---- Celebrating 50 years of Babe Ruth Baseball in our community, 1966-2016 ----
Welcome to the Portsmouth, RI Babe Ruth League (PBRL) Home Page
UPDATED for upcoming 2018 season:
**Important -- Authorized metal bats** :
*Per newly revised Babe Ruth League Inc. rules, 2018 -- ALL NON-WOOD BATS **must** be marked either "BBCOR" .50 or have the new "USABat" stamp marking to be legal for play within the 13-15 y/o age Division*
Thanks to all who helped make 2017 a great year for Portsmouth Babe Ruth, with over 110 players total registered for the combined Spring/Fall seasons! Terrific response with over 40 players involved in 13-15 Div & 16U Fall baseball!!
Overall, we fielded five Portsmouth Spring teams, three Portsmouth Fall teams and contributed to all three Summer All-Star tournament teams in 2017.
On-Line registration via this website will open in early 2018. Questions: Please contact PBRL President Bob McSparren: firstname.lastname@example.org
General Spring PBRL Season info below...
** Spring Baseball Season on-line registration typically opens in late-January via this site. Eligible participants include incoming League-age 13 thru 16 yr-olds [based on birthdate as of April 30, 2018] **
Play starts in late-April and games occur about twice per week (typically Sunday, and at least one weekday game) against other Aquidneck Island Babe Ruth teams. Practices/games from mid-April until late-June with double-elimination playoffs expected.
Players eligible for PBRL include those residing in and/or attending academic school in Portsmouth, Tiverton, Little Compton, Bristol and Warren RI.
Players with birthdays from **May 1, 2001 through April 30, 2005** are eligible to participate in PBRL in Fall 2017/Spring 2018. The official Babe Ruth League, Inc. age chart can be found by clicking within our "Links" page. Incoming League-age 16 yr-olds are again expected to be eligible for Spring 2018 play, but with specific pitching and bat restrictions imposed (see latest rules link).
("League-age" 16 y/o's became eligible for our 13-15 Div. as of 2016)
Spring League games are played vs. other Portsmouth, Middletown and Newport teams weekday evenings and one day on the weekend; about 15-20 games including playoffs can be expected.
(within the Aquidneck Island Babe Ruth Baseball League)
Parents Needed: PBRL needs enthusiastic parents to become involved in the league and help for the
2018 season and beyond - please contact a PBRL BoD member
2018 Spring Baseball-eligible players: Boys and Girls Ages 13-16 (of age before May 1, 2018) *Last year's* 2017 Spring Season Registration Fee: $110.00
Parking info - Newport: available during most Babe Ruth games at lot across from Cardines Field (alongside Fire Station) on W. Marlborough St. for reduced fee of $2.00
Financial assistance is available. Please contact the PBRL President. Contact information available under the "Board" tab in the menu on left.