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  • APPLY NOW FOR 2016 CLEARANCES!
  • REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR 2016 SEASON!
  • NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR 2016 SEASON'S MANAGERS
  • MEETINGS: BOARD 1/6/16 630PM, GENERAL BODY 1/13/16 8PM

ROXBOROUGH MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

Sign Up for the 2016 Baseball & Softball Season THIS SATURDAY 2/6

8:00 am - 12:00pm in the field house at the 21st Ward Complex.

Accepting Registration for:

Cal Ripken & Babe Ruth Baseball | Ages 4 - 15
Fillies Softball | Ages 4 - 18

Cash, Check, & Money Orders are accepted. Make Payable to: 21st Ward Jr. League

To pay by credit card or PayPal, sign up online today!

Registration Period for 2016 Season is Open from:  12/15/15 - 2/28/16

All Registration closes 2/28/16, no exceptions.

Scroll down for 2016 Registration Fees & League Age information.

 

NOW ACCEPTING 2016 MANAGER APPLICATIONS FOR THE FOLLOWING:

IN HOUSE BASEBALL MANAGERS FROM AAA-PONY

CAL RIPKEN DISTRICT MANAGERS

COOPERSTOWN 2017 MANAGERS

MUST HAVE CLEARANCES AND CAL RIPKEN CERTIFICATION FOR DISTRICT AND COOPERSTOWN MANAGERS

CLEARANCES AVAILABLE ON OUR WEBSITE AND LINK TO CAL RIPKEN CERTIFICATIONS

ALL IN HOUSE MANAGERS MUST HAVE CLEARANCES 

CONTACT NICK ROSLEY WITH ANY QUESTIONS. 215-817-6061 NICK.ROSLEY@HOTMAIL.COM

 

 

NOW ACCEPTING 2016 UMPIRE APPLICATIONS:

CONTACT JOE GRATZINGER AT 267-230-4603 GRATZ0222@COMCAST.NET 

MUST HAVE CLEARANCES 

21ST WARD IS GOING BACK TO SCHEDULING BACK TO BACK GAMES

SPOTS ARE FILLING UP FAST!

 

 

Questions or concerns about the registration process, contact 21stwardregistrar@gmail.com

 

 

 

Parents,
  There will be off season workouts available for next seasons 8 and 9 year old age group. These workouts will provide higher level drills designed to get them ready for and accustomed to the next level of baseball. Each week the time and location may change.  There is very limited space available each week.

If your child is an 8 year old eligible if they do not turn 9 before April 30,2016.  Anyone who is 9 as of April 30,2016 is NOT 8 year old eligible

If your child is an 9 year old eligible if they do not turn 9 before April 30,2016.  Anyone who is 10 as of April 30,2016 is NOT 9 year old eligible

 

The 8s and 9s will workout separately.

**There is no cost associated with these weekly workouts. **

** You do not have to be a returning tournament player to attend these workouts**

If you are interested in attending any of the workouts or have any questions associated with the workouts please contact Matt Rizzo.

Roccosdad17@gmail.com
         Or
Mattrizzo@iheartmary. Org

UPCOMING MEETINGS

2/10/16

ADVISORY BOARD 6:30PM

GENERAL BODY 8:00PM

ADVISORY BOARD MEMBERS MUST ATTEND

 

21st Ward Junior League

Providing Baseball & Softball for Children since 1957

Sponsors for the 2015 Junior League Season as of May 18, 2015

GRAND SLAM SPONSOR

Roxborough Memorial Hospital

CLEAR THE BASES TRIPLE SPONSORS

Allstate – Mike McBride

Bryn Mawr Trust

Maria’s Ristorante on Summit

Mr. David Montgomery

State Farm - John Nicolucci

Winnie’s LeBus

STAND UP DOUBLE SPONSORS

DeBellis & Sons Construction

Michini Heating & Cooling

Marchiano’s Bakery

Roxborough Ridge Runners Car Club

WAWA, Inc.

Barnicki Landscaping

DUGOUT SPONSORS

Stanley’s Hardware

Tony Roni’s Pizza

SINGLES HITTERS SPONSORS

Brittingham’s

Brogan Orthodontics

C.J. & Eck’s Bar

George Hummel Air Duct Cleaning

Henry James Saloon

Mel’s Kitchen

Mister P Pizza and Pasta

Pina’s Pizza

Slawek Orthodontics

Summit Spine & Wellness

Throwbaxxs

Unique Indoor Comfort

Ye Olde Ale House

Mr. Mike Gondos Sr.

LATE INNING CLOSER SPONSORS

Boardman-Hamilton Insurance

Holod’s True Value

Rita’s Water Ice

St. Chris Care at Falls Center

Dalessandro's Steaks

 

 

 

  Be part of something great in 2015

Click on our "Handout" tab for information on our 2015 Sponsorships.  Should you have any questions or need additional information please reach out to Jim Marino, Ways & Means Committee Chairman at 215-487-7471 or email bsrturtle@comcast.net.

 

ATTENTION MANAGERS & COACHES FOR 2016:

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN COACHING A TOURNAMENT TEAM FOR CAL RIPKEN/BABE RUTH BASEBALL DISTRICTS/STATES/REGIONALS,YOU MUST PASS 1 CERTIFICATION COURSE ON CAL RIPKEN/BABE RUTH BASEBALL WEBSITE. THIS IS MANDATORY. ONCE COMPLETED, EMAIL YOUR CERTIFICATES TO AN ELECTED BOARD MEMBER.

ALL MANAGERS & COACHES MUST HAVE THIS CERTIFICATION. EVEN IF YOU PLAN ON PUTTING YOUR NAME IN FOR A TOURNAMENT TEAM OR POSSIBLY COACHING WITH A MANAGER, YOU MUST BE CERTIFIED.

IT IS STRONGLY SUGGESTED TO TAKE THESE COURSES EVEN IF YOU ARE ONLY COACHING IN-HOUSE. YOU WILL LEARN A WHOLE LOT. YOU WILL HAVE ACCESS TO THE COURSE AND MATERIALS AT ALL TIMES VIA CAL RIPKEN/BABE RUTH WEBSITE.

HERE IS THE WEBSITE:

http://www.baberuthcoaching.org/coaches/index.cfm

 

HERE IS THE COST: (PAID BY MANAGERS/COACHES)

 

REMEMBER, YOU ONLY NEED 1 CERTIFICATION. YOU CAN TAKE THE COURSE AS MANY TIMES AS YOU WANT TO PASS AND ONLY PAY ONCE. CONSIDER TAKING THE 2 BASEBALL COURSES. IT WILL OPEN YOUR EYES IMMEDIATELY. OUR KIDS WILL BENEFIT FROM THIS RIGHT AWAY.

 

HERE IS WHAT THE DOCUMENT LOOKS LIKE AFTER COMPLETION OF THE COURSE. YOU WILL NEED TO CARRY A WALLET SIZE WITH YOU COACHING AND SEND A COPY OF YOUR CERTIFICATE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT BABE RUTH SITE TO NICK.ROSLEY@HOTMAIL.COM. CERTIFICATE ONLY, NOT TRANSCRIPT.

 

THANK YOU, 21ST WARD JL BASEBALL

COACHES: HERE IS A LINK FOR GREAT INSTRUCTIONAL VIDEOS:

https://www.ripkenbaseball.com/instructional_videos

 

 

ALCOHOL&TOBACCO ARE PROHIBITED AT THE 21ST WARD COMPLEX!
 
 NO SMOKING/NO CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES!
THERE ARE DESIGNATED ZONES TO SMOKE OFF SITE.
NO EXCEPTIONS!

 
 
Players' Pledge
(Before every game, teams will go over this pledge)
Win or lose, I pledge to do the best I can, to be a team player,
to respect my teammates, my opponents, the coaches, and umpires
and to improve myself in spirit, mind, and body.
Parents' Pledge
I will teach all children to play fair and do their best.
I will positively support all managers, coaches, and players.
I will respect the decisions of the umpires.
I will praise a good effort despite the outcome of the game.

 

ABOUT THE 21st WARD JUNIOR LEAGUE

The 21st Ward Junior League is a non-profit organization
that serves the children of Northwest Philadelphia (the 21st Ward).
  We have no paid employees, and can provide sports activities to resident children only through volunteer efforts and participation. Fees are designed to cover the cost of the baseball and softball programs that we offer. The parents or guardians of each child participating in the League's programs are asked to provide 2 hours of time per season in field maintenance and trash pickup to enable us to keep costs low and to maintain our quality facilities that are enjoyed by all.

Contacting The Junior League

YOUR COMMENTS AND SUGGESTIONS ARE WELCOME!
TO CONTACT THE JUNIOR LEAGUE:
1)TO KEEP YOUR QUESTION/COMMENTS PRIVATE.SEND US AN E-MAIL:juniorleague1@email.com
2) To send email to a League Officer or Board Member, go to the League Contacts and select mail for that official, if available. If email is not available,please choose another Officer/Board Member and your email will be forwarded.
3) BY PHONE,or to check for rainouts: 215-487-1559
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