UPDATE: NARBERTH CAL RIPKEN BASEBALL SEASON CANCELED; ALL REGISTRATION WAS REFUNDED
2020 - MINORS General Information
Who can play?
Minors division is for girls and boys who are 9 to 10 years old as of May 1, 2020.
Opening Day: Saturday, March 28th
Closing Day: Saturday, June 6th
No games: April 11th & May 23rd
Pre Season practice & meet with coaches: Sat. March 21st
-Meet coaches and teammates
-Practice for the upcoming season
Team placement -
We do not honor teammate requests.
Where are the games?
Welsh Valley Middle School
Tower Lane, Narberth
Two fields (Field with dugouts and Softball field)
When are games?
9:00 to 11:00am
11:00 to 1:00pm
6:00 to 8:00pm
Practice days and locations:
Monday or Thursday
6:00 to 8:00
Practice locations: Welsh Valley MS or Narberth Park
What do you do in practice?
Coaches develop and reinforce the major baseball fundamentals, and begin teaching team plays. Fundamental include proper throwing mechanics, batting stance and hitting fundamentals, fielding skills, above-the-waist catching, and base running.
We emphasize having fun together as a team, learning positive sportsmanship, and developing players’ confidence in their athletic abilities.
How do games work?
The Minors Division is kid pitch. The Minors division abides by the Cal Ripken rules.
The rules are listed on NAA Home page under "Coaches Information"
What do players need?
A baseball glove & water bottle. Players should wear baseball pants. Do not wear shorts - players in this division are taught to slide into the base. We recommend players wear baseball cleats, but sneakers are acceptable. The team shirt, hat, pants, belt & socks are distributed at the first team practice. Players are welcome to bring their own baseball bats, batting gloves and helmets.
What about drop-offs?
At this age group, each player must have a parent (or responsible adult) present for the duration of the practice and game.
Registration fee: $120
($10 sibling discount registered in Cal Ripken division)
If you would like to volunteer to coach a team, please enter the information requested in your child's registration. We will contact you to let you know if you will be coaching a team on March 1st. For each division, we are looking for 2 to 3 co-coaches for each team.
We require the 3 background checks which are listed under "Coaches Information" on the left side of home page.