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.

Sponsored By:   Shoe Carnival Elmhurst
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.


York Dukes Softball Camp

2020 York Dukes Winter Softball Camp

The York Dukes Softball Winter Clinic is open to all 3rd through 8th graders and will be held on 3 Sundays in January, 1/12, 1/19, and 1/26 from 8 am -11 am in the Field House. As always, the clinic will be hosted by the York coaching staff and varsity players and former D1 pitching coach. The cost is $90 total for all three days, and it includes a long-sleeve, sport-tech shirt for each athlete (Youth Sizes: M-L, Adult Sizes: Small-XL). Please bring the registration fee to the first day of camp.

If your daughter can only attend one or two of the dates please only pay a $50 registration fee (a T-shirt will still be included) when they attend.

Contact Coach Holba with any questions - 

For more info and to register visit - https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScjPii-fCJows8-XJIJrV9jgZo_QK9YHYeMsrKeG2lz1lnMiQ/viewform

by posted 11/08/2019
Age Eligibility & League Levels

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, 2020) 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 2020 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

TBD in May


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 posted 10/31/2019
2020 League Fees

2020 League Fees - No Change

Register and pay by December 31, 2019 to qualify for the earlybird discount. Registrations will be accepted through January 31, 2020. After that date, you will be added to the waitlist. If room opens up, we will notify you. February 28, 2020 is the last day to request a refund.


Earlybird Fee

(paid by Dec 31, 2019)


(paid after Dec 31, 2019)

T-Ball (Boys and Girls)



Boys - Pinto, Mustang

Girls - Beginner, Junior



Boys - Bronco, Pony

Girls - Intermediate, Senior



Buddy Ball (special needs program)



by posted 10/30/2019
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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