Welcome to SoftballAtTheVillages.com
This is the site for information regarding the Restricted Bat League
We are a softball league open to residents of The Villages, FL.
We provide an opportunity to play the game under conditions of friendly and equitable competition. We established our league to play softball as we played it in our younger days, where defense plays a significant factor in the outcome of games. For that reason the RBL only uses single-wall metal bats or wood bats.
The RBL is structured much the same as The Villages Recreation League, and plays the same seasonal schedule. We have a seasonal draft with the number of teams based on the number of players signed up.
RBL goals are to:
- Make defense a more significant factor in the outcome of games.
- Allow infielders more time to react to a batted ball.
- Create a safer game and extend the years that we can play softball.
- Have fun
The RBL plays Tuesday Afternoons at 2:00 and 3:30 PM at the Buffalo Glen Softball Complex
Open to “grandfathered” Div 1 and all Division 2, 3, and 4 players
Applications available at Saddlebrook RC or this website
Cllick here for an informational summary => Quick Guide to the RBL
2019 Winter Season Team Schedules
For BUNNINGS team schedule click here => Bunnings Team Schedule
For COBBS team schedule click here => Cobbs Team Schedule
For KOUFAXS team schedule click here => Koufaxs Team Schedule
For MANTLES team schedule click here => Mantles Team Schedule
For ROSES team schedule click here =>Roses Team Schedule
For RUTHS team schedule click here => Ruths Team Schedule
For TRAMMELLS team schedule click here => Trammels Team Schedule
For WILLIAMS team schedule click here => Williams Team Schedule
2019 Winter Season Draft List
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