Fall Recreational Schedule

  • September 9 — first practices
  • September 23 — opening games
  • October 29 — season ends

Changing Bat Rules

Rules for bats are changing! For fall 2017, we will still use the current rules, as described in the division rulesets and summarized below. In 2018, HYAA, along with its parent Cal Ripken / Babe Ruth organizations, will move to the USABat standard.

2017 2018
Marked for T-Ball Use USABat T-Ball Stamped
Cal Ripken Baseball (Rookie, Exchange, and Schley)
2 1/4″ Barrel with 1.15 BPF Marking 2 5/8″ Barrel with USABat Marking
Babe Ruth Baseball (Diamond)
2 5/8″ Barrel Aluminum or Composite BBCOR .50 2 5/8″ Barrel with USABat or BBCOR .50
Babe Ruth Baseball (beyond HYAA)
 All bats must be BBCOR .50
No greater than -3
 All bats must be BBCOR .50
No greater than -3
Babe Ruth Softball
 Marked as “Official Softball Bat” or “Official Fastpitch Bat”  Marked as “Official Softball Bat” or “Official Fastpitch Bat”

Discounts on Sports Merchandise

Coupons for merchandise from local sporting goods stores!

Screenshot 2017-02-21 18.26.43Dick’s Sporting Goods is offering a 20% off discount for HYAA families from September 8th-10th. The discount applies to most items in the store — not just baseball equipment! Click the image on the left for the coupon and full details.

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