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URGENT: Easton Ghost X 30/20 Bat decertified for use immediately
by posted 05/04/2018

HOYB Parents and Players,

Please read the official notice from Babe Ruth about the Easton Ghost X bat:

Babe Ruth League, Inc.

A Non-Profit Tax-Exempt Organization for 4 to 18 Year Old Players

www.baberuthleague.org ;

International Headquarters:  1670 Whitehorse-Mercerville Road
                                         Hamilton, New Jersey 08619
                            Phone: 800-880-3142
                       Fax: 609-695-2505

Dear Cal Ripken Baseball and Babe Ruth Baseball Membership:

USA Baseball informed youth organizations, including Babe Ruth League, Inc., that effective immediately and until further notice, the bat identified as the Easton Ghost X YBB18GX10 30/20 2 5/8" (or the "Easton Ghost X 30/20 5/8" at retail) has been decertified by USA Baseball and is no longer an approved bat under the USABat Standard.
USABat: Easton Ghost X 30/20
Model Number(s): YBB18GX10 30/20 (D: 2 5/8), LL18GHX 30/20 (D: 2 5/8)
Length: 30" (-10)

All other certified lengths and drops of the Easton Ghost X USABat remain approved for play

If any of these bats are used during competition, it should be considered an illegal and non-compliant bat, and subject to league rules concerning the use of illegal or unapproved bats. Coaches and team administrators are encouraged to check their team's bats and withhold these bats from play. League administrators should share this information with their umpires.

A full list of approved bats can be found at USABat.com. A list of decertified bats can be found at USABat.com/Decertified-Bats.

Customer Information: Any questions regarding returns, refunds or warranty claims for the Easton Ghost X 30/20 should be directed to Easton via email at   or at 1-844-531-7079.

We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you all for your attention to this matter.
Steven M. Tellefsen
Babe Ruth League, Inc.

Our Youth umpires have been informed and will be inspecting bats starting this weekend.  Please follow the link for Easton for refunds or vouchers if you own one of these bats.


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HOYB Day, postponed to June 9
by posted 04/17/2018

HOYB Day,   postponed to June 9



On June 9, we will have an all league gathering to celebrate baseball, MLB, and HOYB oat Haley Smith field from 10am to 6pm.  Festivities will include a parade of athletes, dedication of new flagpole round robin games for all leagues, food, fun and a modified Opening Day type ceremony.

Please block the date and come out and celebrate HOYB!

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