Rookies / Coaches Pitch

Updated Friday April 27, 2018 by Northampton Baseball & Softball.

Typically appropriate for children in: Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd and 3rd grade

Prerequisite: players have 1-2 years of T-Ball experience
NOTE: DIVISIONAL PLACEMENT IS EVALUATION BASED - NBSL makes all divisional placement decisions 

 

AGE 5 or 6, we recommend your player have at least one year of T-Ball before joining our program 

AGE 9 players are accepted into Rookies with limited/no baseball/softball experience as a means of being introduced to the sport through our program

 

ROOKIES will include two division levels of baseball

Single A Division: coaches pitch program where our newer/younger players are taught fundamentals to support their entry to baseball.

Double A Division: coaches & players pitch – This level is for players with one or more seasons of coaches pitch experience and who are ready for a more challenging level of introductory baseball. Coaches and players will split pitching duties.

 

Both levels will include player development programs appropriate to the level at which players are participating.

RIF safety balls and newest equipment is utilized for maximum player safety and interest

Equipment Needed: League supplies all equipment - helmets and bats etc...

 

Spring Training:
Will be used to determine the player's divisional placement - players MUST attend

Uniforms: 
Players will be provided a 
uniform top, practice shirt, hat, socks, belt and WHITE baseball pants

 

NOTE: DIVISIONAL PLACEMENT IS EVALUATION BASED - NBSL makes all divisional placement decisions 

Rookies - 2018 Rules.pdf