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WELCOME TO PEEWEE

Welcome to everything PeeWee related. Birchmount Baseball League is proud to have a successfull and great group of PeeWee Players return every year. This is the first year of REAL baseball with some minor exceptions. This is yet another great step in the evolution of youth baseball.

Below is everything you need to know about the PeeWee division at Birchmount Baseball League.


AGE: Players born 2005 or 2006 (12 or 13 yrs old by DECEMBER 31, 2018) are eligible to play in this division.

DATES: Monday & Wednesday

TIME: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

LOCATION: Blantyre Park, Birchmount Park Diamond, Ted Reeve & Stephenson Park** Fields & Map Locations

** INTERLOCK: The PeeWee Division interlocks with East Toronto Baseball League. Refer to the Interlock Information located in the HouseLeague Overview Tab (House League Overview)

GAMES: A full schedule will be issued to players & families at the beginning of the season. Games will be played each week and players are asked to show up 1/2 hr prior to the game to warm-up and practice;

Home games ~ Birchmount Park & Blantyre Park
Away games ~ Ted Reeve & Stephenson Park

PRACTICES: A separate practice may be introduced, depending on the coaches availability.

EQUIPMENT:
- Players are required to bring their own glove;
- Jock/Jill is required to avoid injury;
- Players own bat and/or batting hat (optional)
- Uniforms are provided and must be worn at all times. Players will NOT be permitted to PLAY if they do not have the correct clothing.

2018 FEE: $205 (refer to Policies for cancellation fee terms)


Game Play: Peewee is very similar to "regular" baseball with some rule modifications to accommodate age and experience. Each team fields 9 players per defensive innings with players occupying all positions as regular baseball including pitcher and catcher. The offensive team will have 3 outs per inning, the batter may advance on a hit ball, a walk, or a hit batter. A runner may advance on a hit ball or once the pitched ball crosses the plate.

The ball is thrown from a pitching rubber on a level diamond from a distance of 44' from the plate, the baselines are 65' and there will be two umpires per game. A half inning is over when the offensive team is put out three times, or score five runs.

The rules are generally the same as regular baseball, however any variations in the rules are meant to make the game move more smoothly and more equitable due to the skill level differences of the players.

* balks will be acknowledged by the umpire but incur no penalty;
* there are no lead offs;
* over thrown balls are awarded only one base;
* pitchers and catchers have inning limitations; and
* Mandatory position rotations.


BBL is ALWAYS looking for Parents/Guardians/etc to volunteer and become a COACH/ASSISTANT COACH. Apply online today and show your child, what a GREAT COACH looks like!Coach's Corner

Any questions or inquiries regarding the division, please connect with the PeeWee Convenor.