Taking your player to the next level

Articles For Those New to Travel Baseball

What is Travel Baseball?
Clarkstown Baseball Association provides a cut and dry overview of what travel or elite baseball is and the differences between it and "Recreational" baseball.

Choosing a Youth Travel Baseball Team
This is a great introductory article for those new to the travel baseball scene that can help you narrow down what you are looking for.

Picking the Right Travel Baseball Team
By John Pinkman
Taking a look at Coaches, Mission, costs, size of team and much more.

Overuse Injuries in Youth Baseball
Pitchers aren't the only ones with overuse injuries in baseball. Check out the latest data and prevention tactics.

Pros and Cons of Parent Coaches and Being One Yourself
Parent coaches in travel baseball, good thing or bad thing? Is it a good fit for you?

Youth Sports: Maintaining Reasonable Expectations
What are the chances your kid will play college baseball or softball? Professional baseball or softball? You should read this article.

Where the Elite Kids Shouldn't Meet
By Tim Keown, ESPN Writer
A raw and honest look into Travel / Elite Baseball

Sites, Organizations and Articles We Like

American Legion Baseball
Teams from 50 states, Puerto Rico and Canada. Regional tournaments, State tournaments and a World Series make this one of the most popular baseball organizations around.

Dixie Youth Baseball
They play great baseball and players have an opportunity to play in tournaments and a league World Series. Find a team or start a franchise.

Babe Ruth League Youth Baseball
Great organization and great baseball. This is another option for youth baseball players to continue developing their skills. Start or find a charter here.

Travel Ball Select
Travel Ball News, Forums, Scores, Travel Ball TV and other cool stuff.

Game Changer
Sign your team up, keep stats during the game, track other teams. It's great!

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College Baseball News


MLB News and Rumors from Yard Barker


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Welcome to Here is a one stop shop for answers to all of your travel baseball questions. Is my son or daughter old enough to be making a commitment to playing ball year round? Am I as a parent ready to commit my time and our family's time to that?

Depending on your child's age, their other interests, your lifestyle and interests outside of baseball, and other variables, there is no easy answer to this question. The simplest answer is if your child loves baseball, thrives on competing, and desires to take their skills to the next level of play from wherever they may be, the answer is yes! Why not give it a shot? Travel ball isn't for everyone, but how do you know if it works for your son or daughter and your family unless you give it a try.

On this website, you will find an abundance of travel baseball information. Find teams and organizations across the country, tournament information, teams looking for guest players, information about top MLB players from your state and when they started playing ball, gear talk, and answers to most questions related to travel baseball.

What are the differences/benefits of travel ball over Little League, Cal Ripken? How do I choose the right organization? You can find answers here.

We are working each day to encourage organizations across the country to list their team's information on this site, so that families seeking a team can make the most informed decision for their player.