2017 Birth Charts
Baseball | Softball
Annual Fall Meeting and 2017 Elections
The annual Fall Meeting of Babe Ruth Leagues of Virginia, Inc. was held on Sunday, September 24, 2017, in the Henricus Room of the Dorey Recreation Center ("The Barn") in Dorey Park, 7200 Dorey Park Drive, Henrico, Virginia 23231. The meeting minutes, which include the election of State officers for 2-year terms through October 31, 2019 (as specified in Section V of the corporation bylaws of Babe Ruth Leagues of Virginia, Inc.), are posted HERE.
PITCH COUNTS ARE HERE!
The International Board of Directors approved rules that govern pitch counts. The new rule became effective in 2017 for tournament play. The new rule can also be used by the local leagues as an option. Click HERE to read the notification memo and HERE to read the May 2017 update that supersedes the 2017 rule book.
Implementation of the new USABat Standard on January 1, 2018
Steven Tellefsen's October 14, 2016, memo to Babe Ruth League Membership concerning implementation of the new USA Baseball bat standard (USABat) on January 1, 2018, is posted under the "Current Bat Requirements" section (left side of this page).
2018 Babe Ruth Bat Rules
2018 USA Baseball Bat Standard (USABat) FAQ
2018 Approved Bat List
2018 Tee Ball Bat Sticker Program
T-BALL BATS MUST DISPLAY THE USA TEE BALL STICKER
2018 Approved Tee Balls
2017 Policy and Rule Clarifications - Baseball and Softball
Robert Faherty's October 13, 2016, memo to Cal Ripken and Babe Ruth Baseball Commissioners concerning policy and rule clarifications for the 2017 season is posted under the "Current Rule Changes" section (left side of this page). Steven Tellefsen's November 30, 2016, memo to Babe Ruth Softball League Presidents concerning policy and rule clarifications for the 2017 season is also posted under the "Current Rule Changes" section (left side of this page).