Division Descriptions

Updated Tuesday September 19, 2017 by LMLL.

The following are the Divisions for our Spring Recreational season:

2017 BASEBALL DIVISIONS (scroll down for Softball)

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Baseball Chart

T-BALL MINORS - (Pre-K and K; non-competitive) Formerly Kickball. There is one co-ed T-Ball Minors division open to all boys and girls in Pre-K and Kindergarten. Players must be at least baseball age 4 (i.e., 4 years old on 4/30/2017). There will be no tryouts or coaches draft for this division. Players will be assigned to teams by the Division Commissioner, and may request to be assigned with a couple of friends. Attendance at games typically once a weekend on Saturday mornings is expected of all players and coaches in this division (click here for a sample team game schedule from 2016; close the window when done to return here). No scores or standings will be recorded.

T-BALL - (K and 1st; non-competitive / instructional) There is one co-ed T-Ball division open to all boys and girls in Kindergarten and 1st grade (no Pre-K's) who be at least baseball age 5 (i.e., 5 years old on 4/30/2017). There will be no tryouts or coaches draft for this division. Players will be assigned to teams by the Division Commissioner, and may request to be assigned with a couple of friends. Attendance at clinics and games typically once a weekend at varying times Sat/Sun morning or early afternoon is expected of all players and coaches in this division (click here for a sample team game schedule from 2016; close the window when done to return here). No scores or standings will be recorded.

BASEBALL GOLD - (1st and 2nd; instructional / limited competition) Open to all boys and girls in 1st and 2nd grade who are at least baseball age 6 (i.e., 6 years old on 4/30/2017). There will be no tryouts or coaches draft for this division. Players will be assigned to teams by the Division Commissioner, and may request to be assigned with a couple of friends. All 2nd graders who register for the "Baseball Draft" and are not drafted into the Baseball Green division will be assigned to teams in this division.  Coaches pitch, and no standings will be recorded. The season begins with short clinics followed by games, and limited competitive play, such as 3-out innings, swinging strike outs and keeping score, is introduced gradually during the season. Attendance at clinics and games (typically once a weekend at varying times Sat/Sun morn/afternoon) and weekly practices (scheduled at varying times by coaches) is expected of all players and coaches in this division (click here for a sample team game schedule from 2016; close the window when done to return here).

BASEBALL DRAFT YOUTH COMPETITIVE DIVISIONS (2nd-8th): To register for the Green, Blue, Majors and Majors+ competitive divisions below, the player should register for "Baseball Draft" and after tryouts will be drafted into the appropriate division by a coaches draft. Players may not select a specific competitive division nor request placement with other players. In all competitive divisions, games and practices are held on weekday late afternoons and at varying times on weekends, players pitch, balls and strikes are called, scores and standings are recorded, and all teams make the playoffs.

  • Baseball Green - (2nd-4th; introductory competitive division)  Open to boys and girls in 2nd, 3rd and 4th grade and at least baseball age 7 (i.e., 7 years old on 4/30/2017). All 2nd graders must have played at least one year of Baseball/Softball Gold (or similar experience). Tryouts and a coaches draft will be held to fill team rosters. All 3rd and 4th graders not drafted into the Baseball Blue division will be drafted here. 2nd graders not drafted here will be assigned to Baseball Gold.  (click here for a sample team game schedule from 2016; close the window when done to return here)
  • Baseball Blue - (3rd-5th; competitive division) Open to boys and girls in 3rd, 4th and 5th grade and at least baseball age 8 (i.e., 8 years old on 4/30/2017). Tryouts and a coaches draft will be held to fill team rosters. All 5th graders not drafted into the Baseball Majors division will be drafted here. Limited base stealing is introduced.  (click here for a sample team game schedule from 2016; close the window when done to return here)
  • Baseball Majors - (4th-6th; competitive division) Open to boys and girls in 4th, 5th and 6th grade who are baseball ages 9-12 (i.e., 9-12  years old on 4/30/2017). Tryouts and a coaches draft will be held to fill team rosters. All 6th graders not drafted into the Baseball MajorsPlus division will be drafted here. A limited number of 4th graders will be drafted here. There is unlimited base stealing.  (click here for a sample team game schedule from 2016; close the window when done to return here)
  • Baseball MajorsPlus- (5th-8th; competitive division) Open to boys and girls in 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th grade who are baseball ages 11-13 (i.e., 11-13 years old on 4/30/2017). Tryouts and a coaches draft will be held to fill team rosters. All 13 year olds who do not register for the "Baseball Seniors Draft" will be drafted here.  A limited number of 5th graders who are baseball age 11 may be drafted here.  "Live ball" rules apply, with leading and unlimited base stealing.  (click here for a sample team game schedule from 2016; close the window when done to return here)

BASEBALL SENIORS COMPETITIVE DIVISIONS (Ages 13-18): To register for the Seniors competitive divisions below, the player should register for the appropriate Baseball Seniors division and after tryouts will be drafted by a coaches draft. Players may not request placement with other players. In all Seniors competitive divisions, games and practices are held primarily on weekends (occasionally on weekday afternoons), and full "live ball" rules apply.

  • Baseball Seniors 13/14/15 - (competitive division) Open to all players baseball ages 13, 14 and 15 (i.e., 13, 14 or 15 years old on 4/30/2017). This is our recreational division for players of all abilities. Tryouts and a coaches draft will be held to fill team rosters. We will form our own internal house league this spring season.  (click here for a sample team game schedule from 2016; close the window when done to return here)
  • Baseball Seniors 16/17 - (competitive division) Open to all players baseball ages 16 and 17 (i.e., 16 or 17 years old on 4/30/2017). A few 15 year olds may be selected to "play up" if needed/appropriate. This is our recreational division for players of all abilities. No tryouts will be required.  We hope to form a Larchmont-Mamaroneck team to play in the Westchester Sound Shore Spring Baseball League (W.S.S.S.B.) or another appropriate league during the spring season.

 

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2017 SOFTBALL DIVISIONS

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T-BALL MINORS - See above under Baseball Divisions - full co-ed division.

T-BALL See above under Baseball Divisions - full co-ed division.

SOFTBALL GOLD - (1st-2nd; instructional / limited competition) Open to all girls in 1st and 2nd grade who are at least softball age 6 (i.e., 6 years old on 12/31/2016). There will be no skills evaluation or coaches draft for this division. Players will be assigned to teams by the Division Commissioner, and may request to be assigned with a couple of friends. All 2nd grade girls who register for the "Softball Draft" and are not drafted to play in the Softball Green division will be assigned to teams in this division. Players and coaches will participate in a combination of clinics teaching core skills, and structured scrimmages and games. Coaches will pitch, supervise and umpire those games and scores and standings will not be recorded by the League. Attendance at clinics and games (typically once a weekend, Sat morn/early afternoon) and weekly practices (scheduled at varying times by coaches) is expected of all players and coaches in this division (click here for a sample team game schedule from 2016; close the window when done to return here).

SOFTBALL DRAFT YOUTH COMPETITIVE DIVISIONS (2nd-7th): To register for the Green, Blue, and Majors competitive divisions below, the player should register for "Softball Draft" and after a skills evaluation will be drafted into the appropriate division by a coaches draft. Players may not select a specific competitive division nor request placement with other players. In all competitive divisions, games and practices are held on weekday afternoons and at varying times on weekends, players pitch, balls and strikes are called, scores and standings are recorded, and all teams make the playoffs.

  • Softball Green - (2nd-4th; introductory competitive division) Open to girls in 2nd, 3rd and 4th grade. All 2nd graders must have played at least one year of Baseball/Softball Gold (or similar experience). A skills evaluation and a coaches draft will be held to fill team rosters. 2nd graders not drafted here will be assigned to Softball Gold. (click here for a sample team game schedule from 2016; close the window when done to return here)
  • Softball Blue - (4th-5th; competitive division) Open to girls in 4th and 5th grade, and potentially a limited number of girls in 3rd grade who qualify to "play up" to fill available slots. To qualify, a 3rd grade girl must request to "play up" at registration or at the skills evaluation, attend the skills evaluation, and be selected by a team in the draft for an available slot. A skills evaluation and a coaches draft will be held to fill team rosters. Limited base stealing is introduced.  (click here for a sample team game schedule from 2016; close the window when done to return here)
  • Softball Majors - (5th-7th; competitive division) Open to girls in 5th, 6th and 7th grade who are softball age 12 or younger, i.e. were born in 2005 or after.  A limited number of 5th graders will be drafted here. A skills evaluation and a coaches draft will be held to fill team rosters. A 5th grade girl who does not attend the skills evaluation may not be drafted in this division. Full base stealing is introduced.  (click here for a sample team game schedule from 2016; close the window when done to return here)

SOFTBALL SENIOR COMPETITIVE DIVISION (7th/8th-12th):  LMLL provides girls with the opportunity to continue to play recreational softball in a fun environment after they have “aged out” of the Little League program. Open to all girls softball ages 13 through 18 (i.e., 13 through 18 years old on 12/31/2016). We form competitively balanced Larchmont-Mamaroneck teams to play with teams from the New Rochelle Babe Ruth League and other local area teams. There will be no skills evaluation for this division. If there is more than one team, a coaches draft will be held to fill team rosters. Games are scheduled on weekends, typically afternoons (click here for a sample team game schedule from 2016; close the window when done to return here). Team practices are encouraged, but optional. Any team practices are “open” to all registered players and coaches in the division. Standings are kept to establish seeds in a season ending tournament.