Hillsborough Baseball League (HBL) The Hillsborough Baseball League (HBL) is an independent, non-profit youth organization serving the community of Hillsborough, NJ since 1955.
Sponsored By:   Somerset Patriots
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2013 Spring Sunday Program


The program is designed for the 7-9 player who showsFont the following:


1. Desire to learn more baseball
2. Ability and attention span to receive pro level instruction
Demonstrates the ability to catch, hit and field consistently


When making the decision to determine whether your child is ready, please take all criteria into consideration.
Managers to discuss this program with parents and determine players who are child is ready for this program.  If the manger has not discussed this with you, please feel free to contact Peter Elmalis at     to determine whether your child is ready.  This is not an exclusive program, but the goal is to give the early developed player a chance to play a slightly higher level of baseball.


This program will run four consecutive weeks.
4/7, 4/14, 4/21, 4/28


Amsterdam School Fields


   7U  -  9am-10:30 (Player Must Turn 7 Prior 5/1/2013)
8/9U  - 10:30am-12


The sessions are being run by Hillsborough High School Coach - Norm Hewitt,  Pro Instructor - Carlo Puppo, HS Players and League Coaches. (If you are Rutgers Certified and would like to help with this Program please let me know immediately).  Each week there will be a different fundamental that is learned.  Parent participation is highly recommended in this program, since the program is geared to teach the players the right fundamentals and give the parents the tools to continue teaching at home.

It is highly recommended (not mandatory) that if you are 7U or 8U player and looking to participate in the Summer Travel Program that you attend these sessions.

There is also no guarantee that if you participate in these clinics that you will make the 8U Summer Travel Team. ( Keep in mind that 7U travel is handled differently).

The 8U program will also include several scrimmages prior to the summer teams being formed. These will be scheduled shortly.

In order to participate in these 8U scrimmages your attendance is mandatory at the previous week's Sunday session.

The roster will be determined by the league in conjunction with the coaches who are working with these team(s).

If you are interested in coaching either the 7U or 8U Summer Travel Team, please contact me, as well as, complete the registration process on the HBL Website. ( Coaches will be picked by the HBL Board of Directors) . This should be completed prior to 4/15/2013.

There is no registration and no cost for this program.

If you have  any questions please contact Peter Elmalis