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Fall Ball

Fall is a great time to play baseball. The focus is on skill building, having fun and allowing kids to continue to develop a love for the game of baseball.

 

6-7yrs olds:

The prime focus at this age group is on skill building in the fundamentals of throwing, catching and fielding. Team building, sportsmanship and keeping the game fun are all important components at this age level. Practice maybe 1-2 times each week, with 1 game per week, usually on Saturday. The team travels locally in the district to play other towns. The district is Warwick (several teams), Exeter/West Greenwich, Coventry, Chariho, South Kingstown.

 

8-9 year old:

The focus at this age group is on skill building, teaching the proper mechanics of throwing, catching and fielding. Team building, sportsmanship and keeping the game fun are all important components at this age level. Practice is 1 time each week, with 2 games per week (Saturday and either Monday or Tuesday). The team travels locally in the district to play other towns. The district is Warwick (several teams), Exeter/West Greenwich, Coventry, Chariho, South Kingstown, Narraganset.

 

10-11 year old: 

Skill building and teaching the proper mechanics as well as some of the finer points of throwing, catching and fielding are all very important at this age. Team building, sportsmanship and keeping the game fun are all important components at this age level. Practice is 1 time each week, with 2 games per week (Saturday and either Wednesday and Thursday). The team travels locally in the district to play other towns. The district is Warwick (several teams), Exeter/West Greenwich, Coventry, Chariho, South Kingstown, Narraganset.

 

Age 12/13 - Junior Division 

The kids play on the larger, regulation, high school size fields. Skill building, team building and keeping the game fun are all important components at this age level. Junior Division teams play Saturdays and Wednesdays.

Age 14-16 - Senior Division

The kids play on the larger, regulation, high school size fields. Skill building, team building and keeping the game fun are all important components at this age level. Senior Division teams play Tuesdays and Saturdays

 

Bat regulations:

All bats have to be USA approved and have USA logo on them. For ages 12 and above, the BBCORE bats or wood bats can also be used.