Registration & Player InformationUpdatedFriday February 12, 2021 byJTYB Board.
Registration for the Spring Season IS NOW OPEN!!!
Join America’s Favorite Past Time!!!
The Jefferson Township Youth Baseball Program encourages an enthusiastic team environment for our Jefferson boys and girls, while they learn the fundamental skills of Baseball, teamwork, good sportsmanship and personal development all while HAVING FUN!!!
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Cal Ripken Baseball- Ages 4-12
Keeping baseball FUN-especially in the early stages of youth baseball-is a primary concern of
Babe Ruth League's Cal Ripken Division, which is comprised of the following divisions:
TBall (East or West) (PreK / Kindergarten)**
(PreK-K) Ballplayers ages 4-6 learn hitting and fielding fundamentals in a supportive team environment. Young athletes hit the ball from a batting tee which is height-adjusted for a level swing, batting in order through the line-up for the entire game. * Teams are composed of East Side or West Side ONLY teams.
Rookie Division (COACH / KID PITCH) 1st- 2nd Grade**
Designed primarily for younger ballplayers, this division will incorporate "coach pitch” and works towards “kid pitch”. Kids will learn the fundamentals and safety of Pitching and Catching and apply to real game situations. *Teams are composed of players from both East and West sides of town to intermingle kids at a younger age to meet / play with peers in and across town.
Minor Division (46/60): 3rd - 4th Grade**
Featuring a 46' pitching distance and 60' base paths. Players build and refine their fundamental skills while beginning to understand game strategy and teamwork. Under this division, games consist of 6 innings. Games will have 1 professional umpire calling each game.
Majors Division (50/70): 5th – 6th - most 7th Grade**
Featuring a 50' pitching distance and 70' base paths, Majors Division is the most experienced level of Cal Ripken Baseball. Majors is played under the Official Baseball Rules but implements some special rules as necessary for the development and welfare of this young age group. Games consist of 6 innings and will have 2 professional umpires calling each game.
Babe Ruth Baseball - Ages 13-15***
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. Featuring a 60” pitching distance and 90” base paths, this is where players get their baseball cleats muddy for the first time under Official Baseball Rules used. Games consist of 6 innings and will have 2 professional umpires calling each game. This league will partner with local towns for games to allow for a more competitive level of play and to prepare players for High School Baseball.
**exceptions to the outlined Grades/Divisions will ONLY be made via JTYB Board
***Cal Ripken / Babe Ruth Baseball age determined by May 1 cutoff date
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