Elmhurst Baseball & Softball League is the premier youth baseball and softball organization in Elmhurst, IL. With typically over 100 in-house teams and 10-12 travel teams, EBSL provides a safe, fun, and competitive environment 1000+ kids every year.

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Elmhurst, IL
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Welcome to Elmhurst Baseball
& Softball League

The mission of Elmhurst Baseball & Softball League is to provide to all of the youth of Elmhurst, regardless of their ability or gender, a positive baseball or softball experience:

By promoting the principles of good sportsmanship and fair play;

By teaching, encouraging, and supporting sound fundamentals through good coaching; and

By ensuring that all youth have a safe, fun, yet challenging opportunity to enjoy the game.


Explosion & Emeralds Tryout Times
Explosion & Emeralds Tryout Times
Sat July 27 @ Plunkett Park
Explosion Baseball
10U: 9:00 - 10:30
11U: 10:45 - 12:15
12U: 12:30 - 2:00
13U: 2:15 - 3:45
14U: 4:00 - 5:30
Emeralds Softball
10U: 8:30 - 10:00
11U/12U: 10:15 - 11:45
14U: 12:00 - 1:30
16U: 1:45 - 3:15

by posted 07/16/2019
Explosion 9U Glen Ellyn Champs

Explosion 9U Wins Glen Ellyn Summer Classic

Congratulations to our Explosion 9U team - winners of the 2019 Glen Ellyn Summer Classic!

by posted 07/15/2019
2020 Explosion Tryouts

by posted 06/25/2019
2019/20 Emeralds Tryouts

by posted 06/25/2019
Explosion 14U in Omaha

Explosion 14U in Omaha

Like most years, multiple Explosion teams travelled to Omaha for the Slumpbuster tournament - and to catch some CWS games!

by posted 06/24/2019
Emeralds 16U Update

Emeralds 16U Tearing It Up!

In the last 2 weekends our Emeralds 16U team has won a USSSA Qualifier in Oswego and an ASA Qualifier in Schaumburg going a combined 13-0-1 in these 2 tournaments. Congratulations girls! Well done!

by posted 06/14/2019
Explosion 11U Take Bloomington Title

Explosion 11U Take Bloomington Title

Congratulations to our Explosion 11U team for winning Bloomingdale’s BulldogaPalooza this past weekend. The boys had 4 wins and a tie in route to the hard fought title.

by posted 06/11/2019
Emeralds 12U Play at Bandits Stadium

Emeralds 12U at Bandits Stadium

Great day for our Emeralds 12U team. They recently played an exhibition game at the Chicago Bandits Stadium in Rosemont, defeating the Melrose Sox 11-10.

by posted 06/11/2019
Explosion 13U Win Extreme Tourney

Explosion 13U Green Win Elmhurst Extreme Tourney

Congratulations to our Explosion 13U Green team for winning the Elmhurst Extreme Tournament back in April. Well done boys!

by posted 06/07/2019
Explosion 12U Cooperstown

Cooperstown Wrap-up

Congratulations to our Explosion 12U team. They finished 4-4 at Cooperstown this week. For a tournament of 104 teams, many of which feature elite talent, this is a great showing! Special thanks to Jim Fisher and Eddie Pieczynski and the rest of the coaching staff.

by posted 06/07/2019
Explosion 12U Cooperstown

Explosion 12U Cooperstown Dreams Park

Please wish our Explosion 12U team luck as they play in the Cooperstown Dreams Park tournament this week!

by posted 06/03/2019
Explosion 13U Win Glen Ellyn Tourney

Explosion 13U Green Capture Glen Ellyn Championship

Congrats to our Explosion 13U Green team - Glen Ellyn Memorial Day Tourney champions!

by posted 05/29/2019
Emeralds 14U Park Ridge Classic Champs!

Emeralds 14U Win Park Ridge Classic

Congratulations to our Emeralds 14U team for winning the Park Ridge Classic this weekend. Click here for the full recap.

Pictured are: (kneeling, l. to r.) Caroline Robinson, Emily Kunst, Maddie Tran, Gianna Lamorgese, and Anabel O'Donnell; (standing, l. to r.) Lily Cmiel, Mia Thomas, Madison Peck, Anais Gomez, Maddie Moore, and Molly Heiss; (not pictured) Mariann Blass, and Coaches Craig Heiss, Kim Peck, and Tae Tran.

by posted 05/28/2019
Umpire Pay Days

Umpire Pay Days 2019

Pay Days this year are below. You must have your pay cards to get paid.

  • Saturday, June 1 (All Star Saturday) 2-3 pm at Plunkett Park
  • Sunday, June 30, 2-3 pm at Plunkett Park
  • Sunday, July 14, 2-3 pm at Plunkett Park

by posted 04/22/2019
Buy Spirit Wear

Explosion & Emeralds Spirit Wear Now Available

Our spirit wear store is now open! Hoodies, noodies, performance shirts, knit hats, etc. Choose Explosion or Emeralds logo (EBSL in-house spirit wear coming soon).

Click the link below to go to our on-line store. 

EBSL Spiritwear Store

Direct any questions on spirit wear to:

Colleen Ross 630.234.7790, colleen@crembroidery.com

by posted 12/15/2014
Your emhurstbaseball.com Account

How to Log in to Our Website

Your email address is your log in. If you're not sure which email address you used for your account (or if you need to change it), just contact us through the Contact EBSL link on the left. If you forgot your password, click Sign In in the upper right hand corner, then click the "?" next to password (Forgot Password) and the system will send you an email on how to reset your password.

by posted 10/29/2014
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