Late Registration Ends March 8th!

UpdatedThursday March 5, 2020 byCommunications Manager .

We are currently in our late registration period for the Spring 2020 season and a $25 fee will be applied in addition to your league fees.  Registration will close for good on March 8 so that we can finalize teams and schedules and get them out to everyone. The East Fishkill Babe Ruth League offers the following programs:

Cal Ripken Baseball – Ages 4-12

Division

Age Range

Description

T-Ball

4-5 years

5/1/14 to 4/30/15

The primary goal of T-Ball is to begin to instruct young players in the fundamentals of baseball (hitting and fielding) in a supportive team environment. Athletes will bat through the lineup from a batting tee, which is height-adjusted for a level swing.

 

Rookie

6-7 years

5/1/12 to 4/30/14

This division makes use of coach pitching to allow for more hittable balls at the plate and more action in the field. Fear of being hit by a pitched ball is diminished. It makes the game safer and improves the playing confidence and ability of all participants.

 

Minor 8s

8 years

5/1/11 to 4/30/12

Ballplayers will continue to build on the skills learned in Rookie league.  Players will begin to pitch with coaches stepping in to keep the game moving when needed.

 

Minor

9-10 years

5/1/09 to 4/30/11

Players build and refine their fundamental skills while beginning to understand game strategy and teamwork.

 

Major/70

11-12 years

5/1/07 to 4/30/09

Athletes will play on fields featuring a 50' pitching distance and 70' base paths.

 

Babe Ruth Baseball – Ages 13 to 15

Division

Age Range

Description

Ages 13-15

13-15

5/1/04 to 4/30/07

Founded in 1951, Babe Ruth Baseball League was created for ballplayers ages 13-15 who wished to continue their baseball playing experience beyond the age of 12. This is where players get their baseball cleats muddy for the first time on standard 90' diamonds under Official Baseball Rules used by Major League Baseball.

 

 

To register, please go to www.efba.net and click on the Register for the Spring Season Banner. Families that are new to our program will need to create an account in Sports Sign Up to register.  Previous players can simply log in. 

Your registration fee covers many different costs incurred by the League including: uniforms and hats; insurance; town fees for field usage; Cal Ripken charter fees; coach background checks; capital improvements to the baseball fields at the Rec, Leetown and Brettview; umpires (Minor 8s and up); and much more.

The league offers a multi-child discount as follows:  $10 off the second child, $15 off the third and $20 off the fourth.  

Please share this with friends, family and anyone you know who has a child ages 4 through 15 who loves the game of baseball.  We thank you for your support and look forward to a great season!