FALL BALLUpdated Tuesday July 10, 2018 by Northampton Baseball & Softball.
2018 FALL BALL
Games will start the 2nd Saturday in September and wrap up the final weekend of October.
Games are played each and every Saturday & Sunday in September & October. We will try for some weeknight games in September
PARENTS, please note: Given limited space, we are waitlisting each division, this is to ensure we have space and coaches available for each division, we will advise early/often to when players will be moved to active rosters
ROOKIES 60’ DIVISION (typical ages would be 7, 8 and 9)
For the player who has played a Rookies/Coaches Pitch program in 2018 OR just finished their first season of full time player pitch in spring of 2018. Players must have one or less seasons experience in full time player pitch. This division is full time player pitch with pitching rubber set @ 40’ versus 46’.
MINORS 60' DIVISION (typical ages would be 8, 9 and 10)
For the player who has no more than two seasons of full time player pitch experience and will likely continue playing Minors 60’ in spring 2019.
MAJORS 60' DIVISION (typical ages would be 10 and 11)
For players graduating from a Minors 60’ program and will be seeing Majors 60’ in spring 2019 or who have seen the highest level of 60’ competition in 2018 and will again in spring 2019 be playing Majors 60’ baseball.
INTERMEDIATE - 70' (typical ages 11 and 12)
For players who have graduated from the 60’ diamond AND/OR whom will have “aged out” of a 60’ program come 2019. Players who have and will be returning to 70’ ball in spring of 2019 are accepted.
JUNIORS - 90’ (typical ages 12, 13 and 14)
For players who would be seeing 90’ baseball for first time in spring of 2019.
Any 2018 spring Senior League player, regardless of age, will be assigned to a 90' diamond
HIGH SCHOOL - 90' - Junior Varsity:
Players who in September will be either Freshmen or Sophomores in High School or younger. Those who were on the team last year, and those who played Senior League or Koufax or Mantle in 2018 will be given priority. Games are played on 90' diamonds. At least 10 games will be played, on weekends only. There will be playoffs and an all-star game
Player evaluation takes place at this level, those seen to be better served in Juniors 90' will be placed there.
HIGH SCHOOL - 90' - Varsity:
Players who in September will be either Seniors or Juniors in High School or younger. Those who were on the team last year, and those who played Senior League or Koufax or Mantle in 2018 will be given priority. Games are played on 90' diamonds. At least 10 games will be played
**** FALL BALL DISCLAIMER ****
Divisions and alignment will be based on number of total players registered combined with how other communities structure themselves. NBSL is aiming for a team in multiple divisions.
NBSL reserves the right to field or not field a team for any reason with refunds being issued for not fielding a team