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Welcome to SSBA

We hope you had a great Spring season - tourneys are wrapping up!!!

FALL BALL - click here for registration form.

Form due August 4th!!!! - Season starts week of August 23rd...

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

Thanks for all who attended the coach's clinic.  

As promised (and a big thank you to them!), here is the contact information for our guest speakers from the coach’s clinic:

Chris Ramirez, Head Baseball Coach at UIS - Chris.Ramirez@uis.edu, cell phone (217)503-6968

Justin Knoedler, Assistant coach at LLCC - juknoedler@aol.com, cell phone (217)553-4639

Eric Weaver, former MLB player - Eric.weaver@investwithbos.com,cell phone (217) 414-5300

BAT RULES CHANGES

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.