11 & 13-Year Old 50/70 Baseball
- 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.
- 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 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.
- CLL provides a jersey, pants and hat.
- Jerseys have names and numbers.
- Metal Spikes are permitted
- Parents must provide ball glove.
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.