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Cal Ripken / Babe Ruth Bat Regulations

Nov 27, 2018 6:00 PM
Clifton Park Baseball

There are multiple bat regulations in the Capital District depending on the league your child plays.  Clifton Park Baseball League follows the bat regulations as defined by Babe Ruth, Inc and Cal Ripken Baseball.  Clifton Park baseball players who participate in Travel Baseball may be allowed to use different bats depending on the league they are participating.    A player/parent should consult with their Travel coach, the VP of Cal Ripken Travel or the VP of Babe Ruth if they have any questions on what bats are allowed in the ESBL and ENYTB Travel Leagues.  Below are the bat regulations as of 11/27/2018.

Division: T-Ball (4U – 5U)

  • Clifton Park Rec bat rules
    • USA Baseball T-Ball Marking or
    • 2 5/8” Barrel w/ USA Baseball Marking
    • NO BBCOR bats

Division: Cal-Ripken (6U – 12U)

  • Clifton Park Rec bat rules
    • 2 5/8” Barrel w/ USA Baseball Marking
    • NO BBCOR bats
  • ESBL (Empire) Travel bat rules
    • 2 5/8” Barrel w/ USA Baseball Marking
    • NO BBCOR bats
  • ENYTB Travel bat rules
    • Wood or non-Wood
    • 2 5/8" Barrel max w/BPF 1.15, BBCOR .50 or USA Baseball Marking

Division Babe Ruth (13U – 15U)

  • Clifton Park Rec bat rules
    • Wood or non-Wood
    • 2 5/8” Barrel w/ USA Baseball or BBCOR .50 Marking
  • ESBL (Empire) Travel bat rules
    • Wood or non-Wood
    • 2 5/8” Barrel w/ USA Baseball or BBCOR .50 Marking
  • ENYTB Travel bat rules
    • Wood or non-Wood
    • 13U 2 5/8" Barrel max w/BPF 1.15 (max drop 6), USA Baseball Marking (max drop 6) or BBCOR .50 Marking
    • 14U 2 5/8” Barrel w/ BBCOR .05 Marking
    • 15U Wood bat only, wood composites OK

Note: All players must follow the Clifton Park Rec League bat regulations while playing Clifton Park Rec games.

 

 

 

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