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Update: Fall Registration extended one week
posted 07/16/2018


Fall Registration Extended

Update: 2018 Fall Ball Registration has been extended one week. The start date for the season will also be extended to start Saturday August 18th. This will give teams more time for tryouts, team formation in order to participate in the Fall season. Reminder, we do have multiple teams that have multi sport players and will do our best to accomodate the scheduling conflicts for all teams.

 

Registration for the 2018 Fall Ball season at 3&2 is now open.

Register using the fall grade your player will be attending.

Individual player registration will be done through the 3&2 web site and is now open. Parents should click on the orange REGISTER NOW button on the front page of the web site and follow the prompts. Player registration and fees are due by Friday, August 3rd.


2018-19 Grade Level

  • T-Ball, 6 games, $70
  • Kindergarten - Coach Pitch, Machine Pitch or 50-50, 8 games, $120.00
  • 1st & 2nd Grade Machine Pitch, 10 games, $160.00
  • 3rd - 6th Grade, 10 games, $170.00
  • 7th Grade - High School, 10 games, $180.00

The league structure will be the same as during the summer with divisions within age levels to make sure teams are matched as evenly as possible. When managers register, please indicate the level of play your team should be in. Standings will be kept. Division winners will receive individual awards. We’ll even schedule your team for double-headers if you’d like!
 
Teams should wear as similar colored uniforms as possible. Mixed uniforms are acceptable as most fall ball teams will have players from more than one summer team.
 
Games will be played at both the East Complex (18300 W. 87th St.) and the West Complex (8000 Monticello Rd). All T-ball, coach pitch and machine pitch games will be played at the West Complex.
 
Event Schedule for Fall Ball 2018

Date

Event

Friday, July 20

  • Fall Ball Team/Manager Applications Due

Friday, August 3rd

  • Fall Registration Fees Due

Saturday, August 18

  • Season Begins

 

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2018 BackYard Baseball Oppty at Urban Youth Academy
by posted 07/13/2018


Back Yard Baseball at the Urban Youth Academy Sunday--Check it Out

Last chance for players 3rd - 6th grade to register for Back Yard Baseball this Sunday.  Previously, this event was exclusive to 3-4th grade, but the host site has allowed us to expand the range to 5th-6th grade participants due to demand so sign on up!

We have been given an unbelievable opportunity to hold a Back Yard Baseball event at Kansas City's Urban Youth Academy. The event is free to players. No cost and will be held Sunday from approximately 9-12 (see schedule below).  To register your son or daughter CLICK HERE or go to 3and2baseball.com and click the orange Register Now button from the home page. This event is sponsored by Academy Sports. Thank you Academy! 

The Urban Youth Academy is located in the Historic 18th & Vine Jazz District in Kansas City, MO. 

Urban Youth Academy

1622 East 17th Terr

Kansas City, MO  64108

If you have a 3rd or 6th grade (9-12U), come join us for an awesome Sunday morning of sandlot-style baseball.  Our goal is to give recreational players the opportunity to get together and play without the pressures of Coaches and Parents-just to play for the love of the game.  We will have adults on hand, and a group of High School volunteers to help us run the evening.

These events have been very popular over the last two seasons, and regularly fill up within a few days of the invitation

The Particulars:

  1.   This event is limited to 80 players-so sign up early!
  2.   We will play machine pitch baseball
  3.   Teams will play a total of 2 games
  4.  Gatorade / water provided, but please no food on the field.
  5.  Games will be called by the players on the field (there will be High School Umpires there to help if the kids want them).
  6.  Players must have a glove and baseball pants.
  7.  This is a “no parents” and “no coaches” event, but there is plenty of space in the commons area indoor and out to stay on the property. 
  8.  There are no fees for the day. Donations to the Urban Youth Academy only if you wish

Schedule:

9:30-9:45am

Parents and players arrive.  We would like to chat with the parents as they drop off, and make sure they have all our contact information.  We will need to know who is picking up, etc.

We will talk to the boys about how we are going to play, and then warm up as a group

10am             

Play Ball!  We will put the teams together and let them flip a coin for home/away.  Players will decide positions (we will suggest positions if asked)

11:45-12:00am

Hot Dogs / Chips / Water available for the players

12 Noon

Kids get picked up (We need to be out of the facility around 12:30pm).

Come on out to the Urban Youth Academy for some sand-lot style ball, Back Yard Baseball style!

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2018 Fall Tournaments at 3&2
by posted 07/03/2018


GET IN BEFORE THEY SELL OUT!
Fall Tournaments at 3&2 Baseball
 
 The 2018 Fall Tournament season is right around the corner and 3&2 has five weekends set aside for great, fall baseball action. As during the spring and summer at 3&2, these events WILL sell out in several age levels. Sign up quickly to assure your team’s spot. Games will be played on Friday night. Three-game minimums at all age levels.
 
Your team MUST re-register with USSSA to enter these events. The new season with USSSA starts August 1. When you register with USSSA this fall, you do not need to do so next spring.

 

Click name of event to enter and view current Who's In list.

DATE

EVENT

Avg # of teams past 3 years / Last year

August 24-26

SUNFLOWER SHOOTOUT

151 /157

September 7-9

MIDWEST FALL CHAMPIONSHIPS

90 / 90

September 14-16

BRILEY SONICS BLAST

166 / 189

September 21-23

CHASE FOR THE PENNANT

120 / 144

September 28-30

THE BITTER END

149 / 120

 
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3&2's High School Fall Select Program
by posted 07/02/2018


2018 3&2 Fall Select Tryouts
For Competitive Level HS Baseball Players

 

For Who:

Competitive players entering 9-12th grades this fall. Up to 45 players will be invited to participate (up to 3 teams).

   

Purpose:

Program is designed to provide an opportunity to players wanting to expand their baseball experience in a highly competitive fall baseball environment and interested in showcasing their baseball talents and skills to area and regional college coaches and recruiters.

   

Head Coach

Bob Jones, Head Coach/ Program Director. Fall 2018 will be the 11th year of the program. Bob has led this highly successful program since its inception and many of its participants are recruited to play college baseball. The coaching staff includes past players with college and professional baseball experience. The coaching staff provides the highest level of coaching and baseball instruction.

   

How to get signed up:

Recommendations are accepted from your high school and/or summer league coaches.  Coaches and players should contact both Bob Jones and 3&2 Baseball via e-mail with the names of the players from their school that can compete at this level of baseball. Team(s) will be formed based on recommendation of their high school coaches and in compliance with KSHAA rules. Registration should be submitted by July 31, 2018.

 

Bob Jones – bobjones@btlacademy.com and/or Jeff Chalk - jeffchalk@3and2baseball.com

   

Key Dates

Tryouts Dates

Thursday, August 2 - Pitchers & Catchers – 5-7 pm

Friday, August 3 - Position Players 6-8:30 pm

   
 

Fields 24-25. 3&2’s West Complex - 8000 Monticello. Enter off of Monticello Terrace (by Shell station)

   

Practices:

Tuesday and/or Thursday Evenings – August thru October

   

Games:

In addition to the 3&2 Fall Select HS Showcases (involving HS showcase teams and community college teams), the Fall Select traveling team will participate in showcase games at the following colleges and universities:

 

Iowa Western Community College           Barton County Community College

 

Hutchinson Community College              KSU Showcase

 

KU Showcase                                             Wichita  State Showcase

 

Emporia State Univ. Showcase                Baker University

Allen County Community College           Kansas Newman Univ. Showcase

 

Johnson county Community College      KCK Community College

 

Fort Scott Community College                Coffeyville Community College

 

 Highland Community College

   
 

Games are played on the weekends during the Fall at college fields.

 

The Fall Select Development Team(s), usually made up of freshmen and sophomores, will participate in the 3&2 Fall League and playing in 4 Fall tournaments.

   

Cost:

Player fee will vary based on the level of play, $950 (approximately 16 players) for the Travel Team and $650 for players on the non-traveling development team(s) (approximately 13-14 players). In addition to the Team Fee, there is an additional showcase fee for the 3&2 Fall Select hosted showcase.  That amount will be determined at a later date. In past, the fee has ranged between $125 -$160 depending on sponsorships. 

 

Players for the Travel Team will be determined by tryouts and first week of practice. Players/Parents are responsible for own lodging, travel and meals. There are NO 3&2 scholarships available for this program.

 

 

 

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3&2's Final Event of the Summer - Midwest Summer Championshi
by posted 07/01/2018


Culminate your 2018 summer season at 3&2’s final summer event – the Midwest Summer Championships, July 20-22.
 
Rosters will be unfrozen for this USSSA-sanctioned event AND you’ll be able to add up to 4 players to your team, giving you a great opportunity to play, evaluate talent or just wrap up the summer season with a fun event.
 
This event is a terrific opportunity for teams to compete in a summer ending championship tournament at qualifier tournament pricing.
 
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Retail Online Store
by posted 11/20/2017


Retail is now online!

3&2 Baseball has opened up our Retail Store online.  Check out our baseballs, necklaces, shirts, and wristbands, oh my! 

Great for your players of all sports!  We are just getting started so if you have any baseball items you'd like to see in our store that you don't find, let us know!  Click here to begin and happy shopping!

 

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