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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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.


Managers Meeting & Clinic

Managers Meeting & Clinic

Managers for this season have been selected and will be contacted by a commissioner this week.

There will be a Mandatory Manager Meeting & Clinic. This is for managers only - no coaches, no kids please.

Managers Meeting & Clinic
Sunday, March 4, 2018
4-5:30 pm
Timothy Christian High School

by posted 02/12/2018
2018 Umpire Program

2018 Umpire Program

We are now accepting registration for our 2018 Umpire Program.

You are required to attend the following training sessions at Timothy Christian:

  • March 4, 2018 - 1-4pm
  • March 11, 2018 - 1-4pm


For more information please visit our Umpire Program Page.

To register, please click here.

by posted 01/08/2018
Be a Coach!

Interested in Coaching Your Child?

When you register your child there is a place on the form to volunteer as a Manager or Coach. Check the box and complete the additional information and the league will contact you.

by posted 10/31/2017
Playing Up or Down

Playing up/down a level

If you're interested in having your child play at a league level other than their age-determined level, you must request permission of the Executive Committee of the Board to play at a different level. Please register your child for their age-appropriate level, and during the registration process you will have the opportunity to make this request. The Board will review your request and get back to you with a decision.

by posted 10/31/2017
2018 Fees

2018 League Fees - Same as 2017!

Register and pay by December 31, 2017 to qualify for the earlybird discount. Registrations will be accepted through January 31, 2018. After that date, you will be added to the waitlist. If room opens up, we will notify you. February 28, 2018 is the last day to request a refund.


Earlybird Fee

(paid by Dec 31, 2017)


(paid after Dec 31, 2017)

T-Ball (Boys and Girls)



Boys - Pinto, Mustang

Girls - Beginner, Junior



Boys - Bronco, Pony

Girls - Intermediate, Senior



Buddy Ball (special needs program)



by posted 10/31/2017
2018 Age Eligibility & League Levels

2018 Age Eligibility & League Levels

Elmhurst Baseball & Softball League welcomes any player who is “baseball age” 5-14 years old (player's age on September 1, 2018) and is an Elmhurst resident, attends an Elmhurst school, or played in the league last season.

Children should be registered into the league level that corresponds to their age.  For example, a baseball age 8 yr. old girl should register for Beginner Girls.

Players are not eligible to play in Elmhurst Baseball & Softball League (EBSL) if they participate in other baseball/softball leagues or teams not sponsored by EBSL during the 2018 season.  Players cannot play on club or travel teams if they are playing in EBSL, except for Explosion/Emeralds Part-Time travel teams.

League Levels

Boys Leagues


Probable Game Days

Boys T-Ball


Thursday & Saturday



Monday & Friday



Tues or Wed & Saturday



Tuesday & Saturday


13-14 (& freshmen if not playing high school baseball)

Wednesday & Friday


15 & 16 – tryouts



Girls Leagues


Probable Game Days

Girls T-Ball


Thursday & Saturday

Beginner Girls


Tuesday & Friday

Junior Girls


Monday & Saturday

Intermediate Girls


Wednesday & Saturday

Senior Girls

13-14 (& freshmen if not playing high school softball)

Thursday & Saturday

by Master Admin posted 10/30/2017
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
Field Status
Bryan North - Elmhurst TBD (2/24) 
Bryan South - Elmhurst TBD (2/24) 
Butterfield 1 - Elmhurst TBD (2/24) 
East End 1 - Elmhurst TBD (2/24) 
East End 2 - Elmhurst TBD (2/24) 
East End 3 - Elmhurst TBD (2/24) 
Eldridge - Elmhurst TBD (2/24) 
Plunkett 1 - Elmhurst TBD (2/24) 
Plunkett 2 - Elmhurst TBD (2/24) 
Plunkett 3 - Elmhurst TBD (2/24) 
Salt Creek - Elmhurst TBD (2/24) 
Van Voorst - Elmhurst TBD (2/24) 
Washington North - Elmhurst TBD (2/24) 
Washington South - Elmhurst TBD (2/24) 
York Commons - Elmhurst TBD (2/24) 
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