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Age Groups

GYSBL is not part of "Little League International", but we follow their age guidelines for Baseball and Softball.

2024 Divisions & Cost

DIVISION BASEBALL/SOFTBALL AGES COST
T-ball Baseball 4 - 6 $50
Coach Pitch (8u) Baseball/Softball 6 - 8* $65
Minors (10u) Baseball/Softball 9 - 10 * $85
Majors (12u) Baseball/Softball 11 - 12 * $85
Juniors (14u) Baseball 14u* $95
Juniors (7th/8th Grade) Softball  7th & 8th grade* $95

 

*Requires player evaluation/tryout for baseball and softball

Days of Play

DIVISION DAYS 
T-ball Tues./Thurs.
Coach Pitch  Mon./Wed.
Minors Tues./Thurs.
Majors Mon./Wed.
Juniors BB Varies
7th & 8th Grade  SB Varies 

 

2024 Baseball Age Chart

2024 Baseball Age Chart

2024 Softball Age Chart

2024 Softball Age Chart

T-ball

T-ball will include our players who are just learning the love of the games. Players are 4 - 6 years old and will learn the basic fundamentals of the game. Our young athletes will practice two times per week for an hour each day until games start in May.  Players will play a minimum of 8 one-hour games throughout the season. 

*If your player is 6 years old, and had at least one year of t-ball through our program, the Greenville  rec center junior baseball program, or another little league t-ball program, your player may move up to Coach Pitch.

Coach Pitch

Boys and girls ages 6 -8.  Use of regulation baseballs & softballs. Pitches are thrown by a coach. Coach pitch/player pitch baseball/softball Teams are typically 10-12 players. Up to 2 games per week. Approximately 10 - 12 games per season. Practice time is at coach’s discretion – usually limited to 2 times per week preseason. Introduction of pitching toward the later end of the season at coach’s discretion if applicable. Six inning games, 90 minute time limit, whichever comes first. Five run limit per inning or 3 outs. No walks. No stealing on pitched balls.

Players must have at least (1) year of t-ball experience prior to moving up based on age eligibility.

Minors

Player ages 9-10. Baseball division for boys and softball division for girls. All players in this division must attend our player evaluation and a draft will be held to balance out teams. Player pitch. Teams are typically 10-12 players and play a minimum of 12 games, generally two to three games per week. Travel games possible. Six inning games with a 2 hour time limit. All players will bat. No new inning can begin after 1 hour and 45 minutes of play. Stealing is allowed after pitch has crosses the plate. 

Majors

Player ages 11-12. Baseball division for boys and softball division for girls. All players in this division must attend our player evaluation and a draft will be held to balance out teams. The Majors division consists of teams of 10-12 players and plays a minimum 12 game schedule. Travel games are possible. Games are 6 innings (2 hours). 

Juniors

Softball

7th & 8th grades softball players will travel to surrounding areas schools & play double headers most scheduled days. Softball players in 7th & 8th grade must attend a tryout. Teams will consist of 10-12 players roughly and potentially play 15+ games.  No transportation is provided. This program is run through the GYSBL & NOT the middle school. 

Baseball

The Juniors division consists of teams of 10-12 players and travel is required  to surrounding leagues. The number of games depends on the number of teams we play but have played an average of 12 games most seasons. Player evaluations are required to balance teams equally.