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Updated Tuesday May 7, 2019 by Billy Brownlee.

MYB/Babe Ruth 15U Baseball

Manchester Youth Baseball invites all players entering grades 8, 9, 10 to participate in a newly-formed team playing in a central/southern Vermont league.

 

PLAYER AGES

Based on Babe Ruth age divisions and rules, this is a “15U” team intended for players age 15 or younger onMay 1, 2019 . . . players who turn 16 after this date are welcome.

 

LEAGUE SEASON

This team will stage occasional practices in May, with regular practices to begin in June. Games will commence in mid-June, with the season continuing through late July. Post-season opportunities and/or individual tournaments will be investigated as possibilities for extending the season.  

 

GAME SCHEDULE

Games will commence in mid-June, with the season continuing through late July. Games will be scheduled primarily mid-week, though occasional weekend games remain a possibility.

 

PRACTICE SCHEDULE

Early season practices will be 3-4/week. During the season proper, games and practices are likely to require player commitment 5 days/week.

 

PLAYING TIME

Players are assured of receiving playing time during each game.

 

POSITIONS, TECHNIQUE

Players are encouraged to communicate to coaches if they would like to learn the skills of a particular position. When players exhibit basic command of positional skills, they will be encouraged to fill that position during game play.

 

LEAGUE

This league includes teams in Rutland, West Rutland, Middlebury, Poultney, Proctor, Fair Haven, and Manchester. Home games will be played at the Manchester Rec Park “BBA Field.”

 

TRANSPORTATION

This MYB team will not have a dedicated team vehicle/bus, but attempts will be made to assure that all players may ride to games with parents or coaches. All players must ride with an authorized adult; no players will be allowed to drive themselves to league games.

 

COACHING

Coaches include John Teaford, Brooks Addington, and Chris Kunz. Potential exists for the naming of additional coaches.

 

TEAM SIGN-UP

Players may register for this team via the Manchester Youth Baseball website; www.mybvt.org