2021 Registration NOW OPEN!
UpdatedMonday January 25, 2021 byJTYB Board.
Registration is NOW OPEN for the Spring 2021 Season
The Jefferson Township Youth Baseball Program, in conjunction with Babe Ruth / Cal Ripken Baseball, 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!!!
Visit www.jtybl.com to learn more!
(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 work 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/West sides of town to intermingle kids at a younger age to meet / play with peers in and across town.
Minors 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. Indoor training and conditioning will begin in February 2020 to get players ready for a successful season!
Majors Division (50/70): 5th – 6th Grade (some 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. Indoor training and conditioning will begin in February 2020 to get players ready for a successful season!
Babe Ruth Baseball (60/90): 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. This is where players get their baseball cleats muddy for the first time on standard 90' diamonds under Official Baseball Rules used. Games consist of 6 innings and will have 2 professional umpires calling each game. Indoor training and conditioning will begin in Winter 2020 to get players ready for a successful season! This league will partner with local towns for games to allow for a more competitive level of play and prepare players for High School Baseball.
**exceptions to the outlined Grades/Divisions will only be made via JTYB Board
***Babe Ruth Baseball Age determined by May 1 cutoff
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