The PHBA Baseball and Softball rules for the 2022 season have been updated and posted on the Rules page. Key changes to this season’s rules include but are not limited to: Baseball Pioneer Removal of overthrow pitch rule – This rule has been replaced with a maximum number of bases a runner may achieve Softball…

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– Drop off begins at 7:00am – Players should be in full game gear (shirts, visors/hats, etc.). Plastic cleats or athletic shoes only. – Teams will start staging at Sequoia Middle School (265 Boyd Road) – Donuts, hot chocolate, coffee, and water will be for sale ($1 each) in the staging area. Don’t forget to…

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Are you still missing a Coach Clinic to meet your badge requirements? Fear not! You can attend an Umpire Classroom Clinic to fulfill your coaching requirement. The goal is not to make you an umpire. However, these clinics give you an invaluable glimpse on the umpire training course and the rigors of umpiring within the…

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PHBA is seeking efficient, detail-oriented parents that still love playing with an Etch A Sketch and chalk. Field Prep is your calling and THIS is your chance! Too often, Field Prep is overlooked by many potential volunteers. This simple, yet exhilarating task takes 10 minutes to complete with training, and it’s an important part of…

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Get your teams ready by scheduling a friendly scrimmage with bonafide umpires. Remember, scrimmages are now allowed within the state guidelines. It’s a great way to get the kids ready for the season by doing away with the 1st game jitters before Opening Day. The umpires need to dust off the armor and brush out…

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The Overthrow Rules 4.11 for both Pioneer divisions have been rescinded and revamped to encourage the kids (and especially the coaches) to make a play on the runners instead of simply getting the ball back to the pitcher to “kill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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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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Sign-ups for batting cages has gone digital once again. Team managers are allowed to reserve one batting cage up to ONE week in advance. Cages are open Mondays through Sundays. Check the calendar for available time slots. Cage #1: Closest to PO2 is for softball teams only Cage #2: Middle cage is for baseball teams…

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Friday, March 25 Join us for our annual poker tournament sponsored and hosted by Back Forty Texas BBQ. This year’s event will be held in the upstairs lounge at Back Forty in Pleasant Hill. Your entry fee of $75 will include initial buy-in, heave appetizers and 2 drink ticket good for a beer, wine or…

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The first week of practice is scheduled to start Saturday, Jan 29, so get “your” gear ready! You will hear from your team managers this week with all the details regarding the first team meeting and practice schedules. The League got off to slightly late start due to a technical glitch with the system, so…

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PHBA is continuing to monitor the situation with COVID-19. Our number one priority is the safety of our players and community. As such, we will develop safety guidelines for the 2022 season in adherence with state and county guidelines regarding outdoor activities. To date, we are not aware of any new restrictions that would impact…

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Roster & Rules nights have been combined into one event based on your division. January 24-27 Monday 6:00 PM Baseball Instructional 4 7:00 PM Baseball Pioneer 8:00 PM Baseball Intermediate 7 Tuesday 6:00 PM Softball American 7:00 PM Baseball National 8:00 PM Baseball Western Wednesday 6:00 PM Baseball Instructional 5-6 7:00 PM Softball National 8:00…

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PHBA requires all coaches, new and returning, to attend at least two coaching clinics. The schedule for clinics can be found here. You do not need to sign up in advance; however attendance is recorded in order for coaches to meet the training requirements. Badges will not be issued to coaches that have not met…

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When: Sunday, 20FEB Time: 0730-1600 (730-4PM) Where: PHBA ‘Sports Complex’ aka Snack Shack & PO Fields Field Day training is mandatory for all PHBA umpires.  The Field Day is broken out into 3 segments designed specifically for the proficiency LEVEL assigned each umpire prior to the Field Day.  The first segment, LEVEL 1 – Base…

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When: Thursday, 17FEB Time: 19-2100 (7 to 9PM) Where: PHBA ‘Sports Complex’ aka Snack Shack The LEVEL 1 classroom clinic is mandatory for any volunteer umpire NEW to PHBA.  Step 1 of 2-step process to qualify as a PHBA umpire.  Provides the basics for being an entry level Base Umpire prior to the mandatory Field…

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When: Saturday, 12FEB Time: 0730-1600 (730-4PM) Where: PHBA ‘Sports Complex’ aka Snack Shack & PO Fields Field Day training is mandatory for all PHBA umpires.  The Field Day is broken out into 3 segments designed specifically for the proficiency LEVEL assigned each umpire prior to the Field Day.  The first segment, LEVEL 1 – Base…

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When: Thursday, 10FEB Time: 1830-2000 (630-8PM) Where: PHBA ‘Sports Complex’ aka Snack Shack This is a meeting of senior level Blue Crew members selected by the ULT to assist in training both returning veteran umpires and umpires new to PHBA. The purpose of this meeting will be to familiarize these trainers on the Field Day…

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When: Monday, 07FEB Time: 19-2100 (7PM-9PM) Where: PHBA ‘Sports Complex’ aka Snack Shack The LEVEL 1 classroom clinic is mandatory for any volunteer umpire NEW to PHBA.  Step 1 of 2-step process to qualify as a PHBA umpire.  Provides the basics for being an entry level Base Umpire prior to the mandatory Field Day training.…

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PHBA is hosting a pitching clinic for all softball coaches in all divisions. The clinic will be held at PO1 and led by coach Gary Campbell. When: Sunday, January 30 Time: 10:00 AM – Noon Where: Pleasant Oaks Park, Field 1 (PO1)

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