16 to 18 year old baseball at Somerset Hunterdon Babe Ruth Baseball League!!!

The Somerset Hunterdon Babe Ruth League is a highly competitive recreational league for 16 to 18 year old players. 
Our league is chartered by Babe Ruth Inc. and our charter encompasses all of Somerset and most of Hunterdon counties.  We offer Spring, Summer and Fall seasons complete with playoffs and trophies.

  • Spring season is 12 games from April to June.  Registration opens around November.

  • Summer season is 10 games from June to July.  Registration opens around May.

  • Fall season is 10 games from September to October.  Registration opens around July.

Register on the Bridgewater Baseball web site (

Questions about the league? Send us an e-mail at


2018 USABat Standard:

The new USABat Standard for 2018 does not affect the Babe Ruth 16-18 league.

All bats must be marked BBCOR .50 and cannot be greater than -3.


 2018 Fall Season Highlights:


  • 10 game regular season schedule, starting on or about September 8, 2018.
  • Each team hosts 5 home games and travels for 5 away games. 

    Travel is within Somerset and Hunterdon Counties, based on the teams registered.

  • Most games will be scheduled over weekends. Some weekday games.
  • Single game elimination playoffs on or about October 25, 2018.

  • Eligible players are born from January 1, 1999 to April 30, 2003.

  • Home teams must provide 2 carded umpires for each of their 6 home games and baseballs.

  • Umpires costs for playoff games will be split between the playing teams.

  • Registration deadline for the fall season is August 25, 2018.

 Individual Player Registration:

Team Registration:

  • Entry fee per team is $200 with a maximum roster size of 18 players.
  • Each team is responsible for their equipment, uniforms & baseballs.

  • Each team must provide proof of insurance.

  • Register by emailing us at


Mike Bellinger

President SHBRL

2017 Spring Champions - Franklin

2017 Spring Champions - Franklin


2016 Spring Champions - Bridgewater Blue







2015 Spring Champions Franklin