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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 10 games scheduled 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.
  • All regular season games must have one umpire, and umpire pricing is at each individual towns discretion
  • Playoff games have one umpire per game.  Each participating team will pay for half of the umpire cost at $30 each.
  • Championship game has two umpires.  Each participating team will pay for half of the umpire cost at $60 each.
  • Kid pitch only
  • Standings will be kept on the TAYBS site
  • Winning manager must email scores to   within 48 hours of the game completion.
  • Full playing rules can be found on the left menuNote that these are NOT Cal Ripken or Little League based rules.

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

In 2019, team fee will be increased to $350 and will include up to 14 rostered players and 2 rostered coaches, each additional rostered player or coach will be $20 extra (to cover to the additional costs of shirts & trophies).  This will not apply for the 2018 season.