Majors - age 10-11-12
Updated Monday July 31, 2017 by Northampton Baseball & Softball.
Majors Division (60' field) - (open to 10, 11 and 12 year old boys & girls)
Typically appropriate for children in: 5th and 6th grade
Prerequisite: players have 1-2 years of Minors experience
This division represents the highest level of play on the 60' diamond
While the competitive feel increases at this level, coaches continue to focus on refining and improving skills, team building and teaching the game. Playing time may not necessarily be equal among players at the Majors level.
All 10-year-old players new to Majors Division must exhibit the appropriate skills necessary for this level of play.
Season begins each March with spring training with games beginning in mid/late April for about seven weeks, followed by playoffs ending in mid/late June. There are typically 2 to 3 games scheduled per week.
This division will compete against other teams from Easthampton, Southampton, Amherst and Belchertown. This expanded interleague play provides for a more competitive, diverse and enjoyable environment for all involved. As such, travel is required for away games to these communities.
Requests for a child to be placed with a specific coach or another player cannot be honored.
However, siblings in the same division will be placed together.
Will be used to determine the player's readiness for this division - players MUST attend
Players will be provided a uniform top, hat and socks.
Parents are asked to purchase WHITE baseball pants.
NOTE: DIVISIONAL PLACEMENT IS EVALUATION BASED - NBSL makes all divisional placement decisions