Cub Scout Baseball

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Baseball
Belt Loop and Pin
Baseball Sports Belt Loop
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Baseball Sports Pin
(line drawing, actual pins are color)

The Cub Scout Baseball belt loop and pin are a part of the Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program. Tiger Cub, Wolf, Bear, and Webelos Scouts may earn this award in a Family, Den, Pack, school, or community setting. Tiger Cubs must be always accompanied by their Adult partner.


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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.

Notes

  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

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