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    2021 Season Update: 7-20-21

    Welcome to the 2021 Oriole Park Baseball/Softball Season where we are home to the largest baseball/softball program in the city of Chicago and the largest single unit program in the country!

    *CALENDER UPDATE 2021 SEASON

    JULY 23RD- OPBA FUNDRAISER/CHICAGO DOGS WATCH PARTY @ FIREWATER SALOON IN EDISON PARK 7pm-11pm

    JULY 24TH & JULY 25TH: DOME DAYS - SEE BELOW FOR SCHEDULED GAME LOCATIONS, TIMES AND DATES:

    Registration will open on December 1st, 2021.  There is limited space so register early, guarantee your player a spot in the league and enjoy the early bird discount.    Please contact the commissioner of boys baseball-Joe at joec678@gmail.com or commissioner of girls softball- Keith at keithhermann@yahoo.com for possible openings in each division.

    **Please note that OPBA has the right to refuse annual membership registration  for any season to all that apply at the sole discretion of the OPBA.....We will be considering conduct on the field, off the field as well as social media use of both the families and players.  Processing of registration payment does NOT indicate acceptance into the program.  Once payment is received, OPBA reserves the right to provide a full refund (processing fees included) 30 days after receipt of application and payment.

    Refund policy 2022 Season:

    Please note that a full refund (less processing fees) will be provided upon request prior to Jan 1st, 2022.  50% refund (less processing fees) will be provided prior upon request prior to March 1st, 2022.  No refunds available after March 1st, 2022 for any reason.

     

    Field Maintenance

    Coaches, Parents, Volunteers and Players:

    After each field use, please be sure to rake in low spots, put bases away in the field gang boxes and place orange plugs back in the base anchors.  Be sure to just backfill (not rake) the pitching mounds and batters boxes.

    Thanks for all you do!

    Thank you to all of our OPBA Sponsors

    We thank you for supporting our program and we ask that all of our OPBA families support our sponsors!

    Thank You,

    OPBA

    Boy's Divisions

    T-Ball (Boys&Girls) 4-5 years old*Must be at least 4yrs old as of March 31st, 2022
    Instructional K-1st grade
    Boys Junior Pee Wee 2nd grade
    Pee Wee 3rd-4th grade
    Midget 5th-6th grade
    Pony 7th-8th grade
    Colt/Connie Mack call for availability

    Girls Divisions

    T-Ball (Boys&Girls)  4-5 years old*Must be at least 4yrs old as of March 31st, 2022
    Instructional grade K-1st
    Girls Jr Pee Wee grade 2nd
    Girls 10U grade 3rd-4th
    Girls 12U grade 5th-6th
    Girls 14U grade 7th-8th

    Looking for 2022 Sponsors!!

    This league does not exist without the great families and sponsors of our neighborhoods!  We NOW have averaged over 1500 players registered annually for our house league.  We have the great families---WE NOW NEED GREAT SPONSORS TO SUPPORT CHICAGO'S LARGEST YOUTH BASEBALL LEAGUE!

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      2021 Bat Rule

      T-ball through PeeWee

      • USA stamped bats - Barrel size no bigger than 2-5/8"
      • USSSA stamped bats - Barrel size no bigger than 2-1/4"
      • Wood bats

      Midget

      • USA bat - Barrel size no  bigger than 2-5/8"
      • Wood bats

      Pony 

      • USA bat - Barrel size no bigger than 2-5/8" 
      • BBCOR bats
      • Wood bats

      Colt

      • BBCOR only (Aluminum)
      • Wood bats

      Note: If a player uses an illegal bat during play, a dead ball will be called and the batter will be called out.  If after a play is completed, the bat is found to be illegal, the batter is out and the base runners will return to where they previously were.  The opposing team would have until the next pitch is thrown to make a claim of an illegal bat.

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      Thank You!

      Thank you to all of the men, women and children of our great neighborhood who make this program a reality.  Let's show the city why we are #1!

      COACHES: PLEASE BE SURE TO GIVE WAY TO ANY AND ALL MAINTENANCE CREWS ON FIELDS WHEN REQUESTED-THANK YOU!

       

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