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1942-2015

 

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Middlesex League Pond Rat and Cardinal Tryouts
05/02/2016
Try Outs for the 15 to 19 year old Middlesex League Cardinals and...
Babe Ruth Bat Policy
04/10/2015
"It is the policy of Babe Ruth League, Inc. to assure the safety...
Babe Ruth Life Cycle
12/13/2007
Babe Ruth Life Cycle For the players, coaches, and managers, it...
 
Middlesex League Pond Rat and Cardinal Tryouts

Try Outs for the 15 to 19 year old Middlesex League Cardinals and Pond Rats

 

TRYOUT: Sunday May 8th and Sunday May 15th

 

WHERE: Robillard Field


REGISTER: YOU MUST REGISTER @ ARLINGTONBB.ORG

NOTE: Payment is not due at this time.


TIME: 9:30 AM

 

Age Limits: 15 to 19

 

ANY QUESTIONS/CONCERNS SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO TOM AHERN
AT or 339-927-3689


by posted 05/02/2016
Babe Ruth Bat Policy
"It is the policy of Babe Ruth League, Inc. to assure the safety of all participants.  Accordingly, Babe Ruth League, Inc. reserves the right to ban any equipment, including bats, at any time, including during the season, based upon a change of existing policy and/or upon new information made available to Babe Ruth League, Inc."
 

APPROVED BATS:
To follow up our previous correspondence and information posted on the Babe Ruth League website, the following details on all baseball bats approved by Babe Ruth League, Inc. for local league and tournament play.  Such descriptions are included as part of the Babe Ruth League Rules and Regulations.

 

13-15 BASEBALL DIVISION
The bat may not exceed 34" in length, and the bat barrel may not exceed 2 5/8" in diameter.  All aluminum/alloy barrel bats and all composite handle (only) aluminum/alloy barrels are allowed.  Only composite barrel bats certified and marked BBCOR .50 will be allowed.  Wood barrel bats conforming to the specifications of Official Baseball Rule 1.10 are allowed.

16-18 BASEBALL DIVISION
The bat may not exceed 34" in length and the bat barrel many not exceed 2 5/8" in diameter or be greater than a -3 length to weight ratio.  Only metal/composite bats certified and marked BBCOR .50 are allowed.  Wood barrel bats conforming to the specifications of Official Baseball Rule 1.10 are allowed.

Babe Ruth League, Inc. – All DivisionsIf any bat in Babe Ruth Baseball cannot be clearly identified for its make and model to determine the barrel composition, then the bat should be removed from the game.


NON-COMPLIANT BATS FOR - BABE RUTH

Contained below is a current listing of non-compliant bats that are not eligible, or approved, for use in any Babe Ruth/Cal Ripken Baseball program or activity.

* 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 following bats:

Marucci CAT-52 33-inch model, CAT-52 34-inch model, and Black 33-inch and 34-inch models
Reebok Vector-TLS 33-inch model

 

* Babe Ruth League, Inc. has been informed that Louisville Slugger TPX Dynasty -12, (black/red/grey) composite bat has failed recent performance standard compliance testing.
Effective immediately and until further notice, Louisville Slugger (Hillerich & Bradsby) TPX Dynasty bat (Model - YB12D -- (black/red/grey) including all graphic variations, is not eligible, or approved, for use in any Babe Ruth/Cal Ripken program or activity.*
Babe Ruth League, Inc. has been informed that Mattingly Sports, Inc., Balistk (blue) composite bat has failed recent performance standard compliance testing.

Effective immediately and until further notice, Mattingly Sports, Inc., Balistk bat (Model - BTKYB, blue) including all graphic variations, is not eligible, or approved, for use in any Babe Ruth/Cal Ripken program or activity.

Effective immediately and until further notice, the bats listed above are not eligible, or approved, for use in any Babe Ruth/Cal Ripken program or activity.

PENALTY

  • If the illegal bat is discovered prior to a batter completing his "at bat" the bat is simply removed from play and the "at bat" continues.
  • A player who uses an illegal bat or non-conforming barrel dimension and hits a fair ball will be ruled out.  No advancement on the bases will be allowed, and any outs during the play shall stand.  This is an appeal play.  The "at bat" will be considered legal once a pitch is thrown to the next batter.
  • Any bat discovered prior to the game that does not conform to the above rule shall be directed to be removed immediately and not be allowed for use during the game. 

by posted 04/10/2015
Babe Ruth Life Cycle

Babe Ruth Life Cycle
For the players, coaches, and managers, it generally starts at the Fall tryout.  Many players may get a taste of the “big diamond” from the "fallball " program and the managers start the assessment process for the following year. The winter months settle in and the manager notes are put aside. In March, spring is not that far away and Babe Ruth has another tryout, so kids can once again showcase their skills to the managers and coaches of the current 9 teams. The kids then nervously wait to see which team they will be on with a new season about to begin. As managers and coaches, we evaluate all the players to ensure that we are placing the players at the appropriate levels. Some move into the "A" level called the seniors, while others play in the "B" level called intermediates. The kids are drafted onto their teams and the season begins and before too long, the season is nearing an end. Another year passes and kids graduate and the rookies move up a notch to veteran status. The managers and coaches are all volunteers who all work to ensure that the over 120 players have a positive Babe Ruth experience.

If you have questions or would like to be part of our program, please contact:
Al Ticehurst  - 781-281-2154  - .

 


by posted 12/13/2007
Field Status
North Union - Arlington TBD (5/6) 
Peirce - Arlington TBD (5/6) 
Robbins Farm - Arlington TBD (5/6) 
Robillard - Arlington TBD (5/6) 
Spy Pond - Arlington TBD (5/6) 
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