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Lightning Travel Baseball Team Tryouts

2017 Oak Lawn Lightning tryout dates
The Oak Lawn Lightning will be hosting tryouts in coming weeks for the 2017 Season.  We will be offering the following teams listed below for the upcoming season. You only need to attend ONE tryout date for the age group you are trying out for.  Please arrive 15 minutes early to get signed in, and bring your glove, bat and helmet.  
If you have any questions regarding tryouts please contact Jack Heerdt at LightningTravel@oaklawnbaseball.com or Phil Maranda at BoysPresident@oaklawnbaseball.com .
8u Allstars Tryouts Feb 2017
9u Part time Travel - Sunday 7/31 9:30am at Kolb & Wednesday 8/3 8pm at Sac 1
10u Part time Travel - Sunday 7/31 12pm at Kolb & Wednesday 8/3 6pm at Sac 1
11u Full time & Part time travel - Weds 7/27 6:30 pm at Kolb & Saturday 7/30 12pm at kolb
12u Full time & Part time travel - Thursday 7/28 6:30 pm at Kolb  & Saturday 7/30 3pm at kolb
13u Full time Travel - Sunday 7/31 3pm at Sac 2 / Tuesday 8/2  6pm at Sac 2  
14u Full time Travel - Saturday 7/30 6pm at Sac 2 / Tuesday 8/2  8pm at Sac 2.
Kolb Field is located at 99th and Central Ave. in Oak Lawn.
Spartan Athletic Complex (Sac) is located at 92nd and Kilbourn just north of Christ Hospital.

Gems Travel Softball Team Tryouts

The Oak Lawn Gems girls fast pitch travel organization will be holding tryouts at the Spartan Athletic Complex located at 93rd and Kostner in Oak Lawn. Please bring your equipment (helmets, bats, gloves and catchers gear) along with something to drink.

Tryouts are as follows:

Tuesday August 2nd

14U - Field 1 7:00pm -8:30pm

10U -  Field 3 7:00pm-8:30pm

16U - Field 1 8:30pm -10:00pm

12U - Field 3 8:30pm-10:00pm

Saturday August 6th

14U Field 1 9:00am -10:30am  

10U Field 3 9:00am-10:30am

16U Field 1 10:30am -12:00pm

12U Field 3 10:30am-12:00pm


Any questions or if you cannot attend the dates due to vacation please email or call Brian Scapardine scabo24@yahoo.com or (708)204-1982.

We look forward to seeing everyone at the tryouts!!!!!!


*All please arrive 20 minutes before scheduled try out time for sign in etc…..

Congratulations to all of our Division Champions

These teams won the championship in their division. Congratulations to all teams!

Every team is a winner!

Gold Division: Cyclones
Silver Division: Hurricanes

Every team is a winner!
Every team is a winner!

Concession Stand Sign-Up Link - Summer

We offer time slots at our concession stands to earn your Family Points.

Use the link below to sign up online to work the concession stand during summer tournaments.

Concession Stand Sign-Up Link

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Camps and Clinics

OLB offers free clinics for our players.  For a list of all the camps and clinics that are currently scheduled, go to our Local Camps or Clinics page.


Girls Umpires Wanted

Girls Softball is looking for qualified umpires for the spring season.    Click here for more information.

OLB Code of Conduct

Please take a moment to look over our Code of Conduct for Kolb and SAC fields.

Code of Conduct

Any and all people attending Oak Lawn Baseball games are subject to our code of conduct. 

We pledge to provide positive support and encouragement to all players, coaches and umpires. We will refrain from any abusive behavior such as insulting, belittling, negative cheering, or physically abusing others. We will show respect for the rules, our opponents, the officials, our teammates, and the tradition of the game. 

Any forms of arguing umpire calls will be prone to immediate ejection and vacancy from the park.  The game will not continue until said violator exits the area. 

All School District fields, SAC Facility, and Kolb Complex are smoke-free facilities. 

Animals are not allowed at Kolb Field or the SAC facility.