Fall Baseball

Updated Wednesday July 24, 2019 by Brendan Flatow.

The Whitpain Recreation Association (WRA) offers organized baseball programs through Cal Ripken/Babe Ruth Baseball. 


Fall baseball is structured to foster sharpened fundamental skills, increase knowledge of the sport and most importantly, to have fun.  Our dedicated volunteers and experienced coaches help to facilitate programs for players 6 years and older; ranging from the Minor League to American League.  All ages are based on a May 1 cut off meaning the age of your child on April 30th is considered their baseball age.

In the fall the WRA participate in an Inter-community consisting of Whitpain, Hatfield-Towamencin,Montgomery, Nor-Gwyn, Methacton and Harleysville.  It’s a rec-style format that allows the maximum number of players to participate and enjoy baseball.   These are not travel teams and there are no tryouts. 

Rosters will be large enough to accommodate conflicts with WRA soccer and other WRA sports.     

Divisions

Each division mirrors where your child will play next spring.  Fall Baseball will give him a head start on learning the skills necessary to be successful.

  • Minor League (May 1, 2011 to April 30, 2013) – Player Pitch
  • National League (May 1, 2009 – April 30, 2011)
  • American League (May 1, 2007 to April 30, 2009) *Played on the 50/70 field with leads.

Schedule:

The season will begin in early September and run for roughly seven weeks plus playoffs.

Practices are at the coaches’ discretion and are traditionally limited to early in the season.

Equipment

The WRA will provide a jersey and hat.  Each player should have his own glove, helmet, baseball pants and cleats are encouraged.  Bats are provided if necessary.   

 

Direct general questions to: baseball.wra@gmail.com

Baseball Chair: Brendan Flatow - bkflatow@gmail.com