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Modified 1/15/2017

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BASEBALL INFO

Baseball Registration Now Open

Baseball registration is now open for the 2017 season. Be sure to register by January 31 to receive the $20 early registration discount. Registration forms are being distributed in the schools and can be printed and sent with your check to the HYAA office. Online registration is now open using our secure form.

CK's Baseball 4U Training Academy

CK’s Baseball 4U baseball training academy is a sponsor of HYAA baseball. CK’s offers spring break and summer baseball camps, as well as individual and group lessons throughout the school year. Click on the CK’s logo for information. If you patronize CK’s please let them know you are a member of HYAA baseball.

Important Babe Ruth Info on Specific Bats

  •  Babe Ruth League, Inc. has been informed that Nike Bat Model #Aero CX2-BTO636 (light grey), CX2-BTO573 (dark grey) and CX2-BTO598 (blue) have failed recent performance standard compliance testing.

  • Effective immediately and until further notice, Nike Bat Model #Aero CX2-BTO636 (light grey), CX2-BTO573 (dark grey) and CX2-BTO598 (blue), including all graphic variations, is not eligible, or approved, for use in any Babe Ruth/Cal Ripken program or activity.

  • The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has advised Babe Ruth League, Inc. that the BBCOR decertification process has been implemented for the Marucci CAT5 33-inch model.

  • Effective immediately and until further notice, this bat (Marucci CAT5 33” length) is not eligible, or approved, for use in any Babe Ruth/Cal Ripken program or activity.

2017 CALENDAR

Registration Starts Jan 15
Rutgers Safety Course TBD
Early Registration Ends Jan 31
Registration Ends TBD
Coaches Meeting
HS Commons
TBD
Coaches Clinic
Satz Gym
TBD
Umpire Clinics TBD
Practices Begin
Weather permitting
TBD
Travel Team Tryouts TBD
Games Begin TBD
Annual Parade/Fair at Cross Farm
11am-4pm
TBD
Picture Day TBD
All Star Games at Phillips Park TBD
Playoffs Start
Grades 3/4 and 5/6
TBD
Season Ends TBD

SCHEDULES

PRACTICE/GAME SCHEDULES - Map of Cross Farm Fields

PICTURE DAY

PLAYOFF SCHEDULES

-- UMPIRES --
Click here to log your games

ADMINISTRATION

Commissioners Baseball
Joe Crowley
Joe Hroblak
Jason Maikos
John Martinez
Anthony Pesce
Steve Siebel
     
League Presidents Boys Pee Wee Keith Murphy
Boys Rookie (1) Jamie Placca
  Boys Minor (2) Jason Maikos
  Boys Major 1 (3/4) Dan Bodnar
  Boys Major 2 (5/6) Steve Siebel
  Boys Major 3 (7/8/9) Joe Hroblak
     
Director of Officials Pat Demech  

Injury Report Form

In case of an injury sustained during an HYAA event, please print and complete the Injury Report Form and return it to the HYAA office. Please complete all relevant parts of the form.

LINKS

General Rules - All Leagues

Boys 2nd/3rd Grade Baseball Rules - updated March 2014

Boys 4th Grade Baseball Rules

Boys 5th/6th Grade Baseball Rules

Baseball Travel Teams

Locations

Reporting Field or Equipment Problems

If you see anything you want to report about the condition of the baseball/softball fields, use the Field Maintenance Feedback form to report the situation directly to the supervisor of field maintenance.

Likewise, if you have any problem or concern about the equipment used for baseball/softball, use the Equipment Issue Feedback form to report the issue directly to the supervisor of equipment.

Here are some articles from Bullpen, the official publication of the Babe Ruth League. The articles are great for rookie and veteran coaches and talk about ways to teach good, fundamental skills, and to keep the whole experience fun for everyone.