Adult Baseball

Parks and Recreation Director

Sheryl Ely
sely@knoxvilletn.gov
(865) 215-4311

Lakeshore Park
5930 Lyons View Pike
Knoxville, TN 37919

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ADULT BASEBALL - ED BAILEY LEAGUE

Knoxville's adult baseball league was renamed after local professional player, Ed Bailey.  The Ed Bailey League begins the day after Memorial Day and continues until late July or early August.  The wood bat league features a variety of players, such as current and former high school and collegiate players as well as some players with some professional experience. The league is played at Ridley-Helton Field (formerly Bill Meyer Stadium and former home of the Tennessee Smokies until 2000).

FREE AGENT LIST

Interested in playing but don't have a team?  Contact us!

Please contact Nathan Nease at 865-215-1718 or nnease@knoxvilletn.gov to add your name to the Free Agent List.  Please provide contact information, previous playing experience, positions played, etc. 


2018 ED BAILEY LEAGUE DETAILS

Games Begin:
Tuesday, May 29th
Game Locations: Ridley-Helton Field
Team Entry Fee: $980 per team
League Rules [PDF]
League Overview [PDF]
League Schedule [PDF]
League Standings [PDF]
League Tournament [PDF]
Games played Monday - Thursday nights at 6:00 p.m. and 8:10 p.m.

Ed Bailey League Past Season Archives [PDF]


LEARN MORE ABOUT THE LEAGUE & HISTORIC AREA

Who is Ed Bailey? [PDF]
Bill Meyer Stadium renovated and renamed Ridley-Helton Field (May 2011) [PDF]
Pictures of Bill Meyer Stadium / Ridley-Helton Field [PDF]
Bill Meyer Stadium Memorial Plaque [PDF]
Neal Ridley / Todd Helton Memorial Plaque [PDF]