Collegiate

Collegiate is the second level tier of baseball where our goal is the build upon the fundamentals of hitting, fielding and throwing along with learning the basic rules of baseball.  

  • Age:  7-8 year olds (6 year olds may be eligible to play at this level after passing a safety evaulation)
  • Team:  Co-ed teams; 10-12 players each
  • Hitting:  Players will hit the ball off a coach-operated mechanical pitching machine
  • Equipment:  All players need a bat and glove
  • Uniform:  Players will receive a shirt, cap, and pullover.  Players will need to wear baseball pants and cleats; boys are required to wear a cup)
  • Field Size: Games are played on a small 60-foot base path and teams will play 10 players (four outfielders)
  • Field Type:  Games are played on a turf or grass/dirt field
  • Practices:  Field practices are generally twice per week (with weekly batting cage time for up to 6 weeks)
  • Games:  There are 12 games (starting the middle of April) and all are played on weeknights and/or Saturdays; Scores are reported; Six innings
  • Post Season:  After the close of regular season games, each team will enter a double elimination tournament to close out the season. The seeding of the tournament is a blind draft. Games during the season do not affect tournament placement.
  • Ball Type:  Safety ball
  • Team Formation:  Teams are formed by Collegiate Coordinator based on Player Assesments results

If you are interested in Managing/Coaching a Collegiate team, please contact us today at northbothelllittleleague@hotmail.com.

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