Baseball – Babe Ruth, Ages 13 – 15

Players born prior to May 1, 2009, and on or after May 1, 2006, are eligible for Babe Ruth 13-15 League competition for the 2022 season. BPRD Age Rule: A player must participate in the Babe Ruth 13-15 League until they are no longer eligible to play according to Babe Ruth League age chart.

Information

Major League Schedules and Rosters

Major League Schedules and Rosters

Dates (season delayed one week)

*Dates and times are subject to change.

Ages Registration Codes

  • Age 13: 22472
  • Age 14: 22473
  • Age 15: 22474
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League Format

The league is separated into Major and Minor leagues. Players will only play in one league.

  • Major (Travel Baseball): The Major league consists of 13’s, 14’s and 15’s advancing teams and a 13-15 non-advancing team.
  • Minor (League Baseball): The Minor league consists of league teams with players ages 13-15.

Major League Tryouts

Tatley-Eagles Park, 602 Airport Rd.

Participants are strongly encouraged to attend all tryout dates.

  • May 4 and 11
    • Age 13: 4-5:30pm
    • Age 14: 5:30-7pm
    • Age 15: 7-8:30pm
  • May 8
    • Age 13: 12-1:30pm
    • Age 14: 1:30-3pm
    • Age 15: 3-4:30pm

Minor League Tryouts

Tatley-Eagles Park, 602 Airport Rd.

Participants must attend one tryout date.

  • May 9: 5:30-7:30pm (canceled due to rain)
  • May 10: 5:30-7pm

Tryouts are used to evaluate players and place them on teams based on a variety of categories. The criteria used to select these teams include: attitude, attendance, sportsmanship, versatility and skill/ability. The Minor league will divide players to balance skills among the teams.

Major League Practice and Game Schedules

  • Practice starts May 23 (moved from May 17). Practice and game schedules are provided after tryouts. Team rosters will be posted by end of day Friday, May 13.  Practice and game schedules will be available by end of day Monday, May 16.
  • Teams play weekdays and weekends.
  • Haaland Field, 2506 S. 12th St., Tatley-Eagles Park, 602 Airport Rd., Legacy High School, 3400 E. Calgary Ave.

Minor League Practice and Game Schedule

  • Practice starts May 23 (moved from May 17).
  • Teams practice and play games Monday-Thursday between the hours of 3:30-10pm. Teams rotate practice and game times.
  • Team rosters will be posted by end of day Friday, May 13.  Practice and game schedules will be available by end of day Monday, May 16.
  • Schedules are provided after tryouts.
    • Haaland Field, 2506 S. 12th St.,
    • Tatley-Eagles Park, 602 Airport Rd.,
    • Legacy High School, 3400 E. Calgary Ave.

Fees

  • $160/player-if received on or before Monday, April 25.
  • No more than $320/household.
  • $170/player-if received Tuesday, April 26, or later.
  • No more than $340/household.

Fees for Major League (In addition to base fee)

  • Advancing $165 and non-advancing $90. Major League fees are due after tryouts by May 20.
  • Major League players (advancing and non-advancing) are required to sell raffle tickets at $20 per raffle ticket.

Uniform and Batting Helmet

  • Players receive a team uniform jersey and hat to keep. Players are responsible for their own baseball pants. Grey baseball pants are recommended for all players.
  • Recommended for players to purchase their own batting helmets. Team helmets are provided for league play.
  • All bats must bear the USABat licensing mark to be permissible for play. See more bat information at www.baberuthleague.org/bat-rules.aspx.
Babe Ruth League Age Chart for 2022
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
2009 13 13 13 13 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12
2008 14 14 14 14 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13
2007 15 15 15 15 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14
2006 16 16 16 16 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15

Rainout/Inclement Weather

In case of inclement weather, every effort is made to determine diamond playability by 7:45 am for day programs or 4 pm for evening programs. Please check the Bismarck Parks and Recreation District website ALERT bar on the front page of the website. You may also choose to “Like” the BPRD Facebook page, since weather notifications are also posted there. You can also call the BPRD information line at 222-6479.

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