SPRING 2018 PLAYOFF BRACKETS
Northwest Baseball is a Cal Ripken/Babe Ruth League which uses the bat rules under USA Baseball.
We were officially informed today (as of Friday, May 4th) that the Easton Ghost X YBB18GX10 30/20 2 5/8" (or the "Easton Ghost X 30/20 5/8" at retail) has been decertified by USA Baseball and is no longer an approved bat under the USABat Standard. See official notice below.
USA Baseball informed youth organizations, including Babe Ruth League, Inc., that effective immediately and until further notice, the bat identified as the Easton Ghost X YBB18GX10 30/20 2 5/8" (or the "Easton Ghost X 30/20 5/8" at retail) has been decertified by USA Baseball and is no longer an approved bat under the USABat Standard.
USABat: Easton Ghost X 30/20
Model Number(s): YBB18GX10 30/20 (D: 2 5/8), LL18GHX 30/20 (D: 2 5/8)
Length: 30" (-10)
All other certified lengths and drops of the Easton Ghost X USABat remain approved for play
If any of these bats are used during competition, it should be considered an illegal and non-compliant bat, and subject to league rules concerning the use of illegal or unapproved bats. Coaches and team administrators are encouraged to check their team's bats and withhold these bats from play. League administrators should share this information with their umpires.
Customer Information: Any questions regarding returns, refunds or warranty claims for the Easton Ghost X 30/20 should be directed to Easton via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 1-844-531-7079.
We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you all for your attention to this matter.
Steven M. Tellefsen
Babe Ruth League, Inc.
EFFECTIVE MAY 4, 2018-BAT DECERTIFIED We were officially informed this morning that the Easton Ghost X YBB18GX10 30/20 2 5/8" (or the "Easton Ghost X 30/20 5/8" at retail) has been decertified and is no longer an approved bat.
Bat Rules for Cal Ripken/Babe Ruth (as well as all other little leagues) have changed as of Jan 1, 2018. These are the new bat rules that will be used as of the Spring 2018 season.
Cal Ripken is for all ages 4-12 (Tball, Rookie, A, AA, Minors, AAA, Majors). Babe Ruth is for ages 13-15 (Prep)
For more information: https://www.baberuthleague.org/…/artic…/usabat-standard.aspx
This is what the logo will look like.
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REMINDERS FROM YOUR CHILD: - I'm just a KID - It's just a GAME - My coach is a VOLUNTEER - The Umpires are HUMANS - NO College Scholarships will be handed out today Thank you and have fun!!!!
Northwest Bakersfield Baseball implements rules specific to this organization and they vary for each age group. Those specific rules can be found in the rules section or by selecting the link below.
Every coach should have a copy of these rules on hand at every game to refer to.
For all rules not covered by the Northwest Bakersfield Baseball League rules, then you are to refer to the "Babe Ruth League, Inc. Baseball Rules and Regulations & Official Playing Rules"
PLEASE VISIT THE PARENT SECTION OF THE WEBSITE TO REVIEW THE LEAGUES PARENT/GUARDIAN CODE OF CONDUCT
Smoking or use of any tobacco product, electronic cigarette, or vapor device while supervising any child participating in any activity associated with Northwest Bakersfield Baseball is prohibited. Smoking or use of any tobacco product, electronic cigarette, or vapor device while on the Northwest Bakersfield Baseball complex will only be permitted in the parking areas.
Scooters, skateboards, Razor Scooters, hover boards, or other wheeled conveyances are NOT to be used inside the facility unless required by ADA requirements.
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Northwest Bakersfield Baseball is a volunteer run organization. Without the generous donations from the sponsors and donations from our partners we could not operate. We encourage all of our teams to get a Team Sponsor for each season, but other sponsor opportunities are available.
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