While winter has just begun, planning is underway for spring baseball and softball. Registration begins in January for all children planning to participate.
In person registration for Maplewood-South Orange Baseball will take place January 21 -22- and February 4-5, 1:00-4:00 pm at The Baird in South Orange.
In person registration for MSO Softball will take place January 21-22- and February 4-5, 1:00-4:00 pm at Maplewood Town Hall, 574 Valley Street, Maplewood. The recreational softball program is open to all girls from kindergarten through 8th grade.
All first time registrants to the South Orange-Maplewood Cal Ripken/Babe Ruth Baseball program must register in person at one of the listed registration sessions and bring a copy of their birth certificate. Returning players have the option of online registration through February 5th at https://apm.activecommunities.com/southorange. All children wishing to participate in spring baseball must register by February 5th. There is no guarantee of team placement for those who do not register by this date.
South Orange Maplewood Baseball is operated under the banner of the national Cal Ripken/Babe Ruth organization and is open to South Orange and Maplewood residents, ages 5-15 (as of April 30th). The program begins with T-Ball for 5 and 6 year old children, Rookie League (coaches pitch) for 7 and 8 year olds and then the Minor, Majors 60, Majors 70 and Babe Ruth Leagues.
For complete details about South Orange-Maplewood Baseball, logon to the league website at www.sombaseball.org.
Interested softball players are strongly encouraged to register in person. Volunteers will be on hand to answer any questions. Registration is also available online at https://www.twp.maplewood.nj.us/
Please check the MSO Softball web site for up to date information at www.msosoftball.org.