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Travel or In-House Baseball ?

See Basic Information below.

For more detail click above on IN-HOUSE for PK - 7th grade options.

For 9u - 15u Travelling detail options click on TRAVEL above.

Register to Umpire with P.L.A.Y.

Umpires must be at least 14 years of age. P.L.A.Y. will be assigning In-House games from 2nd-7th grade along with Travel games at many age levels! If you have any questions please contact Roxanne at rmcintosh2014@gmail.com.

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Mark Your 2022 Calendars!!!

Mark your calendars for the 2022 P.L.A.Y Baseball Golf Outing!  This year's event will be held Friday, April 29th at the Wilds Golf Club with a Noon shotgun start. 

The registration is full. If you would like to be on the waitlist, please email Michelle Totten at michelle.totten@yahoo.com

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Basic Program Information

In-House Baseball is for PK - 7th grade in Prior Lake - games and practices are generally within in the PL/Savage School district boundaries. This (especially PK-2nd) is to be a more relaxed and fundamentals yet development and slightly more competitive environment is anticipated especially for 3rd grade and beyond. As players get older there usually are better skills developed. 8th grade and older are encouraged to play in the BAC League (Burnsville Athletic Club)

Travel Baseball is for 9U - 15U Players that want to play in a Travel League (one to 2 nights a week) and in between  4 - 9 weekend Tournaments a summer. These teams have limited numbers and are determined through a Tryout of Skills. 10U-14U Travel Registration Fees All Include A $78.00 Tryout Fee. The tryout fee for 15U is $40.00. If They Don't Make A Travel Team All Fees Except Tryout Fee  Will Be Applied To In-House Registration automatically Or Refunded if requested in writing (email within 3 days of team announcement), then allow roughly 5 business days for refund.
 To play Travel Baseball is a big commitment and to understand the competition level is higher and players and families need to be prepared to commit.
KEY NOTES : All TRAVEL players must sign up for the grade they are currently in during 2020/2021 school year. IN-HOUSE players may "play up" if a parent is also involved as a coach.

Need More info: Click on either Travel or In-House on the upper left side of this page to get to more details.

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Vision Statement

P.L.A.Y. Baseball provides a culture that promotes the fundamentals of baseball both physical and mental that would teach life lessons beyond the playing field.

Core Values

  1. Community
  2. Sportsmanship
  3. Development
  4. Teamwork
  5. Commitment

Coaches & Parents - Check out this website

FIVE SIGNS OF AN IDEAL SPORTS PARENT

FIVE SIGNS OF AN IDEAL SPORTS PARENT

Let’s hear it for the parents who do it right. In many respects, Brown and Miller say, it’s easier to be an ideal sports parent than a nightmare. “It takes less effort,” Miller says. “Sit back and enjoy.” Here’s what to do:

• Cheer everybody on the team, not just your child: Parents should attend as many games as possible and be supportive, yet allow young athletes to find their own solutions. Don’t feel the need to come to their rescue at every crisis. Continue to make positive comments even when the team is struggling.

• Model appropriate behavior: Contrary to the old saying, children do as you do, not as you say. When a parent projects poise, control and confidence, the young athlete is likely to do the same. And when a parent doesn’t dwell on a tough loss, the young athlete will be enormously appreciative.

• Know what is suitable to discuss with the coach: The mental and physical treatment of your child is absolutely appropriate. So is seeking advice on ways to help your child improve. And if you are concerned about your child’s behavior in the team setting, bring that up with the coach. Taboo topics: Playing time, team strategy, and discussing team members other than your child.

• Know your role: Everyone at a game is either a player, a coach, an official or a spectator. “It’s wise to choose only one of those roles at a time,” Brown says. “Some adults have the false impression that by being in a crowd, they become anonymous. People behaving poorly cannot hide.” Here’s a clue: If your child seems embarrassed by you, clean up your act.

• Be a good listener and a great encourager: When your child is ready to talk about a game or has a question about the sport, be all ears. Then provide answers while being mindful of avoiding becoming a nightmare sports parent. Above all, be positive. Be your child's biggest fan. "Good athletes learn better when they seek their own answers," Brown says.

And, of course, don’t be sparing with those magic words: "I love watching you play."


P.L.A.Y. Baseball / IAM Partnership

P.L.A.Y. Baseball is a proud partner with IAM - Institute for Athletic Medicine!  Their medical professionals have worked with many of our baseball players before and during the season.

Click on their logo to visit their website and get more information about all of the services IAM offers to athletes.