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Summary: Phases 1, 2, & 2.25


  • Transition lips removed from all fields
  • All infields graded and pitched
  • Turface applied to all infields to firm playing surfaces
  • Outfields rolled
  • Dead tree behind M5 and M6 removed
  • Tree stump near M4 removed
  • Scoreboards for M2 and M3 straightened
  • Weeds removed from under bleachers and mulch put down
  • Brick paver seat wall added around flagpole near concessions

Cary Junior High

  • Transition lips removed from both fields
  • All infields graded and pitched
  • Turface applied to both infields to firm playing surfaces
  • Outfields rolled
  • All fencing repaired
  • Weeds removed from under bleachers and mulch put down
  • New limestone for batting cages
  • Batting cages netting and fences repaired
  • Mulch put down around batting cages
  • Dugout entries cut out, limestone put down to eliminate mud

Algonquin Road Schoolhouse

  • Transition lips removed from both fields
  • ARS 1 made larger to accommodate 80’ bases
  • Both infields graded and pitched
  • Turface applied to both infields to firm playing surfaces
  • Outfields rolled
  • Weeds removed from under bleachers and limestone put down


  • Transition lip removed
  • Infield graded and pitched
  • Turface applied to infield to firm playing surface
  • Outfield rolled
  • Weeds removed from under bleachers and mulch put down

Why Turface?

A representative from Conserv inspected the fields. Properly grading the infields was the first step in enhancing field drainage. The second step involved firming the playing surfaces. Following the Conserv representative’s advice should improve the firmness of all playing surfaces while enhancing field drainage.

Special Thanks

These improvements would not have been possible without the hard work of Treasurer Barb Saylor, Travel Director Greg Case, Scott Smith and our field crew, and members of Aspen Landscape and Nursery.  

More to Come

Planning for Phases 2.75 and 3.0 are currently underway. More work to do, more improvements to come in 2023!

A Letter from the President

I hope this letter finds you well. For those of you who do not know me, my name is Bob Johnson, and I was elected the president of CGYBS on November 1, 2022. I previously served as the vice president since the end of 2019. I have been a member of the board serving in various positions for nearly 10 years.

I am honored to serve as your president. CGYBS is an amazing organization that has been an important part of my family for the past 16 years. Not only have my family and I met outstanding players and coaches throughout the years, I have also had the privilege to work with dedicated board members who have volunteered their time tirelessly serving the needs of CGYBS. As a coach and assistant coach, I can tell you I would not trade a minute on the fields with my sons for all the money in the world.

I want to thank Scott Smith. Scott served as the CGYBS president for 13 years and set an extraordinary example for all those who follow. I have big shoes to fill.

2023 is an exciting year for CGYBS. It is our 70th anniversary. CGYBS amazes me. The organization has successfully provided baseball and softball to our youth without the financial support of any government or other organization since 1953. Additionally, CGYBS has employed many of our young people in field crew, concessions, and umpiring. Possibly the most amazing part is CGYBS is run by volunteers.

We have begun massive field improvements. See the photos on our website. These improvements would not have been possible without the careful financial planning of our treasurer, Barb Saylor, and the efforts of our travel director, Greg Case. Please thank them if you see them. Once we learned Maplewood hadn’t sold. . . again, we doubled our efforts to improve all our fields for our players.

2023 will also bring struggles which we will work through together. Inflation and cost of living has affected every one of our families. We continue to recruit umpires as the shortage has affected youth sports across the country. If you are interested or know someone who is interested in umpiring, please contact

Our nation has devalued volunteerism and service. I am so grateful for the example my parents set for me while I was growing up. Each of you has the opportunity to do the same for your children. The biggest excuse we hear about volunteering is people being too busy. The members of the CGYBS board are some of the busiest people I know. If you have ever thought about volunteering, now is the time. Now is the time to continue a rich tradition. Becoming a coach, assistant coach, or board member not only allows you to have a positive impact on our children, but you also have the honor of meeting and working with some wonderful people. Please give it some thought.

Lastly, please know the members of the CGYBS general and executive boards are dedicated to serving the needs of our young people. We are constantly striving to improve and grow. Please do not hesitate to reach out to me or any of our board members if we can be of assistance.

Until we see each other at the fields, be safe and well.


Bob Johnson

If you would like to help out with any of the above, or wish to help in other ways, please send an email to


With the recent uptick in COVID cases, we want to remind everyone of current isolation and quarantine protocols. 

Quarantine is required for anyone exposed to someone with COVID for five days if the exposed person is not up-to-date on his or her COVID vaccination.

Isolation is required for anyone experiencing symptoms of COVID or for anyone who tests positive for COVID. Isolation can end five days after symptoms provided the person has been fever-free for 24 hours. Continued symptoms require a longer isolation period. Isolation is required for five days beginning with the date of positive test (day zero) if a person does not develop symptoms.



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DICK’s Sporting Goods Coupons

If you missed our CGYBS Savings Weekends, DICK’s Sporting Goods has provided additional coupons that can be used through the year!

Coupons expire 1/31/2023!

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2022 Baseball Bat Regulations and Information

Please see our new Bat Requirements page for league-by-league information on bat weight, length, and BPF requirements.

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Facility Rules

CGYBS families - A few reminders on various policies that apply to our facilities.

No Pets allowed on School District Property (Maplewood and Cary Jr High).  Please observe this rule so that we may continue to have access to our fields.

No Smoking allowed at CGYBS games.

Parking.  Please limit car parking to designated spots in our lots or on the streets.

Thank you !

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