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It’s cold outside… but baseball is around the corner.  Registrations forms will be ready (check back soon) in the near future.

A big THANK YOU to Jim Ruppert for speaking at our kickoff coaches meeting and a big THANK YOU for our host — SCHEELS  and also a thank you to all the coaches that attended.

It’s here — 2018 Spring Registration Form

Important dates and time

Evaluations – March 3rd (at The Hitting Center)

– majors evaluations start at 3:00

– minors evaluations start at 4:00

 

UMPIRE TRAINING CLINIC — will be held in April — please keep checking back.

Reminder – For your info – weather hotline # is 1-888-475-7770

BAT RULES REMINDER

Effective January 1, 2014 T-Ball, Coach Pitch, Minors, and Majors (12 and Under) Bat Restrictions are as follows: Wood or non-wood bats may be used and must not be larger than 2 3/4 inches. There is no restriction with regard to the differential between length and weight, however, ALL bats with a larger barrel than 2 1/4 (i.e. 2 5/8 and 2 3/4), must have the certification of BPF of 1.15 or less.

As of 9/10/13, this bat restriction rule also complies with the AABC and USSSA standards.

Penalty if brought to an umpires attention (while the batter is hitting or immediately after the batter hits):

1st Offense: Batter is Out, Head Coach is issued a Warning

2nd Offense: Batter is Out, Head Coach is ejected
History:

The Springfield Southwest Baseball Association was formed in 1989 to provide a healthy baseball environment for Springfield area players regardless of their skill level.

The league has grown to support hundreds of children, aged 5-18, as they experience our national past time.

NOTE – if lightning is seen during a game, there is a mandatory waiting period of 20 “rolling” minutes before the game can resume (20 minutes after the last sighting)