Registration: Registration is closed for the Fall 2023 Season
Ages: Players who are 4 through 5 years old as of April 30, 2024
Rules: A Reduced Injury Factor (RIF) baseball will be used. It is the same size as a regulation baseball, but it is softer.
Team Announcements: You will receive notification of your child’s team placement on or before August 25th ***(This date is subject to change based on Mars Baseball being able to identify a commissioner and coaches for teams in a timely manner) ***
Practices: Teams will practice for 30 minutes and then play a 3-inning game. Each inning will consist of the entire roster batting.
Fall Opening Day: Tentatively will be Saturday, September 2nd.
Season Length (games): As early as August 26th through October 21st. (Weather Dependent on end)
Typical Game Schedule: We will make every effort to make sure that every team plays a minimum of 10 games (weather permitting).
Games Per Week: During the first part of the season, most teams will have two games each week to maximize the possibility of playing in good weather.
Game Schedule: Games will be scheduled as early as 5:30pm on Monday through Friday and as early as 9am on Saturday.
Practice and Game Locations: Adams Township Park
Team Assignments: Players will be placed on teams without a formal player evaluation. The Commissioner will attempt to balance teams based on the age of the players and the known skill level of the players.
Player Requests: If two players want to play with each other, both must submit the same request in the comment section when registering. Although we cannot guarantee any placement request, we will try to honor placement requests between 2 players so long as both requests to play together and we can still maintain a proportional balance of ages and abilities on teams. No requests to play for a certain coach are permitted.
Costs: $115/$130 if player requests a hat
Equipment Provided/Equipment Needed: The league provides hats (if needed/purchased separately), jerseys and practice/game balls and protective gear for the pitcher’s fielding position.
Players will need to purchase/have a batting helmet, glove and bat for sanitary and safety reasons. Players will also need to purchase gray baseball pants and cleats and may want to purchase a bat bag.