Youth Baseball Registration information

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Please complete the registration online: http://www.mhdbaseball.org/

If you have questions, email mhdbaseball@mhdbaseball.org

 

The Marblehead Youth Baseball program aims to teach the fundamentals of baseball while fostering teamwork, mutual respect and healthy competition.  We want to help players develop a lasting love for baseball in a fun and safe environment.

We are open to all players born between 5/1/2007 and 4/30/2017 (“baseball ages” 6-15).

 

Registration dates: December 19, 2022 – March 14, 2023 (beginning 3/15 registration fee increases by $25 per registration will apply)

Cost: $220 ($50 discount 2nd child, $100 discount 3rd child)

 

Important dates:

  • Evaluations – Saturday, March 25, 2023 & Sunday, March 26, 2023
  • First Games – Monday, April 24, 2023
  • Last Games – TBA
  • Summer Season begins – TBA

League Descriptions (ages subject to change)

A (Ages 6-7):  Instructional league in which players learn and develop fundamentals of baseball through practice and games.  Players do not pitch.  There are no playoffs.  The focus is on having fun and learning the game.  Players should expect to have 1-2 games during the week and a game on each Saturday morning,  Weekday games are played on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.  The season will begin the week after April vacation.

AA (Ages 8-9):  Developmental league in which players continue to learn and develop fundamentals of baseball through practice and games. Players pitch to each other. There are no playoffs.

AAA (Ages 10-11):  Competitive league in which players learn advanced baseball skills, such as stealing. There are standings and single elimination playoffs.

Majors (Ages 11-12):  ​Competitive league in which players continue to fine tune their advanced baseball skills. There are standings and double elimination playoffs.

Babe Ruth (Ages 13-15):  ​Competitive league in which players continue to fine tune their big diamond baseball skills. This is a transition to the high school program. ​There are standings and single elimination playoffs.

AGE RULE

Your player’s “baseball age” is their age as of April 30, 2023. We are unable to make ANY exceptions to the “baseball age” rule. We understand that some players are very close to the cutoff. However, no exceptions will be allowed, under any circumstance. Thank you for your understanding.

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