Hampstead Lions Baseball offers Baseball for boys & girls from the age of 5-18.
HLBSA has a variety of established baseball programs designed to provide instruction and skill advancement for players of all ages & abilities. The Junior Baseball program focuses on players from ages 7 through 12, while the Senior program works with those 13 and over.
As players move from Clinic through the older age groups, they will be instructed on the fundamentals and rules of the game. In addition to skills development, sportsmanship and the enjoyment of participation will be emphasized at all levels. It is our policy to provide equal access to all players interested in participating in the program.
Our facility is located at 4135 Hillcrest Ave, Hampstead MD. We are proud of the participation of our parents, the contributions of our volunteers, and the support of our sponsors, all of which help to enrich our youth's baseball & softball experiences.
The HLBSA In-House Baseball Program offers players of all abilities the opportunity to participate locally. In-House program will stress the rules and fundamentals of baseball in a competitive and fun environment. Each player on the team will be guaranteed a minimum number of innings in the field and will bat in every game. After skills assessment sessions, a blind draft will be used to create teams of equal talent. Coaches will provide instruction to all players at a level commensurate with their ability and understanding of the game.
Ages 5 & 6 as of August 1, 2019
Our focus is to introduce boys and girls to the basics of the game — hitting catching, fielding, throwing, base running and team play. While sessions are non-competitive, establishing essential skills helps improve a player’s transition to the Rookies program.
Ages 7 & 8 as of April 30th
The primary goal of the Rookie Baseball Program for 7/ 8 year olds is to continue to teach the fundamentals and rules of the game. The coaches will focus on individual skills and team play. Games are played with player, coach and machine pitch being utilized. However, the primary focus remains on skill development and having fun.
Ages 9 & 10 as of April 30th
The primary goal of the Minor Baseball Program for 9/10 year olds is to reinforce the fundamentals and rules of the game which were taught during the Rookie Program. Additional concepts, i.e. stealing bases, will also be introduced. At this level the coaches will continue to focus on individual skill improvements and team play. While the main focus remains on skill development and having fun, players will compete in games that will more resemble the game of baseball.
Ages 11 & 12 as of April 30th
At this level, most players have gained a good knowledge of the game and have developed the fundamental skills needed to compete at this level. Coaches will continue to develop individual skills and advanced team strategies. Players at this level will refine their skills in preparation for the Senior Baseball program.
Ages 13 & 14 as of April 30th
Players at this level begin to understand the subtleties of the team game and have the chance to develop their skills into a total offensive/defensive package. Coaches are aware that some players may want to advance into high school programs and will coordinate their teaching methods with those practiced at schools in the local area.
This league consists of teams from the following areas: Finksburg, Reisterstown and Hampstead.
Ages 15 - 18 as of April 30th
Recreational baseball at the High School level. Challenging mix of recreational and High School players.
League consists of teams from: Finksburg, Hampstead, Manchester, Reisterstown & Westminster