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.

New Umpires Meeting

New Umpires Meeting: On July 31 at 5:30, we will meet at Red Oaks Mill. If you are interested in learning about umpiring, please attend the meeting. Training dates and information about umpiring will be covered in the meeting. For additional info, email (NYblue87@gmail.com) Joe Goldsmith.

NEEDED ~ New Umpires

Wanted: teenage umpires to umpire Poughkeepsie Cal Ripken minor and major games. We supply training and equipment.

Bats, Bats, Bats

There will be a new bat rule going in to effect in January of 2018. For details on this change read this article on the Babe Ruth web site.

Latest Rules

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

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.

Umpires Wanted

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

Upcoming Events

Dec 179:00 am - 12:00 pm4th Annual Breakfast with Santa
Jan 76:00 pm - 9:00 pmMonthly board meeting
Feb 256:00 pm - 9:00 pmRegistration Deadline
Mar 11 Evaluation Day
Mar 117:00 pm - 9:00 pmDraft Night
Mar 256:00 pm - 9:00 pmBoard Meeting
Apr 205:00 pm - 10:00 pmPicture Night
Apr 2110:00 amOpening Day

See Calendar for details

2017 Annual Membership Meeting

The league annual membership meeting was held October 26, at which elections for the Board of Directors was conducted. Shortly after the membership meeting concluded, the new Board members met and elected the 2018 League Officers:

  • President: Vinny D'Amato
  • Vice-President: Rich Weatherwax
  • Treasurer: Tom Marshall
  • Secretary & Umpire-In-Chief: Joe Goldsmith
  • Member-at-large: Brian Dazi
  • Member-at-large: Dennis King
  • Member-at-large: Anthony Montgomery
  • Member-at-large: Scott Roe
  • Member-at-large: Stephanie Rohan

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Field Status
Red Oaks Mill - Small Field Open 12-13-2017
Red Oaks Mill - Big Field Open 12-13-2017
Crown Heights Open 12-13-2017
Tilcon Open 12-13-2017
Hillis Open 12-13-2017
Sheafe Road Open 12-13-2017
New Hamburg Open 12-13-2017
Riverview Open 12-13-2017
Jackson Road Open 12-13-2017

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

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