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by posted 09/02/2017

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New Babe Ruth Bat Rule
by posted 06/26/2017


    Parents: Click on "For Parents" to access the FAQ's of the 2018 Bat Rules
Babe Ruth League, Inc. Approved and Non-Compliant Bats

It is the policy of Babe Ruth League, Inc. to assure the safety of all participants.  Accordingly, Babe Ruth League, Inc. reserves the right to ban any equipment, including bats, at any time, including during the season, based upon a change of existing policy and/or upon new information made available to Babe Ruth League, Inc.

APPROVED BATS:
To follow up our previous correspondence and information posted on the Babe Ruth League website, the following details on all baseball bats approved by Babe Ruth League, Inc. for local league and tournament play.  Such descriptions are included as part of the Babe Ruth League Rules and Regulations.

CAL RIPKEN BASEBALL DIVISION
The bat may not exceed 33"in length, and the bat barrel may not exceed 214" in diameter.  Only 214" barrel non-wood bats marked BPF 1.15 will be allowed.  Wood 214" barrel bats are allowed.

13-15 BASEBALL DIVISION
The bat may not exceed 34" in length, and the bat barrel may not exceed 258" in diameter.  All aluminum/alloy barrel bats and all composite handle (only) aluminum/alloy barrels are allowed.  Only composite barrel bats certified and marked BBCOR .50 will be allowed.  Wood barrel bats conforming to the specifications of Official Baseball Rule 1.10 are allowed.

16-18 BASEBALL DIVISION
The bat may not exceed 34" in length and the bat barrel many not exceed 258" in diameter or  be greater than a -3 length to weight ratio.  Only metal/composite bats certified and marked BBCOR .50 are allowed.  Wood barrel bats conforming to the specifications of Official Baseball Rule 1.10 are allowed.

BABE RUTH SOFTBALL - ALL DIVISIONS
The bat may not exceed 34" in length and the bat barrel many not exceed 214" in diameter or be greater than 38 ounces in weight. The bat shall be marked "OFFICIAL SOFTBALL" or "OFFICIAL FASTPITCH" by the manufacturer.  Wood barrel bats conforming to the specifications of Official Softball Rule 1.10 are allowed.

Babe Ruth League, Inc. – All DivisionsIf any bat in Cal Ripken Baseball, Babe Ruth Baseball or Babe Ruth Softball cannot be clearly identified for its make and model to determine the barrel composition, then the bat should be removed from the game.

Click Here to read about the USABat Standard to be used beginning on January 1, 2018.

Click Here to read about the USABat T-Ball Sticker Program beginning on January 1, 2018.

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Nationals Youth Baseball Tickets Game 3
by posted 06/23/2017

Game 3: Nationals Youth Baseball Tickets On Sale

You are invited to join us back at Nationals Park in two weeks (Sunday, October 1st @ 3:05 PM vs. the Pittsburgh Pirates) for the Washington Nationals final Youth Baseball Day of the 2017 season!

Your ticket includes:

Come cheer on the Nationals at the final game of the season, as they make their push towards the playoffs!

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