About Murray Babe Ruth

Updated Wednesday November 14, 2018 by Craig Lake.

Murray Babe Ruth Baseball is a local non-profit baseball league for 13-18 year olds and their families who live or go to school in Murray or Holladay Utah area. We are chartered under the National Babe Ruth organization (baberuthleague.organd play within the Utah State Babe Ruth leagues. The local Murray league for kids ages 7-12 is Murray Liberty League Baseball.

Murray Babe Ruth baseball boundaries officially encompass all of Murray and Cottonwood High School boundaries (except for the small Cottonwood area west of Taylorsville).  In addition, players who live in the boundaries of or attend (or will attend) Olympus and Skyline High Schools are also very welcome to come and play with Murray Babe Ruth baseball (see the boundaries map attached). In addition for the 2019 Spring Season, any player who lives within the Brighton or Hillcrest High School boundaries is also eligible.

Babe Ruth Baseball Mission Statement

The Babe Ruth Baseball program, using regulation competitive baseball and softball rules, teaches skills, mental and physical development, a respect for the rules of the game, and basic ideals of sportsmanship and fair play. In all aspects, Babe Ruth League, Inc. is committed to providing our participants the very best educational, sports experience possible. It is our fundamental belief that every child with a desire to play baseball or softball be afforded that opportunity.

Sportsmanship

“Conduct and attitude considered as befitting participants in sports, especially fair play, courtesy, striving spirit, and grace in losing."  Please use the Babe Ruth Sportsman Code as a guide in teaching your player good sportsmanship.

The Sportsman Code of Babe Ruth

Develop a strong, clean, healthy body, mind and soul.

Develop a strong urge for sportsmanlike conduct.

Develop understanding of and respect for the RULES.

Develop courage in defeat, tolerance and modesty in victory.

Develop control over emotions and speech.

Develop spirit of cooperation and team play.

Develop into real, true CITIZENS

Murray Babe Ruth Boundaries map