Five Town Little League [Change Organization]
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Seasons

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Minors, Majors Info

Baseball is divided into three divisions:  Lower Minors, Upper Minors, and Majors.  Eligibility for each division is described more fully below.

 

LOWER MINOR BASEBALL:  (Coach Pitch)

• No tryouts.  For players ages 7-9. This developmental league is designed as an introduction to baseball for young players transitioning from tee-ball (or no baseball exposure).  Emphasis on baseball fundamentals, sportsmanship, and fun.  Players will play all positions and have an at-bat every inning.

• All Games are held at True Park, in Hope – Mondays and Wednesdays, at 6:00 p.m., and Saturdays at 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

• Pre-Season Clinics will take place over the last three weeks in April at Lincolnville Central School gym (and outside, weather-permitting) 

• Team Assignments will be made at the final two clinics

• Each player receives hat and team shirt.

• OPENING DAY CEREMONIES: Saturday, May 6

• FIRST GAME: Monday, May 8  END OF SEASON FAMILY FIELD DAY: Saturday, June 17

 

UPPER MINOR BASEBALL: (Kids Pitch)

No tryout necessary.  For players aged 8-11.  This developmental league is a perfect for players ready for competitive play but who could benefit from focused instruction. Players will learn the fundamentals of each position and be given opportunities to play at every position.

• All Home games take place at True Park, in Hope.  Saturday away games take place at Medomak Valley LL fields (Warren, Washington, and Waldoboro).

• Tuesday and Thursdays, at 6:00 p.m., and Saturdays at 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Tues. and Thurs. games are 4 innings. Saturday games are 6 innings.

• Pre-Season Minors Clinics will take place over the last three weeks in April at Lincolnville Central School gym (and outside, weather-permitting) (Dates tba)

• Team Assignments will be made at the final two clinics

• Each player receives hat and team shirt.

• OPENING DAY CEREMONIES: Saturday, May 6

• FIRST GAME: Tuesday, May 9  END OF SEASON FAMILY FIELD DAY: Saturday, June 17

 

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL (Kids Pitch)

• For players ages 9 - 12 (must be 9 years-old by 8/31/2017)

This is the highest level of Little League. While still developmental, the game is played in a very competitive way, with some control of playing time. League standings will be kept and every team will have the opportunity to participate in a double-elimination playoff tournament. Emphasis on Sportsmanship, respecting the game of baseball, building on skills, start the development of strong mental approach to the game with more complicated signs, set plays, base coverage, fielding. Players need to TRY-OUT for this level, once drafted to a team that player remains on that team until their Little League age expires. Players at this level are also eligible for All-Star teams that play after the regular season in the summer.

• PRE-SEASON CLINICS:  SUNDAYS March 12, 19 & 26.  At Lincolnville Central School gym. 9 & 10 year olds from 4:00 to 5:15 p.m.  11 & 12 year-olds from 5:15 to 6:30 p.m.  A one-time $10 fee covers the cost of all three clinics. 

• TRYOUTS: Saturday, April 1, at Camden-Rockport Middle School gym. 9-12 year olds: Check in at 8:30 a.m.; Please wear sneakers and bring baseball glove to tryouts.

• TEAM ASSIGNMENTS will be announced shortly after tryouts.  Team managers will schedule pre-season practices during the week after tryouts.

• OPENING DAY CEREMONIES: Saturday, May 6

• FIRST GAME: Monday, May 1  CHAMPIONSHIP GAME/CLOSING CEREMONIES: Saturday, June 17


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