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Description

League Descriptions

Thank you for your interest in the Harrisburg Baseball Association (HBA) developmental and recreational baseball.   Differing team levels and structures are described below.

Fast Facts:

  • Registration - Opens on January 1 of 2020 and closes on March 15 of 2020.  This is a firm deadline.
  • Fees - Depend on the league that you are registered under.
  • Discount Mechanism - Available for families currently receiving free and reduced school meals through USDA.  Please contact John Ratzloff at john.ratzloff@k12.sd.us for further information.

Teams:

For further information on a specific team or age level, please see the following:

‚ÄčCo-Ed Rookies 

(For those players completing a Preschool Aged program in 2019 or enrolling in a Preschool Aged program for the 2020-21 school year)

A modified form of t-ball for our Rookies program, the game is played with a tee and the competitive aspect is minimized.     This program aims to teach young players about sportsmanship and the basic rules of baseball, so outs are not recorded and no score is kept.   This program will involve a Team Parent and be staffed by our American Legion baseball players.   A great introduction to the game of baseball, boys and girls will assemble on Mondays for fun, clinic based activities, with game activities on Wednesdays at either 5:30 pm or 7:00 pm.  This season will start the week of May 18th with the last game on June 25th.    Cost: $65.00

Co-Ed T-Ball

(For players currently enrolled in Jr. Kindergarten or Kindergarten)

This league typically consists of 10 or more teams that will play a rotating game schedule two nights per week (Mondays and Wednesdays) with games at 5:30 or 7:00 pm.  Organized practices will start the week of May 4th with games finalized by June 24th.  Cost: $85.00

Boys Coach Pitch

(For players currently enrolled in 1st Grade)

This league will see teams playing a rotating schedule that will include games two nights per week (Tuesdays and Thursdays) at either 5:30 or 7:00 pm.  Practices and games will start  the week of May 4th with the last game on June 30th.    Cost: $85.00

Girls Coach Pitch 

(For those players currently in 1st Grade)

This league will see teams playing a rotating schedule that will include games two nights per week (Tuesdays and  Thursdays) at 5:30 or 7:00 pm.  Practices will start the week of May 4th with games running through June 25th.  Cost: $85.00

Boys Machine Pitch

(For players currently attending in the 2nd Grade.  **This program is also suitable for 3rd graders who may not have played in previous years or who's skillset would be better served with another year of machine pitch).

This league typically consists of 12 or more teams that will play a rotating game schedule two nights per week (Tuesdays and  Thursdays) at 5:30 or 7:00 pm.  Organized practices will start the week of May 4th with the season running through June 30th.  Cost: $95.00

Girls 7-8 Softball

(Age as of December 31, 2019)

This league typically consists of 8 or more teams that will play a rotating game schedule two nights per week (Mondays and Wednesdays).  This may include participation with a league/teams from Tea, Lennox and Canton.  Organized practices will start the week of May 4th with games running from May through through an end of the summer tournament the weekend of June 27th/28th.   Cost: $95.00

Boys Baseball - Minors 

(Players currently attending in the 3rd and 4th grades)

This league will consist of up to 10 teams that will play each other on a rotating weeknight schedule (Mondays and Wednesdays).   Practices will start the week of May 4th  with games running through through July 8th.   Due to past inclement weather patterns in April, we have moved the start of the season back to May, with the season to be completed the first full week in July.  There will be no game activities on July 2,3,4 or 5.

All players will be asked to attend a workout on Saturday, March 28th, at the Sports Performance Center by HBA.  This is not a tryout.  This is a workout the will assist the association in dividing players based on school of attendance.

Cost: $145.00

Boys Baseball - Majors 

(Players currently attending in the 5th and 6th grades)

This league will consist of up to 10 teams that will play each other on a rotating weeknight schedule (Tuesdays and Thursdays).   Practices will start the week of May 4th  with games running through through July 9th.   Due to past inclement weather patterns in April, we have moved the start of the season back to May, with the season to be completed the first full week in July.  There will be no game activities on July 3,4 or 5.

All players will be asked to attend a workout on Saturday, March 28th, at the Sports Performance Center by HBA.  This is not a tryout.  This is a workout the will assist the association in dividing players based on school of attendance.

Cost: $145.00