Posted on 2016-12-14 by E. Lipoma
NEWTON BABE RUTH LEAGUE BASEBALL 2017 INFORMATION SHEET PLEASE REGISTER ONLINE by April 10, 2017
Dear Thirteen Year Old Ballplayer (or player new to Babe Ruth League):
The Newton Babe Ruth League Baseball Division serves players who are on April 30, 2017, between the ages of 13 and 15. City-wide tryouts for the 2017 season will be held, following which players will be drafted onto the League’s teams.
Play begins on Wednesday May 31, 2017. The regular season ends around July 21 and playoffs are expected to be completed by August 11. Players anticipating short vacations or other summer plans which will not seriously interfere with the baseball schedule are encouraged to tryout and play in the Babe Ruth League. We do not intend to schedule regular league games around the July 4th holiday. Tournament team games are expected to be played during that time.
Graduates from Little League are receiving this letter by mail. If you know any 13 year old players who did not receive this letter, or if you know any 14-15 year old players interested in playing Babe Ruth League Baseball for the first time, please be sure to direct them to our website for information and to apply online.
THERE IS A REGISTRATION FEE OF $150.00 if you register before March 1st After March 1st the fee will be $175.00 .
YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO PRODUCE AN ORIGINAL BIRTH CERTIFICATE.
No child will be denied the opportunity to play for lack of financial resources
Tryouts will be held on the following dates and times:
Saturday, April 29 - 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM at TBD Sunday, April 30 - 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM at TBD
In the event of rain or other cancellation on April 29 or 30, any canceled tryout will be rescheduled to Sat, May 6, from 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM at TBD
Please check the website for any last minute changes to the time or location of tryouts.
You are REQUIRED to attend AT LEAST ONE TRYOUT for the full two hours. If you know that you will be unable to attend either tryout or if the only tryout date on which you are available is canceled by weather, you must send a written letter explaining the problem to Newton Babe Ruth League, c/o Elliott Loew, 51 Winchester Street, Suite 205, Newton, MA 02461, no later than April 14, 2017 or, if caused by a canceled tryout, then immediately following the canceled tryout. We cannot guarantee that enough roster space will be available to accommodate all players interested in playing BABE RUTH LEAGUE Baseball. Players not selected will have their fee refunded.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE NO LATER THAN FRIDAY, APRIL 14, 2017. REGISTRATION BY PHONE OR MAIL WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED!!! Applications not received timely will be considered on a space available basis only.
If you have questions, please call Elliott Loew at (617) 969-2660 Monday-Friday, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM.
Thank you AND GOOD LUCK TO EVERYONE. We all look forward to a successful 2017 Baseball Season