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7u Tryouts for 2019 Season


Tryouts for the 7U Franklin Youth Baseball team will be at Custer Baker Intermediate School on Sunday, February 17 at 4:00 p.m.  Please enter through the doors located on the east side of the school (hospital side).

For more information please see document letter below.  To register please click on link.

9th Annual Daniel Mercer Memorial Tournament Registration

Click on link below to register for the Daniel Mercer Memorial Tournament.  Scroll down for more information regarding the tournament.

Franklin Little League Registration

Click on link below to register for 2019 Franklin Little League.

9th Annual Daniel Mercer Memorial Tournament

The​ ​2019​ ​Daniel​ ​Mercer​ ​Memorial​ ​Tournament​ ​is​ ​a​ ​premiere​ ​tourney​ ​for​ ​community level​ ​travel​ ​teams.​ ​This​ ​is​ ​not​ ​for​ ​pure​ ​travel​ ​teams.​ ​If​ ​you​ ​are​ ​not​ ​sure​ ​if​ ​you​ ​qualify,​ ​please email​ ​or​ ​call​ ​information​ ​below.​  7u​ ​and​ 8u​ ​“infield​ ​control”.​  9u​ ​Little​ ​League​ ​rules​ ​(See Hitting Rules regarding bats - USSSA or Little League approved bats are permitted).​  10u​ ​will play​ ​46/60​ ​modified​ ​rules.​  11u​ ​will​ ​play​ ​50/70​ ​modified​ ​high​ ​school​ ​rules.​ 13u​  ​and​ 14u​ ​will​ ​play 60/90​ ​High​ ​School​ ​rules (See rules regarding continuous batting lineups).​ For the 14U division, USSSA A Classified teams will be permitted to participate.  ​Please​ ​see​ ​Mercer​ ​Tourney​ ​Rules​  explaining​ ​pitching/lineup​ ​rules​ ​and other​ ​modifications. 

Dates:  June 28, 29, and 30th

Cost:  7u/8u $275   9u-12u $325    13u/14u $350

Locations:​  Franklin,​ ​IN​ ​(Games​ ​will​ ​be​ ​played​ ​at​ ​Creekside​ ​Elementary​ ​(700​ ​E.​ ​St.​ ​Rd.​ ​44), Scott​ ​Park​ ​(2064​ ​Younce​ ​St.),​ ​Crowe​ ​Field​ ​(889​ ​Grizzly​ ​Cub​ ​Dr.),​ ​and​ ​on​ ​our​ ​varsity​ ​baseball and​ ​softball​ ​facilities​ ​at​ ​Franklin​ ​Community​ ​High​ ​School​ ​(2600​ ​Cumberland​ ​Dr.).

Daniel​ ​Mercer​ ​Bio

Daniel​ ​Mercer​ ​lost​ ​his​ ​courageous​ ​battle​ ​with​ ​cancer​ ​on​ ​Monday,​ ​May​ ​29,​ ​2006.​ ​He​ ​would​ ​have been​ ​a​ ​2006​ ​graduate​ ​of​ ​Franklin​ ​Community​ ​High​ ​School.​ ​An​ ​athlete​ ​and​ ​avid​ ​outdoorsman, Daniel​ ​participated​ ​in​ ​football,​ ​wrestling,​ ​and​ ​baseball.​ ​He​ ​also​ ​enjoyed​ ​hunting​ ​and​ ​fishing. Daniel​ ​was​ ​a​ ​member​ ​of​ ​National​ ​Honor​ ​Society.​ ​He​ ​was​ ​an​ ​outstanding​ ​athlete​ ​who​ ​was​ ​a state-ranked​ ​wrestler,​ ​honorable​ ​mention​ ​all-state​ ​in​ ​football,​ ​and​ ​a​ ​Division​ ​I​ ​talent​ ​in​ ​baseball. Daniel​ ​was​ ​truly​ ​one​ ​of​ ​a​ ​kind.​ ​He​ ​possessed​ ​a​ ​unique​ ​blend​ ​of​ ​intelligence,​ ​talent,​ ​and​ ​wit​ ​that was​ ​uncommon​ ​in​ ​someone​ ​so​ ​young.​ ​He​ ​had​ ​the​ ​ability​ ​to​ ​succeed​ ​at​ ​extremely​ ​high​ ​levels irrespective​ ​of​ ​his​ ​chosen​ ​field​ ​of​ ​endeavor.​ ​He​ ​had​ ​the​ ​type​ ​of​ ​ability​ ​and​ ​charisma​ ​that​ ​could have​ ​allowed​ ​him​ ​to​ ​succeed​ ​in​ ​almost​ ​any​ ​arena.​ ​He​ ​lit​ ​up​ ​the​ ​room​ ​when​ ​he​ ​entered.​ ​People took​ ​notice,​ ​they​ ​couldn't​ ​resist.​ ​He​ ​had​ ​that​ ​special​ ​something​ ​that​ ​made​ ​him​ ​irreplaceable.​ ​In honor​ ​of​ ​their​ ​late​ ​son,​ ​Jeff​ ​and​ ​Pam​ ​Mercer​ ​of​ ​Franklin​ ​have​ ​established​ ​the​ ​Daniel​ ​P.​ ​Mercer Family​ ​Fund.​ ​The​ ​fund​ ​supports​ ​financially​ ​the​ ​"Set​ ​a​ ​Good​ ​Example"​ ​awards​ ​given​ ​each​ ​year at​ ​both​ ​Franklin​ ​Community​ ​High​ ​School​ ​and​ ​Franklin​ ​Community​ ​Middle​ ​School.​ ​In​ ​addition, the​ ​fund​ ​sponsors​ ​special​ ​projects​ ​such​ ​as​ ​Make​ ​a​ ​Wish​ ​trips​ ​and​ ​the​ ​creation​ ​of​ ​a​ ​children's book​ ​"Common​ ​Ground"​ ​which​ ​has​ ​been​ ​distributed​ ​to​ ​schools,​ ​churches​ ​and​ ​hospitals​ ​free​ ​of charge. 


tryouts for 7u will be held in late january 2019.

Mercer 54 Camp

Thank you to the Mercer family and all coaches and players for a very successful Mercer 54 Camp!

Do you want to help Franklin Youth Baseball?

If so, please consider a donation to the below link.  Franklin Youth Baseball is a 501(C)(3) and your donation could be tax deductible.

Franklin Youth Baseball

Franklin Youth Baseball is our travel/showcase program, located in Franklin, Indiana, that provides a great opportunity for an exceptional baseball experience for the youth in our community who are seeking a higher level of competition and development. With the guidance of our High School baseball coaches, we are dedicated to teaching the fundamentals of baseball while instilling the ideals of good sportsmanship, team play, honesty, loyalty,  and courage.  Franklin Youth Baseball is a 501c3 organization.

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