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2.11.15 - Welcome Parents, Coaches, Kids and Friends to another very special season at SLS.  This year is our 50th Year Anniversary!

 

 

 

 

 


This year we will have special 50th Ann. shirts and be introducing SLS's 4th brand new Baseball Field at the Chewsville Community Center.  This 4th field will allow kids to grow further and give them an opportunity to play in a 50/70 Cal Ripken program.  Our Practice facilities through our community partnerships continue with the Town of Smithsburg, Black Rock Park(Wash. Co.) and Brooklane Health Services.

Please watch out for more events and annoucements as our 50th season is in full swing.  Sign ups are on-going now!!!

50th Year Anniversary  1965 - 2015

HOME OF SMITHSBURG LITTLE  SLUGGERS

CAL RIPKEN and BABE RUTH BASEBALL LEAGUES

SLS Baseball was established in 1965 in Smithsburg, Maryland. We offer recreational and some travel baseball leagues for all youths ages 4-18 for the ENTIRE Washington County area. We are affiliated with Babe Ruth Baseball Inc. and have 2 different divisions broken up into individual leagues. Our Babe Ruth Division offers competitive baseball ages 13-18 that travels within Washington and Frederick Counties. Our Cal Ripken Division offers in house baseball played at our field in Smithsburg. Cal Ripken Division is broken down into 4 different leagues; all games are played on a 60ft. Diamond. Our Major League is for ages 11 & 12, our Minor League is for ages 9-10 and both of these leagues are "kid pitch". Our Rookie League is ages 6 - 8 and utilizes a "machine pitch" approach using a regular baseball @ 40mph. Our Instructional Tee-Ball league uses both a Tee and a "machine pitch" approach using a soft baseball; this allows the fundamentals of baseball to be taught. We also host Invitational Tournaments at the end of our regular season that provides a competitive yet fun baseball experience for age groups 8 up. 

We hope that you will find this website helpful. To gain full access of this website, please click on the SITE SIGNUP link at the upper right hand corner of this page. Note that to protect our young athletes, only parents/guardians of SLS athletes, the athletes themselves or other SLS Baseball authorized individuals will be permitted user access to this website. Registration as well as other important information can be found in our News and Document Center. This site is best viewed using Firefox Web Browser. (see links page to download) For any league questions or web site issues please visit the "Contact Us" page and find the appropriate contact person so your questions can get answered as quickly as possible.



News Headlines  more >>

· Tryouts Date Set3/7/2015
· Smithsburg Little Sluggers Registration2/14/2015
· New Baseball field in work!1/1/2015



Upcoming Events  more >>

Field Clean up 2Mar 1 2015 10:00AMSLS Main Field

We need YOU..Please come to help get our fields in proper order for the kids.  Any and all help is welcomed.....lots to do.


SLS Major League Eval/Tryout/DraftMar 7 2015 12:00PMSLS Main Field

11am - 1pm = Major League (11-12)

1pm - 3pm = Minor League (9-10)

3pm - 5pm = Rookie League(6-8)

T-Ball kids will be placed on a team/ no Tryouts (4-5)

Babe Ruth(13-15 & 16-18) tryouts will be announced soon!  (there season starts later than our Cal Ripken League)

Age Cut off date is May 1. (how old is your child on May 1, 2015)

Your child needs to attend if:  (1) They are new to SLS  OR (2) moving up to a new division and do not have sibling on already on a team OR (3) they wish to "Tryout" for the next Division if spots are open.  i.e an 8 year "may" be placed in the minor division(9-10).  see league for more details as signups.

Your child does not need to attend if:  (1) They played on a SLS team last year and don't need to move up based on age. 

 

RAIN OUT DATE IS MARCH 14.

 


  Address: Firemans Lane
Field Clean up 3Apr 4 2015 10:00AMSLS Main Field

We need YOU..Please come to help get our fields in proper order for the kids.  Any and all help is welcomed.....lots to do.

Last clean up before Opening Day!!