Grays Baseball Featuring Richie Benes, Brian Gillick and RJ Hopwood
Fall Baseball Program:
Season starts the second week of September and runs through the second week of November
Player development - Players will focus to develop upon their existing skills
Games are played on the weekends and do not interfere with school sports
Practice is scheduled during the week after school and on weekends
Team Jerseys and hats will be provided
Wood Bat League
Our goal is to provide a competitive baseball program and valuable instruction with a club team atmosphere.
Our Coaching Staff:
Richie Benes: Played for the Kansas City Royals organization and is currently the hitting coach at Monroe College
Elliott Ayala: Played for the Milwaukee Brewers and is an assistant coach at Monroe College
Josh Kirsch: Modified Baseball Coach at Mamaroneck HS. Josh has worked at Rye Recreation the last 8 years
Brian Gillick: Certified Baseball Scout, worked for Rye Recreation for the past 6 years. Brian is a baseball instructor specializing in private lessons.
Jason Kirsch: Coached Modified baseball at Rye and worked in the Yankee organization as an assistant in scouting
RJ Hopwood: Allstar pitcher at Harrison High School. Played baseball at Faifield University and is a fan favorite in our community.
Rye Babe Ruth will follow its vision of providing a competitive program that will attract the best baseball players in Westchester County. We will continue to strive towards the successful development of our program and every individual participating in it. Our program, while placing significant value on education, character development, and athletic excellence, is also highly committed to the physical, intellectual and emotional well-being of every student-athlete who wears the Rye Babe Ruth logo.
Directions to our field in Rye:
Feeley Field, Disbrow Park
Take I-95 to Exit 19, Playland Parkway, Rye.
Continue on Playland Parkway about 7/10 of a mile to first traffic light at Milton Road.
Make a right onto Milton Road and go about 3/10 of a mile to the first light, Oakland Beach Ave.
Make a right onto Oakland Beach Ave and go about 2/10 of a mile to two stone gates on the right.
Make a right into the park, passing between Little League field (on left) and Rec fields (on right).