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      A preliminary schedule has been uploaded.  Feel free to take a look at it and report any problems you have with your Chain Manager.  Repeat.....this is not the final schedule so don't make plans around it.

2018 Coach's Registration is Now Open!

  • Moms & Dads - you must be certified as a coach for 2018 in order to help out in any capacity at practices or games! (Everyone needs to be recertified even if you coached last year.)
  • There is a four-step process to become registered and certified as a coach in MSHYB, which includes both online and in-person participation. Please click here for details, and to get started. All parents are encouraged to participate!
  • The final in-person certification session is Sunday, March 4 at 8:45 am in the Bauer Center. Please click the link above for details. We are expecting a large crowd so please arrive by 8:15 am to check in. Remember to bring photo ID and the $25 fee. Before attending, you must:
    • Have an active NAYS membership for baseball
    • Complete or renew the NAYS online concussion training
    • Register with MSHYB as a coach

REMINDER: New USA Bat Standard in Place for 2018 Season

Effective January 1, 2018, the new USA Baseball bat standard, or USA Bat, will be implemented by most youth baseball programs across the U.S., including our chartering organization, the Cal Ripken Division of Babe Ruth Baseball. The goal of the new standard is to help preserve the long-term integrity of the game by creating wood-like bat performance while still allowing younger players to use lighter-weight bats that aren’t possible with real wood.

The new standard means that bats used in 2017 and earlier bearing the “BPF 1.15” stamp will no longer be legal in our youth league. This fall, sporting goods retailers began selling compliant bats. When shopping for a new bat, please make sure that the bat is stamped with the USA Baseball logo.

Under the new standard, youth league players will now be allowed to use compliant 2 5/8” diameter “big barrel” bats in addition to 2 1/4” diameter bats. Wooden bats will continue to be legal.

Senior league players may continue to use bats meeting the “BBCOR .50” standard or may use any bat meeting the new USA Bat standard.

Please click below for more information on the new standard.

Babe Ruth League - 2018 USA Bat Standard


For player registration questions, please email

For coaching registration questions, please email

All other league questions, please email