Minor League

Posted by Mindi McWherter Dawkins on Oct 23 2011 at 05:00PM PDT

Minor Division (Ages 7-11)

The Minors Division is the players’ first opportunity at “official baseball” in which the players will pitch to each other for the entire season, base-stealing is allowed, and score will be kept.  Players are expected to learn position responsibilities and develop a solid foundation in understanding the rules of baseball.  Coaches at this level will continue to teach and emphasize strong fundamentals in hitting, base-running, and fielding, as well as the importance of camaraderie, competition, and sportsmanship.  Although not the primary focus of this Division, teams generally play a competitive season, with standings kept, and may participate in a season-ending tournament.

Players 7 and older must tryout for Minor baseball as the teams are formed using a draft process.  All players who are 9 years old or older will also be eligible for draft into the Majors Division.  In addition, players 9 years and older in the Minors Division may be eligible to represent Casa Grande Little League by participating in post-season All-Star tournament play. image


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