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Bat Person 2023

Aberdeen IronBirds

Bat Person 2023 | Aberdeen IronBirds

Bat Person 2023

Aberdeen IronBirds

Apply by 4/17/2023

Posted 6 days ago

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Aberdeen, MD, USA

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 Job Description

The Bat Person is a crucial role to the daily game of baseball. Each time an at-bat ends, the bat person will be required to collect any equipment discarded by the batter, as well as retrieving foul balls that remain in the field of play, providing new balls to the umpire, and performing other tasks as needed by the teams or umpires on field. Bat persons should be at least 16 years of age and capable of working baseball games starting at 7:05PM and concluding 2 to 5 hours later, as well as occasional doubleheaders beginning between 4PM and 6PM

  • Retrieving bats, helmets, or other equipment from the field of play between batters or between innings, and removing all equipment from the on-deck circle of the team which batted the previous half-inning.
  • Retrieving foul balls
  • Providing new baseballs to the home plate umpire
  • Maintaining the bat rack, helmet rack, and equipment rack organization throughout the game
  • Assisting the clubhouse manager(s) in packing up the equipment from the dugout before the game
  • Bat persons will wear baseball uniforms and helmets during the game, which will be provided. Athletic sneakers will not be provided and should be worn by the bat person to work each shift

Qualifications RequiredQualifications Required

  • Be at least 16 years of age; candidates under the age of 18 will be required to complete and provide a signed work permit
  • Capable of standing, walking, running, bending, lifting, and carrying repeatedly for the duration of the game or game(s) on any given day, between 2 and 7 hours
  • Basic understanding of the game and rules of baseball, knowledge of situations of the game
  • Fully vaccinated with booster(s) against COVID-19 as per regulations from Major League Baseball infectious disease guidelines
  • The availability to work 30 to 66 games between April 6th and September 10th for the 2023 season; games are at 7:05PM Tuesday through Saturday and 2PM Sunday.
  • Able to arrive at least 30 minutes prior to each game for which they are scheduled

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