Holyoke Youth Baseball League: News

Wednesday, June 25
All Star Games - SATURDAY 7/12



We have rescheduled both all-star games for this Saturday night.

The Pee Wee and Midget All-Star games will be played on Thursday, July 12 at Young Field. Young is the softball diamond next to MacKenzie Stadium.

All Pee Wee and Midget teams will be represented. Please see your coach for more information.

A light dinner will be served to players and coaches.

Pee Wee players should be at the field no later than 4:15. The game will start promptly at 5:15.

Midget players should be at the field no later than 6:15. The game will start promptly at 7:15.

Besides being a fun night for those involved this is also a good chance for Midget and Koufax coaches to evaluate talent that is moving up a division next season. Don't miss out.



Friday, June 27
K of C Wins Pee Wee Championship



The Holyoke Knights of Columbus Council 90 is the new Pee Wee champion. They defeated the Holyoke Elks Lodge 902 to win the best of three series.

Congratulations to both teams. We had a great season.

6/28 Elks 0 vs. K of C 7
6/30 Elks 4 vs. K of C 10



KofC

Friday, June 27
Dam Cafe Wins Midget Championship



The Dam Cafe took the rubber game of the best-of-three series and is the new Midget champion. Congratulations to both Dam and Chirgwin on a fine season.

6/26 at 5:45 PM: Dam Cafe 9 vs Chirgwin 7
6/28 at 12:45 PM: Dam Cafe 8 vs Chirgwin 25
6/30 at 5:45 PM: Dam Cafe 14 vs Chirgwin 4


DamCafe

Monday, June 23
Pee Wee Tournament



The top 8 Pee Wee teams will participate in a single elimination tournament followed by a best-of-three championship series.

The pitching rules have been modified for the remainder of the season. A Pee Wee pitcher may pitch a total of 12 innings per week (Sunday to Saturday). A Pee Wee pitcher may not pitch on consecutive days.

Please note that the higher seed (lower number) is always the home team.

Weekday games start at the normal time (5:45 PM). Saturday and Sunday games start at 12:30 P.M.

Seedings:

1. K of C
2. Elks
3. Slainte
4. McDonalds
5. Ross
6. Home Improvement
7. Comcast
8. Mass Surgical Supply

Schedule:

Round 1
6/24 at Kennedy: MSS 3 vs K of C 19
6/24 at Springdale: Comcast 2 vs. Elks 22
6/24 at Mayer: Home Improvement 6 vs. Slainte 9
6/24 at Bonin: Ross 11 vs. McDonalds 4

Round 2:
6/26 at Kennedy: Ross 5 vs. K of C 6
6/26 at Springdale: Slainte 3 vs. Elks 5

Championship: (best of three)
6/28 at Kennedy: Elks (2) vs. K of C (1)
6/30 at Kennedy: Elks (2) vs. K of C (1)
7/2 at Kennedy: Elks (2) vs. K of C (1) if necessary



Friday, June 20
Midget Tournament



All Midget teams will participate in a single elimination tournament followed by a best-of-three championship series

The pitching rules have been modified for the remainder of the season. A Midget pitcher may pitch a total of 14 innings per week (Sunday to Saturday). There are no restrictions on pitching on consecutive days.

Please note that the higher seed (lower number) is always the home team.

Weekday games start at the normal time (5:45 PM). Saturday and Sunday games start at 12:30 P.M.

Here are the seedings:

1. Chirgwin
2. Dam Cafe
3. Alpha Omega
4. Ruckis
5. Post 325
6. Hatch Mott Macdonald

Schedule:

Round 1:
6/23 at Crosier:  HMM 3 vs Alpha Omega 18
6/23 at Springdale: Post 2 vs. Ruckis 17

Round 2:
6/24 at Crosier:  Ruckis 6 vs. Chirgwin 7
6/24 at Springdale: Alpha Omega 9 vs. Dam Cafe 12

Championship (best of three):
6/26 at Crosier: Dam Cafe 9 vs Chirgwin 7
6/28 at Crosier: Dam Cafe (2) vs Chirgwin (1)
6/30 at Crosier: Dam Cafe (2) vs Chirgwin (1) if necessary

 



Friday, June 20
Regular Season Champions



In the Pee Wee Division, Knights of Columbus Council 90 has won the regular season with a sensational reocrd of 14-1.

In the Midget Division, Chirgwin Insurance finished the season undefeated 14-0 and have claimed the regular season title.

Congratulations to both teams and to everyone else. We'll post the postseason details as soon as the seedings are final.

 



Friday, May 2
Our Loyal Patrons 2014



Please view our updated patrons list for 2014 by clicking on the "Patrons" option on the left of the page. These people, organizations and businesses have made a generous donation to the HYBL to fund operations. We could not do this without them. Thanks a million!

Sunday, January 1
Please support the Holyoke Youth Baseball League
The Holyoke Youth Baseball League has operated continuously since 1952 without the benefit of any tax dollars. Our program includes about 40 teams with players ranging in ages from 6 to 16. We rely heavily upon direct support from the public.

Our patrons and sponsors list is published in our annual Program Book and can also be inspected by clicking on "Patrons" at the left side of this page.

If you wish to be included as patron please send a donation of any amount to the following address:

Holyoke Youth Baseball League
P.O. Box 10453
Holyoke, Ma. 01041

For tax deduction purposes, the HYBL is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization.

Do you work for a large company? Many companies have matching gift programs. The HYBL is eligible to receive matching gifts under these programs. Examples of companies which have made matching gift donations to the HYBL are Comcast, Verizon, JP Morgan Chase and Mass Mutual. Send us the paperwork and we'll do it.



Thursday, May 2
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Tuesday, April 29
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