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FREE Catching Clinic Friday April 25
Jay Weaver of the New England Catching Camp, is offering a clinic for all interested players, coaches and parents. This clinic will focus on the things we can teach our kids about catching. There is no cost to attend. Players should bring their catching equipment.
Annual HYB Lottery Calendars
To all HYB Parents and Players –
With over 50 chances to win more than $3,000 in cash prizes the 2014 Annual HYB Lottery Calendars are an easy sell.
Remember – every drawing on Sundays are Bonus Days – both the calendar holder and the seller each win a $50 prize! Every Saturday is a $100 prize!
We ask each family to sell at least 5 calendars. This year your coach has been given extra calendars to hand out to those of you who can sell more. And coaches – we have additional calendars available for teams that run out.
Please remember to turn in your proceeds, completed tickets and unsold calendars to your coach by Saturday, May 3rd.
Coaches can request additional calendars by contacting Shaun Doran at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you for helping make this important league fundraiser a success!
Spring Online Registration Open for Late Sign Ups
LATE REGISTRATIONS ARE STILL BEING ACCEPTED!
Register your son or daughter for spring baseball.
Hudson residents have Cal Ripken Divisions for ages 4-12 and our Babe Ruth Division for ages 13-15.
AAA, Majors, and Babe Ruth Division has closed registrations (by registering now you will be placed on a wait list if any spot opens up).
Register online by clicking: https://hyb.sportssignup.com/
2014 Baseball Bat Rules
Cal Ripken - The bat may not exceed 33" in length and the bat barrel may not exceed 2 1/4" in diameter. Only 2 1/4" barrel non-wood bats marked BPF 1.15 will be allowed. Wood 2 1/4" barrel bats are allowed.
13-15 - 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 - The bat may not exceed 34" in length, and the bat barrel may not exceed 2 5/8" in diameter or be greater than a -3 length to weight ration. 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.
- 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 out 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.
Cal Ripken Coaches Certification
All HYB Managers must complete the Certification on this site. All Assistant Coaches at the AAA and Majors level must also complete this certification.
Welcome to the Babe Ruth League Coaching Education Center, the place to be for becoming a certified coach with Babe Ruth Baseball, Cal Ripken Baseball, or Babe Ruth Softball!
With the requirement that all baseball and softball coaches affiliated with Babe Ruth League, Inc. and Ripken Baseball, Inc. become certified by the beginning of the 2014 season, this Web site makes it easy for you to gain your certification quickly and effectively through the convenience of online learning.
Step up to the plate, and order your baseball or softball online course today!
The Babe Ruth League/Ripken Baseball Coaching Certification Program is developed and delivered by the American Sport Education Program in conjunction with Babe Ruth League, Inc. and Ripken Baseball, Inc. For more than 25 years, local, state, and national sport organizations have partnered with ASEP to lead the way in making sport a safe, successful, and enjoyable experience for all involved.
For a complete schedule listing, click here!
|Friday, Apr 25 |
| Catching Clinic ||6:00pm || Greeley Field ||Sunday, Apr 27 |
| 10U Travel Tryouts ||5:00pm || Lions Field ||Friday, May 2 |
| 9U Travel Tryouts ||6:00pm || Lions Field ||Sunday, May 4 |
| 11U Travel Tryouts ||5:00pm || Greeley Field ||Saturday, May 10 |
| Picture Day || || Nottingham West Field |
| 8U Travel Tryouts ||6:00pm || Lions Field ||Sunday, May 18 |
| AA All-Star Game ||12:00pm || Lions Field |
| AAA All-Star Game ||2:30pm || Lions Field |
| Babe Ruth All-Star Game ||5:00pm || Alvirne High School |
| Majors All-Star Game ||5:00pm || Greeley Field ||Saturday, May 31 |
| Majors Regular Season Ends || || ||Sunday, Jun 1 |
| Majors & AAA Playoffs Start || || ||Saturday, Jun 7 |
| HYB Night at the Fisher Cats ||7:00pm || Delta Dental Stadium, Manchester ||Saturday, Jun 14 |
| Season ends for AA, Rookie and TBall || || |
For a complete calendar listing, click here!
Hudson Youth Baseball