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GLENVIEW YOUTH MUSTANG BASEBALL DRAFT A GREAT SUCCESSS

GYB kicked off the pre-season Mustang House League Draft at Westbrook February 28th. Coaches spent the entire morning drafting players and choosing their teams.

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SPONSOR A GLENVIEW YOUTH BASEBALL TEAM NOW!

Glenview Youth Baseball is signing up team sponsors for the upcoming house league season! We anticipate more than 80 teams this season.  Your support helps keeps the cost of our program affordable. Without your generosity we could not have a Glenview Youth Baseball League with the best baseball fields and facilities in the nation.  Last year we spent over $70,000 installing brand new batting cages and sun shades at CPW, and did major field repairs on the Westbrook fields.  We look forward to new concession facilities and to fill other requests from our baseball community.  Please register with a credit card by clicking here

If you have any questions contact David Waldherr at david.waldherr@comcast.net.

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REGISTER ONLINE FOR 2015 HOUSE LEAGUE AND TRAVEL TEAMS!

Register now for the 2015 Season. Registration can be done on the website (see links below).  Have your VISA, Mastercard, Discover or Checking Account information ready.  

Click here to register for house league.  Shetland and Pinto registrations ends Friday, March 6.

For Summer Patriots Registration click 2015 Summer Patriots Registration  

For Full-time Registration click  2015 Full-time Patriots Registration

Note: if you are on the Patriots and House teams you must register for each team individually, paying each respective fee.

AGE REQUIREMENTS:

Rookie:  Pre-School, 4 years old before 9/1/15, Instructional 

Shetland: Pre-School, 5 years old before 9/1/15, T-ball

Pinto 6:  K, 6 years old before 9/1/15, Coach Pitch

Pinto 7:  1st, 7 years old before 9/1/15, Coach Pitch 

Pinto 8:  2nd,, 8 years old before 9/1/15, 4 balls, then Coach

Mustang 9:  3rd, 9 years old before 9/1/15, Player

Mustang 10:  4th, 10 years old before 9/1/15, Player 

Bronco: 5th and 6th, 11 years old before 9/1/15, Player

Pony: 7th and 8th, 13 years old before 9/1/15, Player

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SHOP SATURDAY MARCH 14, 2015 FOR SPECIAL BASEBALL SAVINGS

If you need a new glove, bat, pants and/or other baseball and sports equipment Glenview Youth Baseball is going to be holding a Special "GYB Shop Day" at Dick's Sporting Goods in Glenview.

Special savings and coupons will be made exclusively available to all GYB House, Patriots, and Blaze Players.  Watch for a special eblast coming soon!

UMPIRE REGISTRATION AND TRAINING TIMES

Glenview Youth Baseball is offering interested students 13 years of age and older the opportunity to work as a baseball umpire in Glenview.  Umpiring is a part-time job that provides after-school and weekend work opportunities. Umpiring is a great opportunity for the students to take responsibility, be assertive, and work cooperatively with their peers and adults.  Please visit the the Umpire page of the GYB website for more information and to register.  Click here.

Contact Jeff Thompson, slainte91@yahoo.com or (847) 275-5501 for questions

TRAINING TIMES:

All Umpires must attend two training times:  Mar. 10 or 13, and Mar. 17 or 20  Times to be announced.

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ROOKIE LEAGUE

Season runs approximately May 3 - June 21 at Roosevelt or CPW.  Approximate times are 12-1pm or 1:15-2:15pm.  Age appropriate equipment is used to ensure safety of four and five year old players.  Weekly drills are designed to teach base recognition, proper swing techniques, throw execution, fielding and game situations.  For registration questions contact Ed Leszynski at 847-899-2001 or edleszynski@hotmail.com

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NEW TRAINING FACILITY OPEN NOW!

GYB provides facility access for the development and training of House League and Summer Patriots at PlayBall, located at 1885 Holste Rd, Glenview.  The facility features a 10,000 square foot training area with hitting tunnels, pitching and arm care, and state of the art ZEPP cage.  

All players enrolled in a 2015 GYB program are eligible to participate at no additional cost upon registering for the upcoming 2015 season.  Players on Patriot FT have immediate facility access.  Anyone using this new training facility on an individual basis must have first registered on the GYB website for the upcoming 2015 spring season.  Advance registration for facility use times will be required by contacting PlayBall at 847-376-9386.

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Patriots and Full-Time Indoor Training is Underway!

Full-Time and Patriots Training will begin at GYB's training facility located at 1885 Holste Rd, Northbrook,IL from 1:30 - 3PM:  Mar 7, Mar 14, Mar 21, Mar 28
Summer Patriots Training begins Mar. 1 through the week of Apr 19:
9 RED, Wednesdays, 6 - 7PM    
9 BLUE, Sundays, 12 - 1PM
9 WHITE, Sundays, 1 - 2PM  
 9 BLACK, Thursdays, 5:30 - 6:30PM            
10 RED, Wednesdays, 7 - 8PM        
10 WHITE, Sundays, 2 - 3PM            
10 BLUE, Sundays, 3 - 4PM            
11BLUE, Saturdays, 11AM - 12:00PM    
12 BLUE, Saturdays, 12 - 1PM  
13 BLUE, Thursdays, 6:30 - 7:30PM
Note:  You must register individually for both Patriots and House teams, paying each respective fee.  You are not allowed to practice or use our training facility unless properly registered.
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2015 SUMMER PATRIOTS TEAMS ANNOUNCED!

Congratulations to the 2015 Summer Patriots.  Click below for teams.

9U -- 10U -- 11U -- 12U -- 13U

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FULL-TIME PATRIOTS TEAMS ANNOUNCED!

Please click here to see Full-Time Patriots 11U team.

Note that there will be no teams at age 10U, 12U, or 13U.

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ABOUT GLENVIEW YOUTH BASEBALL

Welcome to Glenview Youth Baseball

Glenview Youth Baseball has offered baseball for more than 50 years to boys and girls from kindergarten to 18 years of age. In 2014, we fielded more than 75 house league teams, more than 15 travel teams, and many fall league teams (for those who can't get enough baseball).

More than 1000 players participated in Glenview Youth Baseball programs in 2014, which is designed to provide a positive learning experience for all of our youth. We emphasize the importance of teamwork, sportsmanship, and improving our players' and umpires' fundamental skills, and, of course, improving life skills such as winning and losing with class. But above all, participating in our program is just plain fun.

We look forward to the 2015 season!


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