PBI Baseball League Summer Season

PBI Baseball League logoLEAGUE DETAILS – The PBI Baseball League summer season is a weekday league that runs for 6 weeks in June and July. Teams between the ages of 8U through 14U will play two games per week for a total of 12 games. The high school divisions will play three games per week for a total of 18 games.

REGISTRATION FOR SUMMER IS NOW OPEN.

CHECK OUT WHAT’S NEW FOR SUMMER 2017 –
LOWER PRICE – $225 per team and no late-registration fees. Register for the summer – same price from first day of registration to the last day!

PACKAGES – Save $100 if you sign up for two seasons – Save $175 when you sign up for all three (spring, summer, fall)!

PLAYOFFS – Don’t you hate it when you came in fifth place, one point out of a playoff berth, on the outside looking in? NO MORE! New for the summer 2017 seasonEVERYONE makes the playoffs! It’s a more inclusive playoff system. AND – we are working hard to have everyone finish on time!

PRIZES – Champions will receive T-shirts for each player along with the traditional individual medals – and NEW FOR 2017 – a FREE BERTH for another PBI season! With everyone making the playoffs – everyone has a shot! It’s a great incentive to fight again for the ring in the next season! (NOTE – runner-up team will also receive individual medals.)

GAMECHANGER – the PBI Baseball League is now using the GameChanger app to score games, keep rosters, and record play-by-play. It’s free for coaches to use and a great way for coaches to record stats, check rosters, and ensure playoff eligibility.

The PBI Baseball League – North Jersey’s Premiere Travel League!

LEAGUE ADMINISTRATION
COMMISSIONER – Jim Monaghan
LEAGUE DIRECTOR – René Miranda
LEAGUE DIRECTOR – Joe Woelfel
LEAGUE DIRECTOR – Joe Emerson

The regular season begins the week of June 12 and continues through the week of July 17. The playoffs will be held July 25th, 26th, and 27th. Game times are determined by coaches. Games may be played on another day by agreement of both teams, but if you are not able to have a team of at least nine players on weekdays in June & July, this might not be the best league choice for your team.

SUMMER SEASON SCHEDULES, SCORES & STANDINGS WILL BE HERE. Standings will be updated as scores are received. The WINNING coach is to email results to Jim Monaghan at PBI.

PBI Baseball League Rules – The entire PBI Baseball League Rule Set with full index.

FOR A COMPLETE LIST OF SUMMER TEAMS CONFIRMED, CLICK HERE

AGE LEVELS
8U 40/60 – A, AA
9U 46/60 – AA, AAA
10U 46/60 – AA, AAA
11U 46-60 – AA, AAA
11U 50/70 – AA, AAA
12U 46/60 – AA, AAA
12U 50/70 – AA, AAA
13U 50/70 – AA, AAA
13U 60/90 – AA, AAA
14U 60/90 – AA, AAA

JUNIOR VARSITY – 16U
VARSITY (wood bat) – 18U

SUMMER 2016 LEAGUE CHAMPIONS
8U – North Rockland Hawks
10U – North Jersey Bandits
11U/12U 50/70 – Rockland Elite White
13U – PBI 13U Eagles
14U Mazzone Division – Rockland Elite
14U Perlozzo Division – New City Generals
18U – Orangetown Mustangs

SKILL LEVELS
AAA ELITE (formerly American Division) – top travel teams, including club
AA ALL-STAR (formerly National Division) – town teams

Please specify age, skill, and field size when registering.

NOTE – your team should pick the appropriate level based upon the combined skill of your players, not where they are from.

BAT REGULATIONS
On December 30, 2010 Little League International issued a moratorium on composite bats from the Majors Division on down. Since then, there has been an incredible amount of confusion regarding what bats are and are not legal. Even the umpires get confused sometimes looking at various bats trying to determine their legality.

baseballbatrulesIn an effort to make things simpler for teams, players, and parents, the PBI Baseball League will once again follow the Little League bat regulations for the 2016 summer season at the 40/60, 46/60, 50/70 and 60/90 field levels covering the age levels from 8U through 14U.

40/60 (8U) and 46/60 Divisions (9U through 12U) – Bats cannot have a barrel size bigger than 2 1/4″. Composite barrel bats are prohibited at these levels unless they have been approved by Little League International. For a complete list of approved 2 1/4″ composite bats click here. Additionally, all non-wood approved 2 1/4″ barrel bats must also have the BPF of 1.15 printed somewhere on the bat.

ALL 50/70 divisions (11U through 13U) & ALL 60/90 divisions at the 13U and 14U levels – Players at these levels may use non-wood bats with a 2 1/4″ barrel, but those bats must meet all approved Little League guidelines as per above. All non-wood 2 5/8″ composite barrel bats must meet the BBCOR -3 standard. All non-wood 2 5/8″ non-composite barrel bats may be any drop.

IMPORTANT NOTE – umpires who are assigned to work PBI Baseball League games have the right granted to them by the League to require a batter to use a heavier bat based upon the physical size of the batter. There are some 12, 13 and 14U players who are too big to be using a -10 2 5/8″ barrel bat. For safety reasons, an umpire can determine such a player needs to use a heavier bat.

Both high school divisions of the PBI Baseball League (junior varsity and varsity) will follow the nationally recognized high school guidelines for bats. All bats at those two levels must meet BBCOR -3 standards.

PITCHING REGULATIONS
9U through 14U uses a pitch count through all divisions. 8U has a 2-inning per pitcher rule. For the sake of clarification, an inning pitched consists of 3 outs. There is NO pitch count rule at either of the high school levels (JV or varsity). NOTE – New York public schools began using a pitch count at the high school level in 2011. If New Jersey public schools follow suit, the PBI Baseball League will then do the same. Until that happens, there will be NO pitch count at the high school level.

AGE CUTOFF
FOR PLAYERS BORN ON OR BEFORE AUGUST 31, 2005 – the cutoff date for the 2017 season is April 30.
FOR PLAYERS BORN ON OR AFTER SEPTEMBER 1, 2005 – the cutoff date for the 2017 season is August 31.

Click here for the PBI Baseball League Age Chart.

REGULAR SEASON
The regular season for all age levels (8U through high school) will begin the week of June 12th and continue through the week of July 17th – a 12-15game schedule (depends upon age).

THIS IS A WEEKDAY LEAGUE. IF YOU CANNOT COMMIT TO WEEKDAYS, THIS IS PROBABLY NOT THE LEAGUE FOR YOUR TEAM.

PLAYOFFS
The top four teams in each skill division of each age level will meet in a single elimination tournament. Playoffs and championship games will take place during the week of July 25th. PBI provides individual awards for players on the first and second place teams.

COST
REGISTRATION FEE – $225 per team
SPECIAL PRICING – register for any two seasons of the PBI Baseball League and pay just $350 per team, or any three seasons for a total of $525 per team.

NO REGISTRATIONS WILL BE TAKEN WHATSOEVER AFTER JUNE 3.

LEAGUE REFUND POLICY – the registration price includes a non-refundable $25 per team administrative fee. No refunds are given once a season has started. Refunds prior to the start of the season will be made via check.

PBI cannot hold a space for you; teams are taken on a first-paid, first-served basis.

CONFIRMED TEAMS FOR SUMMER 2017
INFORMATION AS OF 6/14/17 4:00 PM

8U DIVISION
Clarkstown Stars
Clifton Chiefs
Edgewater/Leonia
Monroe Crusaders
Paramus Spartans

10U DIVISION
Clifton Chiefs
NJ Renegades (AA)
North Rockland Hawks (AA)
Nutley Nationals (AA)
Stony Point Patriots (AA)
Teel Ravens (AA)
Upper Saddle River Cardinals

11U 50/70 DIVISION
BC Phenom
Edgewater/Leonia
Palisades Sparks
PBI Eagles
Stony Point Patriots (A)
Teel Ravens (AA)
West Point Jr. Black Knights (A)

13U 60/90 DIVISION
Arsenal Elite Athletics (A)
BC Yankees
Monroe-Woodbury Ravens (A)
Muggeo Cardinals (AAA)
North Rockland Hawks (AA)
Northeast Pride (AA)
PBI Eagles (A)
RBI Red Storm (AA)
Ringwood Raptors (A)

14U
Clifton Chiefs
Dumont Huskies (A)
Glen Rock (A)
Monroe Crusaders Blue (AA)
OC Thunder (AA)
PBI Eagles (AA)
West Point Jr Black Knights

PBI Baseball League Rules
The entire PBI Baseball League Rule Set with full index.

REGISTER ONLINE! – online registration available using our secure server. PBI Baseball League Registration Page