Toby Rumfield is a native of Belton, Texas and was drafted in the second round by the Cincinnati Reds in 1991 and spent 6 years with the organization. He was MVP of the team (Princeton Reds) his first year where he was flown in with former teammate Trevor Hoffman to the MVP presentation and met with Marge Schott. In 1994 he was MVP of his team in Winston-Salem where he hit 29 home runs and was selected to the Carolina League All-Star Team.
Rumfield then spent three seasons in the Atlanta Braves organization where he was teammates with Mark Derosa, Marcus Giles, and Jason Marquis. In 1999 he was awarded the John M. Zwack III Award for Most Community Minded Player within the Braves organization. He also led the league two years in a row in fielding percentage as a first baseman while in the International League.
Rumfield's first major league baseball experience when the Braves brought him to Atlanta to play in their 1999 and 2000 exhibition games. His first major league baseball hit was on March 29, 2000 off of Dodgers pitcher Kevin Brown.
In 2001, Rumfield signed a one-year contract with the Chicago White Sox and spent that season playing with Joe Crede and Aaron Rowand in Charlotte (AAA) where he hit 20 home runs. The next season he signed with the Montreal Expos where he was roommates with current Reds second baseman Brandon Philips.
He was then traded to the Florida Marlins where he spent the season in Calgary (AAA) with the Marlins organization where he was the catcher for a no-hitter thrown against the Iowa Cubs. Rumfield finished his affiliated playing career with the Cardinals and Astros organizations.
In 2003 Rumfield signed with the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks where he concluded his playing career. He ranked third in the Northern League in hitting and helped the team win the 2003 Northern League Championship. He was also a member of the USA baseball team that first traveled over to Cuba.
Rumfield's first experience as a Field Manager was with the San Angelo Colts (Central League) in 2004. He only managed half of that season because he was contacted about an opportunity to be an Area Supervisor for the Kansas City Royals. After two years as a scout for the Royals Rumfield signed on to manage the River City Rascals. While managing the Rascals he was also a part-time area scout for the New York Mets. He finished up his managing career with the Florence Freedom of the independent Frontier League where in 2009 he led the team to their first winning season since 2003. After the 2010 season with the Florence Freedom the Rumfield family decided to move to Maryland so his wife Kari could become the Asst. GM for the Aberdeen Iron birds.
In 2011 Toby was hired by the Arizona Diamondbacks as a scout. He is currently scouting the Mid-Atlantic area searching for the next Cal Ripken. During his long baseball career Toby has always worked or co-owned his own baseball academy for over 20 years. He has spent thousands of hours teaching the game of baseball. Toby’s real passion is teaching the game of baseball.
Toby and his family reside in Kingsville. Toby enjoys playing golf and spending time with his kid’s Samantha (14), TJ (11), and Justin (7).
· Baltimore Orioles Associate Scout (5th Season)
· C. Milton Wright Varsity Baseball Head Coach
· Former John Carroll Varsity Baseball Head Coach
· Aberdeen Ironbirds Official Scorer (11th Season)
· Ripken Baseball Instructor (11th Season)
· Bowie Baysox & Aberdeen Ironbird BP Pitcher
· Maryland Oriole-Landers HS Fall Select Team
· Fountain Green Baseball Chairman (19th Season)
I graduated from the John Carroll School and York College of Pennsylvania with a Mass Communications degree. Currently work for Ripken Baseball as a Senior Operations Coordinator, and have been a certified Ripken instructor since 2007. I am the Rookie Camp Director, and also a member of the Chevrolet Youth Baseball Tour. Born in Harford County, and played for the Harford Sox from ages 11-18. Have played in the AABC, Dizzy Dean, and NABF World Series’. Played 2nd base, 3rd base, and catcher through my baseball career.
David graduated from Francis Marion University, in Florence South Carolina. He was a valuable member of the Patriots baseball team for four years, including a 2006 trip to the NCAA Division II World Series. David received the team's award for leadership, dedication, and inspiration that same year. He currently serves as Senior Operations Coordinator for Ripken Baseball. In that capacity, he has directed tournaments, organized coaching clinics, provided personal instruction and served as camp director. His playing career and exposure to various styles of coaching have given him the skills to teach the game at all levels.
Anthony Cimabue is a native of North Wilmington, Delaware. He began his playing career at Delcastle Technical High School where he was a 3 year varsity starting pitcher. During his high school career, Anthony threw three no-hitters and also led his team in wins, ERA, strikeouts all three years. In his senior season he was named the captain and they won a school high 11 games. He also finished third all-time in wins for the school. After high school, Anthony continued his playing career locally after accepting a scholarship to Division II Wilmington University. In his freshmen year he underwent surgery for a torn labrum, and redshirted. After rehabbing throughout the year, he went on to play four years for Wilmington and was very successful. As a player Anthony excelled as a starter mainly but also was a successful part of the bullpen. As a team they amassed two regular Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference championships, two CACC conference tournament championships, and two NCAA Division II baseball championship appearances. In May 2010 Anthony, received his B.S. in Sports Management from Wilmington University.
During his last two summers in college Anthony participated in the prestigious New York Collegiate League as a member of the Allegany County Nitro’s and the Niagara Power in his second season. As a member of the Nitro’s he was the team ERA leader. As a member of the Power, Anthony was second on the team in wins, innings pitched, and strikeouts.
Following his playing career Anthony immediately began his coaching career for the Stahl Post American Legion where he was the assistant head coach as well as the pitching coach. With Anthony under the helm Stahl Post finished runner-up for the state of Delaware. The team had several players go on to college where they continued there baseball careers.
The following fall Anthony was hired as the pitching coach and recruiting coordinator for Salem Community College a Division II junior college located in Carney’s Point, New Jersey. In his first season there he was part of a rebuilding success where the team won 13 games the most in five seasons. Anthony also recruited and signed some top talent in the region from Delaware, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey.
After one season at Salem Community College, Anthony was hired as the pitching coach and recruiting coordinator by Tom Eller and the Harford Community College Fighting Owls a Division I Junior College. Anthony has brought his unique coaching and recruiting styles to Harford where the Fighting Owls enjoyed a successful fall season.
As a student and teacher of the game Anthony has developed a unique way of teaching the form of pitching by using video analysis. Using this teaching method it allows him to visually teach the faults and actions directly to the pitcher. Anthony currently resides in Elkton, Maryland.