Weather Cancellations and Game Changes - PLEASE CHECK BELOW

Minor League games rescheduled for May 31-June 1 are all at 5:30 pm:





U Sci


Tues 5/31






Wed 6/1






Thurs 6/2






Fri 6/3






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A red, white, blue, and black Rawlings tee ball glove on Sunday, 5/15/16 (Picture Day) at Taney  Field


5/24/16: Asics grey and orange shoes, size 8 1/2 -- see photo

5/14/16: Pink baseball glove at FDR field. It has the names Knoflicek and Winnie and Willa on it.

A Kindle was lost on Sunday, May 8 at Taney Field, somewhere near the bleacher area.

Please email us if you can help:

Refund Policy - Baseball, Tee-Ball, Pee Wee
Please note that registration fees are refundable, minus a $10.00 service fee, until February 15th ONLY. After February 15th, all registration fees are NON-REFUNDABLE, unless a child is judged ineligible.
Refund Policy - Basketball
Registration fees are NONREFUNDABLE unless the child is ineligible or cannot be placed
And . . . Our Winners!
On behalf of Taney Tournament Teams, thank you to those that participated in the Fastest Throw Contest!

Winners of the Fastest Throw Contest:
7 – Noah Duffy, 43 mph
8 – Tiernan Perkins, 42 mph
9 – Dylan Palantino, 50 mph
10 – Scotty Aaronson, 57 mph
11- Braheim Fowler, 62 mph
12 – Gabe Olsen, 62 mph

13+ - Devon Koger, 70 mph

Congratulations to our winners!

Winner of the Phillies Raffle:  Jeffrey Engel

Tryouts for Summer Tournament Teams - this month

Taney Baseball offers the opportunity for very competitive summer baseball tournament teams, selected by tryouts only.. As tryout dates are announced, they will be posted here. There is an additional registration fee, if your child is selected for one of these teams.

7 & Under: moved to SUNDAY, May 22 at 6:00 pm Taney Field

8 & Under:  Saturday, May 7, 6:00-7:30 pm, Taney Field

9 & Under: Saturday, May 21 6:00 pm Shot Tower Field

10 & Under: Sunday, May 15 at 5:30 pm Shot Tower Field

11 & Under: Sunday, May 15 at 6:00 pm FDR Field 2

12 & Under: Sunday, May 15, 6:00 to 8:00 pm, FDR1


Taney Baseball's Pee Wee, Tee-Ball, and baseball divisions are all FULL for the spring 2016 season. Please check back with us in mid-January 2017 for the spring 2017 season.

Questions? Email us:

OPENING DAY 2016 is CANCELLED - Festivities will be on CLOSING DAY

Rain, snow and temperatures in the 30s are forecast for Opening Day (Saturday, April 9th). We have CANCELLED the scheduled events.

A field dedication of the new FDR fields, Ribbon-Cutting with City officials, and Taney Baseball celebration have been rescheduled for Closing Day on June 18, 2016 at 9:00 am. We plan to offer refreshments, music, and entertainment, prior to the AAA, Minor, and Major League All-Star games. Mark your calendars!

Games have NOT been cancelled to date. Please check this website and your email for announcements of any game changes due to weather.
Welcome to the Taney Youth Baseball Association

Welcome to Taney Baseball!

2016 marks 23 seasons of Taney Baseball! We have been offering "fun, instruction, good sportsmanship and teamwork" to Philadelphia youth since 1994. In 2015, TYBA offered baseball, softball and tee-ball to almost 1,100 boys and girls from 3 years old to 15 years old, and basketball to over 450 boys and girls from 5 to 12 years old. In 2014, the Taney Dragons were the Little League Mid-Atlantic Champions, advancing to the semi-final round of the Little League World Series!


Little League is phasing in new Age Determination guidelines for baseball and tee-ball players, starting this season. Please be advised that for the 2016 season, baseball and tee-ball age guidelines are as follows:

Pee Wee:  September 1, 2011 to August 31, 2013

Tee Ball: September 1, 2009 to August 31, 2011

AAA:  September 1, 2007 to August 31, 2009

Minor League:  May 1, 2005 to August 31, 2007

Major League:  May 1, 2003 to April 30, 2005

Intermediate 50/70 13 & Under - May 1, 2002 to April 30, 2006

Softball age determination remains your daughter’s age as of December 31, 2015.    

Note: Some players may move up a division sooner than expected.  If your child is 7 or older, we will address any concerns or questions at player evaluations in February.. The evaluation team makes all determinations.

Little League offers a simple online age calculator to determine your child’s league age:

Franklin Institute's SportsZone Exhibit Features Taney's Mo'ne Davis and Dewey LaRosa

Have you been to the Franklin Institute's SportsZone Exhibit? You can "learn how to pitch like Mo'ne Davis with Taney Dragons pitching coach Dewey LaRosa" - check it out! 

Eligibility for Playoffs and Tournament Teams

Taney Baseball is now a proud member of Little League!  We are also now subject to Little League eligibility rules. Effective immediately are the following two new eligibility rules, for baseball (ages 7-12) and softball (ages 9-13) players:

1. To be eligible for TYBA intramural playoffs, a player must have played in at least the minimum number of intramural regular season games indicated below (depending on the total number of regular season games the player's team plays):

    10 game season -- at least 6 games

    11 game season -- at least 7 games

    12 game season -- at least 7 games

    13 game season -- at least 8 games

    14 game season -- at least 8 games.

The Commissioner of a league may grant a waiver from this rule in cases where a player missed games because of injury or medical condition. In considering a waiver request, a Commissioner may require information from the player's coach, parent or guardian of the injury or condition.

2. A player who is not eligible for TYBA intramural playoffs because of not having played at least the minimum number of games required by Rule 1 above, also is not eligible to play for a TYBA tournament team.

If you would like your baseball or softball player to be eligible for playoffs (all teams) and/or a summer tournament team (by tryouts only), please be mindful of the minimum number of games required. Thank you.

TYBA Rules of Conduct
We urge all coaches, parents and players of appropriate age to review the TYBA Rules of Conduct. Please see our Philosophy page (under Our League) to do so, or click here. Thanks to all coaches and parents for doing your part to make sure our children have an enjoyable experience this Spring.
Sponsor a Taney Team!

Donate to Taney Baseball!

All donations are greatly appreciated

& support our teams and programs!


Taney Baseball Apparel for Sale!

Taney shirts and hats are for sale HERE

General Information

Below are links to important information.

For the 2016 League Calendar, please click here.

For the 2016 Fair Share letter, please click here (it costs more than $115.00 to provide the TYBA experience).

For the 2016 Sponsor form, please click here. For the 2016 Sponsor letter, please click here.

For our League Philosophy, please click here.


TYBA Scholarship Fund (Bob Hyland Memorial Fund)

TYBA and its past presidents have started a Scholarship Fund, in order to provide opportunities for all children to play. Part of our mission -- and the legacy of our 2014 Mid-Atlantic Champions -- is to reach out to inner city youth. Please consider a donation to our Scholarship Fund. There is even an option to Sponsor a Player, where you can pay an extra registration fee, providing a full scholarship for a child to play this season. Questions? Please email us:

The Scholarship Fund is in honor of Bob Hyland, who passed away on October 6, 2011. Bob was the heart and the soul of TYBA for many years, right up until his death, and he is missed by all of us. In his name, we have established the Fund to continue his legacy of service to Taney youth. We ask for your support in honoring Bob and helping to create a lasting legacy in his name. Click here for more information on the Fund and how to donate to the Fund. Click here to donate to the Fund. Thank you so very much for your support.


Taney Youth Baseball Association   -   744 South Street Box 133, Philadelphia, PA 19147   -   -   (267) 713-8838