator.

If you or someone you know is interested please contact: presidentsmbamb@gmail.com for more information.


Registration Now Open for 2021 Ball Season!


2021 RRVB Online Player / Coach Registration now open!! Visit http://redrivervalleybaseball.ca/content/online-player-coach-registration to register.

Please be advised that registration closes on March 26, 2020.

There will be no "In person" registration night due to Public Health Restrictions; payment can be made via online credit card or etransfer **must have pre-registered online**


For Immediate Release

February 17, 2021

Springfield Minor Baseball Association excited to announce new team name and logo

In February 2020 the Springfield Minor Baseball Association (SMBA) announced that the name “Braves”, used by the baseball association for decades, would be retired to promote inclusivity within the community.  The SMBA Board is now very proud to unveil our new name and logo.  Introducing the Springfield Hawks!

“We, as a board, are very excited to conclude the process by unveiling the new name and logo.  We invited community consultation and participation through the use of a survey to choose a name and then provided direction for the logo.  We wanted the logo to incorporate the new name while maintaining the colours of our club.  We are very happy with our new look.” – Mike Peterson, President Springfield Minor Baseball

While Covid-19 significantly impacted the 2020 season, we are very much looking forward to launching the 2021 baseball season.   We will be providing updates on the new season shortly and anticipate that player registration will begin in late February.  Please keep updated through our website and social media feeds.


On behalf of the SMBA Board,

Mike Peterson
SMBA President


Twitter: @SMBAHawks

Facebook: Springfield Minor Baseball



SMBA provides opportunities through baseball for all children in our community to develop skills, build friendships and grow as citizens through competition, fair play and fun. We are committed to providing a safe, respectful, affordable and fun baseball experience for the children, parents, coaches, officials and executive of our organization. We shall work cooperatively with our community, league partners and governing bodies to provide a positive experience for all.



"Roslyn Smyth was a dedicated volunteer for the Springfield Minor Baseball Association board during the 2020 season. She provided leadership and guidance in moving towards a new and inclusive team name, excelled in her role and duties as Website, Email, and Social Media Manager, and Registrar for the SMBA board (an Association of over 200 athletes),

Roslyn has been a volunteer with the Springfield Minor Baseball Association (SMBA) board for over 15 years. During those years Roslyn has become the backbone of Springfield baseball – providing leadership, guidance, creativity and above all, her time. The task of summarizing Roslyn’s contributions to baseball in the community of Springfield is not an easy one. Roslyn, or Roz as she is known to many in the community, is simply synonymous with Springfield baseball. Initially (and continually) active as team manager for her sons’ baseball teams, she exponentially broadened her roles and responsibilities with SMBA each and every year.

Roslyn became the SMBA’s Rally Cap Co-Ordinator – responsible for compiling teams, recruiting coaches, organizing the year-end wind up and celebrating the successes of a program that is routinely 70 athletes large in Springfield. As SMBA’s registrar, Roslyn took on a gargantuan responsibility for an Association of over 200 athletes. She maintained and updated SMBA’s database of athlete and coach information, accepted and processed athlete payment and provided Baseball Manitoba with the required team registration information. When Red River Valley Baseball (RRVB) and Baseball Manitoba moved towards online registration and payment she provided both RRVB and SMBA with guidance and expertise to ensure the smooth transition. Recognizing and always on the cusp of new and emerging trends and technologies, Roslyn took on the role of creating and maintaining SMBA’s website, email and social media feeds. As one of the Winnipeg Goldeyes' biggest fans, Roslyn was instrumental in organizing a yearly SMBA Goldeyes Day, a day in which Goldeyes players provided skill and team-building sessions to the SMBA athletes. Certainly one of Roslyn’s favourite days of the year – it would include a BBQ and socializing with the Goldeyes players and ended with a Springfield contingent taking in a game at Shaw Park. 

Yearly, Roslyn would take the lead in organizing SMBA’s participation in Springfield’s Chicken Daze parade. Always a monumental task, it included: coordinating the safe and successful parade of athletes and organizing a BBQ and snack bag giveaway for the participants. Most recent, Roslyn was crucial in providing guidance and leadership in SMBA’s decision to move forward with a new and inclusive team name. In addition to all the specific roles and responsibilities, Roslyn became the SMBA board Mentor. She provided knowledge, guidance, expertise and kindness to all the new board members who joined during her tenure. She also was the lead volunteer recruiter – bringing many new persons to the SMBA board. 

Recently, Roslyn advised the SMBA that she would be stepping down from her role as a board member. She expressed a desire to branch out to other volunteer opportunities but promised to recruit her replacement before leaving. True to her word and efficient as always – Roslyn found her replacement and has now stepped down from SMBA. The words above cannot fully express what Roslyn has meant and continues to mean to Springfield baseball. Her dedication, enthusiasm and expertise will be missed but certainly not forgotten. On behalf of the SMBA board and the members of Springfield baseball – THANK YOU ROZ!" said her nominator. 

Thank you Roslyn from all of us at Baseball Manitoba!




2020 SPRINGFIELD MINOR BASEBALL - Manitoba (updated August 24, 2020)
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- Oakbank Community Club, 6:30pm
- all are invited to attend
- Board Positions available: President, Secretary, Registrar, Equipment Manager, Scheduler, Rally Cap Coordinator and Special Events/Volunteer Coordinator are up for vote. Job descriptions and responsibilities for positions can be found in the Constitution, posted under "Handouts".



Springfield Minor Baseball Name/Uniform Change Go Fund Me Page

  Posted August 28, 2020

Springfield Minor Baseball Association (SMBA) made the decision in 2019 to change our culturally insensitive team name and logo. We are in the process of establishing a new name that represents our desire to move towards reconciliation, inclusion and continue with the spirit of community in which SM...

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Springfield Minor Baseball Association will be changing the team name

  Posted February 13, 2020

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