Contact Us

  • Phone: (620) 331-0260

  • Fax: (620) 331-3495

  • Address: 1501 North 10th ST, Independence, Kansas 67301

IRC Youth Baseball

IRC Youth Baseball

Boys' ages are determined as of May 1st of the current year.

Registrations run from March 15th-April 15th.

Teams will be picked in early May.

The regular season begins after Memorial Day.


Blastball is a game designed for 4 year old boys and girls to introduce the fundamentals of baseball and softball.  There are no formal fielding positions, players do not use gloves.  A foam bat and ball are used for the players safety and a honking first base.
Fee: $30 per player

Boys T-Ball

Ages: 5-6 years old
Fee: $30 per player

Rookie Boys (Machine Pitch)

Ages: 7-8 years old
Fee: $30 per player

Cal Ripken Minor

Ages: 9-10 years old
Fee: $30 per player

Cal Ripken Major

Ages: 11-12 years old
Fee: $30 per player

Junior Babe Ruth

Ages: 13-15 years old
Fee: $30 per player

Senior Babe Ruth

IRC sponsors up to two teams of 16 to 18 year old boys in the Kansas Babe Ruth program.  Games are played throughout the state of Kansas.  Those interested in player for Senior Babe Ruth teams must qualify through tryouts.  Additional information may be obtained by calling the Ash Youth Center at (620) 331-0260.
Fee: $60 per player

Ash Youth Center Contact

Phone: (620) 331-0260

Fax: (620) 331-3495

Office Hours: 9am-5pm, Mon-Fri

ARCO Sports Complex

Location:  800 South 10th ST

Sports:  Baseball and Softball

Emerson Field- Junior Babe Ruth

Volunteer Field- Varsity & Senior Girls Softball

Sports Complex

Location:  910 North Park

Sports:  Baseball,Softball, Flag Football, & Buddyball

Jaycee Field- Boys T-Ball & Rookie Boys

Clark James Field- Cal Ripken Minor & Major

Bicentennial Field- Rookie Girls & Junior Girls

Hugo Field- Blastball & Girls T-Ball

Sinclair Field- Slow-Pitch Softball


Baseball Game Schedules

Blastball, Boys T-Ball, Rookie Boys, Cal Ripken Minor, Cal Ripken Major, Junior Babe Ruth, Senior Babe Ruth.

Baseball League Standings

Cal Ripken Minor, Cal Ripken Major, Junior Babe Ruth.