Frequently Asked Questions

Q:  Who do I contact for my questions? 

Q:  When are the Spring and Fall seasons?

Spring Season:

  • Registration is from early December to late February.
  • Games mid-April to mid-June. 
  • Skills Evaluations in early March for Minor, Major, and Senior division players.
  • Schedules distributed in March.
  • Practices begin in March.
  • See the Spring Season Calendar for a list of important dates.

Fall Ball Season:

  • Registration May-June.
  • Games July-October.
  • Practices at coach's discretion.
  • No skills evaluations.
  • See the Fall Ball page for a list of important dates.

See the Annual Events page for a detailed list of other events for the entire year.

Q:  Which age division is appropriate for my child?

Click on Division for more information.

Q: My daughter wants to play baseball. Do you have girls participating in your program?

Yes !!!  We are a co-ed program.

Q. Do you offer Softball?

Yes, in the Spring season. In late February we determine if we have enough players to field a division.  If not, we will offer all registered players the choice of a refund or moving to baseball.

Q.  What equipment is provided?  What do I need to buy?

  • The registration fee covers team uniform, belt, baseball hat, umpires, and field maintenance. 
  • Players must bring their own helmet and glove. Used helmets can be borrowed or bought ($5) from SBLL.
  • Tips for Parents and Players page has info on getting the proper equipment (bat, glove, helmet, and catchers gear).

Q.  Is there player training I can do before and during the season?

  • Players Clinic every March that covers pitching and defense topics and drills for 8 to 12 year old players.
  • Tips for Parents and Players page has info on developing drills at home plus the location of batting cages.

Q:  Who can play in our league?

We have two (2) requirements:

Q:  Can my child "move-up" to another division?

Yes.  We use a special evaluation for 6, 8, and 10 year olds.  Moving up means your child will be with older children who are in different emotional and physical stages of life.

Q:  How much is the registration fee?

2021 Spring Baseball:

  • Tee-Ball - $80
  • Coach/Machine Pitch - $135
  • Minors - $135
  • Majors - $135
  • Seniors - $160
  • In other years, the Spring registration fee increased $25 for every division in mid-February.

2020 Fall Ball:

  • Tee-Ball - $45
  • Coach/Machine Pitch - $65
  • Minors - $65
  • Junior / Seniors - $75

No child is turned away.  If help is needed, please contact our Players Agent Linda Ruff at lindazruff@verizon.net or call 410-789-4220.

Q:  Can I get a refund if my child decides to not play?      

Requests for refunds should be emailed to the Player Agent, Linda Ruff at lindazruff@verizon.net or call 410-789-4220.  As a general rule, refunds are not offered once the uniforms have been ordered, which is the day after the draft.

Q:  How do I register?

Spring Season:

  • On-line registration is from December to late February.  
  • Walk-in registration is at our field office (1101 E. Fort Ave) in January and February on selected Friday's from 6 to 8 pm and on Saturday's from 10 am to 2 pm.  Please bring all completed forms with you. 
  • See the Registration page for details.

Fall Ball Season:

  • On-line registration late May to late June.  
  • No walk-in registration.  
  • See the Registration page for details.​

Q: What documents are needed to register?

See the Registration page for details.

Q: Do you have a Waiting List?

When registration has closed, send your request to southbaltimorebaseball@gmail.com.  You will be placed on the Waiting List (first come-first served).  When a spot opens on a team, you will be notified.

Q: How are teams formed?

  • Every player that registers is drafted to a team in their division. The draft takes place the week after the player evaluations.
  • You can request siblings to be placed on the same team if they are in the same division.   
  • We cannot promise friends will be placed on the same team.   
  • For your questions, please email our Players Agent Linda Ruff at lindazruff@verizon.net.

Q.  Who are the coaches for the teams?

  • Parents and members of our community.  We are always looking for volunteers
  • Coaches should attend one of our Coaches Meeting held the 1st and 3rd Wednesday in January.  The meeting starts at 6:30 pm and is located in the field office at 1101 E. Fort Ave.  
  • Each team needs at least three volunteers. All volunteers go through a background check.  If you want to coach please fill out the Managers and Coaches form.
  • "How To Coach" info is in the Coaches Corner page. 
  • There is a Coaches Clinic every March that teach the fundamentals of hitting, fielding, and people skills, along with drills, positional instructions, and practice plans. 

Q:  How does our league communicate?

Our league uses the SI Play App to keep our schedule organized and to communicate.  Please download this app once you've registered on-line.  When your child is assigned to a team you will have access to their schedule as well as coaches and team mates contact info. 

Q:  How can I get more involved?

Attend one of our board meetings held the first Wednesday and third Wednesday of every month.  From April through June meeting time starts at 8:30 PM.  During July through March meeting time starts at 6:30 PM.  To become a member of the board you must attend 4 meetings in one year.

Q:  Does SBLL have a Facebook page?

Yes at FACEBOOK.

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