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11 & 13-Year Old 50/70 Baseball

 

SEASON 

  •  The Spring season typically starts the end of March and runs through mid-June.
  • The Fall season typically starts in mid September and runs through the end of October.

 

GAMES

  • Each team plays a minimum of 12 regular season games per season.(8 games for Fall season)
  • Games played during the week generally start at 6:30 PM.
  • Some Saturday games are played at night.
  • Game length is "no new inning" after 2 hours.
  • A playoff tournament is played at the end of the regular season.

PRACTICE

 

  • Practice occurs one weekday and one weekend for three to four weeks prior to the season with some practices during the season at the manager's discretion.

 

UNIFORMS

  • CLL provides a jersey, pants and hat.  
  • Jerseys have names and numbers.
  • Metal Spikes are permitted

 

PLAYING EQUIPMENT

 

  • Parents must provide ball glove.

 

TEAM

  •  Teams usually consist of 12-13 players, one (1) volunteer manager, two (2) volunteer coaches, and one (1) volunteer team parent. 

 

50/70 Baseball FAQ’S

 

Q: Do you keep score and are there umpires?

A: Yes. Every manager maintains a scorebook. League standings are kept to determine a regular season winner and to determine playoff games. There is a home plate umpire.

 

Q: What size field do they play on.

A: All games are played on a regulation Little League. Bases are 70' apart and the pitcher mound is 50' from home plate.

 

Q: Can I have my child play on a team with their friends?

A: Not unless they are drafted on to that team. In this age group, player's skills are evaluated in a skills assessment. Then a draft is held.

 

Q: Can I Manage or coach a team?

A: Yes, if positions are available. Prospective managers must complete an online application. If you would like to serve as a coach, then please note that on your child's spring online registration. All managers and coaches must be approved by the Chesterfield Little League Board of Directors.

 

Q: Will my child get to play all the time?

A: No, not all the time, but no player sits twice until all have sit once.

 

Q: What are the volunteer requirements?

A: CLL is an all-volunteer organization so there are many ways to volunteer. Help is always needed with registration, team parenting, assisting with picture and opening night activities, helping with post-season tournaments, and working in the concession stand to name just a few of the many ways to help support CLL.