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Updated Tuesday May 14, 2019 by Novato Babe Ruth.

2019 Spring Ball Information

The Babe Ruth Baseball League is for players who are  12* - 15 years of age, and who reside within Marin County. According to National Babe Ruth rules, any player born prior to May 1, 2006, and on or after May 1, 2003, will be eligible for Babe Ruth League competition. Players on their High School Baseball team (Frosh, JV, or Varsity) may join their team when their High School Baseball season ends. Freshmen players will not miss any Regular Season Babe Ruth games. See our FAQ page for more information, particularly about "12 swing player" eligibility*.

Registration Dates: 

  • EARLY BIRD - $340/player: January 5, 2019 – February 14, 2019 (or until we reach team capacity)
  • REGULAR - $370/player: February 15, 2019 – March 21, 2019 (or until we reach team capacity)

Pre-season Practices, Scrimmages & Games Begin:  The week of March 25, 2019, weather-permitting 

Regular Season Dates of Play: ~May 12, 2018 – ~June 23, 2018

*IMPORTANT*: Players who played for NBR in Spring or Fall 2018 are not required to provide a birth certificate for Spring 2019 registration. For all other players who are new to NBR, a copy of the player's birth certificate can be uploaded when prompted during the registration process, or a hard copy can be mailed to NBR, P.O. Box 2854, Novato, CA 94948-2854. A copy of the player's birth certificate must be received before tryouts on Saturday, March 9th.

Spring Ball General Information

Registration for Spring Ball usually opens the firstSaturday in January. Exact registration dates for the Spring Ball season will be posted on our website and our Facebook page, and will be communicated via email.

Fall Ball General Information

Registration for Fall Ball usually opens in early August. Exact registration dates for the Fall Ball season will be posted on our website and our Facebook page, and will be communicated via email.

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Every player who is NEW to Novato Babe Ruth must provide a birth certificate as proof of age. If you're not able to upload a copy during the registration process, a hard copy should be sent to NBR, P.O. Box 2854, Novato, CA 94948-2854. If you have any questions about the registration process, please contact us at novatobaberuthinfo@gmail.com.

Fall Ball 2019

Novato Babe Ruth League Fall Ball Season registration begins Monday, August 19th and closes Friday, September 13th at midnight. Any player born prior to September 1, 2007 and on or after May 1, 2004 will be eligible for Babe Ruth 13-15 Fall Ball. The league offers a great opportunity for young baseball players to transition from Little League to Babe Ruth baseball.

Players can register online at novatobaberuth.org beginning August 22nd or mail in a registration form to: Novato Babe Ruth, P.O. Box 2854, Novato, CA 94948-2854. Printable registration forms can be found on our website under the registration tab (online registration is highly preferred). Registration will close the 13th of September or until we reach capacity.

Novato Babe Ruth is open to all Marin County residents. All players are required to attend tryouts, whether you're a new or returning player. Submission of birth certificates are ONLY required for NEW players. Returning players from prior Spring or Fall sessions DO NOT need to resubmit a copy.

Tryouts will be held Saturday, 9/14/19 and teams will be drafted Sunday, 9/15/19. Fall Ball tryouts will be held at Sinaloa Baseball Field

ALL PLAYERS REPORT AT 9:45 fOR CHECK IN. TRYOUTS START AT 10:00

Please contact Matt Rinaldi at registrar.nbr@gmail.com or call 415-517-7994 with any questions.