Division Summary by Age
SSLL strives to teach baseball to our youth in a positive, encouraging environment. Starting with T-Ball and advancing through the competitive Majors division, we strive to teach kids to love America’s pastime.
The Challenger Division enables boys and girls with physical and mental challenges, ages 4-18, to enjoy the game of baseball along with the millions of other children who participate in this sport worldwide.
Teams are set up according to abilities, rather than age, and can include as many as 15-20 players. Challenger games can be played as tee ball games, coach pitch, player pitch, or a combination of the three.
Designed for players ages 4-6 as their first introduction to baseball. FUNdamentals are emphasized. It is a safe and fun environment for all players.
A Division (Coach Pitch):
Designed for players ages 6-8. Coach pitch and safety balls make the game fun and enjoyable for everyone as the players get more comfortable with baseball.
Designed for players ages 8-10. This is a ‘player-pitch’ level with basic baseball fundamentals stressed. It is designed to be a recreational level in which A Ball graduates are introduced to more of the fine points of baseball.
Designed for players ages 9-11. The play now becomes more competitive with the teams formed by coaches and the little league board while still emphasizing baseball fundamentals. This level is designed to be a true minor league preparing players to move to Majors. A skills Evaluation is required to allow SSLL to create balanced teams.
Designed for players ages 10-12 who have gone through a Skills Evaluation in which they are graded by the Competition Committee and then drafted by managers/coaches of a Majors team. This is our most competitive level stressing baseball fundamentals. Players from this level are those that most Little League fans are familiar as Majors players generally make up the All Star teams that represent their leagues in postseason play.