Middletown (New Jersey) Little League, NJ Dist 19 Middletown Youth AA Baseball & Softball

Division Description

SPRING 2020 DIVISIONS BY LEAGUE AGE - 

For Little League Baseball, your player’s Little League age for the Spring 2020 season is based on your player’s age attained by August 31, 2020.  For example, a player born on August 5, 2008, would be considered a Little League age of 12 for Spring 2020. A player born on September 5, 2008, would have a Little League age of 11 for Spring 2020.

For Little League Girls softball,  the Spring 2020 Season will use their league age based on the age they attain by  Dec 31, 2019. 
For example, a player born on Dec 5, 2008, would be considered a Little League age of 11 for Spring 2020. A player born on Feb 5, 2009, would have a League age of 10 for Spring 2020.

6 Week Coed T-Ball Clinic for 4 yr old boys and girls (NOT AVAIL IN THE FALL SEASON)
For League Age 4 yr olds -  
6 Week program starting middle of April- Coed T-Ball Clinic for 4 yr olds – Clinic is held on Saturdays at Bodman Park at 9am and lasts for about 50 minutes.  Players will be given a shirt and hat.  Players will do station drills with coaches and work on basic baseball fielding and hitting skills.  Each player should bring a baseball glove and can wear baseball pants and sneakers, cleats or turf shoes.

Coed T-ball for boys and girls ages 5 yr olds

For League Age 5 yr oldsCoed T-ball for boys and girls league age 5.  Division usually has twelve teams with 10 players on a team.  Tball Team Managers are expected to hold one practice per week and Tball games are held on Saturday mornings at 10am usually at Bodman Park and McMahon Park. 
T-Ball is an entry-level instructional program between two teams of beginner players.  Teaching emphasis is placed on fundamental techniques of catching, throwing and hitting and understanding the basic rules of baseball.   The primary goals of T-Ball are for the players to have fun and allow them to experience the value of teamwork.  No live pitching is permitted in this division. There are no umpires, final scores, or standings for this division.  The bases are set at 50ft.  Players are given a team hat, shirt and socks by the league.  Helmets, Bats, Tballs and bases are also supplied to each team manager by the league.  At local sporting goods stores, parents may purchase sweat pants or grey baseball pants and sneakers or cleats for players to wear to practices and games.  The only equipment parents have to buy for their child is a glove that is properly sized for the players hand. 

Rookie Boys Division for 6/7 yr olds is a “coach-pitch” program
For League Age 6, 7 yr olds -  Rookie Boys Division for 6&7 yr olds is a “coach-pitch” program. The division is normally comprised of 14 teams of 12 players on a team.  Team Managers are expected to hold practice once per week and most games are on Saturday mornings around 11am (with a few weekday games scheduled throughout the season). At this level, players begin to hit a pitched ball from the coaches.  Players are taught basic fundamentals of baseball to prepare them for the next level.  There are no umpires, final scores, or standings for this division.  The playing field used is a 60-foot diamond.
Players are given a team hat, shirt and socks by the league.  Helmets, Bats, Baseballs and Bases are also supplied to each team manager by the league.  At local sporting goods stores, parents may purchase sweat pants or grey baseball pants and sneakers or cleats for players to wear to practices and games.  The only equipment parents have to buy for their child is a glove that is properly sized for the players hand.  We would recommend players wear a athletic supporter (cup) and heart guard shirt.

Rookie Girls Softball is for ages 6, 7 yr olds
For League Age 6, 7 yr olds - 

Rookie Girls Softball is for league ages 6, 7.  This division normally has 4 teams with 13 players per team.  Team Managers are expected to run practice once a week and play two games per week.  Games are scheduled on Saturday mornings and once during the week.  Rookie Girls Softball division is a “coach-pitch” program. At this level, players begin to hit a pitched ball.  Coaches are on the field during games to encourage/instruct players.  Players are taught game basics.  There are no umpires, final scores, or standings for this division.  The playing field is a skin infield 60 ft diamond.  Players are given a team hat, shirt and socks by the league.  Helmets, Bats, Softballs and Bases are also supplied to each team manager by the league.  At local sporting goods stores, parents may purchase sweat pants or grey softball pants and sneakers or cleats for players to wear to practices and games.  The only equipment parents have to buy for their child is a glove that is properly sized for the players hand.   We would recommend players wear a heart guard shirt.

Minor Boys for league age 8 and 9 yr olds.   
Players league age 8 and 9 must attend evaluations and demonstrate the ability and skills to play up in this division.
For League Age 8 and 9 yr olds - Placement on teams in this division is by a draft following player evaluations.
No parent requests for coaches, teams or players to play together are accepted. 
This is the first division where players are allowed to pitch.   Pitching is from a distance of 46 ft.   Fundamental skills are stressed, but games are played without coaches on the field.  This is our first level where Cadet umpires are used in the game. There are no base on balls at this level – the batter hits off the tee after ball four.  No standings are kept.  The playing field is a 60 ft diamond.  Players are given a team hat, shirt and socks by the league.  Helmets, Bats, Baseballs and Bases are also supplied to each team manager by the league.  At local sporting goods stores, parents may purchase grey baseball pants and sneakers or cleats for players to wear to practices and games.  The only equipment parents have to buy for their child is a glove that is properly sized for the players hand.  We would recommend players wear a athletic supporter (cup) and heart guard shirt.
After the regular season, the League will select players from this division to represent Middletown Little League in the 9 yr old District 19 All Star Tournament.

Minor Girls Softball is for 8, 9 and 10 year old girls.  
For League age 8, 9 and 10 yr olds - 
Placement on teams in this division is by a draft by the player agent following player evaluations.
No parent requests for coaches, teams or players to play together are accepted. 

Teams practice once per week and are scheduled two games a week.  (One on Saturday and one during the week)
This is the first division where softball players pitch from 35ft.  Cadet Umpires are used in this division.  Fundamental skills are stressed and game strategies are also taught.   The playing field is a skin infield 60 ft diamond.   Players are given a team hat, shirt and socks by the league.  Helmets, Bats, Softballs and Bases are also supplied to each team manager by the league.  At local sporting goods stores, parents may purchase grey softball pants and sneakers or cleats for players to wear to practices and games.  The only equipment parents have to buy for their child is a glove that is properly sized for the players hand.   We would recommend players wear a heart guard shirt.
After the regular season, the league will select players from this division to represent Middletown Little League in the 9/10 District 19 All Star tournament.

Major Boys is for ages 10 and 11. (Player evaluations will determine if your son will play in the Major or Minor Division)
For League age 10 and 11 yr olds - Placement on teams in this division is by a draft by the player agent following player evaluations.
No parent requests for coaches, teams or players to play together are accepted
Teams practice once per week and scheduled two games per week.  One on Saturday and one during the week.  
The players in this league will continue to master the basic fundamentals of baseball in a competitive environment while further developing each player’s skill set.  The diamond used is a 60-foot diamond and the pitching distance is 46 feet.   Players are given a team hat, shirt and socks by the league.  Helmets, Bats, Baseballs and Bases are also supplied to each team manager by the league.  At local sporting goods stores, parents may purchase grey baseball pants and sneakers or cleats for players to wear to practices and games.  The only equipment parents have to buy for their child is a glove that is properly sized for the players hand.  We would recommend players wear a athletic supporter (cup) and heart guard shirt.
After the regular season, the League will select players from this division to represent Middletown Little League in the 10 yr old and 11 yr olds District 19 All Star Tournament.

Major Girls Softball is for 11 and 12 year old girls.
For League age 11 and 12 yr olds - Placement on teams in this division is by a draft by the player agent following player evaluations.
No parent requests for coaches, teams or players to play together are accepted. 

Teams practice once per week and are scheduled two games a week.  (One on Friday and one during the week)
This is the division where softball players pitch from 40ft.  Umpires are used in this division.  Fundamental skills are stressed and game strategies are also taught.  Field is a skin infield 60 ft diamond.  Players are given a team hat, shirt and socks by the league.  Helmets, Bats, Softballs and Bases are also supplied to each team manager by the league.  At local sporting goods stores, parents may purchase grey softball pants and sneakers or cleats for players to wear to practices and games.  The only equipment parents have to buy for their child is a glove that is properly sized for the players hand.   We would recommend players wear a heart guard shirt.
After the regular season, the league will select players from this division to represent Middletown Little League in the Majors 11/12 District 19 All Star tournament.

The Intermediate (50/70) Division is for 12/13-year-olds.  (Player evals will determine if your son will play in the Majors or Intermediate Division)  
For League age 12 and 13 yr olds - Placement on teams in this division is by a draft by the player agent following player evaluations.
No parent requests for coaches, teams or players to play together are accepted

Teams are normally scheduled practice once per week and are scheduled for two games a week.
This division is on a field with 50-foot pitching distance and 70-foot base paths and offers a transition for players between the standard Little League field size (46-foot pitching distance and 60-foot base paths) and the Junior/Senior League field size (60-foot, 6-inch pitching distance and 90-foot base paths).  The players in this league will continue to master the basic fundamentals of baseball in a competitive environment while further developing each player’s skill set.  Players are given a team hat, shirt and socks by the league.  Helmets, Bats, Baseballs and Bases are also supplied to each team manager by the league.  At local sporting goods stores, parents may purchase grey baseball pants and sneakers or cleats for players to wear to practices and games.  The only equipment parents have to buy for their child is a glove that is properly sized for the players hand.  We would recommend players wear a athletic supporter (cup) and heart guard shirt.
After the regular season, the League will select players from this division to represent Middletown Little League in the Major 12 and Intermediate 13 District 19 All Star Tournament.

The Senior Baseball Division is for 14/15/16 year-olds.
Teams try to practice in the beginning of the season and are scheduled for two games a week but emphasis is on playing games.
The Junior/Senior League field size (60-foot, 6-inch pitching distance and 90-foot base paths).  The players in this league will continue to master the basic fundamentals of baseball in a competitive environment while further developing each player’s skill set.  Placement on teams in this division is by a draft by the division coordinator.   Players are given a team hat and shirt by the league.  Helmets, Bats, Baseballs and Bases are also supplied to each team manager by the league.  At local sporting goods stores, parents may purchase grey baseball pants and sneakers or cleats for players to wear to practices and games.  The only equipment parents have to buy for their child is a glove that is properly sized for the players hand.  We would recommend players wear a athletic supporter (cup) and heart guard shirt.
After the regular season, the League will select players from this division to represent Middletown Little League in the Junior 14s and Seniors 15/16 District 19 All Star Tournament.

The Senior Softball Division is for 13/14/15 and 16 yr old girls.  NOT AVAIL IN THE FALL
Teams practice once per week and are scheduled for two games a week. 
The players in this league will continue to master the basic fundamentals of softball in a competitive environment while further developing each player’s skill set. Placement on teams in this division is by a draft after player evaluations. Players pitch from 46 ft and play on a skin infield 60ft diamond.  Players are given a team hat, shirt and socks by the league.  Helmets, Bats, Baseballs and Bases are also supplied to each team manager by the league.  At local sporting goods stores, parents may purchase grey baseball pants and sneakers or cleats for players to wear to practices and games.  The only equipment parents have to buy for their child is a glove that is properly sized for the players hand.  We would recommend players wear a athletic supporter (cup) and heart guard shirt.
After the regular season, the League will select players from this division to represent Middletown Little League in the Senior Softball District 19 All Star Tournament.

FALL 2020 DIVISIONS BY LEAGUE AGE - THERE ARE NO PLAYER EVALS IN THE FALL.

Your player’s Little League age for the FALL 2020 season is your player’s age on August 31, 2021. Therefore, a boy born on July 5, 2009, would be considered a Little League age of 12 for Fall 2020. And, a boy born on September 5, 2009, would have a Little League age of 11 for Fall 2020.

For Girls softball,  the FALL 2020 Season will use their league age for Spring 2021 based on the Age they will be by Dec 31, 2020


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