Cub Scout Baseball

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Belt Loop and Pin
Baseball Sports Belt Loop
Baseball Sports Pin
(line drawing, actual pins are color)
Template:Cub Scout Academics and Sports introduction


Belt Loop Requirements

Complete these three requirements:

  1. Explain the rules of baseball to your leader or adult partner.
  2. Spend at least 30 minutes practicing baseball skills.
  3. Participate in a baseball game.

Sports Pin Requirements

Earn the Baseball belt loop, and complete five of the following requirements:

  1. Participate in a pack or community baseball tournament.
  2. Demonstrate skill in two of the following throwing techniques: overhand, sidearm, underhand, and the relay throw.
  3. Demonstrate skill in two of the following catching techniques: fielding a ground ball, fielding a pop-up, catching a line drive.
  4. Demonstrate correct pitching techniques.
  5. Demonstrate correct hitting techniques, including bunting.
  6. Explain the rules of base running. Explain base coaching signals.
  7. Demonstrate skill in the following sliding techniques: the straight-in slide, the hook slide, and the headfirst slide.
  8. Play five games of baseball using standard baseball rules.
  9. Draw a baseball field to scale or set one up for play.
  10. Attend a high school, college, or professional baseball game.
  11. Read a book about a baseball player and give a report about him or her to your den or family.

The official source for the information shown in this article or section is:
Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program Guide, 2003 Edition (BSA Supply SKU #34299)

Help with these requirements

Worksheet A FREE workbook for Cub Scout Baseball is available here! (PDF or Word) with the maps, charts, links, diagrams, and checklists you need! Or click here to print just the Cub Scout Baseball requirements. has PDF and Word versions of workbooks for Scouts BSA merit badges, Webelos adventures, Cub Scout ranks and adventures, and Nova awards.


  1. Earning the Cub Scout Baseball Belt Loop while a Webelos Scout is an option for requirement 3 of the Webelos Sportsman Activity Badge.
  2. Details on earning a Cub Scout Sports or Academic pin or belt loop multiple times

Related achievements, electives, or other awards

Tiger Cub Scout
  • Achievement 3G could be met by completing Belt Loop requirement 1 and Pin requirement 10
Tiger Cub Electives
  • Elective 35 could be met by completing Belt Loop requirement 3 or Pin requirement 1
Wolf Cub Scout
  • Achievement 1a. could be met by completing Baseball Pin requirement 2
Wolf Electives
  • Elective 20l. and part of 20o. could be met by completing Belt Loop requirement 3 or Pin requirement 1
Bear Cub Scout
  • Achievement 15b. could be met while completing Belt Loop requirement 3 or Pin requirement 1
Webelos Scout
  • Scientist Activity Badge requirement 4 (earn the Baseball Belt Loop while a Webelos Scout)

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