Crystal Lake Babe Ruth: Welcome

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Welcome to Crystal Lake Babe Ruth Baseball

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 Fall League Registration Is Now Open! 

Registration is now open for our Fall League!  Please use this link to access our registration system.

The registration fee this year is $175.  Players will be split into two groups based on their 2016 age:

  • 12 & 13 year olds will play in an instructional wood bat league played on our 54/80 fields
  • 14 & 15 year olds will play on our 60/90 fields

The season will start in early September and will end mid-October (weather permitting).

Registration will be open until September 1st.

If you have questions, please contact our CLBR Player Agent, Mike Barber (, for more information.

2016 CLBR Tournament Team Tryout Dates Announced
Tryouts for our 2016 Tournament Teams will be held on Sunday, August 9th at Lippold Park in Crystal Lake.  The tryout schedule is as follows: 
2:00 - 3:30PM - 13U
3:30 - 5:00PM - 14U 
5:00 - 6:30PM - 15U
If you want to tryout, please send an email to with the following information to register.
Date of Birth
Organization played last year
If you cannot attend the tryouts on Sunday, please send us an email and we can set up an additional tryout.

 CLBR Second Annual Golf Outing 

CLBR is holding its second annual golf outing fundraiser on Sunday, August 9th at Crystal Woods Golf Club. Start time is at 1:30 pm and cost is only $75 per player. Please register by July 30th so we can have an accurate count for the golf course. If you are interested or have questions, please contact our CLBR golf outing coordinator, Vince Mannella (, for more information.

 Important Upcoming Dates 

  • Sunday, August 9th - CLBR Second Annual Golf Outing
  • TBD - Fall Registration Closes
  • TBD - 13U Tournament Team Tryouts
  • TBD - 14U Tournament Team Tryouts
  • TBD - 15U Tournament Team Tryouts

 Please see the calendar for more details.  Dates, times, and locations are subject to change. 

Additional information can be found under the News link on the left hand menu. 

Crystal Lake Babe Ruth has been active in the community since 1960 - over fifty years providing kids with the chance to practice, improve, and play youth baseball.  We are an affiliate of the Crystal Lake Park District.

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For information on special events and offers from local merchants, please visit the Support our League page.  And when you take advantage of these offers, thank the companies you're working with for their support.

Please feel free to e-mail us with questions, comments, or suggestions.  Or visit our message boards (registration will be required) to do the same. 



We are a part of the national Babe Ruth organization. 



Crystal Lake Babe Ruth Baseball League, Inc. PO Box 1960, Crystal Lake, IL 60039-1960 

We are a registered non-profit organization. Please contact us if you'd like to make a donation or volunteer to help the league in any way. 


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