Just a reminder - we are ON for this weekend and we need YOU! Even if there is rain in the forecast we will be holding the work days. ONLY if there is a downpour will we be cancelling the session and we will notify you shortly before. Otherwise please assume it is on. We will be doing all kinds of work on the fields and indoors as well. We thank you for your support and dedication and we look forward to seeing you this weekend!
Green Brook Baseball Day at The Somerset Patriots!
Green Brook Baseball is having a fun day out at our local minor-league baseball team, the SOMERSET PATRIOTS, on May 7, 2017! We have a block of tickets together that we are selling for $10 apiece. Purchasing these tickets will allow your player to go on the field for the pre-game ceremonies/National Anthem with their teammates and friends!
To purchase tickets, Click HERE or go to www.gbll.org and click the "Tickets" Tab. Ticket Sales will on be entirely online. Tickets are limited for this event, and will SELL OUT, so make sure to buy yours today so you don't miss out on all the FUN!
Opening Day Festivities are slated for April 1, 2017 this year! While there is plenty of information still to come regarding this fun day, please note that we are trying a new fund-raising idea for our Baseball Club. There will be a clothing drive held the morning of the Opening Day so that you can bring your unwanted items with you right to the fields that morning. While the exact location of the dropoff is still TBD, please keep this in mind as you are Spring cleaning! More information to come soon!
FREE Winter Clinics for TBALL, Coach Pitch & AA Players
GB Baseball is pleased to announce that we are again offering FREE indoor winter clinics to help young players prepare for the upcoming Spring Baseball season! The clinics are for all players in the TBALL, Coach Pitch & AA Divisions. The Clinics are held at Full Count Baseball Academy in Middlesex. The address is 1001 Lincoln Blvd. Clinic dates and times are as follows:
Saturday March 25 - Ages 4 thru 6....12 Noon to 1 PM
Saturday March 25 - Ages 7 & 8.....1 PM to 2 PM
Please note, these are not for players in Minors or Majors. Majors and Majors players will be contacted by their managers shortly after the upcoming Draft and will be given individual Team practice times in lieu of league-wide clinics.
All players in all levels of GB Baseball will be provided pants and socks in addition to the hat and team jersey! Please make sure your registration fees are all paid so you receive your uniform with the rest of your team!
All Levels, except for TBALL, should have heard from your team manager by now. If you have not heard from your manager yet (except TBALL) please reply to this message and we will get you that info.
For those who are new to Green Brook Little League, here are answers to some Frequently Asked Questions:
Q:What activities does the registration include?
A:There are FREE Winter Clinics at an indoor facility in the months of February/March for those that register early. No additional registration is necessary for the clinics. Then, once the teams are chosen, there are some practices before the season starts. Then there are approximately 12 regular season games.
Q: When is the season?
A: We hope to start games around April 2nd but that may be delayed due to a severe winter. We will go to approximately June 5th.
Q: When are the games played?
A: There is usually one game on Saturday morning/afternoon and another game on a weeknight at 6 PM. The day during the week may vary due to weather and scheduling.
Q: My player is 5 years old and has no experience with baseball. Where should she/he start?
A: Introduction to Baseball (T-Ball) is the best place to start and get ready for the next level. It is a lot of fun!
Q: My player is older than the TBall age but doesn't have a lot of (or any) baseball experience. Can they start in the Coach Pitch League?
A: Absolutely! The Coach Pitch League is an instructional environment where kids can learn fundamentals while playing the games.
Q: Where are the Baseball Fields located?
A: The Green Brook Baseball Complex is located next to the Irene E. Feldkirchner (IEF) Grade School in Green Brook. There are two Parking Lots - one at 10 Highland Street (turn right off of Rt. 22 at Assante's Pizza) or you can also park in the IEF parking lot - 30 Park Ave. The TBALL field is right next to the IEF playground.
Q: What Equipment does my player need?
A: Players should have their own glove, bat and helmet (cleats are optional but sneakers are fine). PLEASE NOTE - GB Baseball has an equipment is exchange with LOTS of all of these items. There is NO NEED to purchase these items on your own. Come to one of pre-season work days advertised on the website to select anything your player needs. You DO NOT have donate anything to take items out - it is a great way for our families with older players to help our new families out! The League will provide a Hat, Jersey, Pants and Socks as the uniform package.
Q: Do you need managers/coaches/Team Parent/volunteers?
A: Yes! We are an all-volunteer league with many parents pitching in to make a great season of baseball for the kids. If you would like to help out, please email the President on the "Board" tab.
Q: Who can I contact if I have a question?
A: Reach out to any Board Member - they are happy to help!