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Welcome to the official website for Arkansas Babe Ruth Baseball and Softball


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Arkansas Babe Ruth League

Babe Ruth Mission Statement

The Babe Ruth Baseball/Softball program, using regulation competitive baseball and softball rules, teaches skills, mental and physical development, a respect for the rules of the game, and basic ideals of sportsmanship and fair play. In all aspects, Babe Ruth League, Inc. is committed to providing our participants the very best educational, sports experience possible. It is our fundamental belief that every child with a desire to play baseball or softball be afforded that opportunity.

Safety First

Babe Ruth League by rule requires the leagues to perform background checks on all coaches/volunteers.  Now in accordance with a Federal law “Safe Sports Act” that was was signed into law in February 2018, requiring volunteers to take abuse prevention training.   Babe Ruth League is requiring the leagues to have coaches/volunteers complete abuse prevention training.  By submitting their tournament rosters the league president is affirming completion of the checks/training.

To begin the background check/abuse training, please follow this link:  Background Checks/Abuse Prevention Training

Darryl Brotemarkle

Darryl Brotemarkle

State Commissioner, Baseball and Softball

Phone: 870-335-7331