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Baseball League Descriptions

At Kennedy Little League all registered players will be placed on a team regardless if it is a drafted league or not.

T-Ball 
This division is for boys and girls ages 4-6. It is designed to develop a players basic skills and introduce players to the game of baseball in a non-competitive environment. Teams will have 8 to 10 players; everyone will bat and play the field each inning. T-ball will run a 6 week program with a game and/or practice scheduled 2 times per week.  The season will begin the second week in May. *Tentatively playing on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Beginner Baseball Pitching Machine
This division is designed to introduce 6 - 7 year old players that are ready for a more advance level to the pitching machine in a non competitive environment. Players must be 6 years old for this league.  **Tentatively this league will play on Monday and Wednesday, and Saturdays (potentially Friday games as well).  

Minor Baseball
This division is for players ages 8 - 10. Pitching is done with a pitching machine, and is designed to further develop a players basic skills and offer more competition. Teams are made up of up to 14 players. Players will participate through a tryout/skills evaluation. Teams will then be drafted by coaches.  *Tentatively this league will play on Tuesday and Thursday, and Saturdays (potentially Friday games as well).

**If a 7 year old wishes to play Minor baseball there are some requirements: 1) They must attend tryouts. 2) the player must be drafted in the first 7 rounds of the draft. If they are not drafted in that window they will be placed on a team in the beginning baseball pitching machine level.

 
Federal Baseball
This division is primarily for players age 9 -11. In the Federal program players are exposed to live pitching and limited stealing. This is a league for the younger player with more advanced skills or the older player who needs more work on fundamentals. Teams are organized by a coaches draft of all available players.   Teams will be capped at 12 players and 10 teams for 2015.  Registered 10 and 11 year olds will be drafted to a Federal Team.  Depending on the number of registrations and working with the 10 teams/12 player limit, it is possible that some 9 year olds will not be drafted at this level and moved to the Minor league.  Teams will be scheduled for approximately 20 games.  *Tentatively this league will play on Tuesday and Thursdays, and Saturdays (possible Friday games as well).

 
Major Baseball
This division is for 11 & 12 yr olds. This is the highest level of play for this age level on the Little League size diamond. Teams are organized by a coaches draft, with the intent to limit teams to 12 players. Teams will be scheduled for approximately 20 games.  This is a competitive division and player positions may not rotate within a game, but all players will play a minimum of 2 defensive innings and all players will be in the batting line-up.  *Tentatively this league will play on Mondays and Wednesdays, and Saturdays (possible Friday games as well).  

**If a 10 year old wishes to play Major baseball there are some requirements: 1) They must attend tryouts. 2) the player must be drafted in the a specific round (set based on registration numbers). If they are not drafted in that window they will be placed on a team in the Federal division.

Junior Baseball
This division is primarily for 13 & 14 yr olds. 12 yr olds completing the 7th grade are allowed to play Juniors.  This is to allow those kids young for their grade the opportunity to play two years on the big diamond prior to starting high school. Teams are organized by a coaches draft.  Teams will be scheduled for approximately 18 games.

Note: 12 year olds that play in the Junior league will only be eligible to play 13 year old all-stars.


*These dates are subject to change depending on registration size.

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