2019 REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN
Attleboro Youth BaseballFollow
Players beating the cold with some Skills & Drills yesterday evening ending with some wiffle ball.
TONIGHT: Skills & Drills
Age Group: 4-10
Rec Center - 81 Pine St. Attleboro
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Approved Bats – Cal Ripken Baseball and Babe Ruth Baseball
Cal Ripken Division – All non-wood bats must have the USABat Marking. The Barrel Maximum is 2 5/8″. No BBCOR Bats are permitted in the Cal Ripken Division. For the T-Ball Division, bats must be marked with the USABat T-Ball Stamp.
Babe Ruth Baseball 13-15 Division – All non-wood bats must have the USABat Marking or marked BBCOR .50. Bat Barrel – 2 5/8″.
Babe Ruth Baseball 16-18 Division – All non-wood bats MUST be a BBCOR .50 and no greater than a -3. Barrel – 2 5/8
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The 4, 5, 6 year old Tee Ball program provides an instructional environment where players will learn the skills of the game, while having fun and staying active. Parents and legal guardians of Tee Ball players are crucial to the extension of the program, and their satisfaction is equally important to its success. The Tee Ball program sets the foundation for continued participation in higher levels of Attleboro Youth Baseball.
The 8-week schedule allows the players exposure to the game without an overwhelming time commitment. Tee Ball players use bats and baseballs designated specifically for use in this instructional division. The roster size for a Tee Ball team typically averages 7-10 players, with a season featuring optional weekday practices per week with a single game played on weekends.
The focus shall be on developing additional skills to assist players with their transition to full coach/player pitch at the next level, while still providing full participation and ensuring the players have fun.
The Rookies 6, 7, 8 year olds division is a developmental division with the emphasis on skill development. In this division players will be introduced to the rules of baseball including balls and strikes called. Coaches will pitch the first time through the batting order. This year players will use a real baseball. Players will also begin to pitch. Participants will learn all positions play a minimum of 4 defensive innings and a continuous batting order is kept. Learning the game and SAFETY is the highest concern. AYB advises first year 6 year olds play at least one year of Tee-ball. Parents of 6 year olds should consider their sons/daughters ability before signing up in the instructional division for some players another year of Tee-ball is more appropriate.
The Minor 9 & 10 year old division is the second step of competitive baseball. Using 9 players on the field. Players will rotate positions learning to play competitive baseball rules. Standings are kept with double elimination playoffs to end the season. All players will be in a continuous batting order. All players will participate defensively in at least
four innings and there will be rotation between infield and outfield positions. Four runs maximum per inning except last inning.
The Majors 11 & 12 year old division is the last competitive division for kids 11 and 12 years old on the small diamond. The focus will remain on skill development while also being competitive with standings being kept and double elimination playoffs to conclude the season. All players will be in a continuous batting order. All players will participate defensively in at least four innings and there will be rotation between infield and outfield positions. Four runs maximum per inning except last inning.
Babe Ruth Division is for ballplayers ages 13-15 who wish to continue their baseball playing experience beyond the age of 12. Babe Ruth Division games are played on standard 90′ diamonds under Official Baseball Rules used by Major League Baseball. Typical season consists of 10 or more regular season games followed by double elimination playoffs. Most games are played Monday – Friday with some weekend games. Most teams hold 2 – 4 practices before the first scheduled game is played. Once the season starts there could be additional practices scheduled from time to time depending on field availability. Players will need to supply their own baseball glove, baseball pants, and cleats. Each Babe Ruth Division baseball team has use of an equipment bag that includes a batting helmet and a bat. However, most players supply their own batting helmet and bat.
The Challenger Division is an adaptive baseball program for individuals with physical and intellectual challenges from the ages of 5-18 or up to 22 if still enrolled in school. The program is flexible and adaptive to the players and usually the games last a few innings with all players playing defensively and bat every inning. Players are assigned buddies who assist Challenger athletes in the areas of batting, base running and defense, but only if needed.