Play fall baseball or softball with Laurel Little League

August 22, 2011

Laurel Little League is offering fall baseball and softball programs. Fall ball is an instructional program that provides an opportunity to play organized baseball and softball during the fall season. The goal is to provide a fun experience for the players, help them develop and refine their baseball or softball skills and encourage their enjoyment of the game.

Practices are once a week (probably Fridays) and games are played on Sunday afternoons.

League age for baseball is player's age on April 30, 2011. Baseball divisions include T-ball (league age 4-5); coach-pitch baseball (league age 5-7); and kid-pitch baseball (league age 8-11).

League age for softball is player's age on Dec. 31, 2010. Softball divisions include minor league (league age 7-10); and major league (league age 9-11).

Players of all abilities are encouraged to play. Players are evaluated and a draft is held to ensure balanced teams.

Season starts Sept. 11 and runs through Nov. 6, weather permitting. The first game is Sept. 18. All games and practices are in Laurel.

The registration fee is $20 and covers the cost of the baseballs, equipment and insurance. Each player will receive a Laurel Little League fall ball T-shirt. Players will need to provide their own glove and shorts or pants. Cleats are not required, but recommended.

Register online at or contact Pete Ruiz at

Volunteer coaches and umpires are also needed.

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