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BASEBALL: T-BALL
**Updated November 2021**
 
Official Spring Schedules and practice/game time and locations are released in March 2022 and the below is subject to change

 
  • Each team has parent volunteer manager, head coach and 2 assistant coaches.  In addition, we plan to have 2 professional (P3) coaches rotating around helping with concurrent practices and games.

  • Teams are built based on requests (former teammates and/or friends) and players are generally grouped together with kids from the same schools. While every attempt is made to put friends together, requests can’t always be honored.
 
  • Parent supervised, recreational, learning and fun. 
 
  • Children hit from T-ball stand with coach pitch for those who are ready as season progresses.
 
  • Schedule:  Meets Sunday mornings for 90 minutes (including 30 minutes of practice/drills and 1 hour game). Games are on Sunday mornings on the Pier 40 rooftop level as well as on the Pier 40 Courtyard.
 
  • First year players must upload birth certificate and proof of residency during on-line registration.

BASEBALL: JUNIOR MINORS
**Updated November 2021**
Official Spring Schedules and practice/game time and locations are released in March 2022 and the below is subject to change

     
    • Each team has parent volunteer manager, head coach and 2 assistant coaches.  Coaches pitch in this division. On practice days, teams will rotate/share bi-monthly practice/clinics with professional (P3) coaches.
     
    • Teams are built based on requests (former teammates and/or friends) and players are generally grouped together with kids from the same schools.  While every attempt is made to put friends together, requests can’t always be honored.
     
    • Parent supervised, Games are recreational with an emphasis on, learning and fun.
     
    • Schedule:  1 game/week (90 - 120 minutes) on Sundays. Practices on Saturdays for 1 to 2 hour


    BASEBALL: MINORS
    **Updated November 2021**
    Official Spring Schedules and practice/game time and locations are released in March 2022 and the below is subject to change

       
      • Each team has a parent volunteer manager, head coach and 2 assistant coaches.
       
      • Teams are built based on both assessments and requests to play with former teammates and/or friends.  While every attempt is made to put friends together, requests can’t always be honored if a team is full or if honoring the request results in a team that is not competitively balanced. 
       
      • No stealing in the Minors Division.
       
      • Schedule:  1 Team Practice on the Weekend and 1 Game on Weekend. Hoping to be able to add 1 Divisional Practice (90 minutes to 2 hours) during the week but this will be dependent on field space.
       
      • P3 coaches will rotate and visit practices
       
      • Players (not coaches) pitch and catch in the Minors Division.
       
      • Pitching and catching clinics early in season run by the P3 coaches.
       
      • No standings kept in regular Minors division
       
      • Professional umpires or umpires who are trained, at least 14 years old and former GVLL players will be used.

      BASEBALL: AAA
       **Updated November 2021**
      Official Spring Schedules and practice/game time and locations are released in March 2022 and the below is subject to change

       
      • Each team has a parent volunteer manager, head coach and 2 assistant coaches.
       
      • The AAA Minors division is a competitive division and teams are selected via a tryout and draft.  In order to be considered for AAA, (or the Majors), players will need to come to the tryout which is held on Superbowl Sunday.

      • Players that ask to be considered for AAA, cannot be ask to be moved to another team/division to be with their friends.  If players do not want to play in either AAA or the Majors, the tryout is optional and they are free to play in the Minors where friend requests are considered during team assignments.  Likewise, if they are not selected in either Draft they will be assigned to the Minors.

      • AAA players may have the opportunity to be called up to Majors games when needed on a volunteer basis.

      • Schedule: 1 Team Practice on the Weekends (either Saturday or Sunday), and 2 Games on the weekend (either Friday or Saturday). 1 Divisional Practice (90 minutes to 2 hours) during the week.

      • P3 coaches will rotate and visit practices

      • Players (not coaches) pitch and catch

      • Pitching and catching clinics early in season run by the P3 coaches.

      • AAA division will keep standings but there will be no playoffs or post-season.

      • Professional umpires or umpires who are trained, at least 14 years old and former GVLL players will be used.

      BASEBALL: MAJORS
      **Updated November 2021**
      Official Spring Schedules and practice/game time and locations are released in March 2022 and the below is subject to change

         
        • Each team has a volunteer manager, head coach and 2 assistant coaches.
        •  
        • The Majors division is a competitive division and teams are selected via a tryout and draft.  In order to be considered for the Majors, players will need to come to the tryout which is held on Superbowl Sunday.

        • Players that ask to be considered for Majors, cannot ask to be moved to another team/division to be with their friends.  If players do not want to play in either AAA or the Majors, the tryout is optional and they are free to play in the Minors where friend requests are considered during team assignments.  Likewise, if they are not selected in either Draft they will be assigned to the Minors.
        • Returning players must also try out. Previous experience in the Minors division is strongly recommended.
         
        • Teams are drafted by the league's coaching staff based on tryout scores and assessments from the previous season’s managers and P3 coaches.
         
        • Advanced play using a competitive game framework and age-appropriate Little League playing rules.
         
        • General rules include stealing (no leadoffs) and infield fly rule. To avoid injuries, we monitor pitch counts and use of catchers in all games.
         
        • Schedule: 1 Team Practice on the Weekends (either Saturday or Sunday), and 2 Games during the week (with a few being on Saturday).   1 Divisional Practice (90 minutes to 2 hours) during the week.

        • Indoor practices throughout season run by Pier 40/P3 baseball and team coaches. Pitching and catching clinics pre-season run by the P3 coaches.

        • Professional umpires.

        • Participation in Majors requires a high level of commitment and NO major conflicts of any kind.

        • Playoff and Championship games will take place in early to mid June, attendance at these games is mandatory.

        • Bats: Approved Little League of America bats only. 

        BASEBALL: JUNIORS
        **Updated Spring 2021**
        Official Spring Schedules and practice/game time and locations are released in March 2022 and the below is subject to change


        • Competitive play.

        • Wood bats only, 2 ½-inch barrel.

        • Each team has volunteer manager, head coach and 2 assistant coaches.

        • 2 games on Saturday and/or Sundays with travel (fields include Central Park, Murry Bergtraum Field, Randall’s Island and Pier 40).

        • Schedule: 1 practice a week at Pier 40 with team and P3 coaches.

        • Practices begin in March, season begins in April and runs thru mid/late June.

        • Mandatory tryout, even for returning players.


          BASEBALL: SENIORS
          **Updated Spring 2021**
          Official Spring Schedules and practice/game time and locations are released in March 2022 and the below is subject to change.

           
            • Competitive play.
            
          • Wood bats only, 2 1/2 inch barrel.
           
          • Each team has volunteer manager, head coach and 2 assistant coaches.
           
          • Schedule: 2 games on Saturday and/or Sundays with travel (fields include Central Park, Murry Bergtraum Field, Randall’s Island and Pier 40). 1 Practice a week at Pier 40 with team and P3 coaches.
           
          • Practices begin in March, Season begins in April and runs thru mid/late June.


          CHALLENGER DIVISION
          • **Updated Spring 2021**
            Official Spring Schedules and practice/game time and locations are released in March 2022 and the below is subject to change.

          • Boys and girls with physical and/or developmental challenges age 4-18 (up to age 22 if still enrolled in school).
           
          • No previous experience necessary.
           
          • Games are developmentally appropriate with an emphasis on fun and teamwork.
           
          • Schedule: 1 game per week on Saturdays from late April through June at Battery Park City Ball Fields.

          SOFTBALL: T-BALL
           
          **Updated November 2021**
          Official Spring Schedules and practice/game time and locations are released in March 2022 and the below is subject to change.

           
          • No previous softball experience necessary.
           
          • Parent supervised, recreational and geared towards learning and fun.
           
          • Teams are built based on requests (former teammates and/or friends) and players are generally grouped together with kids from the same schools. While every attempt is made to put friends together, not all requests can be met.

          • Girls hit from T-ball stand with introduction later in the season to underhand pitching by a coach.

          • Girls are introduced to the general rules of baseball/softball.

          • Schedule: 1 practice per week with professional coaches/ Practice includes an instructional game. Practices/games are on Saturdays or Sundays.
           
          • First year players must upload birth certificate and proof of residency during on-line registration.

          SOFTBALL: JUNIOR MINORS
           
          **Updated November 2021**
          Official Spring Schedules and practice/game time and locations are released in March 2022 and the below is subject to change.

           
          • No previous softball experience necessary.
           
          • Parent supervised, recreational and geared towards learning and fun.
           
          • Teams are built based on requests (former teammates and/or friends) and players are generally grouped together with kids from the same schools. While every attempt is made to put friends together, not all requests can be met.

          • Schedule:
            •  Junior Minors teams will meet most weekends on both Saturday and Sunday as follows: 
               

            • Intra-league games on Saturdays or Sundays (coach pitch)

            • Practices on Saturdays or Sundays (includes professional coaches


          SOFTBALL: MINORS
          **Updated November 2021**
          Official Spring Schedules and practice/game time and locations are released in March 2022 and the below is subject to change.

           
          • No previous softball experience necessary.
           
          • Parent supervised, recreational and geared towards learning and fun.
           
          • Girls are introduced to many of the rules that are unique to Little League Softball, including windmill pitching.
           
          • Teams are built based on requests (former teammates and/or friends) and players are generally grouped together with kids from the same schools.  While every attempt is made, not all requests can be met.

          • Schedule: 
            • 1 practice at Pier 40 with P3 coaches during the week. 

            • Practice with professional coaches on Saturdays or Sundays.
           
          • Recreational inter-league and/or intra-league game generally on Saturdays or Sundays (combination coach and kid pitch), sometimes with nearby Little Leagues.


          SOFTBALL: MAJORS
          *
          *Updated November 2021**
          Official Spring Schedules and practice/game time and locations are released in March 2022 and the below is subject to change.

             
            • Some softball/baseball experience recommended, but not required.

            • More competitive softball, but still instructional in nature.
             
            • Schedule: 
              •  1 weekday practice and one weekend or Friday evening practice with P3 and other professional coaches.
             
            • 1 or 2 competitive recreational inter-league games each weekend with nearby Little Leagues.

            SOFTBALL: JUNIORS
            **Updated November 2021**
            Official Spring Schedules and practice/game time and locations are released in March 2022 and the below is subject to change.

             
            • Competitive softball.
             
            • Schedule: 
               
              • 1 weekday practice and one weekend or Friday evening practice with P3 and other professional coaches.
               
              • 1 or 2 inter-league games with nearby Little Leagues per weekend.






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