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Batter up! Babe Ruth League Baseball is open for players 5-15 years old. Please see below for information on specific groups including season dates.

Last Day to Register is March 17th (Tee Ball is April 8th). Early Bird ends 2/19.

Shirts and hats are provided for all levels. Grey uniform pants and socks (for rookies, minors and majors) are participants' responsibility. Amherst Rec Department provides a variety of bats for each team, but if you want to purchase your own, please check out the baseball bats approved by Babe Ruth/Cal Ripken League HERE.
 
Screenings are for Rookie, Minor, Majors, and Babe Ruth players. Dates Below. All players are required to attend screenings and must bring their own glove.
  - Rookies: Wednesday, March 11th 5-6pm

  - Minors: Thursday, March 5th 6:15-7:15pm
  - Majors: Thursday, March 5th: 7:30-8:30pm
  - Babe Ruth: Wednesday, March 11th 6:15-7:15pm (if more than one team)

Baseball divisions are based on participant’s age on April 30, 2020.


Information for our Softball Program is under Softball, Spring!



Coach Info
  • Coaches Meeting: Tuesday, March 3rd 7pm Amherst Rec Office
  • Coaches help needed for all screenings (even if you do not have a player in other age groups)
  • League Wide Coaches Meeting: Thursday, April 9th at 7pm in Hollis

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.
  • Teams can expect one practice a week, and one game on Saturdays.
  • Games are on weekends from April 18th-June 6th. *no games on Memorial Day Weekend

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 coach pitch/pitching machine. Player pitching will begin to be developed mid-way through the season.
  • Fundamentals of baseball are reintroduced and reinforced for players.
  • Grey uniform pants, glove, cleats, and protective support required.
  • Outdoor practices will begin the week of April 1st, weather dependent
  • Opening Day is on April 11th
  • Weekly schedule consists of 2 weeknights and 1 Saturday practice or game
  • Travel to surrounding towns is required for this division

Baseball Age 9-10: Minor 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
  • Grey uniform pants, glove, cleats, and protective support required. Batting Helmets Recommended.
  • Outdoor practices will begin the week of April 1st, weather dependent
  • Opening Day is on April 11th
  • Weekly schedule consists of 2 weeknights and 1 Saturday practice or game
  • Travel to surrounding towns is required for this division

Majors: ages 11-12
  • Players will play regulation Cal Ripken baseball.
  • Team placement will be based on skill development based on screening. All players will screen.
  • Majors play on a 70' diamond
  • Grey uniform pants, glove, cleats, and protective support required. Batting Helmets Recommended.
  • Outdoor practices will begin the week of April 1st, weather dependent
  • Opening Day is on April 11th
  • Weekly schedule consists of 2 weeknights and 1 Saturday practice or game
  • Travel to surrounding towns is required for this division

Babe Ruth: ages 13-15
  • Players will play regulation Babe Ruth baseball.
  • Team placement will be based on skill development based on screening. All players will screen.
  • Majors play on a 90' diamond
  • Grey uniform pants, glove, cleats, and protective support required. Batting Helmets Recommended.
  • Outdoor practices will begin the week of April 1st, weather dependent
  • Weekly schedule consists of 1 weeknight and 1 Saturday practice or game
  • Travel to surrounding towns is required for this division

Additional Forms and Files:
Register Activity Ages Grades Days Date/Time Fees
 
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Tee Ball: ages 5&6 
5 - 6  N/A    04/18/2020 - 06/06/2020

$60.00 R, $75.00 NR
 
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Rookies: ages 7&8 
7 - 8  N/A    03/30/2020 - 06/06/2020

$70.00 R, $90.00 NR
 
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Minors: ages 9&10 
9 - 10  N/A    03/30/2020 - 06/06/2020

$120.00 R, $140.00 NR
 
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Majors: ages 11&12 
11 - 12  N/A    03/30/2020 - 06/06/2020

$120.00 R, $140.00 NR
 
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Babe Ruth: ages 13-15 
13 - 15  N/A    03/30/2020 - 06/06/2020

$125.00 R, $145.00 NR
* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *

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