PortsmouthBRL: Welcome

---- Celebrating 50 years of Babe Ruth Baseball in our community, 1966-2016 ----  

Welcome to the Portsmouth, RI  Babe Ruth League (PBRL) Home Page

    ** Spring 2017 baseball player registration is fully OPEN-- limited spots remain WITH A FIFTH TEAM TO NOW BE FORMED!  Players should be registered ASAP -- first-come first-served to ensure a place this season.  Direct access to our on-line registration is via the "Links" section on the left. ** **

 

**Multiple days of Player Skills Evaluations are planned for early April 2017 (no specific dates just yet) once the weather improves and the facility prepped.  All registered players are expected to participate.  Opening Day is Sunday Apr. 30.  Official games could begin within the week prior to that**

Congratulations to Portsmouth's Grande Masonry team for winning the 2016 Aquidneck Island B/R League Championship at Cardines Field in Newport on Thurs June 30th.  All nine Island-based teams competed in the double-elimination playoffs which began Sunday June 19.  Final playoff bracket game results in the "Links" section at left.  

 

Spring 2017 PBRL Season info below...

 

    ** 2017 Spring Baseball Season on-line registration opens as of late-January 2017 via this site.  Eligible participants include incoming League-age 13 thru 16 yr-olds [based on birthdate as of April 30, 2017] **

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, 2000 through April 30, 2004** will be eligible to participate in PBRL in Fall 2016/Spring 2017.  The official Babe Ruth League, Inc. age chart updated for 2017 can be found by clicking within our "Links" page.  Incoming League-age 16 yr-olds are again expected to be eligible for Spring 2017 play, but with specific pitching and bat restrictions imposed.

  ("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

2017 season and beyond - please contact a PBRL BoD member

 

2017 Spring Baseball-eligible players: Boys and Girls Ages 13-16 (of age before May 1, 2017)          2016 Fall Ball Fee: $75.00    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.