Opening ceremonies, Our VIP Event and the Feature Game will be held on Wednesday, July 24! Come out and enjoy the finest U16 baseball in the country. Don’t miss your chance to see the stars of the future as they compete to become the next Mickey Mantle World Series Champions.
Commencing the ceremonies will be a parade featuring: The Berkeley Knights Drill Team, Police Pipes and Drums of Waterbury and Waterbury Police & Fire Honor Guards.
Everyone is welcome to attend this FREE, fun-filled event featuring fireworks by Pyrotecnico after the feature game. Don't worry, you won't leave hungry – delicious food from Waterbury Pal will be available for purchase!
MMWS is holding a Player and Coaches Reception on Tuesday, July 23rd at Municipal Stadium. This year's guest speaker is to be announced.
A Manager's Meeting will take place and there will be a home run derby presented by The Hit Club. Players will be able to show off their skills in a head-to-head home run battle. More details to follow!
The reception is OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. Hope to see you there!
Come out and enjoy the finest U16 baseball in the country. Don’t miss your chance to see the stars of the future as they compete to become the Mickey Mantle World Series Champions. Teams from all across the United States and Canada compete for the right to play. Many of tomorrow’s stars will be playing at this year’s World Series. Good Luck to all of the AABC Mickey Mantle World Series Teams!
The American Amateur Baseball Congress Roberto Clemente World Series is coming to Waterbury from July 17th to July 22nd. A total of 8-10 teams, with players ages 8 and younger, from across the U.S. will attend the tournament in Waterbury, CT.
American Amateur Baseball Congress (AABC) is the largest amateur baseball organization in the United States for players above junior baseball age. The AABC is the only amateur baseball program to provide progressive and continuous organized competition for sub teens through adults. It is coordinated with other programs through USA Baseball and the American Baseball Coaches Association. Founded in 1935, it is now composed of the following regions: East Central, North Atlantic, North Central, Puerto Rico, Southeast, South Plains, and West.
The AABC has chosen the Connecticut Amateur Baseball Congress (CABC) to host the prestigious 16U Mickey Mantle and 8U Roberto Clemente World Series.
Affiliated with the AABC, the Connecticut Amateur Baseball Congress (CABC) is an all-volunteer, not-for-profit organization. The CABC is a part of the North Atlantic region, which consists of all the New England states, Washington, D.C., Eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, New York and Maryland.
Historical images generously provided by
Joe Palladino of The Republican American &
Frank Monteiro of Brass Axe Capital
MMWS Waterbury Graphic hand drawn by student, Dani D’Aversa
The Michigan Bulls - Your 2018 AABC Mickey Mantle World Series Champions! The Bulls received championship for winning the Championship!
2018 Runner-up: Overlook Blacksox (CT)
2018 Batting Champion: Logan Danzeisen (.476 Batting Average, .524 On-Base Percentage, .789 Slugging Percentage)
2018 MVP: Enrique Gutierrez Sportsmanship - Overlook Blacksox
The Colton Nighthawks
The Colton Nighthawks - Your 2017 AABC Mickey Mantle World Series Champions! The Nighthawks received championship rings and were undefeated throughout Pool Play and the Championship double elimination bracket.
The Knights, from Nashville, TN, received championship rings, as well as the Team Sportsmanship Award after a 3-2 win over the CT Outlaws.
Coach Corey Thornton has led this team to back to back AABC Championships!
MVP(s): Parker Wilson, Cole Magel
Batting Champion: Garrett Crews
Sportsmanship Award Winner: Bercovich 24 - Coach George Athan
Bonesio takes 2 games in the Championship to become the 2014 Mickey Mantle World Series Champion.
Canada wins the 2013 World Series. Sean Travers broke through his Mickey Mantle drought with exceptional play from his very talented 16u team.
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