Notable Numbers

 —– 90th season for the league that was founded in 1927.
  —–10 teams: BJ Raiders, KC Sports Club Blaze, MSBL Royals, MidAmeriCare Nationals, Milgram Mustangs, NKC Apartments Giants, Natural Baseball Academy, Regal Plastic, Seaboard and UMB Bank, all returning from last season.
1 new manager. Tom Dailey joins Regal Plastic after a stint as a coach with UMB Bank and previously managed NKC Apartments.
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 27 regular season 7-inning games for each team. The regular season is a 3 game series with each team.
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Regular season runs from May 31 to mid-July followed by a post-season tournament to determine the league champion. Tournament seeding is determined by regular season standings.
— 48th annual All-Star Game hosted by the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium is scheduled for the morning of July 24, prior to the Royals-Rangers game.
 A league total of 135 regular season and up to 25 tournament games are scheduled for Mid-America Sports Complex (Shawnee), Missouri 3&2 Stadium, Macken Park (North Kansas City), Liberty High School and Liberty North High School.
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