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Holiday Baseball Camps

Lincoln-Way West Holiday Baseball Camps

When: December 27th, 28th, & 29th
Location: Lincoln-Way West High School - Field House
Camp Instructors: Lincoln-Way West Baseball Coaching Staff

Offensive & Defensive Skills Camp

Times:
Grades 1, 2, 3, & 4   8:30-10:30am
ƒ¢¢‚¬¢€¹Grades 5, 6, 7, & 8   1:00-3:00pm

Pitching and Catching Camps  (these camps are separate and run at the same time)

Times:
Grades 1st-8th   11:00am-12:30pm

Click here to download more detailed informtion!

If you have any questions about the camps please contact:
Jake Zajc
Head Baseball Coach


by posted 11/16/2016
Spring Registration is NOW OPEN!

FRANKFORT BASEBALL
SPRING REGISTRATION
IS NOW OPEN FOR 2017!
Welcome to Frankfort
Baseball!

Below is a brief description of the different divisions we offer within Frankfort Baseball. Frankfort Baseball offers a baseball program designed to provide the opportunity for our players to build their skills in a fun, relaxed environment.  Generally, practices begin in April and games begin in May and end by July 1st. Teams are assigned in March. Managers will contact players when practices begin in early spring. Frankfort Baseball provides a hat, jersey and socks to players in Shetland, I6, I7, Pinto, Mustang and Bronco leagues. Players are responsible for baseball pants and cleats.  Please wait until you are assigned a team before purchasing your pants. Pants may be purchased at Actions Sports. Action Sports is a proud supplier to Frankfort Baseball! 

As in the past, fees must be paid via credit card at the time of registration. Our website lists all the fees. Save money now and register before the holiday bills pile up! Payment for registration fees and refundable volunteer fee are required at time of registration. If payment is not made at the time of registration, the registration is automatically deleted. 

Below is a brief description of the different divisions we offer within Frankfort Baseball. If you have any questions or for any "play up" requests, please send an email to Jeff Paliga, Player Personnel Director at   

 

Click here to register now

The Shetland Division is for players that are 5 years old as of 04/30/2017. The Shetland division is a T-ball division. At this level players are introduced to the very basics of baseball. This league does not keep score or record outs and uses a continuous batting order where every player bats every inning. A softer safety baseball is used.
The Instructional 6 (I6) Division is for players that are 6 years old as of 04/30/2017. At this level players continue their basic skill development in a purely instructional format, where coaches pitch to the players. This league does not keep score, but outs are recorded. Rules are modified for the youngsters to incorporate fun with player development appropriate for this age group. A softer safety baseball is used.
The Instructional 7 (I7) Division is for players that are 7 years old as of 04/30/2017. At this level players continue their basic skill development in a purely instructional format. This league does not keep score, but outs are recorded. At this level coaches pitch the first half of the season with the players being introduced to pitching during the second half of the season. Rules are modified for the youngsters to incorporate fun with player development appropriate for this age group. A softer safety baseball is used.
The Pinto Division is for players that are 8 years old as of 04/30/2017. At this level players are exposed to more facets of the game of baseball, including pitching, walks, extra-base hits and use of a regulation baseball. There are some Rules that are modified for the youngsters to incorporate fun with player development appropriate for this age group.
The Mustang Division is for players that are 9 or 10 as of 04/30/2017. The Mustang Division players make a big step towards a more complete level of baseball. It is a competitive division, where umpires call the game and scores and league standings are kept. Stealing is allowed only after the pitch has reached the batter. Games are pitched entirely by the players.
The Bronco Division is for players that are 11 or 12 as of 04/30/2017. The Bronco Division is where you begin to play more competitive baseball and follow the rules of Major League Baseball closely. Players are allowed to lead-off and steal from all bases, and the diamond is now 70 feet. Managers have the opportunity to execute the finer tactics of advanced baseball.
The Pony Division is for players that are 13 or 14 as of 04/30/2017. The Pony Division is a competitive division best characterized by fewer players, fewer teams, and bigger fields. By now the players should have an understanding of the rules of the game and acquired the skills and attitude necessary for a more competitive game of baseball. Regular Major League rules are used. The diamond is now 80 feet. Emphasis is placed not only on individual skill development, but, also on team strategies. Players will adjust to larger fields, stronger defenses, and more experienced pitchers and are motivated by their eagerness to play baseball.
The Colt Division is for players that are 15 or 16 as of 04/30/2017. The Colt Division is a competitive division played on a Major League sized field.
The Palomino Division is for players that are 17 or 18  as of 04/30/2017. The Palomino Division is a competitive division played on a Major League sized field.   
COLLEGIATE The Collegiate Division is for players that are 19 thru 24 as of 04/30/2017. The Collegiate Division is a competitive division played on a Major League sized field.  

 

 


by posted 10/29/2016
2016 Summer Sizzle

 

 

Click here for the schedule, scores, rules, forms and field status information for the 2016 Summer Sizzle Tournament


by posted 07/07/2016
Giordano's


by posted 06/28/2016
2016 League Champions

Congratulations to the following 2016 League Champions
 

Pinto
Dodgers



Mustang
Rangers


Bronco
Yankees


Pony
Frankfort White

Frankfort Champions

Lincoln-Way Area Champions

 

 


by posted 06/27/2016
TRAVEL TOURNAMENT PLACERS


Below you will find photos of our
2016 Travel Tournament Placers

On the 4th of July weekend, the 13U Force Blue captured the championship of the New Lenox Silver Series Tournament. After playing for a 1-1 record in pool play on Saturday, the team was seeded #6 out of 14 teams. In bracket play on Sunday, the team went 4-0 with wins over the #7, #3, #2 & #1 seeds in the 13U bracket. In the championship game, the Force run ruled the #1 seed team Oak Forest Blue Demons, whom up to that point in 3 games had only allowed 5 runs total. The team had tournament totals of 62 runs scored while only allowing 17 in six games played.Force 12u - 2nd place at Christmas In June at Schaumburg, ILForce 10U Black takes 3rd place with a record of 4-1 in the Oswego Cobras Baseball Tournament June 24-26.2016 Spring Classic Frankfort Force 9u Blue - 2nd PlaceFrankfort Force Black - 9U<br>Runner-UP<br>Twin City Classic, Berrien Springs, Michigan<br>April 30 & May 1Force 10U Black 2nd place in the Twin Cities Travel Baseball Tournament in Berrien Springs, MI the weekend of April 29.Force 9U Blue - 2nd Place - Team Exposure Double Diamonds Invite

by posted 06/27/2016
2016 All Stars

2016 I7 National League All Stars


2016 Pinto All Stars

2016 Bronco Blue All Stars


by posted 06/19/2016
2016 Pitch, Hit & Run Winners

 

5/6
Pitch Cole Rimsnider
Hit Kayden Dercacy
Run Julian Yanong
Overall Cole Rimsnider

7/8
Pitch Bryson Das & Alex Langlois
Hit Ian Tosi
Run Colin O'Connor
Overall Colin O'Connor

9/10
Pitch Drew Arnold
Hit Cash Ferrie
Run Kyle Arnold
Overall Kyle Arnold

11/12
Pitch Nathan Simms
Hit Matthew Dercacy
Run Nathan Simms
Overall Nathan Simms

Participant Raffle
Kiernan Hannigan


by posted 05/25/2016
2016 Spring Cassic

 

 

Congratulations to the winners!

9u 11u
1st Place - New Lenox Rebels Black  1st Place - Il Celtics
2nd Place - Frankfort Force Blue 2nd Place - Ridge Beverly
3rd Place - Lincoln Way Prospects 3rd Place - Upper Deck Cougars

 

2016 Spring Classic 9u 2nd place Frankfort Force 9u Blue2016 Spring Classic 11u 3rd place Upper Deck Cougars2016 Spring Classic 9u 3rd place LW Prospects

by posted 05/22/2016
HEADS UP to Youth Sports



HEADS UP to Youth Sports

To help ensure the health and safety of young athletes, CDC developed the HEADS UP Concussion in Youth Sports initiative to offer information about concussions to coaches, parents, and athletes involved in youth sports. The HEADS UP initiative provides important information on preventing, recognizing, and responding to a concussion.

Click here for more info


by posted 04/08/2016
New park district ordinance

The Frankfort Park District enacted an ordinance effective March 14, 2014, prohibiting the use and possession of tobacco products on park district fields. Please be aware of this and inform your families and friends that come to the park. 
 


by posted 04/03/2014
Baseball Bat Restrictions:

Baseball Bat Restrictions

Please be aware of the following bat restrictions Frankfort Baseball has adopted for the upcoming baseball season for all levels, in-house, Eagles and Force.  These restrictions are in place for the protection of our children participating this year, as well as years to come. 

1. No bats with a barrel greater than 2 1/4 for Shetland to Pinto Leagues. For all other leagues, nothing greater than 2 5/8th.

2. Any non-wood bat with a -3 drop must carry the BBCOR stamp.

3. Any bat with a drop greater that -3 must have the 1.15 stamp.

4. Colt through College, bats cannot be greater than 2 5/8ths, and must be wood, wood barreled, or BBCOR certified.

EXCEPTION - 14u EAGLES ONLY
Only (-3) bats may be used and the bat must be BBCOR certified. The bat which may be a wood or non-wood product shall be not more than two and five-eights (2-5/8”) in diameter at the barrel and is to be stamped with a BPF .50. These are the rules for high school.


by posted 01/01/2014
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Frankfort Baseball
P.O. Box 261
Frankfort, IL  60423