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Welcome to South Charlotte Baseball!

 

Thank you for considering South Charlotte Baseball! We strive to provide a comprehensive baseball program for players of all experience and ability levels from age 4 through 12 years old. 

  

Mission Statement of South Charlotte Baseball
The mission of South Charlotte Baseball and affiliated programs is to serve the needs of the youth baseball community in South Charlotte. SC Baseball will provide opportunities for learning, development and competition for youth players of all levels from the introductory player to the experienced, longtime player who is considered a prospect for his or her high school or college baseball team.

 

Registration is now open for our Spring Baseball Leagues ages 4-12

(Based on Players age as of 5/1/2019)

T-Ball (Age 4-5) - Kids born between 5/1/2013 - 8/31/2015

Rookie Machine Pitch (Age 6-7) - Kids born between 5/1/2011 - 4/30/2013

Machine Pitch (ages 7-8) - Kids born between 5/1/2010 - 4/30/2012

Minors (ages 9-10) - Kids born between 5/1/2008 - 4/30/2010

Majors (ages 11-12) - Kids born between 5/1/2006 - 4/30/2008

 

Player Evaluation Times on 2/23/2019

T-Ball - T-ball does not have player evaluations or draft

Coordinator:  Brian Evans -  

 

Rookie Machine Pitch (ages 6-7) - Field 1

Coordinator:  Amadeo Ferreira -

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM - Last Names A-E

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM - Last Names F-R

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Last Names S-Z

 

Machine Pitch (ages 7-8) on Saturday 3/2/2019 SEE BELOW

Coordinator:  Tim Wood -

 

Minors (ages 9-10) - Field 3

Coordinator:  Jeremy Riddle - 

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM - Last Names A-L

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM - Last Names M-Z

 

Majors (ages 11-12) - Field 2

Coordinator:  Brian Slattery -

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM - Last Names A-K

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM - Last Names L-Z

 

Player Evaluation Times on 3/2/2019

Machine Pitch (ages 7-8) - Field 1

Coordinator:  Tim Wood -

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM - Last Names A-H

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM - Last Names I-R

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Last Names S-Z

 

Tentative 2019 Spring Baseball Schedule

February 11 Coaches Meeting (6:30 PM Place Endhaven Elementary)

February 17 - Move Up Clinic (1-3 PM) at OP Fields

February 22 - Registration Closes

February 23 - Baseball Evaluation Day at OP Fields (March 2 for MP only)

February 25 - First Team Practice

March 16 - First Game

 

What equipment does your SCRA player need?

 

SCRA provides each player with a Jersey, Hat, Belt, and Socks.

Catchers equipment is provided for RMP-Majors (There are no catchers in T-Ball)

 

The below items are not supplied by SCRA and recommended every player have:

Baseball Glove

Batting Helmet

Bat (See Below for New Bat Rules)

Baseball Pants

Baseball Cleats

Protective Cup (Required when playing catcher)

 

New Bat Rules:

For our Cal Ripken divisions (Rookie Machine Pitch, Machine Pitch, Minors and Majors), all bats must contain the USA Baseball Marking to be eligible for use beginning January 1, 2018.  Barrel sizes for these divisions may have a 2 5/8” maximum size.  Our Babe Ruth age groups have differing standards depending on the age group.  Bats that do not meet these requirements will not be eligible for use at SCRA beginning January 1, 2018.  Below is a summary of the rule for the different divisions:

RMP, MP, Minors, Majors

USA Baseball Marking

2 5/8” Maximum Barrel

No BBCOR Bats

Babe Ruth 13-15

USA Baseball Marking or BBCOR .50

2 5/8” Barrel

Babe Ruth 16-18

All Bats Must Be BBCOR .50

No Greater Than -3

Our T-ball division will continue to be permitted to use bats that are marked appropriate for T-ball use.

Also, here is a link to the Babe Ruth / Cal Ripken website that contains further information on the bat rules.

https://www.baberuthleague.org/bat-rules.aspx