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Batter up! Baseball is open for players 5-15 years old.
Practices will be held Monday - Friday between 5:30 and 7:30pm
Games will be held once or twice a week, depending on the league.
Shirts and hats are provided for all levels. Grey uniform pants and socks (where required) are participants' responsibility. Please check out the baseball bats approved by Babe Ruth/Cal Ripken League on this website under "Dept Info".
Baseball age is based on participant’s age on April 30, 2018.
Rookie, Minor and Majors Late Fees begin
Teams will be formed and uniforms will be ordered Friday March 18.
Tee Ball Late Fees begin April 3.
Screening date is Sunday March 11th from 11am-1pm.
This is for
Rookies, Minors and Majors
. Players wishing to screen up from Tee Ball must also attend this screening as well. A more detailed screening schedule will be emailed a week prior. (In order for a player to be considered to "play up", they must attend the screening)
NOTE: We are hoping to start baseball practices the week of April 9th, depending on weather and field conditions.
Interested in Babe Ruth? Please follow this link
to register through MCAA. We will be combining players with Milford. Thank You!
5 & 6 year olds: T-Ball
T-Ball introduces the player to organized baseball. (T-ball (Softball) is also available to girls under "Softball, Spring" this year)
Players will begin to learn the fundamentals of the game.
Emphasis is on skill development where batters hit from a ”T”.
No uniform pants required. Glove is required.
Please call for late registration for T-ball 673-6248
Teams can expect one practice a week, and one game on Saturdays.
Tball Start date is the Week of May 5, 2018
Baseball Age 7-8 year olds: Rookie
All baseball 7 and 8 year olds will participate in a skills screening.
Rookie: This level will use a pitching machine. Player pitching will begin to be developed mid-way through the season. The season will end wil a STEP-UP game.
Fundamentals of baseball are reintroduced and reinforced for players.
Grey uniform pants, glove, cleats, and protective support required.
Baseball Age 9-12: Minor/Major League
Players will play regulation Cal Ripken baseball.
Team placement will be based on skill development based on screening. All players will screen.
Minors play on a 60' diamond, Majors play on a 70' diamond
Grey uniform pants, glove, cleats, and protective support required. Batting Helmets Recommended.
* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *
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