Sports - Baseball
Baseball Loop and Pin
Tiger, Wolfs, Bears and Webelos Scouts may complete these requirements in a family, den, pack, school, or community environment.
Tiger Cubs must work with their parents or adult partners. Parents and partners do not earn loops or pins.
Requirements for the Baseball Belt Loop
Explain the rules of baseball to your leader or adult partner.
Spend at least 30 minutes practicing baseball skills.
Participate in a baseball game.
Requirements for the Baseball Pin
Earn the Baseball belt loop, and complete five of the following requirements:
Participate in a pack or community baseball tournament.
Demonstrate skill in two of the following throwing techniques: overhand, sidearm, underhand, and the relay throw.
Demonstrate skill in two of the following catching techniques: fielding a ground ball, fielding a pop-up, catching a line drive.
Demonstrate correct pitching techniques.
Demonstrate correct hitting techniques, including bunting.
Explain the rules of base running. Explain base coaching signals.
Demonstrate skill in the following sliding techniques: the straight-in slide, the hook slide, and the headfirst slide.
Play five games of baseball using standard baseball rules.
Draw a baseball field to scale or set one up for play.
Attend a high school, college, or professional baseball game.
Read a book, about a baseball player and give a report about him or her to your den or family.
Baseball Online Resources
BaseballStats.com - statistics for every player, team, and season.
Exploratorium's Science of Baseball - explore why curveballs curve and how to hit home runs.
Steps to Follow:
Download and Print Worksheet at bottom of page
Scout completes Worksheet
Turn completed Worksheet into your Den Leader
Den Leader may have questions for your Scout
Den Leader will enter completion date into Tracking Software
Scout will be awarded Loop a/o Pin at the next Pack Meeting
Limit of Two Loops and Two Pins per Month