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A New Look for OBYL.org

Welcome to the new OBYL website. Our goal is to create a fun and informative place for our players, parents and coaches. While we go through this transition, if you experience any difficulties or you would like to see something changed, added or removed, ...

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Batting Practice Tips

Hitting a round baseball with a rounded bat was mentioned in USA Today as the toughest feat in all of sports. Statistically, players succeed 3 out of 10 times producing a .300 BA. The greats like Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig or Jimmie Foxx succeed at hitting the...

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With spring around the corner, Little League and High School baseball teams will be starting their practices very soon. It also means that baseball injuries will increase over the next few months. Similar to most sports, acute injuries such as ankle sprai...

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Recently, OBYL signed a fundraiser agreement with Gordon Food Service (GFS) which helps to keep player registration low. At OBYL, we understand the desire to keep your child active, while at the same time being affordable for both you and your family. For...

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Angelo Gaudino is the one man responsible for the consistency, longevity and survival of OBYL, a slo-pitch softball league for youth of all ages that continues in its original form even after the game has lost some steam in popularity it once had in the &...

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Baseball tryouts are coming up! Tryouts are tough, and you will probably feel a lot of pressure, but you want to do your best with all those coaches watching and evaluating the different aspects of your game. Be on time: If you’re not 15 minutes ear...

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Throughout the years, it has always been a challenge to inform parents of last minute game schedule changes and cancellations in an¬†efficient and timely manner. Further, with today’s busy “on-the-go” lifestyle, it’s almost impossi...

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Help us keep concussions on the side-line! Youth sports related injuries are an unfortunate yet common occurrence during game-play. Learn how to recognize the signs and symptoms, when to remove athletes from play and how to recover. Our goal is to help ed...

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It’s always best to learn proper pitching mechanics early — and then continue to refine those mechanics as a player gets older and advanced in the game of baseball. This starts in little league. These little league pitching drills can be used ...

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To be a Little League coach can be a gratifying experience which can leave a lasting impact upon players, parents as well as other coaches. A good way to leave your own mark should be to interact with your own team in a optimistic way. This list of 86 way...