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Tee Ball 

Tee Ball provides an introduction to the game of baseball for first time players,
typically players ages 4 and 5. Basic principles of base running, throwing, hitting,
and catching are taught in a fun and safe environment. There will be one weeknight
practice and one Saturday game each week. Having fun is stressed as much as
learning the fundamentals. Hitting is taught using a tee with the hope that players’
abilities progress throughout the season; with the goal to expose players to coach
thrown pitches by the end of the season. Tee Ball is the perfect starting level for
your player, especially if this is their first attempt at tee ball/baseball, or their first
organized sport activity. Target team size: 9. Games: Each player bats and plays the
field every inning. Practice and Game Times: Approximately 1 hour each. Please
see the FAQ section here for more information.


Home Field: Lee District
Commissioner:
Erik Grotz 
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Coach Pitch

Coach Pitch is geared towards players, generally ages 5 and 6, who have completed
at least one season of Tee Ball (formerly Micro Tee Ball). Coach Pitch teams practice
one weeknight and have one game, typically on Saturdays, each week. Players at
the Coach Pitch level should be prepared for coach thrown pitches at the start of
the season. Sportsmanship and fun are stressed while simultaneously introducing
players to more rules of the game. No score is kept during games but players are
introduced to “outs” both while playing defense and batting. The fundamentals of
base running, throwing, hitting, and catching/fielding continue to be taught in a fun
and safe environment. Target team size: 10. Games: Each player bats and plays the
field every inning. Practice and Game Times: Approximately 1 hour each. Please
see the FAQ section here for more information.
 

Home Field: Lee District
Commissioner:
Erik Grotz 
Email:   


Rookies - Machine Pitch Baseball 
Machine pitch baseball for players age 7 and 8. Younger players should have at least one year of coach pitch prior to playing in this division. Rookie Ball is equivalent to A Ball in Little League programs. The baseball is pitched at about 35 mph typically by a Blue Flame/spring loaded pitching machine and 10 Players play defense with 4 outfielders. Players are placed on teams based on elementary school boundaries. Players should expect one practice during the week and a game on Saturday. Scores and standings are kept to help transition into competitive playing but the emphasis is on skill development and learning all the defensive positions. For a breakdown of the developmental and advanced leagues within the Rookie division click here.

Home Field: Virginia Hills
Commissioner: Doug Clift

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Minors Baseball 
Minors Baseball is beginning kid pitched baseball for players age 9 and 10. This division is equivalent to AA Ball in Little League. Emphasis is on teaching baseball fundamentals and developing pitchers and catchers. Run limits and other rules are used to keep games moving and allow kids an opportunity to learn multiple positions. Games are 6-innings and limited to 2 hours 15 minutes. The field is set for 60 foot base paths and the 46 foot pitching distance. Teams are selected by tryouts and draft by the Managers/Coaches. Players should expect 2 practices and 2 games per week. Scores and Standings are kept and post season play includes a playoff. 

Home Field: Clermont
Commissioner: Derek Banocy
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Majors 50/70 
Competitive baseball for players age 11 and 12. The games are played on a larger field with 70 foot base paths and 50 foot pitching distance using Major League Baseball rules (lead-offs, steals, etc). This division is designed for the kid who wants a bigger baseball challenge and to prepare for the transition to the 90’ baseball at age 13. Typically, teams consist of 12 players and have 2 practices and 2 games per week. 

Commissioner: Mark Simonik
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Senior Prep Baseball 
Designed to introduce 13-year olds to 90' baseball. This division is open only to 13-year olds. Teams will play against other 13 Prep teams from neighboring Babe Ruth organizations.

Home Field: Clermont
Commissioner: George Polovchik
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Seniors Baseball 
Baseball for ages 14-15. Played on 90 foot fields. Home fields are Clermont Park and Bryant Middle School.

Commissioner: George Polovchik
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