East Tennessee Baseball Association: About Us

Tuesday, January 25
INYS EAGLES and NATURALS BASEBALL CLUB Work Together for Our area Youth.




 The primary function of the In House Baseball league is to provide and administer quality baseball programs to children of ages 5-14. We seek to develop and maintain a fun environment while building healthy relationships among all athletes, coaches, parents, and volunteers. In addition, we strive to develop and improve baseball skills and knowledge through competitive and noncompetitive environments, player camps, clinics and coaches training, are offered Through Naturals Baseball Club. The children are the top priority - values are stressed through the following:  * Building positive self-images.   * Learning to work as a part of a team - teamwork  * Development of social skills with other children and adults.  * Learning respect for others.  * Development of good sportsmanship.  INYS offers recreational and competitive baseball programs for boys and girls. The In-House Eagle league which is affiliated with the City of Knoxville offers the following : T-Ball for ages 5 & 6, Rookie-Ball for ages 7-8, Minor-Ball for ages 9-10, Major-Ball for ages 11-12, and a Babe Ruth League for ages 13-14.  The Naturals Travel League which is affiliated with ETBA (East Tennessee Baseball Association) Offers: Divisions in AA, AAA, and Majors for 9U, 10U, 11U, 12U, 13U, 14U, 15U and up. Practices are run by managers and coaches at INYS ball field as well as our indoor facility.  All INYS league games are held at Inskip Ball fields where we have 5 baseball fields for all ages.  The travel leagues our affiliated with ETBA and the managers and coaches are responsible for their tournament and game schedules.  Naturals Baseball Club is a registered 501(c) (3) Not for Profit organization our leagues are self-supporting and run entirely by volunteers. INYS and Natural Baseball Club rely upon fundraising events such as raffles, and other fundraisers, as well as player and team fees. Sponsorships from the businesses and organizational Community clubs are also major contributors. Our fundraising efforts are very critical to the growth of our league. Many new improvements are planed at Inskip Ball Park where all INYS games are played. We ask parents and guardians of the players to become actively involved in all our fundraising events.