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Hanover Youth Ball Mission

The Mission of Hanover Youth Ball is to provide a quality youth baseball and softball program that is accessible and affordable to members of our community, regardless of race, creed, color, ethnic heritage or socio-economic background.

In pursuit of our mission, we will strive to promote good sportsmanship and teamwork in our youth and to teach them physical skills that will promote good health and fitness as well as positive self-esteem. In partnership with parents and the community at large, our program is devoted to providing a safe and supportive environment for our youth and families and to promoting a sense of community.

2022 Registration NOW OPEN!

Please click here to register. 

Registration runs  January 15th - February 6th.


T-Ball (boys and girls):  

Nikki Shrode

Softball 8U & 10U Leagues

Chris Larson 

Softball12U/14U Rec & 12-16U Traveling

Missy Thompson 

Coach / Machine Pitch:  

Joe Peterson

Baseball Leagues

Brian Thompson


HYB Baseball Hitting Clinics

Limited number of spots still available for 2022 baseball hitting clinics with Hit Dawg Academy. THESE HITTING CLINICS ARE HELD AT THE HIT DAWG ACADEMY FACILITY in Plymouth: 2050 East Center Circle, Building F Suite 300, Plymouth, MN, 763-557-2569

Hit Dawg Academy is a baseball and softball academy dedicated to ensuring the proper development of all kids. It does not matter your age, nor size. They start by working on the basic needs so that kids are able to compete at all levels. Visit to learn more.

Hanover Youth Ball/Hit Dawg hitting clinics are for boys playing Hanover Baseball ages 9-16. Clinics are broken down by age group. There are two sessions of 4 clinics each running in January and February. Clinics are on Friday or Sunday, depending on age group. SPACE IS LIMITED

Due to generous donations from our sponsors, Hanover Youth Ball is able to offer these hitting clinics to Hanover baseball players at 60% discounted price. What would typically cost $100 for 4 sessions of group clinics is only costing Hanover Baseball players $40.  

Click here for complete clinic dates and times and to register.  

  • Choose the Hanover Baseball Tab at the top of the page. Then, choose the clinic you want to register for based on your age.

Continue to keep an eye on your email and website for information regarding upcoming baseball pitching and softball clinics. 

For questions, please contact

Thank you,
~Hanover Youth Ball

HYB Baseball Pitching Clinics

Baseball pitching coach, Jim Benson, will return, again, this year for boys pitching clinics. Limited number of spots will be available.      

Pitching Clinic Dates:

Wednesday Jan.19th; Monday Jan. 24th;  Monday Jan. 31st;                                                  Monday Feb. 7th; Monday Feb. 14th; Wednesday Feb. 23rd

 Pitching Clinic Times:

6:00pm-6:55pm    9-10 yr olds
7:00pm-7:55 pm 11-12 yr olds
8:00pm-8:55pm 13-14 year olds

 Pitching clinics will be held at Hanover Elementary gym.               

Please click here to register

HYB Board Members Need Your Assistance

With Board members’ terms ending in 2021, there are duties and key roles that need to be filled. Even if you do not want to be an official Board member, but are willing help assist the Board, here are the following areas that NEED filling: 

12U Baseball Tournament Coordinator- usually 3rd weekend in July, oversees tournament (Hanover has hosted this tournament for many years and systems are in place to make this an easy task to ensure the tournament is run smoothly)
Baseball Umpire Coordinator - work with umpire service regarding game schedules, work with local teenagers to get umpire certification and scheduled for home/Hanover games.

Duties are already set up and created so someone just needs to maintain these going forward.

If you are interested in any of these duties OR willing to help in any other way OR want to learn more about the Board and/or tasks, please contact No pressure or requirement for just inquiring.  

Board meetings are open; anyone is welcome to attend a meeting at any time. 

Board Members not only get a wonderful experience of being part of something so great and positive in our community, you will also receive discounted registration fees.

Thank you for your consideration,
~Hanover Youth Ball Board


2022  Key Dates

Registration:  January 15th - February 6th

Baseball Evaluation Practice: February 27th

Baseball Evaluations: March 6th

Season Schedule: May 5th - June 23rd 

 (T-ball, Coach Pitch and 8u Softball are Wednesday evenings for 8 weeks)

Pictures: May 18th

Machine Pitch Jamboree:  June 4th

Annual HYB Picnic for all Youth Ball:  July 13th

12u Baseball Tournament: TBD

Hanover Youth Ball

Hanover Youth Ball

P.O. Box 242 Hanover, MN 55341

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