(Morristown, NJ) - Youth1 Media, LLC the largest youth sports media company in the US is now a preferred media partner of the Babe Ruth League, Incorporated, the parent program of The Babe Ruth League, an international youth baseball and softball league with over one million players, 60,000 teams, 11,000 leagues, and 1.9 million volunteers.
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Youth1 will contribute to the growth Babe Ruth League, Inc by highlighting top events, teams, and athletes and by giving them a strong presence on their flagship site, Youth1.com. They will be dedicating a special section of the Youth1.com baseball page to Babe Ruth content.
“Babe Ruth League is one of the finest youth sports organizations in the US with a stellar reputation for top-level competition and development,” said Youth1 President, Laura Petrillo. “We are honored to offer our platform to highlight Babe Ruth League events and the individual experience and achievements of Babe Ruth participants as we help commemorate their journey to the World Series this year.”
Youth1 plans to be on site to cover marquee regional and championship games throughout the summer to provide detailed recaps of all the action from the advancing teams and top performing players.
Coverage will start before the tournaments begin with Youth1 mining Babe Ruth’s expansive roster of competing teams for the most interesting stories leading up to the competition, shining the Youth1 spotlight on athletes and teams that their readers need to hear about.
Youth1 will also be promoting and linking the live streams of tournament play through their website, so that fans who can’t attend can watch from home.
Babe Ruth runs 17 World Series tournaments that run from a district level to a World Series. Youth1 will feature all Babe Ruth regional and World Series events on their comprehensive Youth1 Calendar.
In addition to producing exciting content, Youth1 is also opening up its expansive Player Profiles to Babe Ruth coaches and athletes. The player profiles are an athletic resume for youth athletes and teams to post accomplishments, photos, highlights, and more.
“We want all Babe Ruth participants to have the opportunity to document their experiences in youth sports,” said Petrillo. “It’s a great place for them to showcase their skills, and store all of the important memories of their sports careers.”
“Youth1 is the only national media company dedicated to celebrating youth sports, and have owned the space for a long time, and we share many of the same core values,” said Joseph Smiegocki, Vice President Marketing of Babe Ruth Inc. “We’re excited to be partnering with Youth1 Media and getting all of the benefits of their content and media platform. It’s the perfect vehicle to help reinforce the strength of the game we all love so much!”
Established in 2008, Youth1 is widely acknowledged as the authority in youth sports. The company is committed to uniting this community through exclusive news, features and rankings focusing on youth athletes and their parents, coaches and teams. Youth1’s team of sports directors are leaders in their respective sport at the local, regional and national levels, resulting in industry-unique outreach and knowledge. They, along with the Youth1.com site, also serve as independent, unbiased resource for articles appearing in major media outlets.
Babe Ruth League, Incorporated, is a non-profit, tax-exempt organization and the parent program of The Babe Ruth League, an international youth baseball and softball league based in Hamilton, New Jersey, named after George Herman "Babe" Ruth.