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  • Baseball Youth All-American Games 2017 Summer Information

    It’s time for the 2017 Baseball Youth Summer All-American Games in Elizabethtown, KY! The All-American Games features over 335 players from 39 different states & three countries! The information below should provide you with a good sense of what the weekend entails. OVERVIEW The 2017 Baseball Youth Summer All-American Games will officially begin with Opening Ceremonies […]

  • BASEBALL YOUTH NOW POWERED BY ATHLETX SPORTS GROUP

    BASEBALL YOUTH NOW POWERED BY ATHLETX SPORTS GROUP, TOGETHER BECOMING THE NATIONAL LEADER IN YOUTH BASEBALL! Two great youth baseball brands are coming together to form the sport’s preeminent youth baseball event and media company. Athletx Sports Group, parent of week-long tournament leader Youth Nationals, has acquired Baseball Youth, the Nation’s Largest Youth Baseball Network, […]

  • Baseball Youth Future Games – Peoria, Arizona

    The Baseball Youth Future Games kicked off 2017 right in Peoria, Arizona last weekend February 11-12. The participants went through skills testing on the first day, followed by game play, and then the Home Run Derby. On the final day of the event we finished with the remaining games. We want to congratulate all the […]

  • Baseball Youth All-American Games – Winter Session

    Our Baseball Youth All-American Games takes place on December 19-21, 2016 at the new Seminole County Sports Complex in Sanford, Florida. The event features hundreds of players from 35 different states! Check below for the official teams, rosters, and game schedule. Good luck to all that are participating! Location: Seminole County Sports Complex in Sanford, […]

  • Going Inside The Top Tier Gamers Organization

    Two of the best baseball organizations have partnered up and have become an alliance. Top Tier baseball is based out of McCook, Illinois and Cali Gamers Baseball based out of La Palma, California.  The Cali Gamers have changed their name to the Top Tier Gamers. We spoke with Jason Garcia the owner of the Top […]

  • Highlighting some of our All-American Games participants!

    The Baseball Youth All-American Games is just under a month out! This past year we have hosted our Future Games events from as far north as Cooperstown, New York and as far west as Phoenix, Arizona. At each of our events, players that stick out are nominated for our All- American Games. Highlighted below are […]

  • Two big events coming up in December!

    We are just less than a month out from the Baseball Youth All-American Games at the Seminole County Sports Complex in Orlando, Florida! The All-American Games powered by Easton will take place December 19-21 and feature players from 30 states around the nation. With Baseball Youth hosting events all across the nation, we have selected […]

  • Baseball Youth Future Games – Texas Results

    The Baseball Youth Future Games took a turn to the Southwest on November 11-13 in Franklin, Texas. The players went through skills testing the first night, game play with a Home Run Derby/Skills Challenge the second day, and game play with awards on the final day. Congratulations to all our participants for working hard all […]

  • Baseball Youth Future Games – Panama City Beach Results

    The Baseball Youth Future Games took place October 29-30 at the Frank Brown Sports Complex in Panama City Beach, Florida. This was our Halloween Version with the players wearing Orange jerseys!  The weekend was dominated by strong pitching performances! Highlighted below are some of the top performers from the weekend! Event Date: October 29-30, 2016 Location: Frank Brown […]

  • Baseball Youth Future Games – Orlando Results

    The Baseball Youth Future Games took on Central Florida over this past weekend. Players showcased their talents and performed at high levels. Below are some of the players that stood out over the weekend!  Event Dates: October 15-16, 2016 Location: Seminole County Sports Complex in Sanford, Florida Saturday morning featured our Baseball Youth Skills Session with […]

  • 9U Baseball Youth Elite Teams

    The 2016 Baseball Youth Elite 9u Teams have been formed! The teams were formed after a 3 week tryout with 50 total kids working hard to make the team.  These two teams will represent Baseball Youth December 28-31, 2016 in Disney New Year’s Classic at the Wide World Sports Complex in Florida. Baseball Youth Elite Red […]

  • Baseball Youth Future Games – Ballparks of America Recap

    The Baseball Youth Future Games in Branson, Missouri wrapped up another successful weekend at the Ballparks of America. Over 120 participants from all over the nation competed. Event Date: September 23-25, 2016 Location: Ballparks of America in Branson, Missouri Friday night featured our Baseball Youth Skills Session with all participating players. Players went through different stations testing their skills with […]

  • A Year in Review: Midville Dodgers 12U

    Team: Midville Dodgers 12U Location: Queens, New York The Midville Dodgers 12U out of Queens, New York had a very successful 2016 campaign. They rattled off 89 wins this past season and compiled 10 tournament titles. Learn more about their team below!   Roster: 5          Santo Anzalone 19        Noel Batista 20        Leonardo Carpio 9 […]

  • Baseball Youth Future Games – North Myrtle Beach Recap

    The Baseball Youth Future Games in N. Myrtle Beach wrapped up another successful weekend at the North Myrtle Beach Park and Sports Complex. Over 50 participants from all over the nation competed and were split up into four teams: Team Mike Trout, Team Bryce Harper, Team Buster Posey, Team Kris Bryant. Event Date: September 2-4, […]

  • BYNC Spotlight: Midwest Select 10U

    Midwest Select Dubuque, Iowa It took extra innings to solve the 10U Baseball Youth National Championship at Grand Park in Westfield, Indiana. Midwest Select out of Iowa and the Midland Seminoles from Ohio were in a heated battle the whole way. A little luck though did strike though for Midwest when Blake Larson launched a […]

  • BYNC Spotlight: Ironmen Prime 12U

    Ironmen Prime Hometown: Sellersburg, Indiana In Sellersburg, Indiana there is a 12U team known as the Ironmen Prime. The Ironmen have had nothing but success this season with a commanding 60-4 record. Coached by Joe Decker his team has cumulated top notch wins over the East Cobb Astros, Indiana Bulls, Dulin Dodgers, Midwest Elite, and […]

  • BYNC Spotlight: Louisville Sting 9U

    Louisville Sting Louisville, KY North Central Kentucky may be known most for being horse country, but it is also known for a 9U Travel Baseball Team, with that being the Louisville Sting. This past July the Sting took their talents to the Baseball Youth National Championships in Westfield, Indiana where they were able to put […]

  • BYNC Spotlight: Eric Munson Gold 13U

    Eric Munson Gold Elite Dubuque, Iowa Claiming the 13U Division at the Baseball Youth National Championships in 2016 was Eric Munson Gold Elite. Hailing from Dubuque, Iowa the organization is founded by former big leaguer and collegiate national champion Eric Munson. Consisting of over 160 players from 8U-18U his organization gives kids the opportunity to […]

  • Baseball Youth National Championships Westfield, Indiana!

    The Baseball Youth National Championships were a success in Westfield, Indiana. Over 70 teams from across the nation displayed their talents in the hopes of being crowned a true national champion. The competition was nothing but stellar between the seven age divisions ranging from eight to fourteen year olds. Out of the seven championship games […]

  • 2016 Baseball Youth Majors Recaps- Vero Beach

    July 10-15     The Baseball Youth Majors made another trip to Florida stopping at Vero Beach. The games were played at Historic Dodgertown, the former spring training home of the Los Angeles Dodgers.   8U Division In the coach pitch division there was two teams that played solid the whole week. Those two teams […]

  • 2016 Baseball Youth Majors- Cincinnati

    July 12-17,2016   Over 70 teams competed in Cincinnati from July 12-17 at CTC Fields in the hopes of capturing the last chance of the year to win a Majors title. This event was the largest of all the Baseball Youth Majors events this year.   8U Division They may only be eight but they […]

  • 2016 Baseball Youth Majors Recaps- Kissimmee

    June 26-July 1   Baseball Youth took on the state of Florida June 26- July 1. The Majors were held at the Osceola County Complex in Kissimmee, Florida. 10U Division Two teams from the North Myrtle Beach Majors showed up for round two of the Majors in Kissimmee. One was the Central Florida Bandits who […]

  • 2016 Baseball Youth Majors Recaps- Virginia Beach

    June 19-24, 2016   The Baseball Youth Majors traveled to Virginia Beach June 19-24 and opened up play at the Princess Anne Athletic Complex. This event featured a very unique Opening Ceremony right on Virginia Beach!   10U Division The 10U Division was one that stayed true the whole week in terms of the top […]

  • 2016 Baseball Youth Majors Recaps- North Myrtle Beach

    June 12-17, 2016   We started the Baseball Youth Majors Week-Long Experiences in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The tournament brought together over forty teams representing 12 different states. 9U Division In this particular division the competition was quite top heavy. After pool play was complete there were three teams with records of 4-1. Those […]

  • It’s time for the Little League World Series

    With the Little League World Series kicking off this week in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. We are diving in at Baseball Youth to tell you about each team across the nation on how they made it to play in their childhood dream! And here they are!!!! Great Lakes Region Team: Bowling Green Eastern Little League Location: Bowling […]

  • Baseball Youth Majors in N. Myrtle Beach

    Our Baseball Youth Majors Week-Long Experience in N. Myrtle Beach is currently going on. Over 50 teams from all over the Nation is competing for the Majors Title! Baseball Youth Majors (June 12-17 in N. Myrtle Beach) See the schedule!   Watch games LIVE below: Field 1 Field 2 Field 3 Field 4 Field 5 […]

  • 2016 Baseball Youth All-American Games

    ARE YOU AN ALL-AMERICAN? The 2016 Baseball Youth All-American Games powered by Easton – dates are set for this Summer and Winter. Our games include the some of the best individual players in the country playing together on teams in tournament play. Our 2015 Sessions included over 750 players from over 40 states. The Baseball Youth All-American Games is […]

  • Play on a Baseball Youth team in our Week-Long Experience!

    Play with Baseball Youth this summer in our Week-Long Experience! Play with Baseball Youth! ⛱☀🌴 Like the idea of playing in a week-long event, but your normal team can’t make it? We have opportunities that allow players to play in our Baseball Youth MAJORS Week-Long Experience on Baseball Youth teams. Our Baseball Youth Teams are open to any […]

  • Baseball Youth Future Games Arizona 12U Recap

    Below is a recap of our Baseball Youth Future Games Arizona – 12U Division.   Baseball Youth Future Games Feb 19-21, 2016 Phoenix, Arizona 11U/12U Division   AWARDS: Most Valuable Player – Kolt Kurzman (2022) – Arizona Home Run Derby Champion – Nicholas Holm (2022) – Oregon Most Outstanding Pitcher – Tyler Damron (2002) – Arizona Most Outstanding Defensive – Alexander Hernandez (2023) – Nevada […]

  • Baseball Youth Future Games Arizona 10U Recap

    Below is a recap of our Baseball Youth Future Games Arizona – 10U Division.   Baseball Youth Future Games Feb 19-21, 2016 Phoenix, Arizona   9U/10U Division   AWARDS: Most Valuable Player – Ryan Tayman (2023) – California Home Run Derby Champion – Chase Sorlie (2024) – Nevada Most Outstanding Pitcher – Anderson McClain (2025) – Texas Most […]

  • Baseball Youth All-American Games Top 10 Results – 14Under

    Listed below are the Top Ten results for the 14UNDER division in the areas tested by our Baseball Youth Scouts. Baseball Youth All-American Games December 28-January 2, 2016 at Historic Dodgertown Vero Beach, Florida OF Velocity TJ Curd-FL-77 Kolby Bryant-TX-73 Stephen Boutwell-TX-72 Daniel Diaz-PA-71 Devyn Fahnestock-PA-70 Keegan Hair-NC-70 Michael Lindsey-FL-70 Manuel Lopez-IN-70 Frankie Collora-NY-69 Jordan Smith-OH-69 INF […]

  • Baseball Youth All-American Games Top 10 Results – 14Under

    Listed below are the Top Ten results for the 14UNDER division in the areas tested by our Baseball Youth Scouts. Baseball Youth All-American Games December 28-January 2, 2016 at Historic Dodgertown Vero Beach, Florida OF Velocity TJ Curd-FL-77 Kolby Bryant-TX-73 Stephen Boutwell-TX-72 Daniel Diaz-PA-71 Devyn Fahnestock-PA-70 Keegan Hair-NC-70 Michael Lindsey-FL-70 Manuel Lopez-IN-70 Frankie Collora-NY-69 Jordan Smith-OH-69 INF […]

  • Baseball Youth All-American Games Top 10 Results – 12Under

    Listed below are the Top Ten results for the 12UNDER division in the areas tested by our Baseball Youth Scouts. Baseball Youth All-American Games December 28-January 2, 2016 at Historic Dodgertown Vero Beach, Florida OF Velocity Allen Farish-AR-65 Mason Balsis-VA-59 Wade Farish-AR-59 Jerry Mitchell III-VA-59 Dylan Bowen-FL-58 Ryan Foderaro-FL-58 Parrish Beagle-KS-57 Brendan Henn-NY-56 Jeremiah McLemore-NC-56 Jaylen Williams-SC-55 […]

  • Baseball Youth All-American Games Top 10 Results – 10under

    Listed below are the Top Ten results for the 10UNDER division in the areas tested by our Baseball Youth Scouts. Baseball Youth All-American Games December 28-January 2, 2016 at Historic Dodgertown Vero Beach, Florida OF Velocity Nicholas Shaffer-CA-52 Gabriel Barker-NC-51 Ty Moses-FL-51 Andrew Bernard-GA-50 Jordan Reyes -NJ-50 Carter Lothschutz-TX-49 James Wimsatt-OH-49 Ty Mainolfi-NY-48 Brayden DiCerb-FL-47 Mario […]

  • Baseball Youth All-American Games Winter Recap

    All-American Games filled with talent from 35 States For the third straight year, Baseball Youth invaded Historic Dodgertown in Vero Beach, FL for the Baseball Youth All-American Games. Featuring over 260 players representing 35 states, the Baseball Youth All-American Games allowed players an opportunity to meet new friends, reconnect with old friends, and share their […]

  • Two Huge Events Coming to the future Ballparks of America

    HUGE NEWS!!! In 2016, we’re bringing the Baseball Youth All-Star Challenge and the Baseball Youth World Championships to the future Ballparks of America in Branson, Missouri. Each year, our All-Star Challenge features the very BEST 11U and 12U players in the country playing on a national scene. Our new World Championships will feature the BEST […]

  • Baseball Youth Future Games TEXAS Recap

    Check out the Baseball Youth Skills Session TOP TIMES conducted at our Baseball Youth Future Games TEXAS event on November 13-15, 2015 in Franklin, Texas. 9U/10U Division Top 10 Times 11U/12U Division Top 10 Times 13U/14U Division Top 10 Times

  • Baseball Youth Future Games TEXAS Top 9U/10U Skills Times

    Below are the Baseball Youth Skills Session TOP TIMES for 9U / 11U Division conducted at our Baseball Youth Future Games TEXAS event on November 13-15, 2015 in Franklin, Texas. #FutureGames TOP INFIELD VELOCITY – 9U/10U DIVISION Kamdyn Perry – Las Vegas, NV – 50mph Alexander Woods – Coalgate, OK – 50mph Kabul Ramirez – Hereford, TX – 49mph Luke Cardenas – […]

  • Baseball Youth Future Games TEXAS Top 13U/14U Skills Times

    Below are the Baseball Youth Skills Session TOP TIMES for 13U / 14U Division conducted at our Baseball Youth Future Games TEXAS event on November 13-15, 2015 in Franklin, Texas. #FutureGames TOP INFIELD VELOCITY – 13U/14U DIVISION Stephen Boutwell – Kaufman, TX – 76mph Jacob Evangelista – Spring, TX – 74mph Drew Romo – Conroe, TX – 73mph Seth Trevino – […]

  • Baseball Youth Future Games TEXAS Top 11U/12U Skills Times

    Below are the Baseball Youth Skills Session TOP TIMES for 11U / 12U Division conducted at our Baseball Youth Future Games TEXAS event on November 13-15, 2015 in Franklin, Texas. #FutureGames TOP INFIELD VELOCITY – 11U/12U DIVISION Kolten Saulters – Robinson, TX – 69mph Ethan Frey – Leesville, LA – 66mph Allen Farish – Atkins, AR – 62mph Wade Farish – […]

  • Baseball Youth National Championships Features 100 Teams from 20 States

    The second annual Baseball Youth National Championships were held July 23-26 at Grand Park in Westfield, Indiana as 100 teams from 20 states competed in travel ball’s ultimate summer championship. The event kicked off Thursday evening with a huge Opening Ceremonies on Grand Park’s Championship Field. A stage was built on home plate for the […]

  • Baseball Youth Majors Ends Summer in Vero Beach

    The Baseball Youth Majors enjoyed its biggest week of the year on July 12-17 as teams from all over the south competed at Historic Dodgertown in Vero Beach, Florida. This week was also unique in that the travel baseball teams on hand were joined by travel softball teams competing in the first Softball Youth Majors. […]

  • Mexico Wins World Championship at 2015 Cal Ripken World Series

    In a rematch from the 2014 Cal Ripken World Series World Championship game, reigning World Champion Southeast (West Raleigh, NC) squared off against International Champion Mexico at Cal, Sr.’’s Yard. “We’’ve talked about this week since the kids were nine years old,”” said Southeast manager Rick Pate. “”We made it a priority as a team […]

  • Baseball Youth All-American Games Honors Over 300 Top Ballplayers

    Over 300 of the top travel ball players in the country from over 35 states were honored at the second annual Baseball Youth All-American Summer Games on July 20-22 at Grand Park in Westfield, Indiana. Players were placed on teams within their age divisions and competed against each other in a four-game guarantee format. The […]

  • East Wins Baseball Youth All-Star Challenge Over West

      East took advantage of a six-run first inning and never looked back as they captured the Baseball Youth All-Star Challenge championship over West, 13-6, on July 30 at Baseball Heaven in Yaphank, New York. The game was televised live nationally on CBS Sports Network and MLB.com, and the event featured 50 of the best […]

  • National Youth Baseball Championships 12U and 11U Event Underway

      CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE NYBC SCHEDULE! The National Youth Baseball Championships is underway at Baseball Heaven in New York as 14 teams are competing in 12U and seven teams are squaring off in 11U. Seven 12U games will be on national television on CBS Sports Network and MLB.com, including the Championship Game on […]

  • Baseball Youth All-Star Challenge Concludes Day 1 at Baseball Heaven

    The Baseball Youth All-Star Challenge, featuring 50 of the best players in the country, got underway July 29 at Baseball Heaven in New York. The 50 players are split into four regions — East, South, Central and West — and each team played a game on live national television on CBS Sports Network and MLB.com. […]

  • Baseball Youth All-American Games Rosters Announced

    Click the links below to see each age group’s rosters for this summer’s Baseball Youth All-American Games on July 20-22 at Grand Park in Westfield, IN. 8U/9U ROSTERS 10U ROSTERS 11U ROSTERS 12U ROSTERS 13U/14U ROSTERS

  • Baseball Youth All-American Games – Summer 2015 – 13U/14U Rosters

    Below are the 13U/14U rosters for the Summer 2015 Baseball Youth All-American Games on July 20-22 at Grand Park in Westfield, IN. TEAM NAVY Christopher Auger Austin Johnson Ethan Imel Kolby Bryant Mason Rhone Jace Wilson Seth Wright Michael Cauble Steven Rizzo EJ Exposito Corbin Harrison TEAM RED Cade Vernetti Rylan Metz Bryce Parish Chase […]

  • Baseball Youth All-American Games – Summer 2015 – 12U Rosters

    Below are the 12U rosters for the Summer 2015 Baseball Youth All-American Games on July 20-22 at Grand Park in Westfield, IN. TEAM NAVY Carson Kelly Joseph Ruger Nathan Coulter Grady Higgins Andrew Imthurn Evan Johnson Jeremy Feder Charlie Ely Ryan Lothschutz Grant Aycock Mason Everhart TEAM RED Matt Pelcher Lucas Hopson Bobby Babcock Charlie […]

  • Baseball Youth All-American Games – Summer 2015 – 11U Rosters

    Below are the 11U rosters for the Summer 2015 Baseball Youth All-American Games on July 20-22 at Grand Park in Westfield, IN. TEAM NAVY Corbin Bassham Zach Brink Dante Sanchez Cameron Hunter Tanner Hudspeth Luke Preston Alex Fiorillo Zachary Reese Griffin Tunison Bailey Wickstrom Alex Curry Jacob Ross TEAM RED Zach Hollister Ethan Seipts Eli […]

  • Baseball Youth All-American Games – Summer 2015 – 10U Rosters

    Below are the 10U rosters for the Summer 2015 Baseball Youth All-American Games on July 20-22 at Grand Park in Westfield, IN. TEAM NAVY Jeremy Comer Andrew Stuart Marcus Hernandez Zachary Wager Trevor Cowan Joshua Truax Nathaniel Horten Jake Searles Maui Schwartz Jaden Harge Joshua Garcia Matthew Rowlett TEAM RED Logan Churchill Austin Hurr AJ […]

  • Baseball Youth All-American Games – Summer 2015 – 8U/9U Rosters

    Below are the 8U/9U rosters for the Summer 2015 Baseball Youth All-American Games on July 20-22 at Grand Park in Westfield, IN. TEAM NAVY Jackson Terry Aden Wallace Preston Adams Tadre’ Spurlock Ian Fuchs Griffin Scheiderer Alec Lanning Ethan Pribramsky Breven Anderson Matthew Fontana TEAM RED Caynan Sizemore Jesiah Andrade Dakoda Ackerman Reed Frazier Narumi […]

  • Baseball Youth Majors Invades Indianapolis

      Baseball Youth hosted its second MAJORS weeklong event of the summer on June 28-July 3 in Westfield, Indiana, a suburb just 30 minutes north of downtown Indianapolis. Grand Park, a 26-field mega complex that opened in 2014, was the site of the tournament as teams from all over the Midwest and as far away […]

  • New Baseball Youth Issue Released Featuring Beaver Valley Baseball

    SEE WHAT’S INSIDE THIS ISSUE OF BASEBALL YOUTH! The newest issue of Baseball Youth Magazine is out featuring Pennsylvania’s Beaver Valley Baseball on the cover. Beaver Valley is celebrating their 20th anniversary this summer, and they currently hold the Cooperstown Dreams Park record with nine championships. This issue is packed with all kinds of travel […]

  • Baseball Youth Majors Rocks South Carolina

    North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina had the distinct honor of hosting the first Baseball Youth Majors on June 7-12, and it was a week full of extraordinary action and fun on the diamond. Teams from as far away as Kansas and Texas made the trip to the Atlantic coast for this incredible week-long tournament at […]

  • Baseball Youth Majors Opens Sunday in North Myrtle Beach

    The time has finally arrived. The first Baseball Youth Majors opens Sunday at North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Teams will enjoy a massive Opening Ceremonies Sunday evening with the Baseball Youth Game Day Experience stage and Baseball Youth FanFest. Play begins on Monday morning for teams 9U-14U, […]

  • Baseball Youth Battlegrounds Showdown Invades Topeka, Kansas

    CHECK OUT THIS WEEKEND’S SCHEDULE! The Baseball Youth Battlegrounds Showdown invades Topeka, Kansas on May 16-17 at the Bettis Family Sports Complex. Teams will be competing in age groups 8U-12U and 14U, and each division champion will receive a free bid to the Baseball Youth National Championships at Grand Park in Westfield, Indiana this July. […]

  • TBL Best of the Best Central Championships Underway in Texas

    CLICK HERE FOR SCHEDULE, SCORES & STANDINGS! The Baseball Legends Best of the Best Central Championships presented by Baseball Youth is underway in Boerne, Texas as six teams will claim bids to this summer’s National Youth Baseball Championships after this weekend. Teams are competing in age groups 8U, 9U, 11U, 12U, 13U and 14U. The […]

  • Baseball Youth and TBL Team Up For Spring Championships in Las Vegas

    Staff Report Las Vegas, Nevada wasn’t short on talent and fierce competition on April 3-5, as nearly 50 teams competed in the Baseball Youth Spring Championships with The Baseball Legends. Each division (7U-13U) was loaded with some of the best and nationally ranked travel ball teams out west. Baseball Youth and The Baseball Legends joined […]

  • Baseball Youth Spring Champs with The Baseball Legends Underway in Vegas

    Las Vegas, Nevada is the epicenter of the travel baseball world this Easter weekend April 3-5 at the Baseball Youth Spring Championships with The Baseball Legends. Play started Friday afternoon and evening at Doc Romeo Park with all teams playing at least one game. The Spring Championships features nearly 50 elite teams in divisions with […]

  • Players from Nearly 30 States Attend First Baseball Youth Future Games

    Baseball Youth hosted its first Future Games showcase event on March 27-29 at Champions Park in Newberry, Florida as over 250 elite players from around the country were chosen to participate. The players, coaches and families enjoyed a perfect weekend of competitive baseball, making new friends, sunny skies and temperatures in the low 70s. Players […]

  • Baseball Youth Future Games Rosters Announced

    To view the schedule: CLICK HERE With the first Baseball Youth Future Games on the horizon, Baseball Youth is proud to announce the rosters for the spring event set for March 27-29. Over 250 players from all over the country will take part in the Future Games at Champions Park in Newberry, Florida. The Baseball Youth […]

  • Baseball Youth Future Games (Spring Session) 14U Rosters

    Below are the 14Under Rosters for the Baseball Youth Future Games on March 27-29, 2015 at Champions Park in Newberry, Florida. Go to the Baseball Youth Future Games page.   Team Majestic Black Dante Bozzuti – Branchburg, NJ Max Soliz – Houston, TX Jacquez Jackson – Quitman, GA Reece Black – Lakeland, FL William Smith […]

  • Baseball Youth Future Games (Spring Session) 13U Rosters

    Below are the 13Under Rosters for the Baseball Youth Future Games on March 27-29, 2015 at Champions Park in Newberry, Florida. Go to the Baseball Youth Future Games page.   Team Majestic Black Carlos Huembes – Miami, FL Alex Dang – Gainesville, FL Joseph Simmons – Orlando, FL T.J. Lamm – Vero Beach, FL Christopher Auger […]

  • Baseball Youth Future Games (Spring Session) 12U Rosters

    Below are the 12Under Rosters for the Baseball Youth Future Games on March 27-29, 2015 at Champions Park in Newberry, Florida. Go to the Baseball Youth Future Games page.   Team Majestic Silver Alexander Griffin – Evansville, IN Asa Runge – Chester, NH Joseph Ruger- Braselton, GA Anthony Gonzalez – Chatham, NJ Marcus Smith – New York, NY […]

  • Baseball Youth Future Games (Spring Session) 11U Rosters

    Below are the 11Under Rosters for the Baseball Youth Future Games on March 27-29, 2015 at Champions Park in Newberry, Florida. Go to the Baseball Youth Future Games page.   Team Majestic Black Michael Wayne – Clarkston, MI Matt Martin – Keego Harbor, MI Bryce Fitzgerald – Oviedo, FL Brett Sims – Oviedo, FL Stephen Heslin – […]

  • Baseball Youth Future Games (Spring Session) 10U Rosters

    Below are the 10Under Rosters for the Baseball Youth Future Games on March 27-29, 2015 at Champions Park in Newberry, Florida. Go to the Baseball Youth Future Games page.   Team Majestic Black Zachary Staples – Port St Lucie, FL Jake Rychter – Port St Lucie, FL Jayden Brown – Riverview, FL Joey Gale – Bensalem, PA Aaron […]

  • Baseball Youth Future Games (Spring Session) 8U/9U Rosters

    Below are the 8U/9U Rosters for the Baseball Youth Future Games on March 27-29, 2015 at Champions Park in Newberry, Florida. Go to the Baseball Youth Future Games page.   Team Majestic Camo Caynan Sizemore – London, KY Jackson Terry – Concord, GA Griffin Scheiderer – Marysville, OH Brevin Smith – Palm Bay, FL Matthew Fontana – Vero […]

  • Baseball Youth Hosts First 2015 Elite Series Event in Louisiana

      By Casey Ryans The Baseball Youth Elite Series kicked off its first event this past weekend March 7-8 at Cypress Mounds Sports Complex in Baton Rouge, Louisiana as four teams earned bids to the National Youth Baseball Championships in New York. The 9U division’s championship matchup was a nail-biter. The Oklahoma Mudcats were down […]

  • Committed — A Baseball Youth Exclusive

    By Nathan Clinkenbeard Photos by Ric Tapia Jordan Andrade bleeds purple and gold. The Redlands, California native fell in love with the University of Washington at a young age thanks to his family, and he can’t wait to play baseball for the Huskies after committing to the program on January 12. The only problem is […]

  • West Coast Elite Ready for First NYBC Qualifier at TBL Presidents Day NIT

    CLICK HERE FOR SCHEDULE & RESULTS! By Casey Ryans Presidents Day is a day to honor the life and work of the former Presidents of the United States. It is a day of observance of our nation’s great leaders. To the West Coast’s elite travel baseball teams, it is an opportunity to compete to earn […]

  • Baseball Youth Winter Championships Features Elite Southeast Teams

    With bids to the summer’s most prestigious travel ball championship on the line, over 50 teams from the southeast competed at the Baseball Youth Winter Championships on Feb. 6-8 at Champions Park in Newberry, Florida. Not only were the winners crowned Baseball Youth Winter Champions, but they also received berths into the National Youth Baseball […]

  • NYBC Bids on the Line at Baseball Youth Winter Championships

    CLICK HERE TO SEE THE SCHEDULE & RESULTS! By Nathan Clinkenbeard The road to New York and the National Youth Baseball Championships goes through Newberry, Florida and Champions Park this weekend as teams compete in the Baseball Youth Winter Championships. This event is the second NYBC qualifier for the main event at Baseball Heaven this […]

  • When I Was a Kid – Matt Moore

    By Joel Poiley Tampa Bay starter Matt Moore wasted no time letting opposing hitters know he was ready for the big leagues even though he was only 22-years-old. On Sept. 22, 2011, Moore made his first start against the New York Yankees at historic Yankee Stadium. He wasn’t the least bit intimidated, striking out 11 batters […]

  • So Cal Teams Celebrate Martin Luther King’s Legacy at TBL MLK Classic

    By Casey Ryans Travel baseball teams in Southern California celebrated and honored the great work and efforts of Martin Luther King, Jr. by playing to the best of their abilities in The Baseball Legends MLK Classic. The Baseball Legends organization welcomed over 60 teams Jan. 17-19 competing in 5U, 6U, 7U, 8U, 9U, and 11U […]

  • Baseball Youth Future Games Coming to Florida’s Champions Park This March

    CLICK HERE TO REQUEST A FUTURE GAMES INVITE!   The Baseball Youth Future Games is coming to Champions Park in Newberry, Florida on March 27-29 as top players from around the country will be on hand to showcase their skills. Just like the Baseball Youth All-American Games, participants are selected through the Baseball Youth National […]

  • The Baseball Legends California MLK Classic On Tap This Weekend

    By Casey Ryans Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is a day for remembrance of one man’s hard work and courage to change America. Because of MLK, citizens of every race are able to join together on common ground. For The Baseball Legends organization in California, MLK  weekend is a chance for athletes to give thanks […]

  • Baseball Youth All-American Games Showcase Top Talent from Across the U.S.

      By Casey Ryans What better way to bring in the New Year than by playing some baseball? Over 385 players started 2015 by competing in the Baseball Youth All-American Games at Historic Dodgertown in Vero Beach, Florida. These players represented over 35 states as far north as New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island and […]

  • Baseball Youth Elite Teams Compete at Disney’s ESPN Wide World of Sports

      By Casey Ryans Over 70 individual players from across the nation came together at ESPN Wide World of Sports to represent Baseball Youth and end 2014 with a bang at the Disney New Year’s Baseball Classic. Players ages 8 to 14 formed the very first Baseball Youth Elite teams to compete against other participating […]

  • Baseball Youth All-American Games Winter Session Rosters

    Baseball Youth is ringing in the New Year in style with the Baseball Youth All-American Games Winter Session sponsored by Majestic Athletic starting New Years Day and going through Jan. 4 in Vero Beach, Florida at Historic Dodgertown. Nearly 400 players will take part in the four-day event featuring top players in travel baseball. Players […]

  • Baseball Youth All-American Games (Winter Session) 8U/9U Rosters

    Dates: Jan 1 – 4, 2015 Location: Historic Dodgertown, Vero Beach, Florida 8U/9U Rosters Numbers represent the Majestic jersey number Majestic Navy 1 Leython-George Williams, Alabama Black Sox – Alabama 2 Nicholas Barron, Angels – Texas 3 Colin Howard, Ashland American Little League – Kentucky 4 Nicholas Shaffer, Golden Spikes Commodores – California 5 Brandon Carver, Screven […]

  • Baseball Youth All-American Games (Winter Session) 10U Rosters

    Dates: Jan 1 – 4, 2015 Location: Historic Dodgertown, Vero Beach, Florida 10U Rosters Numbers represent the Majestic jersey number Majestic Navy 1 Jackson Freeman, Adrenaline – Pennsylvania 2 Jeymel Estrada, Miami Phenoms – Florida 3 Justin Lamkin, Sandcrabs Baseball – Texas 4 Kaden Coutts, Toros – Arizona 5 Hunter Elder, CSA Clippers – Georgia 6 Bryson Ledbetter, Ironmen […]

  • Baseball Youth All-American Games (Winter Session) 11U Rosters

    Dates: Jan 1 – 4, 2015 Location: Historic Dodgertown, Vero Beach, Florida 11U Rosters Numbers represent the Majestic jersey number Majestic Navy 1 Hunter Gagnon, Arsenal Baseball – Florida 2 Codi Trebelhorn, Academy Baseball / Cleveland JBO – Oregon 3 Hunter Cass, Allstar Baseball – Tennessee 4 Kaleb Newton, AE Baseball Academy – Arkansas 5 Alex Curry, County […]

  • Baseball Youth All-American Games (Winter Session) 12U Rosters

    Dates: Jan 1 – 4, 2015 Location: Historic Dodgertown, Vero Beach, Florida 12U Rosters Numbers represent the Majestic jersey number Majestic Navy 1 Marcus Smith, Diamond Jacks- New York 2 Matias Sanchez, Team Palm Beach – Florida 3 Joseph Ruger, Signature Park Mustangs – Georgia 4 Michael Tragesser, Kentucky Rampage Baseball Club – Kentucky 5 Will Warren, […]

  • Baseball Youth All-American Games (Winter Session) 13U/14U Rosters

    Dates: Jan 1 – 4, 2015 Location: Historic Dodgertown, Vero Beach, Florida 13U/14U Rosters Numbers represent the Majestic jersey number Majestic Navy 1 Robert Justus, Hopkinsville Tigers – Kentucky 2 Dalton Bearns, West KY Lightning – Kentucky 3 Nick Durgin, Brevard Acces – Florida 4 Brandon Becker, Chain – Georgia 5 Matthew Morello, Diamond Jacks […]

  • Banditos Elite Among Texas Powerhouses to Claim NYBC Bids

    Corpus Christi, Texas wasn’t short on elite teams as The Baseball Legends Cecil Fielder Texas Winter National played host to the first qualifier for the 2015 National Youth Baseball Championships. The event on Dec. 5-6 played host to nearly 90 teams in age groups 6U-14U. The champions in ages 8U-14U earned automatic bids into next […]

  • Top Texas Teams Eyeing First National Youth Baseball Championships Bid

    EVENT SCHEDULE & RESULTS The eyes of the travel baseball world will be fixed on Corpus Christi, Texas and the Cecil Fielder Winter National on Dec. 5-6 as top teams from the Lone Star State will be competing to earn the first bids for the 2015 National Youth Baseball Championships in New York. The champions […]

  • Baseball Youth Awarding $165,000 In Free Entries to Majors Weeklong Events

    Baseball Youth is giving away $165,000 in free entries to the Majors week-long events in 2015 as part of a huge promotion. Two teams will be selected every week for 22 straight weeks and awarded a free entry into a Majors tournament. Destinations include North Myrtle Beach, SC, Newberry, FL, Indianapolis, IN, Oxford, MS and […]

  • BASEBALL YOUTH’S 25 DAYS OF GIVEAWAYS

      Baseball Youth’s 25 Days of Giveaways is a holiday tradition, and you can find information about each day’s giveaway right here! We’ll post an image of the day’s giveaway and include winner’s information when they are announced. To participate in our 25 Days of Giveaways, be sure you like us on Facebook! WINNERS Day […]

  • Baseball Youth 2015 Tournament Schedule

    Below is a list of all Baseball Youth Tournaments scheduled for 2015. Additional events will be announced as we continue to offer the travel ball world a different and unique twist to youth tournaments. Expect a lot of media exposure with our Baseball Youth Magazine, social media networks and Baseball Youth Fanfest that tours around […]

  • Baseball Youth National Tryouts Launching This Season

    Events held around the U.S. will identify country’s standout players for premier Baseball Youth events The Baseball Youth National Tryouts, sponsored by SKLZ, EvoShield, OC Sports, and Majestic, are for serious travel ball players looking to showcase their game and take it to the next level. Tryouts will be hosted all over the country as […]

  • MLB.com Digital Academy Instructional of the Week – November 11

    By Dr. Amy Enfield, Ph.D It’s great to have big shade trees surrounding your ball field. But, come fall, you can start to resent them. Those big trees drop leaves and that means extra work, hassle, and lost time. However, there’s good news. Forget about raking, blowing, and bagging leaves. Instead, just mulch the leaves […]

  • MLB.com Digital Academy Instructional of the Week – November 4

    By Dr. Bill and Ryan Harrison Baseball is a great game. It’s a game you can play, be a fan, a coach or a parent of a player for most of your life. But it is not an easy game. It is challenging. One of the biggest challenges is hitting. It takes a lot of […]

  • Baseball Youth Fall Championships Takes Over Florida’s Historic Dodgertown

    View the Results! ——— Baseball Youth got a taste of the Florida sun and some of the best travel teams in the state at the Baseball Youth Fall Championships on October 24-26 at Vero Beach’s Historic Dodgertown. Over 50 teams competed over the weekend as things got kicked off on Friday night with an Opening […]

  • National Youth Baseball Championships Announces 2015 Qualifiers and Expansion

    Elite teams in 8U-14U will compete for the first time together in New York The eighth annual National Youth Baseball Championships (NYBC) will invite champions of select events across the country to fill its 2015 field and is expanding the event to include 8U-14U. Eddie Einhorn, vice chairman of the Chicago White Sox, created the […]

  • MLB.com Digital Academy Instructional of the Week – October 28

    By Todd Blyleven Many of you are still playing baseball this time of year, whether you are in the midst of Fall Ball, playing All Stars or Travel. Regardless of the league or team you’re playing on, reviewing your pitching mechanics this time of year is extremely important to how you start and finish up […]

  • MLB.com Digital Academy Instructional of the Week – October 21

    By Dr. Amy Enfield, Ph.D. Has your field lost its “Big League” appeal? Is it looking thin and brown? Let Scotts® help you get the thick, green outfield grass you’ve always wanted. Tackling seeding projects in the fall helps you grow thick, lush grass for next season – one that can better fend off weeds […]

  • National Youth Baseball Championships Returning to New York in 2015

    Travel baseball’s best 12U teams and players are returning to New York in 2015. Baseball Heaven in Yaphank, N.Y., will host next summer’s National Youth Baseball Championships and Baseball Youth All-Star Challenge on July 28-Aug. 3. Baseball Heaven, located just an hour east of New York City in Long Island, hosted the NYBC this past […]

  • MLB.com Digital Academy Instructional Tip of the Week – October 14

    By Kyle Wagner For the sake of the following questions, let’s presume the athlete has some level of proficiency. In other words, he’s pretty good. When a kicker lines up to make the field goal, does he expect to miss the ball? When a golfer tees up his drive, does he expect to swing and […]

  • MLB.com Digital Academy Instructional Tip of the Week – October 7

    By Dr. Bill and Ryan Harrison Baseball gives you great challenges. Fortunately, these are challenges that you will learn to conquer. It’s hard enough to hit a ball when it’s sitting on a tee. Even though the ball isn’t moving, hitting it hard is difficult. When the ball is pitched to you, you face another […]

  • MLB.com Digital Academy Instructional Tip of the Week

    Hitting Debate: The Arm Bar By Kyle Wagner Baseball culture and specifically hitting culture uses some terms that can be misinterpreted. One such term that has been misconstrued by hitting coaches is the “arm bar.” Many hitting coaches ask kids not to straighten their front arm because it promotes a long swing in their mind. […]

  • Baseball Youth Releases Elite 25 Final Summer Rankings

    After an incredible 2013-14 travel baseball season, Baseball Youth has released its Elite 25 Final Summer Rankings for 9U-13U. MLB Sandcrabs (9U), Team MVP Legends (10U), Diamond MVP (11U), SGV Hustle (12U) and Team MVP Elite Squad (13U) finished the season No. 1 and Baseball Youth Elite 25 National Champions in their respective age divisions. […]

  • Baseball Youth Fall Classic Results

    View the Results! ——- Baseball Youth traveled down to Pembroke Pines, Florida to host the Baseball Youth® Fall Classic on Sept. 26-28 at the West Pembroke Pines Optimist Baseball Complex. This event featured several elite teams in the Miami area, and each champion received an automatic bid into the Baseball Youth Winter Championships in January. […]

  • Baseball Youth Majors Week-Long Events Set for Summer 2015

    WELCOME TO THE MAJORS! Baseball Youth is excited to announce six weeks of week-long events in 2015 – called the Baseball Youth® Majors – around the country beginning June 7-12 in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina at the North Myrtle Beach Complex. The Baseball Youth Majors are the nation’s ultimate summer weeklong events for teams wanting […]

  • Play for Baseball Youth Elite This Winter at ESPN Wide World of Sports

    Want to play for Baseball Youth? Play on Baseball Youth Elite teams this winter at ESPN Wide World of Sports! Event Name: Disney New Year’s Baseball Classic Complex: ESPN Wide World of Sports Location: Kissimmee, Florida Dates: December 27-31, 2014 Make sure you watch the video about playing ball at the ESPN Wide World of […]

  • SGV Hustle Captures National Youth Baseball Championships 12U Crown

    It was a battle between No. 1 and No. 2 for the National Youth Baseball Championships 12U crown, but in the end no one came came close to knocking the SGV Hustle from their familiar place at the top. The Hustle won the NYBC championship, 9-3, over the Banditos Black from Houston, Texas at Baseball […]

  • SGV Hustle to Meet Banditos Black in NYBC Championship

    No. 1 vs. No. 2. It doesn’t get any bigger than this in the travel baseball world. The SGV Hustle out of Azusa, California will take on Banditos Black out of Houston, Texas for the National Youth Baseball Championships crown at 6:30 p.m. Monday. No team has looked more dominating than the SGV Hustle who […]

  • NYBC Semifinals Set at Baseball Heaven

    After three pool play games and an exciting quarterfinal slate, the NYBC semifinals are set for Sunday afternoon with four of the top five teams in the country. Three of the four teams are from California. No. 1 SGV Hustle will take on No. 3 BPA DeMarini Elite at noon and the No. 2 Banditos […]

  • Hamden Yard Dogs Look to Represent Northeast in NYBC Quarterfinals

    NYBC SCORES & SCHEDULE By Nathan Clinkenbeard Hamden Yard Dogs head coach Dennis Boucher has considered his team a sleeper everywhere they’ve played this year, and this year’s National Youth Baseball Championships is no exception. His Yard Dogs play the Capital Renegades Saturday morning at 8 at Baseball Heaven and look to become the lone […]

  • NYBC Finals Underway at Baseball Heaven

    CLICK HERE FOR NYBC SCORES & SCHEDULE The NYBC Finals started Friday morning with pool play as 16 of the top 12U teams in the country began their journey toward a national championship. Baseball Heaven in Yaphank, NY is the site of this year’s NYBC tournament, the first time it has been held outside Memphis, […]

  • Eastern Mass All Stars Take 1 Seed at Baseball Youth NYBC First Round

    CLICK HERE FOR ALL-STAR SCORES & SCHEDULE CLICK HERE FOR FIRST ROUND BRACKET The stars of 12U travel baseball have descended upon Baseball Heaven in Yaphank, New York for the Baseball Youth All-Star Weekend and the Baseball Youth National Youth Baseball Championships First Round. Over 60 All-Stars representing East, South, Central and West regions will […]

  • Competitive Play Makes its Mark at 2014 Baseball Youth National Championships

    The inaugural Baseball Youth National Championships showcased some of the finest teams in travel baseball as seven teams were crowned National Champions on July 27 at Grand Park in Westfield, Indiana. The event began Thursday, July 24 with the Opening Ceremonies and pool play was held the following two days as teams battled for position […]

  • Rosters Announced for Baseball Youth All-American Games

    Over 200 players from all over the United States will descend upon Grand Park in Westfield, Indiana next week for the inaugural Baseball Youth All-American Games. Rosters were announced Monday for the three-day event beginning July 21. Players had their abilities tested at combines held throughout the country in a variety of skills like hitting, […]

  • Akadema Yard Dogs Win AAU Grand Nationals & Earn NYBC Bid

    The Akadema Yard Dogs from Hamden, CT captured the 12U AAU Grand Nationals title on June 28 with an 11-1 win over the Jax Rockets. With the win, the Yard Dogs claimed the fourth automatic bid into the National Youth Baseball Championships on Aug. 7-11 at Baseball Heaven in Yaphank, NY. The Yard Dogs finished […]

  • San Diego Show Earn Latest Bid to National Youth Baseball Championships

    And then there were three. The San Diego Show became the third California team to earn an automatic bid to the National Youth Baseball Championships with their performance at the Xtreme Diamond Sports Elite World Series in San Diego on June 13-16. The Show dropped the 12U title game to the SGV Hustle, the No. […]

  • Texas Teams Sweep Major Divisions at 6th Annual TX-OK Super State

    The 6th Annual TX/OK Super State is one of the South’s biggest events of the summer, and Texas teams swept the Major Divisions at the Travel Sports Baseball event. Each of the seven champions in 8U-14U earned paid berths to the Baseball Youth National Championships on July 24-27 in Westfield, Indiana. Each division was loaded […]

  • SGV Hustle, BPA DeMarini Elite Claim First 2 NYBC Bids

    California powerhouses SGV Hustle and BPA DeMarini Elite claimed the first two automatic bids for the National Youth Baseball Championships at Got ‘Em Baseball’s Race for the NYBC Crown on May 17-18. The two teams are ranked No. 1 and 2 in Baseball Youth’s latest 12U Elite 25 rankings. The third and final week of […]

  • 2014 Baseball Youth Experience Hits the Road for 9th Summer

    Bringing a unique atmosphere to youth baseball tournaments around the country, the Baseball Youth Experience tours are off and running for the ninth consecutive summer. Four tours (National, East, Central and West) start on Memorial Day weekend and will hit between 50-60 stops each with excitement for the entire family. The East tour leads things […]

  • Create and Submit Your Own Video for the Baseball Youth All-American Games

    We understand that not everyone can attend a Baseball Youth® All-American Combine. Because we want everyone to have an equal opportunity, parents and players can submit a video to be analyzed. This process will be treated the same as if your player was going through the combine in person, and you will still receive all […]

  • Race for the NYBC Crown Concludes This Weekend

    The first two automatic bids for the National Youth Baseball Championships will be decided this weekend in California as Got ‘Em Baseball’s Race for the NYBC Crown wraps up. Eight teams qualified for Week 3, a double-elimination tournament to decide a champion. The two semifinal winners will earn the NYBC automatic bids. Azusa, California’s SGV […]

  • Ripken Baseball Adds 2 International Teams to 15th Annual Cal Ripken World Series

    Aberdeen, Md. – Ripken Baseball announced the addition of New Zealand and Puerto Rico to the international division competing at the 15th annual Cal Ripken World Series (CRWS), the Babe Ruth League’s premier event, featuring elite 11- and 12-year-old youth baseball players from around the world. The two countries will join the 10 domestic teams […]

  • Baseball Youth Elite 25 Rankings for 9U-13U Released

    The first Baseball Youth Elite 25 rankings for 2014 was released Thursday, May 1 with the top 25 teams announced in age groups 9U-13U. The five teams ranked No. 1 in the first poll are Florida’s Miami Phenoms (9U), Team MVP Legends (10U) and Team MVP Elite Squad (13U). California had two representatives — Diamond […]

  • Motor City Hit Dogs 11U Ready to Ramp Up Season’s Schedule

    The Motor City Hit Dogs from Rochester Hills, Michigan in the Detroit area are a well-known travel baseball organization that has successful teams year after year. The 2014 11U team is no exception as they finished their 10U season ranked No. 12 in Baseball Youth’s Elite 25 rankings. Battling the harsh winter up north, the […]

  • First 2014 Baseball Youth Elite 25 Rankings to be Released May 1

    Baseball Youth’s Elite 25 Rankings are back for 2014, and the first poll will be released on May 1 for age groups 9U-13U. The rankings will be updated every two weeks on BaseballYouth.com and will be published in Baseball Youth Issues No. 3, 4 and 5. Teams are judged based on overall record, previous tournaments, […]

  • Win a Spot In a Ripken Experience Overnight Camp

    Baseball Youth has teamed up with Ripken Baseball to give Facebook fans an incredible giveaway contest where one lucky person will win a spot in a Ripken Experience Overnight Camp. For this contest, we want to know: How do you play the Ripken Way? The Ripken Way is steeped in tradition and represents everything that […]

  • Baseball Youth’s Issue 2 Out Now!

    Baseball Youth’s Issue 2 featuring the Banditos Black 12U from Houston, Texas on the cover has been released to all subscribers. The Banditos are one of the premier travel ball organizations in the country, and the cover story takes a look at their top 12U team and their goal of making it back to the […]

  • Baseball Youth® Experience – Internship Opportunity

    Dugout Media, The Leader in Youth Sports Marketing and publishers of Baseball Youth® – The Nation’s Baseball Magazine for Kids, is looking for individuals to fill its TOUR STAFF positions for the Baseball Youth® Experience (national mobile marketing tours). The tours represent an extensive list of national sponsors, which include Rawlings Sporting Goods, Evoshield, Wilson Sporting Goods, DeMarini, Boombah, […]

  • Heavyweights Return for NYBC Race for the Crown Week 2

    Ten teams return to VTV Sports Complex in Castaic, California this weekend April 5-6 for Week 2 of the NYBC Race for the Crown. Two automatic bids to the National Youth Baseball Championships will ultimately be on the line during Week 3 on Memorial Day weekend. The 10 teams will be in one pool for […]

  • Baseball Youth® Regionals Schedule Released for 2014

    Seven Baseball Youth® Regionals have been announced for 2014 in locations around the United States as teams will be treated to a unique travel ball experience and compete for bids to the inaugural Baseball Youth® National Championships in 8U-14U. Baseball Youth has teamed up with Game Day USA out of Chicago, Illinois for six Baseball […]

  • On the Hot Seat with Rickie Weeks

    By Kid Reporter Haley Smilow Rickie Weeks patrols second base for the Milwaukee Brewers and has an exciting blend of speed and power in his game. Let’s find out how the 2011 National League All-Star handles questions on the Hot Seat with Kid Reporter Haley Smilow! HALEY:  What is your favorite thing about Miller Park? […]

  • BREAKING NEWS: Baseball Youth National Championships Coming in 2014!

    The inaugural Baseball Youth National Championships are coming this summer July 24-27 as the four-day event will be hosted at the new Grand Park in Westfield, Indiana, just 30 minutes north of Indianapolis. Teams in age groups 8U-14U will compete to be known as the first Baseball Youth National Champions. There will be a four […]

  • NYBC Race for the Crown Kicks off this Weekend with Loaded Field

    The first leg of the NYBC Race for the Crown begins this weekend Feb. 15-17 at VTV Sports Complex in Castaic, California as 16 teams look to make their first step toward an automatic bid into the National Youth Baseball Championships. Teams will compete this weekend with 12 of the 16 moving on to play […]

  • SGV Hustle Tops Elite Field at NYBC Race for the Crown Week 1

    SGV Hustle took home the Week 1 championship at the NYBC Race for the Crown on Feb. 15-17 after a convincing 11-0 win over BPA DeMarini in the title game. Both teams along with 10 others move on to Week 2 to be contested on April 5-6 at VTV Sports Complex in Castaic, California. Got […]

  • Baseball Youth® All-American Games and Combines Set to Launch This Summer

    The Baseball Youth® All-American Games are coming this summer as kids will compete to fill regional teams at Combine events around the country. If chosen to be a Baseball Youth All-American, the players and regions will come together on July 21-23 for a tournament at Grand Park in Westfield, Indiana. Combines will be conducted by […]

  • National Youth Baseball Championships Moves to New York

    In just six years the National Youth Baseball Championships (NYBC) has become the tournament that matches the best 12u travel ball teams in the country, with the winner recognized as the true national champion. New Media Sports LLC (NMS), the owner of the event, announced today that it has entered into a long-term agreement with […]

  • BREAKING NEWS: Qualifiers Chosen for National Youth Baseball Championships

    Lexington, Ky. – Once again, the National Youth Baseball Championships will crown a true champion of champions. Adhering to the “win and you’re in” concept, Dugout Media and New Media Sports LLC (NMS) announced today the 10 automatic qualifiers selected to send their representatives to New York for the 2014 National Youth Baseball Championships (NYBC) […]

  • Angels’ Mike Trout Was Destined for the Big Leagues Since Travel Ball

    He’s being called the next Mickey Mantle, and while it may be too soon to tell if that comparison is accurate, Los Angeles Angels’ Mike Trout certainly has all the tools to be a perennial all-star. Trout finished his incredible rookie season batting .326 with a league-leading 49 stolen bases and 129 runs scored in […]

  • On the Hot Seat with Giancarlo Stanton

    Miami Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton has been one of the best power hitters in the game since he broke into the bigs as a 20-year-old. Let’s see how he handles the Hot Seat with Baseball Youth’s Kid Reporter Haley Smilow firing questions at him! Haley: What is your favorite ballpark other then Marlins Park? […]

  • On the Rise

    By Nathan Clinkenbeard If anyone could be an expert at the growth of travel baseball, it’s Bill Hanna. Hanna created the West Michigan Black Sox, a travel program near Kalamazoo, Michigan, in 2012 and fielded just two teams, 8U and 9U. This year, the Black Sox ballooned to nine teams, and it sounds like 2014 […]

  • Team MVP Legends, MVP Elite Squad Among Champs at USSSA South FL Classic

    Miami was the scene of the USSSA South Florida Fall Classic played on back-to-back weekends, Oct. 25-27 and Nov. 1-3. Over 60 teams competed, and there were some elite teams taking part like Team MVP Legends, MVP Elite Squad, Miami Phenoms, Miami Prospects, Team Select and others. Team MVP Legends, the No. 1 ranked team […]

  • On the Hot Seat with Adron Chambers

    Interview by Haley Smilow St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Adron Chambers is currently battling the Los Angeles Dodgers in the National League Championship Series, but that couldn’t be tougher than sitting on the “Hot Seat” with Baseball Youth’s very own Kid Reporter Haley Smilow. Haley caught up with Adron during Spring Training back in February and […]

  • BPA DeMarini Elite Captures West Coast 12U Super Elite

    A number of ranked teams went into the West Coast 12U Super Elite tournament Oct. 19-20, and BPA DeMarini Elite emerged as the champion with a 4-1 over the Las Vegas Rebels. BPA’s Jared Jones pitched brilliantly in the championship game, going 5 1/3 innings and allowing no runs. He was named the tournament’s Most […]

  • West Coast 12U Super Elite Tournament to Feature Top Teams

    There will be no shortage of talent this weekend Oct. 19-20 at the West Coast 12U Super Elite tournament as eight of the 12 teams participating are nationally ranked in Baseball Youth’s Elite 25. Bakersfield Heat, out of Bakersfield, California, are hosting the event at the VTV Baseball Complex in Castaic, California. The 12 teams […]

  • New Additions and Positive Attitude has EM Majors Rolling through Fall

    Through fifteen games, the 12U EM Majors are boasting a 14-1 record and already have more tournament-wins by early October than they did all of last season. Team manager Brett Huskey has been thrilled with the way his team has been performing so far this year. “These kids have really bought in to what we’ve […]

  • Triple Crown Sports Hosts Sold Out Fall Nationals in Florida

    Triple Crown Sports began its first of two Fall Nationals weekends on Oct. 11-13 in St. Augustine, Florida as each age group was sold out. The first weekend featured 11U, 13U, 15U, 16U and 18U. The Central Florida Wolverines out of Orlando took home the 11U title with an impressive undefeated weekend. The Wolverines outscored […]

  • Baseball Youth Releases Issue 4 Featuring Extensive Travel Ball Coverage

    Baseball Youth released its fourth issue of 2013 packed with another round of travel ball coverage including updated age group rankings, team profiles, players to watch, tournament recaps and more. One of the teams profiled in this issue is the Central Florida Gators out of Altamonte Springs, Florida. The Gators program fields two elite 13U […]

  • Voices From the Field

    Written by Cody Wilson Age: 12 Hometown: North Canton, OH I’ve been playing baseball for eight years. Center, second base, shortstop, and catcher are my favorite positions. I’ve had 24 coaches while I was playing. I have learned some special abilities for fielding, throwing, hitting and baserunning. I am going to explain some key points […]

  • Baseball Card Chat with Michael Young

    During his first decade as a Texas Ranger, Michael Young has been called a lot of things and worn a lot of gloves. A seven-time American League All-Star, Young has been an all-star as a second baseman, third baseman, shortstop and designated hitter. Young saw playing time at first base for the first time in […]

  • Here’s To You, Mr. Robinson

    By Nathan Clinkenbeard If you had a chance to meet Jackie Robinson, what would you say to him? For the Anderson Monarchs, a team from South Philadelphia, visiting Robinson’s gravesite was their first stop on a barnstorming journey that took them over 4,000 miles around the country in 22 days. Each player took a baseball, […]

  • Competition Fierce at Mississippi’s MidSouth USSSA Super NIT

    The Midsouth USSSA Super NIT tournament took place this past weekend at Snowden Grove Park and other facilities in the Southaven, Mississippi area. Over 200 teams participated in this tournament with some of the top teams in the country making the trip. The 9U-14U major division winners received automatic berths to the USSSA Elite 32 […]

  • 3-peat! Japan Captures Another Cal Ripken World Series Title

    Japan has been dominant in recent years at the Cal Ripken World Series in Aberdeen, Maryland winning the last two championships, and Sunday they made it a three-peat in impressive fashion. The International champs dominated the United States champions from West Raleigh, North Carolina 11-1 in five innings. Japan scored four times in the first […]

  • SY Titans Capture 2013 NYBC Title

    There’s something about Memphis, Tennessee that brings out the best in the SY Titans. The team from Santa Ynez, California captured the 2013 National Youth Baseball Championships title Monday night with a dominant 12-2 win over BPA DeMarini Elite, moving their record at the Gameday Baseball complex to 10-0 in less than two months. The […]

  • National Youth Baseball Championships Down to the Final Four

    California teams have made their presence known at the National Youth Baseball Championships as all three won Saturday to move on to Sunday’s semifinals. SY Titans, BPA DeMarini Elite and Diamond MVP make up three of the four semifinal teams with the other being Team MVP from Florida. BPA DeMarini Elite was responsible for the […]

  • BPA DeMarini Elite and SY Titans in NYBC Final

    California has taken over Memphis, Tennessee. Three out of the four semifinal teams were from the Golden State, and it will be an all-California final Monday night at the National Youth Baseball Championships between BPA DeMarini Elite and SY Titans. The two teams are very familiar with each other having played several times over the […]

  • Eight Teams Advance to National Youth Baseball Championships Quarterfinals

    After an exciting day of pool play Friday at the National Youth Baseball Championships, the quarterfinals are set as 12 teams have been paired down to just eight. The Banditos Black out of Houston, Texas came to Memphis as the reigning back-to-back champions in this event, and they played like the favorites. The Banditos won […]

  • 2013 National Youth Baseball Championships Preview

    The best 12U travel ball teams in the country have arrived in Memphis ready to compete against each other in the National Youth Baseball Championships. This year’s field, on paper, looks like the best assembled in the tournament’s six-year history. The top six teams in Baseball Youth’s Elite 25 12U rankings made it to Memphis: […]

  • Little League World Series U.S. Field Set for Williamsport

    The Little League World Series is set to begin Aug. 15-16 in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, and the eight U.S. regional champions are looking to bring the title back home to the United States. Last year, Japan won the LLWS Championship over Goodlettsville, Tennessee. Grosse Pointe Woods-Shores Little League from Grosse Pointe, Michigan won the Great Lakes […]

  • Ohio Prospects Earn Final Spot in National Youth Baseball Championships

    In a classic David vs. Goliath scenario, the Ohio Prospects out of Painesville, OH won the Baseball Youth Elite Championships 12U division as they outlasted four nationally-ranked teams in the process. The victory also earned the Prospects the final spot in the National Youth Baseball Championships to be played Aug. 22-26 in Memphis, Tennessee. The […]

  • Top Southern Teams Hit the Bayou for the Cajun Classic XXXV Super NIT

    Over 250 teams from the southern U.S. took part in the USSSA Cajun Classic XXXV Super NIT on April 26-28 in the Baton Rouge, Louisiana area. Several top travel teams were in attendance, including the PSA Worth Sox Red (12U) and the LA Padres (11U). The 12U Major division featured 29 teams, and it was […]

  • Jay Criscione Super NIT Kicks Off This Weekend

    The first of many Super NIT tournaments gets underway this weekend, as teams age 8U – 18U will be competing in the 4th Annual Jay Criscione Super NIT in South Carolina. “Leave it all on the field” is the tournament’s motto, and you can bet teams will be doing exactly that, as they face off […]

  • Disney’s Sun and Surf Baseball Bash a Big Hit At ESPN Wide World of Sports

    Disney Baseball and the ESPN Wide World of Sports hosted yet another successful Memorial Day tournament as they kicked off the summer with the annual Disney’s Sun and Surf Baseball Bash. Play got under way May 25 and championships were played on May 28. Over 40 teams came to Orlando and Walt Disney World for […]

  • USSSA Elite World Series Opens Up at ESPN Wide World of Sports

    The USSSA Elite World Series began play July 15 at the ESPN Wide World of Sports with the 10U, 12U and 14U age groups kicking off the first week of play. The 9U, 11U and 13U divisions will start play August 5. Several top 25 teams in Baseball Youth’s Elite 25 team rankings are in […]

  • Richmond Braves Showing No Signs of Sophomore Slump

    Since coming together for the first time earlier this year, the 12U Richmond Braves National have seen a great deal of success, and that success has already carried over to their 13U sophomore campaign. A nationally ranked competitor, the Braves finished their inaugural season on a high note with a 51-4 record, beating the Dirtbags […]

  • Baseball Card Chat with Prince Fielder

    Prince Fielder’s move from Milwaukee to Detroit this offseason is a change that has definitely agreed with the talented slugger. Fielder, the son of former big leaguer Cecil Fielder, signed a nine-year contract with the Tigers over the winter, teaming up with Miguel Cabrera as one of the most potent one-two punches in baseball. But […]

  • Florida Piranaz 11U Continuing Winning Tradition with Solid Start to 2013

    By Chris Ruberg The Florida Piranaz out of Lantana, Florida have continued their tradition and national recognition as a top tier travel team with a great start to 2013. They started the season competing in the 12U USSSA Kendall Craze’s Wood Bat War Open age class, capturing the championship. Of the 15 tournaments the Piranaz […]

  • The Georgia Bandits: A Band of Brothers

    With their big bright smiles and happy-go-lucky attitudes, you’d never know by looking at the Georgia Bandits that they are one of the best teams travel ball has ever seen. But once they lace up the cleats, it becomes a whole new story. Unlike some big-name programs like East Cobb and MCBC, the Bandits are […]

  • BC KC Rawlings Prospects 13U Picking Up Right Where They Left Off In 2012

    By Chris Ruberg When Jason Caley and Jeff Shinkle took over the BC KC Rawlings Prospects out of Overland Park, Kansas in the fall of 2009 they were 10U and played as a AA team. Now, with extreme hard work and committed parents, the team plays in the majors and competes with some of the […]

  • Baseball Youth Unveils First Elite 25 Team Rankings for 2013

    The first Baseball Youth Elite 25 team rankings of 2013 are here, and this year the rankings have expanded to include the 9U and 13U age groups along with 10U-12U. The Elite 25 rankings will appear in three Baseball Youth issues and will be updated every other week on BaseballYouth.com The five No. 1 ranked […]

  • D-Bat Elite North 11U Ready to Claim Spot in Baseball Youth Rankings

    The D-Bat Elite North 11U team out of Prosper, Texas added some fresh faces in 2012, but that did not stop them from having a successful 41-18 season. The core group of the team has been together for three years now and, ironically enough, has won the Triple Crown Texas State Championship three years in […]

  • 12U East Cobb Astros Out to Make Some Noise in 2013

    The 12U East Cobb Astros out of Marietta, Georgia finished last season as one of the top teams in the country, and they are looking to better their performance in 2013. The Astros were ranked No. 19 in Baseball Youth’s Elite 25 final summer rankings. This year, the Astros started off by winning four of […]

  • On The Hot Seat with Craig Breslow

    Interview by Haley Smilow Lefty specialist Craig Breslow has spent seven years in Major League Baseball bouncing around with different clubs, and he’s currently on his second stint with the Boston Red Sox. In 63 games last season between Arizona and Boston, Breslow was 3-0 with a 2.70 ERA. Baseball Youth’s Kid Reporter Haley Smilow […]

  • Baseball Youth’s Top 25 Travel Baseball Destinations

    Over the course of the summer, our Baseball Youth staff travels across the country to the biggest and best youth baseball tournaments and venues out there. It’s with those first-hand experiences that we are able to come up with our list of America’s Top 25 Youth Baseball Destinations. Baseball Youth’s Top 25 is not a […]

  • Cooperstown All-Star Village Expanding This Offseason

    The Cooperstown All-Star Village has been undergoing a makeover this winter to expand the facility and give kids an even better experience at one of the nation’s top complexes. Construction started around Dec. 1 on a new bunkhouse to increase the number of teams the All-Star Village can host each week. For 2013, the All-Star […]

  • Florida Battalion 11U Beating Up Competition Early on in 2013

    Jason Miller started the Florida Battalion Baseball Club in Tampa Bay, Florida in 2011 and fielded a 10U major team that went to the USSSA Elite 32 World Series in its first year. Since then, the club has added an additional team and now fields a 9U and 11U team. The 11U team plays up […]

  • 11U Sandlot All-Stars Black off to Hot Start in 2013

    The 11U Sandlot All-Stars Black team out of Chandler, Arizona has been together since they were 8 years old, and they have been one of the top teams out west and around the nation during that time. “This team for many reasons is my favorite team I have coached throughout the years based on attitudes, […]

  • Baseball Youth and Baseball Factory Announce Partnership

    Baseball Youth, The Nation’s Baseball Magazine for Kids, announced today a strategic partnership with Baseball Factory that will both expand Baseball Youth’s reach to youth baseball players and their families as well as broaden its written and video content. The partnership includes distribution of Baseball Youth at various Baseball Factory events. Baseball Youth has also […]

  • Mississippi Rebels Defend Home Turf at USSSA September Showdown

    In their first tournament of the 2013 season, the Mississippi Rebels claimed victory at the USSSA NIT September Showdown, defeating the Germantown Giants in the championship game. The ten-team tournament at Snowden Grove Park featured some elite ball clubs from both Mississippi and Tennessee but it was the Rebels’ steady play that earned them the […]

  • Evoshield Canes 11U Off to a Solid Start This Season

    The 11U EvoShield Canes out of Raleigh, North Carolina are off to a solid 19-5 start to this season, with all five of their losses coming from playing up to 12U competition. The Canes have won four out of the seven tournaments they’ve played in this year, including the AAU 12U North Carolina Central State […]

  • Toronto’s Adam Lind Loved Ken Griffey Jr Cards

    May 23rd Toronto’s Adam Lind is a pretty versatile guy by nature. In 2009, he won the Edgar Martinez Award as the top designated hitter in the American League. When he’s not DH’ing for the Blue Jays, the 28-year-old Indiana native can be found playing first base. Since making his debut in September 2006, he […]

  • Memphis Tigers, Germantown Giants Headline USSSA September Showdown

    If you’re looking for some great travel baseball action this weekend then look no further than the USSSA September Showdown in Southaven, Mississippi. The 13U age group will feature nine tough teams from both Tennessee and Mississippi, battling for those ever-important USSSA points that determine World Series seeding at the end of the season. At […]

  • If You Build It, They Will Come

    If you build it, they will come. That famous line was delivered in the blockbuster hit Field of Dreams, and it’s exactly what Denise Stillman believes when she talks about plans for the new All-Star Ballpark Heaven in Dyersville, Iowa. Stillman and her husband Mike, along with several other investors, acquired the land from former […]

  • Cincy Flames 12U Ready to Take on Best Teams in Midwest

    The 12U Cincy Flames out of Cincinnati, Ohio opened their 2013 season March 22-24 at the Hatfield and McCoy Shootout in Cincinnati. They went 1-1 with their Sunday game being cancelled due to rain. This past weekend the Flames ran into two nationally ranked teams, Lids Indiana Bulls Black and Baseball Youth Elite, eventually falling […]

  • Diamond Stingrays Creating a Dynasty in Southern California

    The current group of boys that comprise the 12U Diamond Stingrays is one of the most talented and successful teams in the game. At the rate they’re going, they could make an argument as one of the greatest youth travel teams to take to the diamond before they go their separate ways for high school […]

  • 12U Baysox Making a Name for Themselves In Southern Florida

    The newly formed 12-year-old Baysox from Tampa Florida are off to a roaring start to the 2013 season, winning their second tournament in a row at the C FL Showdown VIII. Gathering members from the Bullets Gold, Tampa Titans, South Brandon Hornets, and more, the Baysox look as tough as anyone in that southern Florida […]

  • 11U MS Storm Rolling Through Fourth Season Together

    Entering their fourth season together, the 11U MS Storm from Gulfport, Mississippi have been one of the state’s premier youth teams since 2009 when they first formed. With the majority of the boys playing together since the team’s inception, the Storm have won an impressive 160 games and lost just 39 in USSSA play over […]

  • East Texas Rough Riders Looking to Bounce Back at Fall Nationals

    In their second season, the East Texas Rough Riders from Mount Pleasant Texas has been playing great baseball, and will be looking for their third title of the fall this weekend. Just a week after coming off a 2nd place finish at the USSSA Tara Sawyer tournament, the East Texas Rough Riders will be back […]

  • Baseball Card Chat with Michael Cuddyer

    After spending 11 years with the Minnesota Twins, outfielder Michael Cuddyer departed for the National League’s Colorado Rockies in 2012 where he fits into a potent lineup with stars like Carlos Gonzalez and Troy Tulowitzki. Cuddyer loved collecting cards when he was a kid growing up in Virginia, and his collection is safe and sound […]

  • Tough Opponent, Even Tougher Kids

    By Nathan Clinkenbeard During baseball season, it’s not unusual for 12-year-old Alexander Herd to come face-to-face with umpires telling him to take his cell phone off. What the umpires do not know is that Alexander is a Type 1 diabetic, and that “cell phone” is actually an insulin pump he has to wear to monitor […]

  • Travel Sports Baseball Hosts 2nd Annual Brian Crawford Memorial Tournament

    Travel Sports Championship Tournaments hosted a sold out 2nd Annual Brian Crawford Memorial Benefit Tournament Feb. 22-24 at Oak Grove Park in Grapevine, Texas with teams from the Dallas-Fort Worth area competiting in one of eight age divisions. The tournament raised money for the Brian Crawford Memorial Foundation whose goal is to build an all-turf […]

  • Louisville Slugger National Demo Day a Huge Success

    Louisville Slugger hosted National Demo Day Saturday, Feb. 9 as over 70 baseball facilities across the country provided youth players the chance to test the new line of Senior League and BBCOR bats. Kids could test popular Louisville Slugger 2013 bats like the Attack, ExoGrid and Omaha. Demo Day was free for participants, and discounts […]

  • Travel Team Spotlight — Team Colorado Bardo’s 12U

    The 12U Majors Team Colorado – Bardo’s travel team is comprised of 12 ballplayers from throughout the state of Colorado. The 12 young men are the top players at their age in the state and joined together to compete in the 2012 Fall / Winter season for four elite out-of-state tournaments. The team amassed an […]

  • Triple Crown Sports Kicks Off New Year With Winter Nationals

    Triple Crown Sports hosted its first major event of the 2013 baseball season Jan. 18-21 as 60 teams from around the country made the journey to sunny Clearwater, Florida for the Triple Crown Winter Nationals. In the 10U division, the South Florida Hitmen (Wellington, Florida) dominated their way to the title with two pool play […]

  • Big Game James

    By Steve Hunt Like many big leaguers, James Shields was exposed to baseball at a young age. After all, he had two older brothers who played the game, and his father had also spent much of his youth on a diamond. Those early days in baseball are ones the 30-year-old Tampa Bay starter remembers well. […]

  • Happy New Year! – Baseball Youth Releases First Issue of 2013

    Baseball Youth, The Nation’s Baseball Magazine for Kids, released its first issue of 2013 on Feb. 1 with Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder and two-time National League All-Star Andrew McCutchen gracing the cover. The cover story takes a look at McCutchen’s rise from his childhood in a small Florida town to his superstar status in Major […]

  • Disney Caps off 2012 Season with Rawlings Gold Glove Classic

    Disney Baseball capped off its 2012 season with 43 teams participating in the Rawlings Gold Glove Classic Dec. 27-30 at the ESPN Wide World of Sports. Teams from Florida, Ohio, New York, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Minnesota, Illinois, California, Texas and Brazil competed in the four-day event held annually around New Year’s […]

  • Final Baseball Youth Issue of 2012 Released

    Baseball Youth, The Nation’s Baseball Magazine for Kids, honors the World Champion San Francisco Giants and National League Most Valuable Player Buster Posey in its final issue of 2012. The Giants won the World Series title for the second time in three years, and Baseball Youth covers San Francisco’s improbable postseason run where they went […]

  • Upper Deck Cougars Reshape Northern Travel Baseball With Incredible Season

    ROMEOVILLE, IL – The Upper Deck Cougars left a lasting impression on the travel baseball community this past season, doing something most northern teams do not do often against southern and western teams, win. Based just 45 minute outside of Chicago, the Upper Deck Cougars are a program that have been around for a while […]

  • New Baseball Youth Issue Released! TWO Collectible Covers!

    As baseball heads to the playoffs, Baseball Youth has released its newest issue featuring two collectible covers for the first time in its seven year history! Washington’s Bryce Harper and L.A.’s Mike Trout have led a number of young phenoms taking over the game. Subscribers in the eastern half of the United States will receive […]

  • Triple Crown Fall Nationals Kick Off First Weekend of 2 in Florida

    For the 16th straight year, St. Augustine, Florida is playing host to the Triple Crown Fall Nationals, and five age divisions mainly made up of older kids got the two-weekend event underway on Oct. 12-14. Besides the 15U, 16U and 18U divisions, the 11U and 13U age groups competed during the first weekend. Each of […]

  • Banditos Black Claims Back-to-Back NYBC Titles

    Banditos Black are back on top of the 12U travel baseball world once again. The Houston area based squad defeated Team Phenom 8-6 in the HotelPlanner.com National Youth Baseball Championships title game Monday night to claim back-to-back crowns. The back-to-back championships are the first in National Youth Baseball Championships history. Playing in front of a […]

  • Triple Crown Fall Nationals Promises Elite End of Year Action

    LAS VEGAS, NV – Travel ball is in full swing this weekend as thousands of kids, parents, and coaches on the west coast gear up for some action out in Sin City at the Triple Crown Fall Nationals.  The event is now entering it’s 10th year and will feature 120 teams across four age groups […]

  • Elite Teams Hit Las Vegas for Triple Crown’s Fall Nationals

    Triple Crown Sports hosted its second and final weekend of the Fall Nationals in Las Vegas with 120 teams in 10U, 11U, 13U and 14U making the trip to Sin City. The event was a sell out for every age group over the two weekends. The 10U age division was loaded with talent from California […]

  • Baseball Youth’s Elite 25 Final Summer Rankings Released

    The newly formed 12-year-old Baysox from Tampa Florida are off to a roaring start to the 2013 season, winning their second tournament in a row at the C FL Showdown VIII. Gathering members from the Bullets Gold, Tampa Titans, South Brandon Hornets, and more, the Baysox look as tough as anyone in that southern Florida […]

  • Grant Baseball Academy 12U Season For the Ages

    OAKLAND, CA – For the boys of the Grant Baseball Academy 12U, the journey to travel ball supremacy began in late 2011, when they competed in the Arizona Super NIT. At the time they looked like a team who just happened to get hot at the right moment, but such was not the case.  After […]

  • Japan Wins 2012 Little League World Series

    Story by Lauren Gilbert A 2-run walk-off home run by Tokyo, Japan’s Noriatsu Osaka put the mercy rule into effect in the bottom of the fifth inning at Lamade Stadium on Sunday afternoon as his 4 for 4 performance at the plate — which included three home runs and four RBIs –powered the international champions […]

  • Banditos Black and Team Phenom Set for Title Game Showdown

    After three days of pool and bracket play the HotelPlanner.com National Youth Baseball Championships title game is set for Monday night between Banditos Black out of Houston, Texas and Team Phenom from Moreno Valley, California. Banditos Black represents Super Series Baseball of America, and they come into the title game outscoring their opponents 44-11. The […]

  • McAllister Park National Little League Claims 1st U.S. World Series Berth

    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – McAllister Park National Little League from San Antonio, Texas, was strong in all phases in earning the first U.S. berth in the Little League Baseball World Series winning all five of its games in the Southwestern Region Tournament held at the George W. Bush Little League Leadership Training Center in Waco, […]

  • Stealth Bomberz (GA) Win 8 Straight, Take ECB Battle of the South

    East Cobb Baseball hosted 48 12U teams in the ECB Battle of the South from May 22-28 as the Stealth Bomberz out of Albany, Georgia notched a perfect record and took home the championship. In pool play, the Bomberz took down the Blue Chip Bulls (SC), East Cobb Pride (GA) and the Wills Park Warriors […]

  • Dirtbags 12U Ready for ECB Battle of the South

    May 25th The Dirtbags 12U out of Greensboro, North Carolina are participating this weekend in the ECB Battle of the South at the East Cobb Baseball Complex in Marietta, Georgia. Their first game is Friday against the East Cobb Stars, and then they finish up pool play with two games Saturday. The Dirtbags have been […]

  • New Baseball Youth Issue Released

    The newest Baseball Youth issue has been released to subscribers as Los Angeles Dodgers All-Star center fielder Matt Kemp appears on the cover. Kemp talks about his childhood days playing the game and reveals how he was nicknamed after former superstar Frank Thomas. Besides the cover story on Matt Kemp, there are features on the […]

  • National Youth Baseball Championships Announces Changes for 2012

    The Fifth Annual National Youth Baseball Championship returns to Memphis August 23 – 27 with a new title sponsor, HotelPlanner.com and new television partner, CBS Sports Network. Now known as the HotelPlanner.com National Youth Baseball Championship (HotelPlanner.com NYBC), the tournament brings together 12 of the nation’s top 12-and-under (12u) teams representing eight youth sports organizations […]

  • Team MVP 11U and 12U Showcase Dominance

    PLANTATION, FL – Highly regarded as one of the most elite travel baseball organizations in the country, Team MVP wasted no time establishing themselves as front-runners in the 11U and 12U age groups for this upcoming fall season. At this past weekend’s Last Chance Pandemonium tournament, both teams dominated with excellent play on both sides […]

  • Baseball Youth Tour Kicks Off Memorial Day Weekend

    The 2012 Baseball Youth Road Trip gets underway Memorial Day weekend as six tours will make 365 stops to major youth tournaments and World Series events across the country. The six tours run from Memorial Day to Labor Day are the East, South, Midwest, West, Central and Cooperstown. At every stop this summer, the Baseball […]

  • JOIN Baseball Youth’s Free Travel Team Database

    Baseball Youth has launched the Travel Team Database on BaseballYouth.com to give coaches and teams an easy way to connect with each other. It’s simple to get your team on the database. All you have to do is submit your team name, city, state, age division, coach name, e-mail, phone number and team website if […]