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League Overview

Townsend Ashby Youth Baseball & Softball (TAYBS) is proud to once again host the 8U Summer Sandlot baseball league.   Here is an overview of the summer league.

  • Open to all boys and girls that are league ages 6-8 (Age as of May 1st).
  • Each team will have about 10 games followed by a playoff tournament.
  • Games are scheduled for Tuesday and Thursday starting on June 26th and going thru August 2nd (skipping the week of the 4th).   Any make up games will need to be scheduled on other nights.
  • All regular season games are played at home teams local field.
  • All playoff games are played at Craven Field in Townsend and will start Saturday August 4th and run thru Friday August 10th. 
  • There is a $300 team entrance fee which will include end of season trophies for every player, MVP trophies (1 per team) & T-Shirts for every player that will be provided at the end of the tournament.
  • Individual teams are responsible for their own uniforms.
  • During the regular season, home teams will provide and pay for umpires & baseballs.  Balls must be Cal Ripken approved.
  • During the playoff tournament TAYBS will provide baseballs and coordinate umpires.  The cost of umpires is split between teams.
  • Cost of umpires are $60 total ($30 per team) per playoff games, regular season umpire pricing is at towns discretion
  • Kid pitch only
  • Standings will be kept on the TAYBS site
  • Winning manager emails scores to 
  • Full playing rules can be found on the left menu.

Deadline to register your town's team is Monday, June 18th.   Please email   with the number of teams, team names, coach contact information as well as field availability/constraints.

For those who cannot enter a full team, you are welcome to send individual players to participate on a TAYBS team.  For those individual players that wish to play on a TAYBS team, the individual cost per player is $75, and registration is only open thru June 13th.   Individual players can register at http://register.taybs.org