The Juniors Division is a competitive baseball league for Little League Age 13-14 year olds. There are no age exceptions for Juniors. Juniors play at the major league basepath and pitcher mound dimensions.
As in all MLL divisions, managers emphasize fundamentals, teamwork, player development and fun. In Juniors, players pitch and walks are allowed. There is no maximum-run-per-inning rule is in place. Scores are kept, outs are recorded, and league standings are published on the MLL website. No hitting or pitching statistics are published however.
Juniors plays an interleague schedule against the teams in District 2. This means there will be travel to the various other towns. See the list of teams in our district here.
Players who register for the Juniors must attend an evaluation. Evaluations are listed on the website calendar. Specific times will be published on the website and updates will be emailed to players that have registered for Juniors. The purpose of the assessments is to ensure that players are registered for the division that best matches their playing level and to assist in forming balanced teams within each division. Players who desire to be on a Juniors team but are deemed at an Intermediate 50/70 quality level will be placed on an Intermediate 50/70 team.
Players in the Juniors Division are eligible for selection to an All-Star Team that will participate in a post-season tournament at the District level and potentially at the State level in July.
Players ages 13 to 14 on August 31, 2018.
Players should have two years of experience in organized baseball unless they are 14.
Players must live or attend school within the geographic boundaries defined for MLL.
Season: Opening Day is on April 7th. The season ends on June 9th.
Practices: One to two hour practices will be held 1 to 2 times a week until the end of the season. These are the minimum amount of practices. Coaches have discretion to add more if desire.
Games: 12 to 14 two-hour games will be played in the season and possibly an end of the season tournament.
Juniors plays an interleague schedule against the teams in District 2. This means there will be travel to the various other towns. See the list of fields in our district here.
Teams are formed through a division draft.
Friend and coach requests are not accepted during the registration process.
MLL provides: pants, belt, socks, jersey, and ball cap - player keeps these four items; bats, balls, helmets, and catching gear.
You provide: shoes/cleats and glove
Some parents choose to purchase a helmet or bat for their player which is fine. You will want to make sure the helmet meets the NOCSAE standard and that the bat meets the new Little League sanctioned bat standard.
Please volunteer to be a Manager, Coach, or Team Parent. You can mark your interest when registering your child.