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Midlothian Amateur Baseball Association

Midlothian Amateur Baseball Association

Divisions of Play

Midlothian Little League (Midlothian Amateur Baseball Association)



For Spring 2023 all participants will play a guaranteed 12 games over the regular season and post-season tournament. 



Tee Ball - Ages 4, 5 and 6**

Registration Includes Hat* Jersey*, Field Fees, and Umpires***

Tee Ball starts to teach the players the basics of the game.

*4/5U are the only tee ball divisions with uniforms provided at this time. 
**6U is Modified Tee Ball with the introduction of coach pitching prior to tee swings
***Umpires will be utilized for 5/6U only. 


Minors Coach Pitch 1 & 2 - Ages 7, 8, 9*

Registration Includes Umpire and Field Fees

Coach Pitch takes the players to the next level of play. The kids are pitched to by one of their coaches and play includes an umpire and base running rules.

*To play coach pitch the player must be 6 years old prior to the first game of the season and have game experience

*In some cases, a 9 year old may play down in coach pitch if baseball experience is limited and a player evaluation recognizes this to be the division of best fit.


Minors Kid Pitch - Ages 9, 10, and 11*

Registration Includes Umpire and Field Fees

This is the first level where the kids pitch to each other and where there is an increased amount of strategy put into coaching the game. This division plays with tight bases and there is no uncaught third strike rule.

*Players that are 11 years old can play in either 11U Minors or Majors with the Minors division being meant for those still earlier in their baseball skill development.


Majors - Ages 11 and 12

Registration Includes Umpire and Field Fees

This division players with the same rules as the minors division with the addition of the uncaught third strike rule, which gives the batter the ability to advance on an uncaught third strike. This division still plays on a 46-foot pitching distance/60-foot baseline.

*Players that are 10 years old are eligible to be drafted to the Major division with parent and board approval. Majors will have increased speed of play when compared to the Minors division.

Intermediate - Ages 11 and 12

Registration Includes Umpire and Field Fees

This division offers a transition between the 46-foot pitching distance/60-foot baseline to a 50-foot pitching distance/70-foot baseline.  This division also plays with "open bases", or the ability for base-runners to lead off prior to the delivery of the pitch. This division commonly has players who might also play select or travel baseball.

 

Juniors Ages 13 and 14

Registration Includes Umpire and Field Fees

This division is a program for boys and girls transitioning to a conventional large diamond with a pitching distance of 60’6” and 90-foot baselines.

 

*In many cases a player will be able to play up 1-2 years above their age division, however, this is generally not advisable.


Contact

Midlothian Little League
P.O. Box 27 
Midlothian, Texas 76065

Email: [email protected]

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