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WELCOME TO

AUSTIN BATS 

WELCOME 
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THE HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION

The American Basketball Association (ABA) is a men’s professional basketball league.  The league has grown to become the largest professional sports league in the world!  In 1999 Joe Newman and Richard P. Tinkham founded the league. It is the re-launch of the original ABA which merged with the NBA in 1976.  Tinkham co-founded both the original ABA and the Indiana Pacers. Joe Newman was the CEO of Joe Newman Advertising, Inc. and Alliance Broadcasting Group, Inc.  The ABA was established in 1967 and merged with the National Basketball Association in 1976 [New Jersey Nets, San Antonio Spurs, Indiana Pacers, Denver Nuggets].  Some of the ABA notable players where: Julius Irving (Dr. J) George Gervin (The Iceman), Ricky Barry, Moses Malone along with, many others that came to be NBA players.  The ABA was reformed in 2000 in partnership with the NBA and has been operating in harmony for the past 16 years.

ABA LIVE PRESENTS:

AUSTIN BATS

VS

TEXAS RED WOLVES

SEASON OPENER 
OCTOBER 22, 2022 @ 5 PM
AUSTIN, TEXAS

TEXAS SERAPHIMS

OCTOBER 23, 2022 @ 5 PM
AUSTIN, TEXAS

CURRENT ANNOUNCEMENT

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HOME GYM
GIVENS REC CENTER
3800 E. 12th St.
Austin, Texas 78721
E-mail:  austinbatsaba@gmail.com
DOORS OPEN 4 PM
GAME STARTS 5 PM
Austin Bats will have tryouts 
September 29, 2022
 
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