East Metro Baseball League

Dont go soft, play hardball!!!

     2017 Regular EMBL season begins on May 15 League  # 770 788 8077
     Commissioner: John Gambs,Member, MSBL Hall of Fame
Rainout # 770 788 7985


The EMBL was founded in 2003 to provide adult baseball on the east side of Atlanta for adults. It's part of the national Men's Senior Baseball League. Three ages divisions: 18+, 35+, and 45+ (45+ is part of the Atlanta AAMSBL).

Most of our games are played on week nights, at Salem HS or Newton HS. Games start at 7:30 PM.

We welcome new teams! To enter your team or join an existing team, email johngambs@mindspring.com

  • New teams are forming in 2017. For info, email johngambs@mindspring.com or call 770 788 8077
  • How fast are the pitchers? In the 35+division, most throw in the 70's or slower; in the 18+ in the 80's.
  • Bats? Wood bats only in the 35+ division; BBCOR or wood in the 18+ division. No metal bats allowed.
  • This is not a "win-at-all-costs" league. The joy of playing baseball and the comraderie is what it's all about!
  • EVENTS IN 2017:

    • Winter Practice Games: Every Sunday afternoon starting January 8, 2017, at Newton HS at 1:30 PM. OPEN to public . You must reserve a spot each week to play: Email johngambs@mindspring.com if you wish to play. $3 per person.
    • 2017 Spring Tournament: Seeking teams and players for annual EMBL Coolray Stadium Tourney: start by playing 2 “play-in games” at Salem HS/Newton HS in early April, then 6 teams advance to finals at the stadium on April 29 ($49).
    • May 15-September: Regular season. Play 14 games once per week on week nights (M-THURS) at Salem HS or Newton HS. $239 per player, credit card/cash/check.
    • All Star Games: 18+Division and 35+ Divison contests- late July. HR Contests precede the games. Players are selected by players or managers. Salem HS or Newton HS.
    • Playoffs: Sept 1 thru early Oct. All series are best 2 of 3 except the play-in games. Fee is included in regular season fee.
    • End of year banquet: Early November. Golden Corral, Conyers. Trophies, guest speakers, lots of food! $5 per person, children are free

    LEAGUE PHONE: 770 788 8077
    RAINOUT NUMBER: 770 788 7985