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Intermediate (50/70) Baseball
League Age 12 & 13

 The Intermediate (50/70) division represents big league rules with a smaller dimension field. It provides a stepping stone for those 13 year old players who are not ready for the “big” field (60’ pitching distance/90’ bases) and provides 12 year old players an opportunity for an easier transition from the Major division field (46’ pitching/60’ bases) before moving on to the “big” field.  The focus is on fun and enhancing fundamental skills.

Please visit the Little League Age Calculator to confirm player's league age.



 Minimum Age Requirement
  • Your child must turn at least league age 12 in order to register for the regular Spring season.
 Season
  • The regular spring season starts at the end of March and runs through the end of May.
  • Pre-season practices begin in early March.
 Practice
  • Multiple practices are scheduled prior to the season with usually one practice per week during the Regular season.
 Games 
  • This is an interleague division.  Games are played against 50/70 teams within District 5. League participation varies from year to year.
  • Each team plays a minimum of 12 regular season games.
  • Games played during the week generally start at 7:30 PM
  • Games played on Saturday are scheduled between 9 AM and 7 PM.
  • Games are scheduled for 6 innings but no new inning can begin after 2 hours has elapsed
  • All home games are played at Robious Complex and away games are played at the opponent’s field.
 Uniforms 
  • HLL provides a t-shirt, socks, and cap.
  • Parents must provide and rubber baseball cleats.
 Playing Equipment
  • Parents must provide ball glove and bat.
  • HLL will provide helmets
  • Players may bring their own equipment but all bats must have the USA Baseball (not USSSA) or BBCOR marking.  2 5/8" Barrel maximum
Team 
  •  Teams usually consist of 12 players, a volunteer manager, two volunteer coaches and a volunteer team parent.



Player Pitch- 11 & 12 Year Old Baseball - FAQs

Q: Do you keep score and are there umpires?
A: Yes.  Each manager keeps a scorebook.  League standings are kept to determine a regular season winner and to determine playoff games.  There is a home plate and field umpire.
 
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 Huguenot Little League Board of Directors.
 
Q: On what size field does this division play?
A: Bases are 70 ft apart and the pitching distance is 50 feet
 
Q: Does my child have to pitch in this division?
A: Every player will have the same opportunity to learn pitching skills.  However, not every player will be required to pitch.
 
Q: Can my child play up?
A: Parents may request that their child play up one division level.  However to play up, a player must attend both the higher and lower division’s assessment and be drafted to the higher division.  If they are not drafted to the higher division, they must accept playing in the lower division.  All player assignments are ultimately determined by the Player Agent and Board of Directors.
Q: Can my child play down?
A: Players in need of more development may request to play down a division level
 
Q: Is my child eligible for an All Star or Tournament team?
A: There are tournament teams at this level.  Please see our All Stars link for more information.
 
Q: Can I have my child play on a team with their friends?
A: Not unless they are drafted on to that team. In this age group, player's skills are evaluated in a skills assessment. Then a draft is held in order to balance the teams as much as possible.
 
Q: What are the volunteer requirements?
A: Huguenot LittleLeague is an all volunteer organization so there are many ways to volunteer. Help is always needed with registration, team parenting, assisting with pictures, opening day and fun day activities.





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