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    Welcome to the Athens Sandlot Baseball & Softball League website

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    Lining up for Opening Day Parade!

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    Parade Time!

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    2014 8u Champs

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PHONE NUMBER:

740.594.7788

LINKS ABOVE HAVE DROP DOWN MENUS - About Us, Tournaments, Parent Info, Sponsor Forms, Prior Years 

2018 BASEBALL BAT RULE CHANGES

See this page for a discussion of the bat rule changes.

2018 Bat Rule Change - Starting January 1, 2018 baseball bats must have USAbat certification on it to be legal 
The USAbat certification logo says "USA BASEBALL." 
If the baseball bat says USA BASEBALL then there is no weight restriction (no drop) on the bat.  (Before it needed to be -3, -5, -8 etc.) 
One piece wood bats are legal without USAbat certification sticker. 
Two piece wood bats must say USA BASEBALL. 
Bamboo bats are not permitted. 


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REGULAR SEASON LEAGUE INFORMATION
 
Team Sponsor Form and Outfield Sign Order Form

2018 FLOWERS (Not Ready)
FLOWER ORDER FORM
 
FLOWER ORDER INSTRUCTIONS

2018 SCHEDULES (Not Ready)

Regular Season Practice Schedule
Regular Season Baseball Game Schedule
Regular Season Athens Middle School Softball Schedule
Rainout Schedule
Sunset Table
Picture Schedule  


2018 ATHENS SANDLOT Regular Season Information
2018 Important Dates Printable Schedule

Jan 22            
Flyers with JR HIGH Registration Dates go to Middle School

Feb 5
Flyers go to Elementary Schools

Feb 18          
SIGN UP DAY Athens Jr High Baseball
Athens Jr. High Baseball 7th/8th Grades;
5:30-6:00 pm. Registration; 
6:00-7:00 pm. Mandatory Parents Meeting.  
Held at the Athens Rec Community Center 701 E. State St, Athens, OH

Jr. High AHS Softball will be through the school - No Sandlot registration
 
Feb 18  5:00-6:00 pm  
MANDATORY ORGANIZATIONAL COACHES MEETING for those wanting to enter team in the 
SOUTHEASTERN OHIO JR. HIGH BASEBALL LEAGUE (7th & 8th Grades)
at Athens Rec Community Center 701 E. State Street, Athens, OH 
This is for Non-Sandlot League Teams' Coaches who have teams and want to join the Southeastern Ohio Jr. High Baseball League

The Southeastern Ohio  Jr. Baseball League organizes the league and provides scheduling and umpires for games. Teams are responsible for paying umpires. 

Go to our Southeastern Ohio Jr. High School Baseball League 7th & 8th Grades!
On Facebook go to Southeastern Ohio Jr. High Baseball League 7th & 8th Grades!

Athens Sandlot will begin a Southeastern Ohio Softball League beginning in 2018.  For any area and out of county Jr. High, 10u and 12u softball teams who wish to play in the Southeastern Ohio Softball League - Call Kevin at (740) 591-1630.  

Feb 22        
MANDATORY COMMISSIONERS MEETING 5:30-6:30.  At  Athens Community Center Rm C.  

MANDATORY COACHES MANDATORY MEETING 6:30-7:30.  At  Athens Community Center Rm C.  
For anyone wishing to coach in Athens Sandlot this meeting is mandatory.  Team selection, uniforms, equipment hand out, responsibilities, practices, rain out policy, registration day, evaluation day, opening day and the parade will be discussed.

This meeting is Mandatory for both head coaches and  assistant coaches. 

Coaches are the biggest part of the reason the league exists.  It takes volunteers to make it go.  This meeting halps the season go smoothly and answers many questions you may have.  This helps us organize Registration Day as well as Opening Day and the Parade. 

Feb 26    Flyers with Registration Dates go to Elementary Schools

March 3 
REGISTRATION DAY!  At Athens Community Center, 701 E. State Street, Athens, OH

BASEBALL
8u 8:00am- 9:45am 
10u 10:00am-11:45am 
12u 12:00pm - 1:45pm  

SOFTBALL
2:00 pm- 4:00 pm 6-10 year olds 

March 22  5:30 pm Make Up Skills Evaluation Day at West End Park if you can't attend on Saturday

March 24  EVALUATION DAY! @ West End Park.  Bring your Glove/Bat/Helmet.  

BASEBALL 
Last Names A-L  @10am-11am 
Last Names H-M  @ 11am-Noon 
Last Names N-Z  @ Noon-1pm
 
SOFTBALL
All age groups & All Last Names 1:30pm - 2:30 pm

March 25 - Mandatory Coaches Clinic 
6:30-8:30 at the Athens High School Gym, Johnson Road, The Plains, Ohio

April 7   OPENING DAY! 10 am Parade & Opening Day Ceremonies plus first games 

April __ 
Chevy Youth Baseball/Cal RIpkin Jr. Clinic (Includes Softball Players)  5:30 pm

April 21  PICTURE DAY @ Three Rivers  Coach will give you your team's time to be there    

April 28   Flower Order Forms Due  FLOWER ORDER FORM   FLOWER ORDER INSTRUCTIONS

May 4      Flower Pick Up @ Ballfields  Noon-6 PM  Orders not picked up this day will be resold 

May 18     Last Day of School for Athens County Schools

May 19     LAST DAY OF LEAGUE PLAY

May 21-25     ATHENS SANDLOT LEAGUE TOURNAMENT WEEK See Your Coach for Dates/Times

REMINDER!
It is easy to get caught up in the excitement!  We rarely have any problems but once in a while there is a flareup.  So we ask everyone to remember the following:

1.  These are Kids
2.  Kids abilities range from 1st time players to veterans on every team
3.  Coaches Volunteer and set the example for players
4.  Umpires are Human 
5.  This is not the World Series
6.  This is not the actual Reds/Indians/(Insert name here)  team playing
7. This is a competative instructional league

Athens Sandlot promotes sportsmanship!
Help the kids have fun and get better!
Cheer the kids on!  They are trying their best!
                     
Contact us at athenssandlot@gmail.com with any questions.
 
2018 ATHENS SANDLOT TOURNAMENT DATES

2018 BASEBALL TOURNAMENTS - For more info, go to the "Tournaments" tab up top and click on "Baseball" to see individual web pages dedicated to each age division

June 1-3
Throw Down in A-Town I

14u Open - Marc Michigan, 740-590-6418
13u Open - Marc Michigan, 740-590-6418

June 22-24
Throw Down in A-Town  II

12u Open - Matt Trainer, 740-707-8530
8u Open TBA

June 29-July 1
Throw Down in A-Town III

10u Open - Ben McCamment, 740-541-2911
13u OpenMarc Michigan, 740-590-6418
14u OpenMarc Michigan, 740-590-6418


2018 SOFTBALL TOURNAMENTS  

June 15-17
Thunder in Valley

14u Open
12u Open
10u Open
8u Open
Tournament Director:  TBA
 

July 6-8
Grand Slam Inv.

14u Open
12u Open
10u Open
8u Open
Tournament Director: TBA

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