Description

Rookie Baseball is an entry, instructional level of play. Players may have one or more years of experience, but new players are welcome.

At this level players demonstrate progress in mastering the fundamentals of baseball and the rules of the game. Players develop life skills related to teamwork and respect of coaches and umpires. Teams maintain a fun environment for learning.

Teams are organized by school or neighborhood as much as possible. Teammate or coach requests will be considered, but are subject to availability.

 
Learning Objectives

Fielding: Players learn basic fielding skills emphasizing eyes on the ball at all times; fielding ground balls with proper form and technique and starting in the correct fielding position for each defensive position.

Throwing: Players learn the fundamental grip of the ball; proper stance; stepping toward the target; and follow through.

Catching: Players will learn the fundamentals of catching including a catcher's stance and hand position; and throwing the ball back to the pitcher.

Hitting: Players learn the fundamentals of hitting emphasizing eyes focusing on the ball; stride position; and rotating the hips. Players hit off of live pitches from a pitching machine at this level of play.

Base Running: Players learn the fundamentals of base running, emphasizing hitting the corner of the base; running through or rounding the base; and starting in the proper baseball stance at a base.

 
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    Rookie - Player Age

    Boys

    League Age 7 & 8