Levels of Play

Updated Thursday January 25, 2018 by Saxonburg Area Baseball Association .

The Saxonburg Area Baseball Association is committed to the development of our youth by teaching and mentoring them in the fundamentals of the game of Baseball, America's Greatest Game. 

T-Ball (Ages 4-6)

  • Our T-Ball league is co-ed, and provides basic instruction for age group 5 through 6.  Your child must turn 5 years of age by August 31th in order to participate. If you have a special circumstance, or would like your child to play at age 4, please contact the League President for additional information.
  • Practices are generally held twice per week prior to the first game. Once league play begins, there will generally be 2 games per week (weather permitting) and additional practices at the coach’s discretion.
  • Players are introduced to coach pitch and batting off the tee is used for players that struggle with coach pitch.  Players will develop hitting, base running, fielding, and throwing skills, as well as an understanding of the concepts and rules of the game.

Farm League (Ages 7-8)

  • General Information: Our Farm League is designed for age groups 7 through 8. Your child must turn 7 years of age by April 30th in order to participate.
  • Practices and game schedules are completed at the discretion of the coaches in conjunction with our league affiliates.
  • During Farm league, players refine their hitting with coach pitch and are introduced to kid pitch.  Players will continue to develop skills in hitting, base running, fielding, and throwing skills, as well as a better understanding of the concepts and strategies of the game.

 

Minor League (Ages 9-10)

  • General Information: Our Minor League is designed for age groups 9 and 10. Your child must turn 9 years of age by April 30th in order to participate.
  • Practices and game schedules are completed at the discretion of the coaches in conjunction with our league affiliates.
  • Players will continue to develop proficiency in pitching, catching, hitting, base running, fielding, and throwing skills, as well as a better understanding of the concepts and strategies of the game. The level will introduce controlled bunting and stealing.  Continued emphasis is placed on skill development.

 

Bronco League (Ages 11-12)

  • General Information: Our Bronco League is designed for age groups 11 and 12. Your child must turn 11 years of age by April 30th in order to participate.
  • Teams are entered into the Northern Butler County League 
  • Practices and game schedules are completed at the discretion of the coaches in conjunction with our league affiliates.

Pony League (Ages 13-14)

  • General Information: Our Pony League is designed for males, age group 13 and 14. Your child must turn 13 years of age by April 30th in order to participate.
  • Teams are entered in the Northern Butler County League.
  • Practices and game schedules are completed at the discretion of the coaches in conjunction with our league affiliates.

 

Colt League (Ages 15-16)

  • General Information: Our Colt League is designed for male, age groups 15 and 16. Your child must turn 15 years of age by April 30th in order to participate.
  • Practices and game schedules are completed at the discretion of the coaches in conjunction with our league affiliates .

 

Senior/Legion League (Ages 16-18)

  • General Information: Our Senior League is geared for males, age group 16 through 18.
  • Practices are generally held twice per week prior to the first game. Once league play begins, there will generally be up to 2 games per week (weather permitting) in conjuction with league affiliates and additional practices may be scheduled at the coaches discretion.