Division Information

Age (on April 30/August 31): 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15-16
Pre T-Ball

Introduction to T-Ball
Only one event per week on Saturday. Practice, then game after

                     
T-Ball

Introduction to Baseball
Kids hit off tee first half of the season, then 2nd half introduced to coach pitch
No score is kept
Games are 60 minutes

                 
A    

Beginning Baseball
Machine/Coach Pitch
No Score is kept
Outs are counted. Innings are 3 outs or a set number of batters(10)
Games are 90 minutes

               
AA       Beginning/Intermediate Baseball
Tryouts for 7-year olds and older
Kid Pitch

Score is kept/Kid Pitch
3 runs or 3 outs per inning
           
AAA           Intermediate Baseball
Tryout for level
Kid Pitch with Umpires
5-run maximum rule per inning
10-run Mercy rule after 4th inning
       
Majors            

Competitive Baseball
Tryout for level
Kid Pitch with Umpires
No run limit per inning
10-run Mercy rule after 4th inning

     
Intermediate              

Competitive
Tryouts are required

50/70 - 70 foot basepaths and 50 foot pitching mound

Travel required

   
Juniors                  

Games Played on 90 foot basepaths with 60 ft 6 in pitching mound.
Travel to other leagues. Games played at Gunderson High School

 
Seniors                    

Short season starts in May after High School. Games at Gunderson High School

 

Pre T-Ball:  Introduction to baseball. The primary goals of Pre T-Ball are to instruct children in the very basic fundamentals of baseball and to allow them to experience the value of teamwork. It's all about fun. There will only be one event per week on Saturday. Practice for the first part, then a game for the second. They will hit off the tee for the entire season. Every player bats and all kids will play in the field.

T-Ball: The primary goals of T-Ball are to instruct children in the very basic fundamentals of baseball and to allow them to experience the value of teamwork. It's all about fun.  Players hit off the tee for the first half of the season and begin to hit from coach pitch at the halfway point. Players bat through the lineup every inning for 3 innings. All kids play in the field every inning. No score is kept.  Games are on Saturdays, with the possibility of a weekday game in June. Practices are once a week.

A: Single A ball introduces the kids to more baseball activity including outs.  Machine and Coach pitch is used.  Continous batting order but only 10 play in the field.  Innings are ended after a set number of batters (typically 10) or 3 outs whichever comes first.  There are 3 to 4 baseball events (games and practices) per week. Games are on Saturdays and one weekday.  

AA: Kids pitch from the beginning.  Tryouts are held for all kids 7 and older.   Continuous batting order, thus every player bats even though only 9 (or 10) play in the field. Balls and Strikes are called be either an Umpire or the manager of the defensive team.  If 4 balls are thrown, then the manager of the offensive team can throw an additional 3 balls (if last ball is foul, then can continue the at-bat).  If the batter does not hit the last ball, it is considered a strike-out.   There are 3 to 4 baseball events (games and practices) per week. Games are on Saturdays and one weekday.

AAA: Competitive baseball is played. Games are played on a 60 ft diamond with a 46 ft pitching mound. An umpire is required for all games.  Pitchers pitch with balls and strikes.  Players are required to play at least 4 innings in the field (2 for a 4-inning game) with a continuous batting order (every player bats).   There are 3 to 4 baseball events (games and practices) per week. Games are on Saturdays and one weekday.

Majors:  Games are played on a 60 ft diamond with a 46 ft pitching mound. An umpire is required for all games. Players are required to play at least 3 innings in the field (2 for a 4-inning game) and have at least 1 at bat. There are 3 to 4 baseball events (games and practices) per week. Games are on Saturdays and one weekday. Most games are played at Anderson Field.  However, travel is required to other area fields.  This is the level seen at the Little League World Series.

Intermediate:  Games are played on a 70 ft diamond with a 50 ft pitching mound. An umpire is required for all games. New Little League Division. Leading off is allowed. Age group is 11-13 , STLL recommends all 11 and almost all 12 play Majors. Travel will be required to play other leagues. Could possibly be as far as Santa Cruz or Livermore.

Juniors:  Games are played on a 90 ft diamond with a 60 ft 6in. pitching mound. Age group is 13-14. An umpire is required for all games. Games are at Gunderson High School.