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Divisions of Play

Greenville Little League currently offers Spring and Fall programs for T-ball, Coach Pitch, Minors and Majors divisions of baseball and softball.  A quick description of each division can be found below.

T-Ball
League Ages 4-6
The objectives of this division are to teach the game of baseball and softball, and to prepare the players for the next levels of the sport.  Players will learn hitting, fielding, base-running, sportsmanship, and the rules of the game.
  • No game scores are kept.
  • There are no season standings, nor participation in the post-season tournament.
  • No player evaluations.  Teams are formed by the League.
  • Batters receive up to 6 pitches, thrown by their coach, before the ball is placed on a batting tee.
  • All players will bat each inning
  • Game is played with a Sof-T baseball
  • Spring and Fall game times are typically 5:30 on weekdays

Coach Pitch
League Ages 7-8
This division of play builds on the fundamentals that players received in T-Ball.  It is also a good age group for new players of the sport to begin participating.  Players will continue to develop in baseball/softball, social and leadership skills.
  • During Spring play, game scores and season standings are kept.
  • Participation in the Spring post-season tournament
  • Game play consists of a maximum of 6 innings, if time permits
  • Players receive up to 7 pitches, thrown by their coach.
  • A maximum of 10 hitters will bat each inning
  • Otherwise, normal baseball rules apply
  • Spring and Fall game times are typically 6:45 on weekdays
  • Players are eligible to participate in Little League All-star Tournaments after the Spring season

Minors
League Ages 9-10
Once players reach the Minors division, they will likely understand the fundamentals of baseball, and will receive further instruction and development in the next-tier elements of the game.  In this division, players will begin to pitch, field the catcher position, and steal bases.
  • With a few exceptions, traditional baseball game rules apply
  • During Spring play, game scores and season standings are kept.
  • Participation in the Spring post-season tournament
  • Game play consists of a maximum of 6 innings, if time permits
  • A maximum of 5 runs can be scored per inning, for the first 5 innings.
  • Spring and Fall game times are typically 5:30 on weekdays
  • Players are eligible to participate in Little League All-star Tournaments after the Spring season

Majors
League Ages 11-12
The oldest of our Spring Little League players participate in the Majors division.  At this stage, Little League baseball very closely mirrors "real" baseball.  Players will receive coaching and assistance on the advanced elements of the game.  Following their years in Majors, players will look to enter Junior/Senior divisions of play, or Middle School baseball.
  • With a few exceptions, traditional baseball game rules apply
  • During Spring play, game scores and season standings are kept.
  • Participation in the Spring post-season tournament
  • Spring and Fall game times are typically 7:00 on weekdays
  • Players are eligible to participate in Little League All-star Tournaments after the Spring season

Junior League/Senior League
League Ages 12-14 (Juniors) and 13-16 (Seniors)
The upperclassmen of our players participate in the Junior or Senior League divisions.  These games are played on full-sized fields, and introduce elements of the game not seen in the younger Little League divisions.  This level of play allows for leads by base runners, pick-offs and balks by the pitchers, and designated hitters.  Junior and Senior League give players a great opportunity to prepare for middle school seasons or get a second/third season once school is over.
  • Traditional baseball game rules apply.  Little League pitch counts and days of rest must be adhered to.
  • 60' mounds, 90' base paths, 300+' fences
  • During Spring play, game scores and season standings are kept.
  • Spring and Fall game times are typically 7:00 on weekdays
  • Players are eligible to participate in Little League All-star Tournaments after the Spring season


Note:  The League Ages* listed are guidelines, implemented by Greenville Little League to ensure that players are grouped with other players their age.  If you have questions about what division of play is most appropriate for your player, please contact us.

Note:  Following open registration, Greenville Little League may cancel a player's registration for a given division of play, issuing any appropriate refunds, if there aren't sufficient players to field a team in that division. 

*League Age is determined by locating the player's birth month and year in the Little League Age Determination chart

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