Poughkeepsie Babe Ruth League

Babe Ruth - Cal Ripken

Poughkeepsie Babe Ruth League

Welcome to Poughkeepsie
Babe Ruth - Cal Ripken Baseball

Our league consists of Cal Ripken Divisions: TBall ages 4-5, Rookie ages 6-8, Minors 9-10, Majors 11-12 and Babe Ruth Divisions: Babe Ruth 13-15, Senior Babe Ruth 16-18. For more information see About Our League.

Questions about our league? Check out our FAQ or contact us.

Latest Rules

Check out the Babe Ruth League website for the latest general rule and bat rule changes.

Umpires Wanted

Interested in Umpiring? Contact Joe Goldsmith: 845-463-5827 or email (NYblue87@gmail.com)

Pitchers, Parents and Coaches - think safety first!

With town, travel and school ball make sure you are playing it safe. Here are some guidelines to consider.

How to Keep Kids Interested in Sports

Are your kids losing interest in sports? Check out this article on the Sports Signup blog.

What kind of sports parent are you?

Are you a nightmare sports parent or a great one? Check out this article written by Steve Henson to find out.

League Capital Improvements

Our league is a non-profit 501c(3) organization run entirely by volunteers. Funds remaining after covering general league expenses are used to improve the league. Here are some of the planned improvements:

  • Tilcon Field - brand new field to be completed for Opening Day 2014.
  • Crown Heights Clubhouse (formerly known as South Road Civic Center) - major renovations.
  • New Dugouts at Crown Heights field.
  • New storage shed.
  • New fencing at New Hamburg, Crown Heights and Hillis fields.
  • New 'Train the Trainer' program.
  • New catchers equipment.
  • New items at Red Oaks Concessions.

Upcoming Events

See Calendar for details

Poughkeepsie Lightning Tryouts

Tryouts for Poughkeepsei Lightning are in October. You must register before the event. Email pokbaberuth@gmail.com with your child’s name and team he will be trying out for by October 10th. See our facebook page for details.

Field Status
Red Oaks Mill - Small Field Open 11-28-2015
Red Oaks Mill - Big Field Closed thru 03-15-2016
Crown Heights Open 11-28-2015
Tilcon Closed thru 03-15-2016
Hillis Open 11-28-2015
Sheafe Road Open 11-28-2015
New Hamburg Closed thru 03-15-2016
Riverview Open 11-28-2015
Jackson Road Open 11-28-2015

All Star News

Congratulations to all of our All Star Teams for a great season !

  • 8U - District Runner-Up
  • 9U - District Champion, ENY State Champion, Middle Atlantic Regional Runner-up
  • 10U - District Champion
  • 11U - District Champion
  • 12U - ENY State Champion

View the Eastern NY South District All Star Tournament Trail (District and States)

Do you want to volunteer?

You can help improve our league!

Concession stand volunteers: Signup to get back the volunteer credit!

  • Sign up to volunteer at the Red Oaks Mill concession stand.
  • Sign up to volunteer at the Crown Heights concession stand.
  • Throughout the season there will be opportunities to help with the fields. Please consider spending a few hours helping to make our fields better.

We need volunteers for a successful season.

We are a non-profit 501c(3) organization. All donations are tax deductible.