Elmhurst Baseball & Softball League is Elmhurst's oldest and largest youth baseball & softball organization. EBSL provides a safe, fun, and competitive environment for 1000+ kids every season.

Sponsored By:   Unity Railway Supply Co., Inc.
Elmhurst, IL
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Welcome to Elmhurst Baseball & Softball League

Elmhurst Baseball & Softball League is Elmhurst's oldest and largest youth baseball/softball organization.

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.

Interested in Becoming a Sponsor?

Elmhurst Baseball & Softball League (EBSL) invites local businesses to become an EBSL Sponsor.

EBSL typically has over 1000 players participating in our in-house and travel baseball and softball programs every year.

The EBSL sponsorship program offers you the opportunity to promote your business not only to EBSL players and their families but the greater community as well.

For more information and to sign-up, please visit our Sponsorship Page.

Explosion & Emeralds Tryouts

Register for Explosion & Emeralds Tryouts


Registration is now open for Elmhurst Baseball & Softball League’s Explosion Travel Baseball and Emeralds Travel Softball 2024 tryouts. Tryouts will take place the week of July 10-15 at Plunkett Park (some players may be asked to come back for a callback tryout at a later date outside of this time frame). You must register on-line prior to the tryout.


As we are transitioning to a new website, you will need to create a new account for parent(s) and players(s) as part of the registration process. 


Please follow this link to register for tryouts: https://elmhurstbaseball.demosphere-secure.com/_registration


Schedule: Please arrive 15-30 minutes before your tryout start time


5:00 pm - 10U Emeralds 

5:00 pm - 11U Explosion

7:15 pm - 16U Emeralds  

7:15 pm - 13 U Explosion 


5:00 pm - 11U Emeralds 

5:00 pm - 10U Explosion

7:15 pm - 13U/14U Emeralds

7:15 pm - 12U Explosion


5:00 pm - 12U Emeralds 

5:00 pm - 9U Explosion 

7:15 pm - 14U Explosion 


5:00 pm - 8U Explosion


Specific questions should be directed to:

  • Sue Bieterman (EBSL Vice President - Travel):
  • Patrick McMahon (Emeralds Travel Softball Commissioner):
  • Nathan Ries (Explosion Travel Baseball Commissioner):
  • Tim Dykes (EBSL President):

by posted 05/31/2023
2023 All-Star Weekend

2023 All-Star Weekend

All-Star games will be played on Saturday June 3 at Plunkett Park. Rain date is Sunday June 4. Below is the game schedule. Players have been notified of their selection to the All-Star team.

  • Beginner Girls Plunkett 3 9:30 am
  • Junior Girls Plunkett 3 12:00 pm
  • Intermediate Girls Plunkett 3 2:30 pm
  • Senior Girls Plunkett 3 5:00 pm
  • Pinto game 1 Plunkett 2 10:00 am (rosters coming soon)
  • Pinto game 2 Plunkett 2 3:00 pm (rosters coming soon)
  • Mustang Plunkett 2 12:30 pm
  • Bronco Plunkett 1 5:30 pm

by posted 05/25/2023
Emeralds 10U Win MSP Tourney

Emeralds 10U Win MSP Tourney!

Congratulations to our Emeralds 10U Green team for braving the elements and bringing home the 1st Place trophy from the MSP Flower Power tourney last weekend.

by posted 05/24/2023
Emeralds 14U take Swing for the Ring Silver Title

Emeralds 14U take Swing for the Ring Silver Title

Emeralds 14U win the Silver Bracket of the Carol Stream Storm Swing for the Ring Tournament! With a come from behind 10-9 victory in extra innings to start the day, the Emeralds followed up with 12-0 win over the Roselle Rockers to advance to the Championship Game. Emeralds defeated the Geneva Foxes 9-0 in the Championship. Congratulations!

by posted 05/22/2023
Not Sure You're Getting Our Emails?

Not Sure You're Getting Our Emails?

Most of our league emails come from our website provider - League Athletics - and can get caught in Spam/Junk folders sometimes.

To be sure you're getting our emails, please review the document here


by posted 06/06/2022
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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Butterfield 2 - Elmhurst TBD (6/1) 
Butterfield 3 - Elmhurst TBD (6/1) 
Butterfield 4 - Elmhurst TBD (6/1) 
East End 1 - Elmhurst TBD (6/1) 
East End 2 - Elmhurst TBD (6/1) 
East End 3 - Elmhurst TBD (6/1) 
Eldridge - Elmhurst TBD (6/1) 
Plunkett 1 - Elmhurst TBD (6/1) 
Plunkett 2 - Elmhurst TBD (6/1) 
Plunkett 3 - Elmhurst TBD (6/1) 
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