Charlton MA Little League: Spring 2014 Divisions

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Junior League

Spring Practice

Pony League (Coach Pitch)
6-7 Year old players

Pony League is where the players will expand their skills and be put into game situations. Emphasis continues to be on developing general skills while adding more excitement of game play. This is NOT a competitive division. The main focus at this age continues to be "FUN". The season concludes with participation in the "Family Fun" day.


Minor League (Player Pitch)
8-9 year old players

Minor League is where the player begins to be exposed to the advanced skills and playing situations. While still focusing on instruction, the player is exposed to weekly practices and a full schedule of games. All players at this level are required to tryout. This season ends with a town tournament with the potential for out of town Tournament Team eligibility.


T- Ball
5-6 Year old players

This is the League's entry level division. At this level the player begins his understanding of baseball focusing primarily on the fun of the game. Emphasis will be placed on learning the basics of all the positions as well as getting comfortable hitting the ball off the tee. While there are game situations involved, there are no competitive games played at this level. The T-Ball season is concluded with a fun "family" day.


AAA League
9 to 11 year old players

AAA League is where the player continues to be exposed to the advanced skills and playing situations. While still focusing on instruction, the player is exposed to weekly practices and a full schedule of games. All players at this level are required to tryout. All ages 10-11 who do not make Little League will play in the AAA League. This season ends with a town tournament with the potential for out of town Tournament Team eligibility.



Introduction to Baseball (Age 4)
New for 2014 - Age 4

Major League
9-12 year old players

This division (most commonly associated with "Little League") is a competitive league. All players are required to tryout and are selected through a draft process. The players that are not selected through the draft will play in AAA League or Minor League. The only exception to this rule are 12 year olds; all 12 year olds play in Little League. The season ends with a playoff of the top teams with the winner going on to the post season Tournament of Champions. At this time an All Star team will be selected to go on to District, States, Regionals, and if succesfull, all the way to the Little League World Series in Williamsport, PA. In addition there will be Tournament teams selected to play in post season Tournaments throughout the area.


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