Division Description - Majors

11 & 12 Year Old Major "Little League" Baseball
Pitching distance will be 46' from home plate.
No leading off bases.
Teams in this division will play official Little League Blue Book rules.
Players in this division are eligible to tryout for the  Major Little League District All Stars.

The Spring season typically starts at the beginning of March and runs through early June.
The Fall season typically starts in early September and runs through early November.

Each team plays a minimum of 10 - 12 regular season games per season. (6-8 games for Fall season.)
Games played during the week generally start at 7:30 or 8pm.
Games played on Saturday will be generally scheduled at times ranging from 9am to 5pm.
Game length is "no new inning" after 1 hour 45 minutes.
A double elimination playoff tournament is played at the end of the regular season.
Sunday afternoon/evenings (after 1pm) will be used for makeup games as needed.
This division may participate in interleague games against other local Little Leagues, both at our fields and theirs.

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 and hat. Jerseys have names (spring season only!!) and numbers.

Parents must provide ball glove, helmet and bat.  https://www.littleleague.org/playing-rules/bat-rules/
Catchers are strongly encouraged to have their own equipment.
Athletic supporter (cup) required for gameplay for boys in this division.
Rubber cleats are highly recommended.

Teams usually consist of 11-12 players, one (1) volunteer manager, two (2) volunteer coaches, and one (1) volunteer team parent.

Major 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 are two umpires on the field.

Q: What size field do they play on?
A: All games are played on a regulation Little League. Bases are 60' apart and pitching is from 46'.

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. Exception will be the pitcher and catcher

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.

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