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BASEBALL DIVISIONS OF PLAY

Baseball Tee Ball       A     AA Minors Majors  50/70Juniors Seniors
 Season Start Date May 17 April 19 April 19 April 19 April 19 NA May 3 NA
League Age 4-6 6-7 8-9 10-11 11-12  12-1313-14 14-16
Roster Size 8-9 9-10 11-12 11-12 11-12  11-1212-13 12-13
Games per/week 1 1-2 1-2 1-2 1-2  1-21-2 1-2
Practice per/week
1 1 2 2 2  22 2
Team Formation Buddies Buddies Draft Draft Draft  DraftDraft Draft
Spring Tryouts No No Yes Yes Yes  YesYes Yes
Pitching None Machine \ Coach Machine \ Player Player Player  PlayerPlayer Player
Standings No No Yes Yes Yes  YesYes Yes
Scores No No Yes Yes Yes  YesYes Yes
Umpires No No Yes Yes Yes  YesYes Yes
Baseball Tee Ball Hard Ball Hard Ball Hard Ball Hard Ball Hard BallHard Ball Hard Ball
Field Size 38/50 46/60 46/60 46/60 46/60  50/7060/90 60/90
Co-Ed Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes  YesYes Yes


Tee Ball

Tee Ball Baseball is for boys and girls 4-6 years old who want to learn the fundamentals of hitting and fielding. In Tee Ball, players hit a ball off a batting tee. Rules of the game are designed to accommodate the need for teaching. As a Non-Competitive Division, the primary goals of Tee Ball are to instruct children in the fundamentals of baseball, to allow them to experience the value of teamwork and give them the opportunity to play baseball with their friends.



Single A

Single-A Baseball is for boys and girls 6-7 years old who are hitting from a machine pitched ball as well as continuing to build on the fundamentals of hitting and fielding. Rules of the game are designed to accommodate the need for teaching. As a Non-Competitive Division, the primary goals of Single-A are to instruct children in the fundamentals of baseball, to allow them to experience the value of teamwork and give them the opportunity to play baseball with their friends.



Double A

Double A  is for boys and girls 8-9 years old who are transitioning from machine/coach pitched play to batting against opposing youth pitchers. AA Baseball is Holland Little League's entry-level competitive baseball division. As a Competitive Division, the primary goals of AA Baseball are to create a fair and balanced competition throughout the division and provide a suitable vehicle for team and individual skills development.

Triple A

Triple A Baseball is for boys and girls 10-11 years old who are continuing to develop their abilities in a competitive baseball environment. Triple A Baseball is Holland Little League's highest Minor division before moving on to Little Majors baseball. As a Competitive Division, the primary goals of AAA Baseball are to create a fair and balanced competition throughout the division, provide a suitable vehicle for team and individual skills development and prepare the players for Majors Division play.

Majors

Majors Baseball is for boys and girls 11-12 years old who are refining all the skills they have been building up in the Minor divisions in this next stage of competitive baseball. Majors Baseball is also known as the Little League Baseball Division. As a Competitive Division, the primary goals of Majors Baseball are to create a fair and balanced competition throughout the division, provide a suitable vehicle for team and individual skills development and stage the players for much higher levels of play.


Junior League

Junior League Baseball is for boys and girls 13-14 years old who are honing their abilities at the highest levels of competition. Juniors baseball is played using a conventional 90-foot diamond with a pitching distance of 60 feet, 6 inches. As a Competitive Division, the primary goals of Juniors Baseball are to provide the players a suitable vehicle to take their game to the next level in preparation for most competitive arenas of Youth Baseball such as High School and SeniorLittle League. Rosters are, typically, more than 12 players. Youth pitching is at this level. Scoring and Standings are kept. Umpires officiate the game.

Senior League

Senior League Baseball is for boys 14-16 years old who are honing their abilities at the highest levels of competition. Senior baseball is played using a conventional 90-foot diamond with a pitching distance of 60 feet, 6 inches. As a Competitive Division, the primary goals of Senior League Baseball are to provide the players a suitable vehicle to take their game to the next level in preparation for High School. Rosters are, typically, more than 12 players. Youth pitching is at this level. Scoring and Standings are kept. Umpires officiate the game.






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