4-Year Old T Ball
· This division is for players with no experience with baseball.
· Players will hit off the tee for every at bat.
MINIMUM AGE REQUIREMENT
Your child must turn 4 years of age on or before August 31, 2017 to register for the regular Spring season.
The season typically starts the end of March and runs through mid-June.
Each team plays 10 to 13 games per season.
Games played during the week generally start at 6:00 PM.
Games played on Saturday will be generally scheduled at times ranging from 9 AM to 5 PM. Game length is typically 1 hour 15 minutes.
Practice occurs one weekday and one weekend for three to four weeks prior to the season with some practices during the season at the manager's discretion.
- CLL provides a jersey, pants, socks, belt and hat.
- Names and numbers are placed on jerseys and numbers on hats.
- Parents must provide socks and athletic shoes.
- Rubber cleats are optional.
Parents must provide ball glove.
Teams usually consist of 9 players, a volunteer manager, three volunteer coaches, and a volunteer team parent.
4-Year Old T Ball FAQ’S
Q: Do you keep score and are there umpires?
A: No. The T-Ball league is structured to teach the fundamentals of baseball only. The games are self-umpired by the volunteer managers and coaches.
Q: Can I Manage or coach a team?
A: Yes, if positions are available. Prospective managers must complete an online application. If you would like to serve as a coach, then please note that on your child's spring online registration. All managers and coaches must be approved by the Chesterfield Little League Board of Directors.
Q: What kind of baseball is used?
A: A soft core baseball is used to prevent injury and provide for a good learning experience.
Q: Will my child get to play all the time?
A: No, not all the time, but no player sits twice until all have sit once.
Q: What are the volunteer requirements?
A: CLL is an all-volunteer organization so there are many ways to volunteer. Help is always needed with registration, team parenting, assisting with picture and opening night activities, helping with post-season tournaments, and working in the concession stand to name just a few of the many ways to help support CLL.