Last Updated: February 19, 2017
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ELK GROVE BABE RUTH PLAYER TRYOUTS FOR 2017 SEASON RESCHEDULED, AGAIN
Elk Grove Babe Ruth Families:
RAIN, RAIN GO AWAY!! Sorry for the tryout delays for the last few weeks. Due to inclement weather, the February 18th tryout was cancelled ALSO. We are working with CSD each day to assess the field condition daily for our tryouts on Saturday Feb 25th. More information to follow.
Our league has a maximum number of players signed up. Anyone signing up after 2/17/17 will be on our wait list and will be contacted if a current player leaves our league for any reason. If you ARE signed up already but have not paid, you could be dropped for a waiting player unless you are prepared to pay at the tryouts BEFORE taking the field.
ATTENTION: PLEASE DO ATTEND TRYOUTS IF YOU ARE NOT ALREADY SIGNED UP. IF YOU SIGN UP ONLINE YOU WILL BE ADDED TO OUR WAIT LIST. IF YOU ARE SIGNED UP BUT NOT PAID, PLEASE PAY AT TRYOUTS.
We are re-setting the tryout schedule as follows:
Saturday February 25th
Location: Bartholomew Field, WE ARE TAKING FURTHER WAIT LIST SIGN UPS AT TRYOUTS
10am-12:00: 13-year old tryouts
1:00-3:00pm: 14-16 year old tryouts
Tuesday February 28th
Location: Bartholomew Field
6:00 PM: 13-year old tryouts
Wednesday March 1st
Location: Bartholomew Field
6:00 PM: 14-16 year old tryouts and All remaining players
All players, with the exception of EGBR board approved protected players, must attend one tryout.
The tryouts are at Bartholomew Sports Park, Babe Ruth diamond on Whitelock Parkway just east of Franklin High School.
Players should DRESS: Cap, baseball pants, and cleats (recommended). Players must bring the following EQUIPMENT: Bat and glove. Batting helmets will be available.
Signups will be available at the field. Babe Ruth is continuing the same full season price of $195 for our 22-game season, uniform and additional team/league events. Signups are also still available online at www.eghardball.com with no price increase until after the second tryout. If you have already signed up online, please have player show up for one of the two tryouts.
Spring 2017 13-16 league application for our waiting list.
We now have full rosters for 14 teams, If we get enough sign ups for an added team we may add another team. Sign up online or send in the handout form but do not pay. We will notify the wait list players as soon as we get a space or possibly create another team.
Now available the Spring 2017 player application - see handouts on the left menu!
Go to "Online Forms" on the left menu and sign up online using the:
Elk Grove Babe Ruth Baseball is proud to offer the best baseball experience in the Valley. We pride ourselves at being the oldest youth sports league in the Elk Grove Area. Teaching Love of the Game Since 1962. Our basic program runs from March 1 to mid June with 22 regular season games. Pre season with practices and practice games runs from approximately March 1 to April 1. April to early June we have a 22 game season with our Tyler Routt Memorial Mid Season Gamer All Star game on May 7, 2017. Post Season (one week immediately following the final season 4 play off games and a League Championship game on the Saturday following the end of the season) In cooperation with Galt Babe Ruth, our league offers challenging competition on a regulation size field, with a emphasis on fun and sportsmanship. If you are thinking of High School baseball then this is the league you want to join. If you just want a fun baseball experience, we feel we provide that also.
Shown above one of the annual "Tyler Routt-Gamer-All Star Teams" This game for the most "coach-able", "play their hearts out" players happens on the first Sunday in May. It is another unique feature of EGBR.
Next Board Meeting is February 21, 2017, at Bartholomew Sports Park meeting room. For further details, contact President Robert Kilbride at 916-320-6208.