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Baseball Divisions

Morrisville Little League is proud to offer Baseball Programs for players starting at 3.5 years old to 16 years old.

All ages referenced for each Division are based on the player's age as of August 31 of each year.  Please refer to Little League International's website for more information on Ages and how to determine your player's age.  

New for 2023!
Morrisville Little League has renamed several Divisions for the 2023 season!  Each Division name below will include the new name and the name from the prior season in parentheses to help ease the transition to the new program structure.

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Rookie Division (Intro to Tee Ball)

Eligibility: First year players ages 4 or 5.
 
Purpose: To teach players the fundamentals of hitting, fielding and throwing the ball and running the bases.

Basic Structure: Players are placed on a team by the League Player Agent and the Tee Ball Coordinator.  Teams will play other Intro to Tee Ball teams within Morrisville Little League. Teams will typically play one game per week from mid-April through early-June.  The game will be held on Saturday. Coaches may also hold a practice each week. Games last 4 innings.   No innings should be started after 75 minutes, but the game should progress until the last inning is complete.  Score is not kept. Batters hit off the tee for the entire season.   Outs are recorded, however each half inning ends when all players hit.   

Intro to Tee Ball FAQs

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A Division (Tee Ball)

Eligibility: Second year players ages 5 or 6.  If your child is 6 and enthusiastic about playing baseball, consider tryouts for AA (Transition) Baseball.  Contact the Division Coordinator(s) for more information.
 
Purpose: To teach players the fundamentals of hitting, fielding and throwing the ball and running the bases.
 
Basic Structure: Players are placed on a team by the League Player Agent and the Tee Ball Coordinator.  Teams will play other Tee Ball teams within Morrisville Little League. Teams will typically play two games per week from mid-April through early-June.  One weekday and one on Saturday. Coaches may also hold a practice each week. Games last 5 innings. Score is not kept. No innings should be started after 90 minutes, but the game should progress until the last inning is complete.  Batters hit off the tee for the first half of the season.  Coaches pitch for the second half of the season.    Outs are recorded.  Each half inning ends whenall players bat.

A Division FAQs

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AA Division (Transition)

Eligibility:  Players ages 6 or 7 who have played 2 years in the Intro to Tee Ball / Tee Ball divisions or players age 8, as drafted, or requested by parent.  

Purpose: The transition division is designed to aid in the transition from non-competitive T-ball to competitive baseball as played in the minor baseball division. It is expected to have great diversity in player developments and intended to be focused on teaching fundamentals, the rules of baseball with heavy emphasis on players and coaches learning safety. There should be progression toward player independence of on-field and continuous coaching as well as competitive play. Each player is entitled to a defined minimum of position exposure and an equal opportunity of batting opportunities. This league should offer a great opportunity to strengthen interest in baseball for those that are new as well as support the competitive development of those with prior exposure.

Basic Structure: Players are placed on a team via the annual draft – held in late February / early March.Teams will play other teams from Morrisville Little League.Teams will typically play two games per week from early April through early June.  Teams will practice once per week.  Games last 5 innings. Score is kept.  An inning ends when either 3 outs are recorded or 4 runs are scored.  Coaches pitch for the first half of the season.  Players pitch for the second half of the season.   There is no stealing, no bunting and no walks.  Every player gets a trophy at the end of the season. 

AA Division Plan (Coming Soon)

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AAA Division (Minors)

Eligibility:  All players ages 9 and players age 8 and 10, as drafted.  Parents of 11 year old players may elect to have their child play in the minor baseball division. 

Purpose:  The Minors Baseball Division is designed to provide players with instruction and assistance with development while introducing the competitive aspect of the game.  This is accomplished by dividing the season into three sections: spring training, regular season, and playoffs. 

Skill Development:  Players in the minor baseball division should have already developed the basic skills necessary to play at this level and have a basic understanding of the game of baseball.  Team managers will teach the skills that will be outlined by the “Skills by Division” committee. 

Basic Structure:   All players must attend tryouts and must be drafted to play at this level.  All teams are redrafted every year.  If a player does not attend tryouts then he/she cannot be drafted onto a team until all of the other players have been selected. Teams will typically practice 1-2 times per week and play two 6 inning games per week from early April through early June against other Morrisville Little League Minor Baseball Division teams.

Minors Division Plan (Coming Soon)

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Majors Division

Eligibility: All players ages 11 and 12 and players age 10, as drafted.  Parents of 11 year old players may elect to have their child play in the Minor Division.

Objective:  
The major baseball division is a competitive baseball league.  This division will also provide a high level of instruction and development. Players in the Major Baseball Division should have already developed the basic skills necessary to play at this level and have a good understanding of the game of baseball.  The primary mission for this division will be to leverage the ability of each player in a competitive environment, while continuing to develop each player's baseball skills.  Team Managers will teach the skills that will be outlined by the "Skills by Division" committee. 

Basic Structure: 10 year old players and 11 and 12 year old players who did not play for a Major Division team in the prior season must attend tryouts and be drafted.  Once a player is drafted by a Major Division team, that player will reamin with the same team throughout their time in the Major Division.  Teams will typically practice 1-2 times per week and play two 6 inning games per week starting in early April and ending in early June.


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Junior Division

Eligibility: All players ages 13 and 14. 

Objective:  
The Junior Baseball Division is a competitive baseball league that plays on the large baseball field. (90 foot distance between bases) This division will also provide a high level of instruction and development.  Team Managers will teach the skills that will be outlined by the "Skills by Division" committee. 

Basic Structure: 1Players are placed on a team with other Morrisville Little League players via the annual draft which is held in late February/early March.  Teams will play other teams from leagues within Little League District 21.  These teams are typically from Bensalem, Bristol Boro, Bristol Township, Fairless Hills, Levittown International, Levittown Pacific, and Neshaminy.  Teams will typically play two games per week on either Tuesdays or Wednesdays (6pm start time) and Saturdays (various start times) from mid April through early June.  Teams will practice 1-2 times per week.  Games last 7 innings.  Home Games will be played on the Big Baseball Field at Williamson Park.  Away Games are played at the fields of the various teams in the league.

Junior Division Plan
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Senior Division

Eligibility: All players ages 15 and 16. 

Objective:  
The Senior Baseball Division is a competitive baseball league that plays on the large baseball field. (90 foot distance between bases) This division will also provide a high level of instruction and development. 

Basic Structure: Players are placed on a team with other Morrisville Little League players via the annual draft which is held in late February/early March.  Teams will play other teams from leagues within Little League District 21.  These teams are typically from Bensalem, Bristol Boro, Bristol Township, Fairless Hills, Levittown International, Levittown Pacific, and Neshaminy.  Teams will typically play two games per week on either Tuesdays or Wednesdays (6pm start time) and Saturdays (various start times) from mid April through early June.  Teams will practice 1-2 times per week.  Games last 7 innings.  Home Games will be played on the Big Baseball Field at Williamson Park.  Away Games are played at the fields of the various teams in the league.

Senior Division Plan

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