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CROFTON BASEBALL SPRING 2019

Registration Extended to February 24th!  

 

Registration is open until February 24th  for most divisions. Some divisions will stay open longer, so please check the www.CroftonSports.com to see if your age group is still open.   

Both boys and girls can play in any division.  Please go to www.croftonsports.com to register. 

SELECT Baseball:  In order to register for a select team, the coach must have invited you.  Please contact baseball@croftonsports.com if you have questions. 

 

Tee Ball (3&4-year olds)

Who: Players born between 5/1/2013 and 12/31/2015

What:  All-Crofton tee ball league.  Everyone gets on base and then scores.  Outs are acknowledged but not recorded.  Focus on teamwork, body control, movement, mechanics and FUNdamentals. Small teams (6-7 players per team).  Practices also includes agility drills to keep the kids moving and developing overall athleticism.     

Uniforms and equipment provided: Shirt and hat for each player.  Helmets and bats provided to each team.   

Uniforms and equipment needed: Just a baseball glove.  Cleats and baseball pants are optional. 

When: April 2nd to June 1st.  1 hour-long practice per week, 1 game each Saturday morning.

Where: All practices and games are on the 50' basepaths at Crofton Meadows Elementary School

 

6U Intramural (5&6-year olds)

Who: Players born between 5/1/2012 and 4/30/2014

What:  All-Crofton coach-pitch league (tee available after six pitches).  Teams bat entire lineup each inning.  Focus on fundamental skills and basic baseball knowledge. 

Uniforms and equipment provided: Shirt and hat for each player.  Helmets and bats provided to each team.   

Uniforms and equipment needed: Just a baseball glove.  Cleats and baseball pants are optional. 

When: March 25th to June 1st.  Two 1 hour-long practices each week, 1 game each Saturday morning. 

Final week of season (June 3-8) is the 6-year-old clinic week. 

Where: All practices and games are on the 50' basepaths at Crofton Meadows Elementary School

 

8U Intramural (7&8 year olds)

Who: Players born between 5/1/2010 and 4/30/2012

What:  All Crofton-run coach pitch league.  10 players in the field (4 outfielders).  Strikeouts are called. Innings end after 3 outs. Focus on fundamental skills, player development, basic baseball rules, and game situations. 

“Kid-pitch” introduced late in the season for 2-3 innings each game. 

NOTE: 7U Select team will be selected at player evaluations and play as a team in the 8U Crofton intramural league.  Players need to be born after 5/1/2011 to be eligible.  If interested in this team, please register for 8U Intramural and mention that in the comments. 

Uniforms and equipment provided: Shirt and hat for each player.  Bats available for each team.   

Uniforms and equipment needed: Baseball glove, batting helmet, cleats, and baseball pants.  Bats are optional – this is the age where many kids start bringing their own bats, but this isn’t required.  Note: there are NO bat restrictions for 8U Intramural.  

When: Player evaluations will be in February or March. Season runs from March 18th to June 8th.  Two 60-90 minute practices each week, 1 game each Saturday morning.  Later in the season, games are also played on weeknights (mostly on regularly scheduled practice nights).  Final week of season (June 3-8) will be playoffs.    

Where: All practices and games are on the 60' basepaths at Crofton Woods Elementary School or Nantucket Elementary School. 

 

10U Intramural and 10U County (9&10-year olds)

Who: Players born between 5/1/2008 and 4/30/2010

What:  All kid-pitch, 9 players in the field, strikeouts, walks, etc.  Essentially real baseball, without leads.   

10U Intramural – This league is Crofton run in partnership with another local intramural league.   

10U County – Crofton will have one team (12 players) to play in the Anne Arundel County Parks and Rec League.  This team will be selected during tryouts in February or March. 

Uniforms and equipment provided: Shirt and hat for each player.  Bats available for each team.   

Uniforms and equipment needed: Baseball glove, batting helmet, cleats, and baseball pants.  Bats are optional, but many kids do have their own bat at this age.  No bat restrictions at this age. 

When: 10U County tryouts will be in February or March.  Season runs from mid-March to mid-June.  Two 90-minute practices each week, games will be on Saturdays and some weeknights. 

Where: All practices are on the 60' basepaths at Crofton Woods Elementary School or Nantucket Elementary School.  Games are there or at other locations within Anne Arundel County.    

 

12U County (11&12-year olds)

Who: Players born between 5/1/2006 and 4/30/2008

What:  Regular baseball rules, but played on 70’ basepaths.  Crofton will have one team (12 players) to play in the Anne Arundel County Parks and Rec League. 

Registration NOTE: Since Crofton Baseball only has one 12U County team, the first 12 players registered will be on the team.  After that, players will be put on a waitlist until we have enough players for a second team.  In the past few years, there have not been enough players to fill a second team. 

Uniforms and equipment provided: Shirt and hat for each player.  Bats available for each team.   

Uniforms and equipment needed: Baseball glove, batting helmet, cleats, and baseball pants.  Bats are optional, but many kids do have their own bat at this age.  No bat restrictions at this age. 

When: Season runs from mid-March to mid-June.  Two 90-minute practices each week, games will be on Saturdays and some weeknights. 

Where: All practices are on the 70' basepaths at Bell Branch Athletic Complex.  Games are there or at other locations within Anne Arundel County. 

 

14U County (13&14-year olds)

Who: Players born between 5/1/2004 and 4/30/2006

What:  Regular baseball rules, but played on 90’ basepaths.  Crofton will have one team (12 players) to play in the Anne Arundel County Parks and Rec League. 

Registration NOTE: Since Crofton Baseball only has one 14U County team, the first 12 players registered will be on the team.  After that, players will be put on a waitlist until we have enough players for a second team.  In the past few years, there have not been enough players to fill a second team. 

Uniforms and equipment provided: Shirt and hat for each player.  Bats available for each team.   

Uniforms and equipment needed: Baseball glove, batting helmet, cleats, and baseball pants.  Bats are optional, but many kids do have their own bat at this age.  Bats need to be “-3”, referring to the difference between the length of the bat (in inches) and the weight of the bat (in ounces).  For example, a 32-inch bat has to weight at least 29-ounces.

When: Season runs from mid-March to mid-June.  Two 90-minute practices each week, games will be on Saturdays and some weeknights. 

Where: All practices are on the 90' basepaths at Bell Branch Athletic Complex.  Games are there or at other locations within Anne Arundel County.