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Key Dates

October 1, 2022:

PHBA Spring Ball Registration Opens

October 10, 2022:

Hawks Spring Ball Tryouts Registration Closes

March 4, 2023:

PHBA Spring Season Opening Day!

March 24, 2023:

PHBA Annual Poker Night (more details to come)

May 6, 2023:

PHBA Parent's Banquet (more details to come)

Coach Walk-Thru: November 12th 9AM-12PM

Nov 10, 2022

Coaches! Have you already registered? If you are a coach who is planning to come to the registration Walk-Thru this Saturday, you MUST complete your online registration BEFORE you arrive. Paper registration forms will NOT be accepted this year. Register now through TeamSnap. Registered coaches will also need to submit a background check every two…

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Oct 21, 2022

Hi PHBA families,   PHBA is hosting a FREE clinic for all players who will playing in our BASEBALL NATIONAL AND WESTERN  leagues in the upcoming 2023 spring season. To participate, your child must have played last year in PHBA or be registered for the upcoming 2023 spring season. If you have not registered your player yet…

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Coach Registration now Open!

Oct 16, 2022

Whether you have experience in coaching, teaching, or playing your child’s sport, PHBA can use coaching help. All of our teams rely on volunteers to coach them. PHBA is an all volunteer league so we appreciate you stepping up and making a difference. Teach the kids the fundamentals of baseball and/or softball and have fun…

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Two Free PHBA Softball Pitching Clinics – 10/9 & 10/12

Oct 5, 2022

PHBA will be hosting two FREE softball pitching clinics for all players who will be playing in our softball leagues in the upcoming 2023 spring season. To participate, your child must have played last year in PHBA or be registered for the upcoming 2023 spring season. If you have not yet registered your player for the 2023…

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2023 Pleasant Hill Hawks Spring Season Tryouts

Sep 15, 2022

2023 Pleasant Hill Hawks Spring Season Tryouts Update The Pleasant Hill Hawks will be holding tryouts for the 2023 Spring Season. This is an invitation to register for tryouts. The timing and format of tryouts will be communicated to all registered tryout participants. The window to register for tryouts will be September 14th through October…

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When Does 3=1? [Coach-Pitch]

Jan 30, 2022

UPDATE: This Coach Pitch rule only applies to Baseball Pioneer. The rule for the number of coach pitches allowed was changed in 2020. So how many pitches does a coach really get to throw during coach pitch? This one seems simple enough, and yet the math never seems to add up for most coaches and…

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The OVERTHROW Rule is Dead!

Jan 31, 2022

The Overthrow Rules 4.11 for both Pioneer divisions have been rescinded and revamped to encourage the kids (and especially the coaches) to make a play on the runners instead of simply getting the ball back to the pitcher to “kill the play.” In previous years, attempting plays and missing promoted the kids simply running the…

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The “Foul Tip”

Jan 12, 2021

The foul tip is one those baseball rules that confuses the casual enjoyer of America’s pastime and infuriates baseball purists.  This article is designed to help you understand this simple yet often misunderstood rule. According to,  “A foul tip is a batted ball that goes sharply and directly to the catcher’s hand or glove and…

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The “Look Back” Rule

Jan 25, 2021

The Look Back rule is specific to softball.  The rule, in the words of USA Softball (, “was supposed to stop players from dancing around between bases while the ball was in the Pitcher’s possession and control in the Pitcher’s Circle.”  The short, paraphrased version of this rule is this:  When the Pitcher A) Has…

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Coach Pitch Interference

Feb 20, 2021

The rule for coach pitch interference was changed for baseball in 2020 and is now consistent with softball rules. The coach should make every effort (think Neo in the Matrix) to avoid contact with a hit or thrown ball. However, if the coach is hit by the ball, the ball is LIVE and play will…

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