2014 Summer Tournament Schedule Announcement Bellefonte baseball Inc. will be hosting one spring baseball tournament. This tournament will be our fourth Bellefonte Baseball High School, Junior Varsity / 16U Tournament (BBCORE or wood bats only) Saturday May 10th. The first of eight summer tournaments will be the first in a series of three Nittany Mountain Open metal bat youth tournament eighth grade Div. / 14U May 17-18, followed by our Memorial Day Weekend Wood Bat Championship VII, Soph. Div. 2016 graduating class / 16U, May 24-26. The next tournament for the 2014 summer season will be our fourth annual Maryland Open Wood... Read more →
Take a break from ordinary metal bat baseball. For a few days each year let the smell of pine tar and the sound of wood bats take you back to the roots of the game. Baseball may be America’s Pastime, but for the few days of each Bellefonte Baseball wood bat tournaments, the game is very current and the experience very real.
Bellefonte Baseball has been organizing wood bat tournaments in central Pennsylvania since 1982 and now has expanded into the Washington DC & Maryland area.
We proudly host Wood Bat Championships for amateur players for over 30 years. Bellefonte supports several different leagues and levels of play.
Using wood bats changes the game by:
Forcing hitters to be more disciplined hitting the ball where pitched
Allows pitchers to work all parts of the plate
Adds emphasis to the important strategy of small ball to manufacture runs
Not to mention the smell of pine tar and the sound of the bat that is the true essence of baseball!