Baseball – Babe Ruth, Ages 13 – 15

Any player born prior to May 1, 2007, and on or after May 1, 2004, is eligible for Babe Ruth 13-15 League competition for the 2020 season.

Informational Meeting

Dates

  • May 6 – August (Depending upon Major League Tournament advancement)
  • Major League games: May 26 – July 15
  • Major League State Tournaments: July 17 – 22
  • Minor League games: May 26 – July 1
  • Minor League Tournament: July 6 – 9
    *Dates and times are subject to change depending upon the facility availability and High School Baseball schedule. Updates will be posted online.

Ages Registration Code

  • Age 13:  18423
  • Age 14:  18424
  • Age 15:  18425

Registration starts Tuesday, Dec. 3

League Format

The league will be 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. Depending on the number of participants, this league could be divided into a 13 year old minor division and a 14-15 year old minor division.

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 amongst the teams.

Major League Tryouts

Tatley-Eagles Park, 602 Airport Rd.

  • Age 13 at South Field and Ages 14 & 15 at North Field
  • May 6: 6 – 7:30pm
  • May 10: 2 – 3:30pm
  • May 13: 6 – 7:30pm

Minor League Tryouts

Tatley-Eagles Park, 602 Airport Rd.

  • Age 13 at South Field and Ages 14 & 15 at North Field
  • May 11: 6 – 7:30pm
  • May 12: 6 – 7:30pm

Major League Practice & Game Schedules

  • Practice and game schedules will be provided after tryouts.
  • Played at Haaland Field, 2506 South 12th Street., Tatley-Eagles Park, 602 Airport Rd., or Legacy High School, 3400 E Calgary Ave

Minor League Practice Schedule

  • May 19-21, Tuesday-Thursday
  • 4:30 – 5:45pm, 6:00 – 7:15pm, 7:30 – 8:45pm
  • Starting Tuesday, May 26, every Tuesday & Thursday
  • 4:30 – 5:45pm, 6:00 – 7:15pm, 7:30 – 8:45pm
  • Teams rotate practice times.
  • Practices are held at Tatley-Eagles Park, 602 Airport Rd.,  or Haaland Field, 2506 South 12th Street.
  • *Schedule subject to change.

Minor League Games – (Dependent on the number of teams)

  • Mondays and Wednesdays on a rotating basis starting May 27.
  • Played at Haaland Field, 2506 South 12th Street., Tatley-Eagles Park, 602 Airport Rd., or Legacy High School, 3400 E Calgary Ave
  • *Schedule subject to change.

Fees

  • $160/player – if received on or before Monday, April 27.
  • No more than $320/household.
  • $170/player – if received Tuesday, April 28 or later.
  • No more than $340/household.

Fees for Major League (In addition to base fee)

  • Advancing $165 & non-advancing $90. Major League fees will be due after tryouts, by May 22.
  • Major League players (advancing & non-advancing) are required to sell 5 raffle tickets at $20 per raffle ticket for $100.
  • * Your raffle ticket purchase doubles as a family season ticket to all Representatives, Senators, and Governors games for the 2020 regular season AND puts your name in the drawing for cash prizes.

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. More bat information can be found at: www.baberuthleague.org/bat-rules.aspx.
Babe Ruth League Birth Chart for 2020
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
2007 13 13 13 13 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12
2006 14 14 14 14 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13
2005 15 15 15 15 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14
2004 16 16 16 16 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15

Rain Out Policy

In case of inclement weather, every effort will be made to determine diamond playability by 7:45am for day programs or 4pm 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.