The Edina Baseball Association provides opportunities to play baseball for grades K-12, boys and girls, that reside in Edina, MN or attend school in Edina.

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We are excited to announce our NEW programming for Day Baseball. 
There are changes to every grade level from PreK to 5th Grade. Complete details are below.


 

VP of Day Baseball: Jon Freeland
dayvp@edinabaseball.com

 

Director PreK-1st Grade: Jim Nunn
jamesnunn14@comcast.net

 

Director 2nd-5th Grade: Tom Nevers

tomnevers@edinarealty.com

 

For players currently in Pre-School to 5th grade at the time of registration. The season runs 6 weeks from June 8 through July 16, 2020; and includes Courtney Night, a popular season-ending evening baseball event at Courtney Fields held the last week of the season. Registration typically opens February 1 and closes May 15. The registration fee varies by grade and age, see below.

 

PreK to 1st grade teams are organized based on such factors as schools and experience level to balance teams; efforts are made to match play-with request, although this is not always possible. 2nd to 5th grade teams are organized based on such factors as schools and experience level to balance teams. 

 

See Overview of EBA Programs for other programs and eligibility.

 

Basic information by grade

 

  • Day Baseball PreK, currently in pre-school at time of registration (entering kindergarten in the upcoming fall)
    • Mon/Wed or Tue/Thu (select days at registration), 9:00am-9:45am; at Weber Park
    • Fee $180
    • Objective and basic structure: Introduction to baseball basics; bases, positions, hitting, throwing, catching, and fielding using “mini-games” and tee-ball games focused on exploring basics and engaging the players. Soft baseballs and/or whiffle balls are used and players hit from a tee. 

 

  • Day Baseball K, currently in kindergarten at the time of registration
    • Mon/Wed or Tue/Thu (select days at registration), 10:00am-11:00am; at Weber Park
    • Fee $200
    • Objective and basic structure: Continued introduction to baseball basics; bases, positions, hitting, throwing, catching, and fielding using “mini-games” and tee-ball games focused on teaching basics and engaging the players. Soft baseballs and/or whiffle balls are used and players hit from a tee.

 

  • Day Baseball 1st grade, currently in 1st grade at time of registration
    • Mon/Wed or Tue/Thu (select days at registration), 11:15am-12:15pm; at Weber Park
    • Fee $200
    • Objective and basic structure: Continued introduction to baseball basics and skills; bases, positions, hitting, throwing, catching, and fielding using skill drills and coach pitched games focused on teaching baseball skills and engaging the players. 

 

  • Day Baseball 2nd grade, currently in 2nd grade at time of registration 
    • Mon/Tue/Thu, 9:00am-10:00pm; at Pamela Park
    • Fee $300
    • Objective and basic structure: Continued development of baseball skills using skill drills and coach pitched games focused on teaching baseball skills and engaging the players. 

 

  • Day Baseball 3rd grade, currently in 3rd grade at time of registration
    • Mon/Tue/Thu, 10:00am-11:15am at Pamela Park
    • Wed, 9:00am-11:00am at the Batting Cages of Minnesota (selected 1-hour time slots)
    • Fee $550
    • Objective and basic structure: Continued development of baseball skills using skill drills and coach/player pitched games focused on teaching baseball skills and engaging the players. Game situations will be used as learning time to help prepare players for the Recreation and Travel Baseball programs. 

 

  • Day Baseball 4th-5th grade, currently in 4th or 5th grade at time of registration
    • Mon/Tue/Thu, 11:15am-12:30pm at Pamela Park
    • Wed, 9:00am-11:00am at Batting Cages of Minnesota (selected 1-hour times slots)
    • Fee $550
    • Objective and basic structure: Continued development of baseball skills using skill drills and coach/player pitched games focused on teaching baseball skills and engaging the players. Game situations will be used as learning time to help prepare players for the Recreation and Travel Baseball programs. Coach pitch first 2 weeks and player pitch weeks 3-6.

 

Equipment

 

Players will receive a team T-shirt and baseball cap. Players are expected to provide their own baseball pants, baseball glove and wear non-metal cleats or sneakers. While not required, players should begin wearing a protective cup by 3rd grade, ages 9-10. The league provides bats and batting helmets, but players are also welcome to bring their own. Please bring a water bottle and label everything including your player's cap and bat (if you bring one).