Hays Larks Association

Celebrating 75 years!

This year the Hays Larks will celebrate 75 Years of baseball at Larks Park. During this time Larks Park has served the community of Hays by being one of the best places to watch baseball, hang out with friends and make memories.  Having hosted thousands of fans from all over the world since 1940, ‘Larks Park’ with its dedicated staff & community support, has proudly stood the test of time.

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Baseball is nearly here!

June is coming fast

Play ball????? It might look more like Christmas than opening day, but the Hays Larks play their season opener seven weeks from tonight at historic Larks Park. The first pitch is on June 4, and save the weekend of June 18-20 to help us celebrate the 75th anniversary season! #LarksMagic

Larks 75th Anniversary Hat

Get your 75 year Larks Hat!

Get your 75 Year Celebration Larks Hat!!!

You may select in store pick up, or shipping for a flat rate of $10.00!

Any questions, please contact Kaycee or TK at Phaze2, 785-628-2224!


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Don’t miss any live moments with the Hays Larks, Live on YouTube!

Since 2018 the Hays Larks have been streaming live on Youtube. You can view all of our past games on the channel as well as catch us live at home and on the road! 

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Larks Camp

Each year the Hays Larks hosts Summer Camp. Sign up before June 1st!

All Skills
Pitching | Catching
Hitting

TEAMWORK | RELATIONSHIPS

Larks Camp not only provides the tools to increase your baseball skills, it also allows players to build fundamental life skills and relationships that last a lifetime.

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HAYS LARKS BASEBALL CAMP

Join us at Larks Camp! Campers enjoy a fun time and learn to play baseball with the Hays Larks. Camps are held at the Hays High Baseball Field and the instructors are the Larks players and staff themselves!


HITTING | THROWING | FIELDING | RUNNING

All Skills

Instruction will cover: hitting, throwing, fielding and base running. A controlled game will be played each day. The last day of camp will feature contests in the various areas of the game

June 7,8,9,10
9:30-12:00 Boys entering grades 2-8
Cost $60 ($50 for 2nd family member)

CARE | WARM UP | MECHANICS | PICKOFFS

Pitching & Catching

Pitching instruction will include: care and warming up of the arm, pitching mechanics, fielding and pickoff moves. Catchers will receive instruction on receiving, throwing and blocking. Various drills will be used for practice.

June 16,17
9:30-11:00 Boys entering grades 4-8
Cost: $35 ($30 for 2nd family member)

HITTING | BUNTING | MECHANICS

Hitting

Instruction will cover hitting and bunting mechanics. Practice time will include station work. The indoor hitting facility (two batting cages) will be utilized

June 22,23
9:30-10:30 Boys entering grades 2-4
10:45-11:45 Boys entering grades 5-8
Cost: $30 ($25 for 2nd family member)


Larks History

The Hays Town Team

The city of Hays has a long-standing baseball history. Records show that the game was played as early as 1869 as a team of soldiers from Fort Hays challenged the Hays Town Team to a game. Photographs have been found as early as 1901 of the Hays Team…

1920’s-1930’s

Newspaper research and an interview with Gene “Dusty” Glassman brings into view a storied background of semi-pro baseball through the ages in Hays. Dusty became involved with Hays baseball in 1926 as a batboy, and later played many years and managed for a few years before turning his attention to the little league program. The 20’s produced…

Larks Park

THE START OF
SOMETHING NEW

During the 40’s, the current baseball stadium came into being and fans flocked to the games, lining the foul lines with their cars and picnic blankets and chairs. Kids hustled after foul balls for a nickel and ran up and down the cars looking for empty pop bottles for a rebate of 2¢…

New Stadium More Fun

1940’s-1950’s

Players shining during those years included Glassman, Walters, Les Pelzel, Tony Ruder, Marvin “Lefty” Dreiling, “Lefty” Braun, Hilary Schumacher, Tony “Red” Pfeifer, Hess Ruder, Bill Walters, Ed Wasinger and Earl Hobbs, who years later lured…

In comes the Jayhawk League

1960’s-Present

In 1976, the Jayhawk League was formed. This is an NCAA sanctioned summer collegiate league…


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General Information


75TH ANNIVERSARY

Former Players Only:

If you’re looking for information regarding the 75th Anniversary Dinner signup, please contact us directly.

[email protected]

Where to find us


Larks Park
4th & Oak
Hays, KS 67601

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