Shelby Youth Baseball/Softball Objectives: To provide summer recreational activity for area youth, ages 4 through 14, under adult guidance. To provide exposure to area youth in the form of discipline and sportsmanship. To provide instruction in baseball

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New and Exciting Machine Pitch League!  

  • Program recommended for 7 and 8 year old girls and boys. 
  • Players are either new to baseball or have played through Tee Ball. 
  • Pitching is performed by a new pitch machine, that throws the ball over the plate at a constant speed, giving the batter an opportunity to learn correct batting technique. 
  • Machine pitch will improve player safety and player engagement as the ball will be in play more. There will be less down time waiting for strikes to be thrown. 
  • The focus is to improve fundamentals and incorporate the basics of playing the game of baseball. Regular baseball rules are learned and used. 
  • All American League players will have group practices at the end of May and in-house teams will be formed to play against each other.  In-house teams will play and practice on Mondays and Wednesdays during the months of June and July.
  • Cost is $40 per player. Includes hat and jersey.

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