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TAYBS Baseball & Softball Registrations

   

Welcome to the online registration page for TAYBS.  Below you will find a list of all of our currently open baseball & softball programs.  For more detailed information about our programs, please visit http://spring.taybs.org.  If you have any questions prior to registering your child, please email   or .
    

 

2023 Spring T-Ball

Boys and girls aged 3-6 learn hitting and fielding fundamentals in a supportive team environment. Young kids learn to hit a baseball from a batting tee which is height-adjusted for a level swing, batting in order through the line-up for the entire game. We recommend all first-time players under 6 years of age complete at least one season of T-Ball prior to moving to Rookie Baseball or Softball.

  • The season will start the week of April 30th and end on June 18th.
  • Your child will play in one of two groups:
    • Sundays 1pm to 2:15pm & Wednesdays 6:00pm to 7:15pm
    • Tuesdays & Thursdays from 6:00pm to 7:15pm
  • All games will be held at the Spaulding Memorial School on the two T-Ball Fields adjacent to the Kids Kountry Playground.
  • The first half of each game will be instructional practice, followed by a game against another one of the T-Ball teams.
  • We anticipate having up to eight teams of 4-8 kids on each team.
  • Your child must turn 4 by September 1st to be eligible to play.

A $50 calendar raffle deposit will be automatically added to the registration costs.  This money is returned to you as raffle tickets are sold

Base Cost: $85.00

Opened: 09/01/2022
Late date/fee: 02/01/2023$25.00

Open to: Boys & Girls
born between: 05/02/2016 and 09/01/2019

2023 Spring Baseball Rookies

Designed for boys & girls aged 6-8, this division uses coaches to pitch allowing for more hittable balls at the plate and more action in the field.  Emphasis is on starting to learn the game and rules of baseball.  All positions will begin to be developed at this level including pitching and catching.  The focus of Rookie League is to prepare each player to move on to the Minor Leagues.

  • Practices will be at least once per week and can begin as early as April 1st.  The days and times of the practices are at the decision of the head coach and can fluctuate throughout the season.
  • There are two games per week (usually Tue, Thu or Sat) starting on April 23rd and going through June 18th.  
  • Home games are played at the Spaulding Baseball Field.
  • Away games will be played in either Pepperell or Shirley.
  • We anticipate having three teams of 8-12 kids on each team.

A $50 calendar raffle deposit will be automatically added to the registration costs.  This money is returned to you as raffle tickets are sold

Base Cost: $85.00

Opened: 09/01/2022
Late date/fee: 02/01/2023$25.00

Open to: Boys & Girls
born between: 05/02/2014 and 05/01/2017

2023 Spring Baseball Minors

Recommended for boys and girls aged 9-10. Players build and refine their fundamental skills while beginning to understand game strategy and teamwork.  This is the first level that’s kids will pitch to other kids.  To keep games moving there is a 4 run, 3 steals per inning limit. There is no infield fly or dropped third strike rule.  There is also a 10-run mercy rule.  Our league participates in the Macintosh Baseball Regional League, which will contain further rule modifications and allows for a post season playoff tournament and an interleague all-star game.  

  • Practices will be at least twice per week and can begin as early as April 1st.  The days and times of the practices are at the decision of the head coach and can fluctuate throughout the season.
  • There are two to three games per week (any day) starting on April 23rd and going through June 25th.
  • Home games will be played at Craven Field and can occasionally be at the Spaulding Baseball Field.
  • Away games will be played in Ayer, Bolton, Groton, Harvard, Lancaster, Maynard, Littleton, Pepperell, Shirley, Stowe or Tyngsboro.
  • We anticipate having three teams of 10-12 kids on each team.

A $50 calendar raffle deposit will be automatically added to the registration costs.  This money is returned to you as raffle tickets are sold

Base Cost: $110.00

Opened: 09/01/2022
Late date/fee: 02/01/2023$25.00

Open to: Boys & Girls
born between: 05/02/2012 and 05/01/2014

2023 Spring Baseball Majors

The major league division is designed for 11 to 12-year-old boys and girls. Cal Ripken Baseball is played under the Official Baseball Rules but implements some special rules as necessary for the development and welfare of this young age group. Under the Major Division, there are two formats, the Major/60 and Major/70 divisions.  In both formats, games consist of six innings, have a 10-run mercy limit, allow unlimited stealing and both the drop third strike and infield fly rules are in effect.  Our league participates in the Macintosh Baseball Regional League, which will contain further rule modifications and allow for a post season playoff tournament and an interleague all-star game.

Major/60 Division

This division features a 46' pitching distance and 60' base paths.  There is a 5 run per inning limit and no leading is allowed.  All players must attend our annual evaluations to ensure proper placement on a team. 

  • Practices will be at least twice per week and can begin as early as April 1st.  The days and times of the practices are at the decision of the head coach and can fluctuate throughout the season.
  • There are two to three games per week (any day) starting on April 22nd and going through June 25th.
  • Home games will be played at Craven Field and can occasionally be at the Spaulding Baseball Field.
  • Away games will be played in Ayer, Bolton, Groton, Harvard, Lancaster, Littleton, Maynard, Pepperell, Shirley, Stowe or Tyngsboro.
  • We anticipate having two teams of 10-12 kids on each team.

Major/70 Division

This division features a 50' pitching distance and 70' base paths.  There is no run limit per inning and leading is allowed.  All players will be selected to play at this level

  • Practices will be at least twice per week and can begin as early as April 1st.  The days and times of the practices are at the decision of the head coach and can fluctuate throughout the season.
  • There are two to three games per week (any day) starting on April 25th and going through June 26th.
  • Home games will be played at Craven Field.
  • Away games will be played in Ayer, Bolton, Groton, Harvard, Lancaster, Littleton, Maynard, Pepperell, Shirley, Stowe or Tyngsboro.
  • We anticipate having one team of 10-12 kids.

A $50 calendar raffle deposit will be automatically added to the registration costs.  This money is returned to you as raffle tickets are sold

Base Cost: $125.00

Opened: 09/01/2022
Late date/fee: 02/01/2023$25.00

Open to: Boys & Girls
born between: 05/02/2010 and 05/01/2012

2023 Spring Baseball Seniors

JUNIOR BABE RUTH 13-15 YEAR OLDS (Age on 5/1/2023)

The Junior Babe Ruth division is where many players get their baseball cleats muddy for the first time on a standard 90' diamond under the Official Baseball Rules used by Major League Baseball.  These games consist of 7 innings, have a 10-run mercy limit, allow leading, unlimited stealing and both the drop third strike and infield fly rules are in effect.  Our league participates in the Central Mass Baseball league.

  • Practices will be at least twice per week and will start as early as April 1st.  The days and times of the practices are at the decision of the head coach and can fluctuate throughout the season.
  • There are two to four games per week (any day) starting on April 23rd and going through July 17th.
  • There are 22 regular season games, plus up to four playoff games.
  • Only the top half of the teams will participate in a single elimination playoff tournament.
  • All home games will be played at Allen Field in Ashby.
  • Away games will be played in either Ashburnham, Ayer, Clinton, Fitchburg, Gardner, Leominster, Lunenburg, Narragansett, Pepperell, Shirley, Sterling or Westminster.
  • 13 and 14-year-old players are allowed to use USABAT certified bats, as well as BBCOR bats.
  • 15-year-old players must use a BBCOR bat.
  • We anticipate having two teams of 11-14 players each

SENIOR BABE RUTH 16-18 YEAR OLDS (Age on 5/1/2023)

The highest and most accomplished level in Babe Ruth Baseball. A favorite among high school players and coaches, this division prepares players for collegiate recruiting and the proffessional draft.  Our league participates in the Central Mass Baseball league.  This level is comparable to Varisty High School competiveness.

  • Practices will be at least twice per week and will start as early as April 1st.  The days and times of the practices are at the decision of the head coach and can fluctuate throughout the season.
  • There are two to four games per week (any day) starting on June 17th and going through August 13th.
  • There are 14 regular season games, plus up to four playoff games.
  • Only the top half of the teams will participate in a single elimination playoff tournament.
  • All home games will be played at Allen Field in Ashby.
  • Away games will be played in either Ashburnham, Ayer, Clinton, Fitchburg, Gardner, Groton, Leominster, Lunenburg, Narragansett, Pepperell, Shirley, Sterling, Westminster, Winchendon or Quabbin.
  • All players must use a BBCOR bat.
  • We anticipate having one to two teams of 11-14 players.

 

A $50 calendar raffle deposit will be automatically added to the registration costs.  This money is returned to you as raffle tickets are sold

Base Cost: $175.00

Opened: 09/01/2022

Open to:
born between: 05/02/2004 and 05/01/2010

2023 Spring Softball Rookies

This is our entry level of softball for girls aged 6-8, this division uses coaches to pitch which allows for more hittable balls at the plate and more action in the field.  Emphasis is on starting to learn the game and rules of softball.  All positions will begin to be developed at this level including pitching and catching.  Players use an 11” safety ball which is easier for the younger players to handle.  The focus of Rookie League is to prepare each player to move on to the Minor Leagues.  Our league participates in the North Central Mass Softball Regional League.

  • Practices will be at least once per week and can begin as early as April 1st.  The days and times of the practices are at the decision of the head coach and can fluctuate throughout the season.
  • There are one to two games per week (usually Sat) starting on April 23rd and going through June 25th.  
  • Home games are played at the Spaulding Softball Field.
  • Away games will be played in either Ashburnham, Fitchburg, Gardner, Hubbardston, Narragansett or Westminster
  • We anticipate having 1-2 teams of 8-12 girls each.

A $50 calendar raffle deposit will be automatically added to the registration costs.  This money is returned to you as raffle tickets are sold.

Base Cost: $85.00

Opened: 09/01/2022
Late date/fee: 02/01/2023$25.00

Open to: Girls
born between: 01/02/2014 and 01/01/2017

2023 Spring Softball Minors

The major league division is designed for 9 to 10-year-old girls.  Games consist of six innings, have a 5-run per inning limit, allows unlimited stealing and the drop third strike rule is in effect.  Players use a 12” ball, and pitching distance is extended to 40’.  Our league participates in the North Central Mass Softball Regional League, which will contain further rule modifications and allows for a post season playoff tournament and an interleague all-star game.  All players must attend our annual player evaluations to ensure proper placement.  

  • Practices will be at least twice per week and can begin as early as April 1st.  The days and times of the practices are at the decision of the head coach and can fluctuate throughout the season.
  • There are two to three games per week (any day) starting on April 25th and going through June 26th.
  • Home games will be played at the Spaulding Softball Field.
  • Away games will primarily be played in either Ashburnham, Ayer, Fitchburg, Lunenburg, Shirley or Westminster, but can occasionally be played in Gardner, Narraganset or Winchendon.
  • We anticipate having 2 teams of 10-12 girls each.

A $50 calendar raffle deposit will be automatically added to the registration costs.  This money is returned to you as raffle tickets are sold.

Base Cost: $110.00

Opened: 09/01/2022
Late date/fee: 02/01/2023$25.00

Open to: Girls
born between: 01/02/2012 and 01/01/2015

2023 Spring Softball Majors

The major league division is designed for 11 to 12-year-old girls.  Games consist of six innings, have a 5-run per inning limit, allows unlimited stealing and the drop third strike rule is in effect.  Players use a 12” ball, and pitching distance is extended to 40’.  Our league participates in the North Central Mass Softball Regional League, which will contain further rule modifications and allows for a post season playoff tournament and an interleague all-star game.  All players must attend our annual player evaluations to ensure proper placement.  

  • Practices will be at least twice per week and can begin as early as April 1st.  The days and times of the practices are at the decision of the head coach and can fluctuate throughout the season.
  • There are two to three games per week (any day) starting on April 25th and going through June 26th.
  • Home games will be played at the Spaulding Softball Field.
  • Away games will primarily be played in either Ashburnham, Ayer, Fitchburg, Lunenburg, Shirley or Westminster, but can occasionally be played in Gardner, Narraganset or Winchendon.
  • We anticipate having one team of 10-12 girls.

A $50 calendar raffle deposit will be automatically added to the registration costs.  This money is returned to you as raffle tickets are sold.

Base Cost: $125.00

Opened: 09/01/2022
Late date/fee: 02/01/2023$25.00

Open to: Girls
born between: 01/02/2010 and 01/01/2012

2023 Spring Softball Seniors

The senior league division is designed for girls aged 13 to 18 who are either preparing to play in high school, for those who do not wish to play in high school but want to continue playing in a more relaxed environment, as well as for those high school players who wish to continue playing after their high school season has ended. 

Games consist of seven innings, have a 7-run per inning limit, allows unlimited stealing and the drop third strike rule is in effect.  Players use a 12” ball, and pitching distance is extended to 43’.  Our league participates in the North Central Mass Softball Regional League, which will contain further rule modifications and allows for a post season playoff tournament and an interleague all-star game.  All players must attend our annual player evaluations to ensure proper placement.  

  • Practices will be at least twice per week and can begin as early as April 1st.  The days and times of the practices are at the decision of the head coach and can fluctuate throughout the season.
  • There are two to three games per week (any day) starting on April 25th and going through June 26th.
  • Home games will be played at the Spaulding Softball Field.
  • Away games will be played in either Ashburnham, Ayer, Fitchburg, Lunenburg, Shirley or Winchendon.
  • We are looking to field one team at 14U, one team at 16U and one team at 18U

A $50 calendar raffle deposit will be automatically added to the registration costs.  This money is returned to you as raffle tickets are sold.

Base Cost: $125.00

Opened: 09/01/2022
Late date/fee: 02/01/2023$25.00

Open to: Girls
born between: 01/02/2004 and 01/01/2010

NOTE: This program is currently only accepting waitlisted registrations. Register for the current waitlist by clicking the Join Waitlist button below.