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Welcome to Keene Cal Ripken, Babe Ruth Baseball, and Softball (also known as GKYBSA)!  

The purpose of our organization is to provide an opportunity for youngsters to learn the fundamentals of baseball and softball and to facilitate their enjoyable participation in this activity so they may become happier and better people.  Objectives include the development of positive social values and character traits, good citizenship, physical and mental well being, and a knowledge, appreciation and interest in baseball and softball.  The primary goal of this program is that all boys and girls who sign up and tryout, be placed on a team and given the opportunity to participate in every game.  Additionally, that the welfare of all participants be kept free from any adult ambition or personal glory.





Softball is back under GKYBSA (Keene Cal Ripken) for 2024!!  Welcome back ladies!!  



We need coaches for ALL DIVISIONS.  If you are interested in helping, we would appreciate it more than you know.

All coaches are required to register using this LINK.  

Once registered, we will check your Background Check status.  If you are in need of a Background Check and/or your APS Training, we will send that along.  Thank you so much!!




Seasons Offered

Keene Cal Ripken & Babe Ruth offers multiple seasons each year:

Spring Ball (Late April through Late June) Available to T-Ball, Coach Pitch, Rookie, Minors, Majors, and Softball (Start date is dependent on the weather).

Babe Ruth Spring Ball (Late May through Early July) Babe Ruth has a delayed start, as we schedule our season to begin at the end of the school season.

All Stars - Baseball (Early June through Late July/August):  Tournaments for 10U, 11U, 12U All Stars begin in early June.  Depending on success, these teams could potentially play into late July or early August.

Tournaments for 13U and 15U All Stars begin in later June.  Depending on success, these teams could potentially play into mid-late August.

Summer Ball (Early July through August):  Available to Rookie, Minors, Majors, and Softball (if there is interest).

Once you are registered for any season, please expect a delay in terms of receiving communication from a coach.  Behind the scenes we are determining registration numbers, forming teams, lining up volunteer coaches, and doing our best to get the ball rolling!  We appreciate your patience!!


Here's what's coming up!

January:  Spring 2024 Registration for Keene Cal Ripken (Tee Ball - Major League is OPEN!!)

January 31st:  Babe Ruth Baseball Registration Opens!
Winter Workouts!!
Coach Pitch:  Saturday, March 23rd through Saturday, April 13th 8-9am 

Rookie League:  Saturday, March 23rd through Saturday, April 13th 9-10am

Minor League:  Sunday, March 24th through Sunday, April 14th 8-9am 
(ONLY exception - instead of 3/31/24, this session will take place Friday, 3/29 6-7pm)

Major League:  Sunday, March 24th through Sunday, April 14th 9-10am (ONLY exception - instead of 3/31/24, this session will take place Friday, 3/29 7-8pm)

**No Winter Workouts on Easter Sunday!**
Evaluations & Team Allocation:  To Be Determined

Saturday, April 13th:  FIELD  CLEANUP DAY!!

Saturday, April 27th:  OPENING DAY!!

Saturday, May 11th:  PICTURE DAY!!  

Are you interested in volunteering or sponsoring?

We are always looking for Coaches!!  Please register to coach using this link.  Once received we will reach out to you for more information.  
Do you love to be involved?  
As families age out, we are always looking for new Board Members!  If you are interested in joining our Board, please email our League President at:

Do you love helping out your community?
We are so grateful when local businesses choose Keene Cal Ripken & Babe Ruth for sponsorships!  For more information on sponsoring our program, please visit this link!



**To Be Determined**

Financial Hardship/Scholarship Request

We understand that times can be tough.  Here at GKYBSA, we want to be sure that ALL athletes that want to play baseball or softball have the opportunity to do so!  If you need assistance, please complete the attached form and email to our League Registrar.  

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Contact Us:

League President Email:

Mailing Address:
PO Box 1044
Keene, NH 03431