Minors Division: League Age 9 - 10
A moderately competitive level with some rule modifications.
This division continues development and is designed to introduce players to pitching.
Players should already be able to hit, throw and catch with proficiency.
Defensive positioning becomes more specialized. 100% kid-pitch.
Typical Skills: consistent ability to throw and catch, can hit an easy pitch most of the time, hitting balls to the outfield more often. Stealing is permitted with some exceptions. Players have an increased awareness of more complex situations.
"Home Plate" Umpire/Coach will call balls/strikes.
Teams and families practice good sportsmanship. Providing positive encouragement, and respecting coaches, umpires and opponents.
Scores and standings are kept for the first time and there is a tournament.
The season starts Mid-April and typically ends in early June with a City Tournament for the top seeded teams at the end of the season. Games are 2 times per week and practices can be up to 5 days a week, depending on the coach.
Required Equipment - Mitt, Cleats, Baseball Pants, Athletic Cup.
Personal Bats must meet Little League Safety Standards.
This division will have an All-Star team representing the division at the end of the season.