Rookies This level is suitable for ages 6, 7 and 8 who are in 1st or 2nd grade. Rookies is designed to continue the development of the player while introducing more fundamentals of the game. It is appropriate for players with at least 1 year of experience in Tee Ball. An inning is over when everyone in the lineup has had a turn to bat.
Details of play are below:
Coaches pitch to players using a softer type baseball.
Every player bats.
There are no balls, strikes, or outs – however, if the opposing team fields the hit ball creating an out, the batter should not remain on the base.
There is no scorekeeping.
Bases are 60’ apart.
Practice schedule is usually 1 night per week – coach to communicate specific day of week.
Games are typically played on Saturdays.