SOM BASEBALL SPRING LEAGUE
It’s time to register for the spring baseball season. South Orange Maplewood Baseball is affiliated with the National Babe Ruth/Cal Ripken Organizations. This program is open to all South Orange and Maplewood children between the ages of 5 and 15 (as of April 30, 2022).
Each age division is linked below to take you to our online catalog, which includes more information and how to register:
All Cal Ripken Minor League, Majors 60, Majors 70 and Babe Ruth candidates must attend player evaluations, even if they played last season. Every player will be assigned to a team based on the results. The purpose is to evaluate players and ensure that teams are competitively balanced.
Evaluations are scheduled as follows:
- March 12 - Time to be determined
- March 13 - Time to be determined
WANTED - YOUTH UMPIRES
SOM Baseball offers opportunities to keep older kids involved in baseball and provides leadership learning experiences with our comprehensive youth umpire program. Teens ages 13 and up (as of April 30, 2022) get real-life experience umpiring games for our Minors, Majors, and Babe Ruth divisions. Our baseball program relies heavily on our valuable umpires to attend games. Interested in being a youth umpire? Check out the details below for each training clinic where you can also register online:
Get brush up on your baseball/softball skills and learn new ones early by singing up for our pre-season clinics! Each clinic will offer aged based personalized teaching, hitting drills, technique, mindset and more importantly learning what makes the game so fun. The program is broken up into different age groups starting from age 7 - 12 (as of April 30, 2022).
More information and how to register can be found with the following links below: *Ages as of April, 30, 2022
CHECK OUT OUR ONLINE CATALOG FOR MORE INFOSouth Orange Recreation & Cultural Affairs Department Catalog