Majors - age 10-11-12Updated Thursday January 25, 2018 by Northampton Baseball & Softball.
Majors Division (60' field) - (open to 10, 11 and 12-year-old boys & girls)
Typically appropriate for children in: 5th - 6th - 7th grade
Prerequisite: players have 1-2 years of Minors experience
This division represents the highest level of play on the 60' diamond
While the competitive feel increases at this level, coaches continue to focus on refining and improving skills, team building and teaching the game. Playing time may not necessarily be equal among players at the Majors level.
All 10-year-old players new to Majors Division must exhibit the appropriate skills necessary for this level of play.
Season begins each March with spring training with games beginning in mid/late April for about seven weeks, followed by playoffs ending in mid/late June. There are typically 2 to 3 games scheduled per week.
NBSL provides as part of player tuition: practice shirt, belt, socks, hat and seasonal uniform top
Parents are required to purchase baseball pants that meet league standards: plain white baseball pants that bear no lines/piping
NBSL will make available for purchase and through its website/store baseball pants that meet this criteria.
Parents may choose to purchase separate of the league but those pants must meet the criteria set forth by the league.
Helmets - Parents purchase helmets for their player due to health & sanitation purposes - teams will have two sharted helmets per team
Bats - League will supply two team bats per team, parent are welcome to purchase bats for their player