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Baseball Age

"Baseball age" key

A Player’s “baseball age” is determined based on his or her age on May 1st each year.  The 'U' stands for "and under".   The "baseball year" is determined by the various tournament and governing bodies of youth baseball.  Local associations follow their lead. 

To protect the safety of our players, players are not permitted to play above their “Baseball Age” without prior approval by the League Commissioner and exceptions are rarely granted.  Some of the baseball governing bodies are incorporating grade eligibility into their rules.  For the DYB Recreation, Premier and All Star Programs we will adhere to age rules only putting player safety first.

For the DYB Select Program it is at the coach's discretion based on the tournament rules they will have to abide by as to whether or not to take players based on grade. 

The process to have your player considered for play above his baseball age is to register for the appropriate league then contact your league commissioner asking that your player be evaluated to play with older players.  

BASEBALL AGE JAN. FEB. MAR. APR. * MAY JUN. JUL. AUG. SEP. OCT. NOV. DEC. AGE DIVISION
18 2004 2004 2004 2004 2003 2003 2003 2003 2003 2003 2003 2003 HS
17 2005 2005 2005 2005 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 HS
16 2006 2006 2006 2006 2005 2005 2005 2005 2005 2005 2005 2005 HS
15 2007 2007 2007 2007 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 HS
14 2008 2008 2008 2008 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 14U
13 2009 2009 2009 2009 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 14U
12 2010 2010 2010 2010 2009 2009 2009 2009 2009 2009 2009 2009 12U
11 2011 2011 2011 2011 2010 2010 2010 2010 2010 2010 2010 2010 12U
10 2012 2012 2012 2012 2011 2011 2011 2011 2011 2011 2011 2011 10U
9 2013 2013 2013 2013 2012 2012 2012 2012 2012 2012 2012 2012 9U
8 2014 2014 2014 2014 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 8U
7 2015 2015 2015 2015 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 7U
6 2016 2016 2016 2016 2015 2015 2015 2015 2015 2015 2015 2015 6U
5 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 5U
4 2018 2018 2018 2018 2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 4U
3* 2019 2019 2019 2019 2018 2018 2018 2018 2018 2018 2018 2018 4U

*Some 3 year olds who qualify for 4U Blastball may not be ready for organized sports.   Please consider your child's ability to focus, pay attention and participate away from you prior to registering.