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 16 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.
Player Evaluation Times on 8/25
T-Ball - T-ball does not have player evaluations or draft
Coordinator: Scott Thobe -
Rookie Machine Pitch (ages 6-7) - Field 6
Coordinator: Jeremy Lundgren -
TBD - Last Names A-G
TBD - Last Names H-O
TBD - Last Names P-Z
Machine Pitch (ages 7-8) - Field 1
Coordinator: Tim Wood –
TBD - Last Names A-E
TBD - Last Names F-L
TBD - Last Names M-Z
Minors (ages 9-10) - Field 3
Coordinator: Jeremy Riddle -
TBD - Last Names A-F
TBD - Last Names G-O
TBD - Last Names P-Z
Majors (ages 11-12) - Field 2
Coordinator: Brian Slattery -
TBD - Last Names A-M
TBD - Last Names N-Z
Tentative 2018 Fall Baseball Schedule
Aug 6 or 7 - Coaches Meeting (7PM Place TBD)
Aug 24 - Registration Closes
Aug 25 - Baseball Evaluation Day at OP Fields
Aug 27 - First Team Practice
Sep 15 - 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:
Bat (See Below for New Bat Rules)
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.