TEE BALL INSTRUCTIONAL DIVISION

Tee Ball baseball is for boys and girls ages 4, 5, and 6 who want to learn the fundamentals of hitting and fielding. The primary goals of Tee Ball are to introduce young players to the game’s fundamentals, sportsmanship, fitness, and to provide a fun experience leaving them with the desire to continue baseball once their time in tee ball is up. In Tee Ball, each scheduled game will consist of individual team warm-up (5-10 minutes), two innings of game play (30-40 minutes), followed by a team vs. team or combined skills games (10-15 minutes). The skills games are meant to end the day with an element of fun, excitement, and age-appropriate competition. 

MACHINE PITCH INSTRUCTIONAL DIVISION

Machine Pitch baseball is for boys and girls ages 7 and 8 who want to learn the fundamentals of hitting and fielding. In Machine Pitch, players will hit a baseball thrown from a pitching machine (operated by the coaches). Rules of the game may be varied to accommodate the need for teaching; however, during the course of a season additional rules will be introduced at an appropriate time. The primary goals of Machine Pitch are to instruct children in the fundamentals of baseball and to allow them to experience the value of teamwork.

Participants who are of league age 6 may be allowed to participate in this division if the participant has played at least one year of Tee Ball and parents feel it is developmentally appropriate.

MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL DIVISION

Minor league baseball is for participants ages 9 and 10 (some 10-year-olds will advance to the Major League Division) who want to continue to learn the fundamentals of hitting, fielding, and pitching. In this division, the kids will be pitching to each other and will operate under the pitch count rules set forth by Little League International.

Participants who are of league age 8 may be allowed to participate in this division if the participant has played at least one year of machine pitch and parents feel it is developmentally appropriate.

MINOR LEAGUE SOFTBALL DIVISION

Minor league softball is for participants ages 9 and 10 (some 10-year-olds will advance to the Major League Division) who want to continue to learn the fundamentals of hitting, fielding, and pitching. In this division, the kids will be pitching to each other.

As in years past, this division may participate in Interleague play with other local little leagues. Due to this interleague play, local travel will be required.

Participants who are of league age 8 may be allowed to participate in this division if the participant has played at least one year of machine pitch and parents feel it is developmentally appropriate.

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL DIVISION

Major league baseball is for participants ages 11 and 12 who want to continue to learn the fundamentals of hitting, fielding, and pitching. In this division, the kids will be pitching to each other and will operate under the pitch count rules set forth by Little League International.

Some participants who are of league age 10 may be allowed to participate in this division, however their ability will be evaluated during a mandatory tryout and placement will be determined by the coaches and Lewes Little League.

MAJOR LEAGUE SOFTBALL DIVISION

Major league softball is for participants ages 11 and 12 who want to continue to learn the fundamentals of hitting, fielding, and pitching. In this division, the kids will be pitching to each other.

As in years past, this division will participate in Interleague play with other local little leagues. Due to this interleague play, local travel will be required.

Some participants who are of league age 10 may be allowed to participate in this division, however their ability will be evaluated during a mandatory tryout and placement will be determined by the coaches and Lewes Little League.

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