Adult Baseball

Parks and Recreation Director

Sheryl Ely
[email protected]
(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 around 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).


2022 ED BAILEY LEAGUE INFORMATION
Game Location: Games played at historic Ridley-Helton Field
League Information:
League Schedule
League Standings
League Tournament
League Documents:
League Rules
League Overview

Ed Bailey League Past Season Archives [PDF]


FREE AGENT LIST

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

Please contact Nathan Nease at 865-215-1718 or [email protected] to add your name to the Free Agent List.  Please provide contact information, previous playing experience, positions played, etc.


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]
Knoxville News-Sentinel Article on 7/20/2022 "Famous baseball players visited Knoxville on their way up - a lot at Bill Meyer Stadium"